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The Ghana Premier League remains without a broadcast partner with just over four weeks until the start of the 2016-17 season, despite bids from two of sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest broadcasters.

SuperSport talks to Metro TV about Ghana Premier League

World Cup rights fee falls in Nigeria but increases in sub-Saharan Africa as Fifa keeps faith with AUB and Octagon

Agency defends Cup of Nations fee demands which broadcasters in Nigeria say are 'unsustainable'

IOC adopts revenue-share model in Africa after Fifa 2010 World Cup experiment

Pan-African pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has acquired the rights to US-based Major League Wrestling's weekly flagship show, MLW Fusion

Ghanaian public-service broadcaster GTV has agreed a deal for free-to-air rights to the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

African pay-television broadcaster Kwesé TV has agreed a content partnership with the Ghanaian division of telecommunications company MTN.

Telecommunications firm Econet Media has extended its Kwesé TV brand through launching a new direct-to-home platform in three African markets.

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'Creating a market' with no audience measurement data

Football: French commercial broadcaster TF1 sublicensed rights for the 2010 World Cup to public-service broadcaster France Télévisions and pay-broadcaster Canal Plus in deals worth a combined €33m ($4…

Football: Indonesian pay-broadcaster Telkomvision acquired a package of Serie A rights for the 2009-10 season in a one-year deal with the MP&Silva agency, renewing an existing deal

Canal Plus Events are to begin a second phase of international rights sales, targeting more deals in Asia and increased free-to-air coverage in Africa.

The collapse of GTV this week has raised fears that the African sports rights boom of the last two years is destined to be short-lived.

Football: African broadcasters acquired the rights for the African Cup of Nations in a series of last-minute deals with the LC2 agency.  In Ghana, state broadcaster GTV acquired the rights for €1m (£686,000).

Football: The Dentsu and Infront agencies acquired the Rest of Asia rights to the 2010 and 2014 World Cups in a deal with Fifa, football’s world governing body.

Competition between GTV and Supersport leads to big fee increases for African domestic football leagues