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The MP & Silva agency has gone back into business with the Football Kenya Federation, a year after a deal between the two fell apart amid allegations of forgery, fraud and embezzlement against then-FKF president Sam Nyamweya.

The Football Kenya Federation has threatened to cancel its advisory deal with MP & Silva, the latest event in the ongoing dispute between the two parties.

Interview with Gary Rathbone, head of sport at East African pay-television operator Zuku TV

Zuku looks to expand in Africa without treading on SuperSport's toes

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

The Kenyan Rugby Union has agreed a new five-year domestic rights deal with media group Mediamax Networks, boosting national coverage

The legality of a seven-season media rights deal between the Football Kenya Federation and pay-television broadcaster StarTimes is being challenged by a group of clubs led by Mathare United chairman Bob…

Sub-Saharan African pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has agreed a long-term deal to broadcast the Kenyan Premier League from the 2020-21 season onwards

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


Football: Uefa, European football’s governing body, agreed a series of pay-television and free-to-air television deals for 2012-13 to 2014-15 for the rights to the Champions League and Europa league i…

Golf: Pay-television golf broadcaster the Golf Channel acquired the rights to the Asian Tour in North America, Latin America and Japan in deals with Asian Tour Media, the distributor of the tour’s media r…

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).

Olympics: Italian pay-operator Sky Italia acquired the exclusive media rights for all platforms for the 2010 Winter Olympics and the 2012 Olympic Games in a deal worth €112m ($168m), with the International O…

Football: A consortium of Telecoms company Telenor and Scandinavia’s commercial broadcasters, TV2 in Denmark, TV2 in Norway and TV4 in Sweden, acquired the rights for the Euro 2008 tournament in a deal w…

Football: Indonesian media group Media Nusantara Citra, owner of free-to-air broadcasters RCTI, TPI and Global TV, acquired the rights for Euro 2008, paying between $11m (£5.4m/€7.5m

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

Cycling: French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions renewed its deal for the Tour de France.