North Africa

Pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has acquired rights in sub-Saharan Africa to the African Nations Championship (CHAN) national team football tournament

EPTV, the public broadcaster in Algeria, has reached an exclusive new rights agreement with Algeria’s Professional Football League (LFP) across the next three seasons.

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of free-to-air broadcasters, has agreed a four-year deal with the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) for rights across…

Six Moroccan football clubs are lobbying the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF), the sport’s governing body in the North African country, over a broadcast rights payment, it is claimed.

The Confederation of African Football has issued an invitation to tender for broadcast services related to its various competitions, including its flagship Africa Cup of Nations in 2021

Tunisian public-service broadcaster Télévision Tunisienne has acquired rights to the 2020 African men's Handball Championship.

Tunisian public broadcaster Télévision Tunisienne and the Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) have ended months of wrangling and signed off on a new broadcast rights agreement.

Tunisian public broadcaster Télévision Tunisienne remains at loggerheads with the Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) over the asking price for broadcast rights to the country’s top-tier Ligue 1.

ENTV, the public broadcaster in Algeria, has retained domestic broadcast rights to the North African country’s top two football divisions.

Egyptian sports broadcaster ON Sports will broadcast the preliminary round matches of two of Egypt’s biggest teams in the Confederation of African Football Champions League.

Abu Dhabi Media will exploit its exclusive Ultimate Fighting Championship media rights via a new OTT platform dedicated specifically to broadcasting fights across 21 territories in the Middle East and…

Digital platform Watch iT has reportedly acquired exclusive digital rights to the Egyptian football league in a four-year deal

OSN’s decision to close most of its sports channels will leave a vacuum in the Middle East and North Africa for rights-holders that is unlikely to be filled for some time, experts have told SportBusiness M…

Qatar-based broadcaster beIN Sports has struck a fresh carriage deal with Cable Network Egypt

Qatar-based broadcaster beIN Sports has moved to cut its ties with Cable Network Egypt, citing a contract dispute with the service provider

The World Trade Organisation will establish a panel to rule on allegations that Saudi Arabia is failing to take effective action to halt the piracy of beIN Sports’ programming.

BeIN Media Group has struck a four-season deal for English Football League rights in multiple markets