Senegal

Electric off-road motorsport series Extreme E has gone live on short-form video-sharing platform TikTok for its Ocean X-Prix at Lac Rose in Dakar, Senegal, starting on May 29

StarTimes has completed another long-term deal for an African domestic league, this time in Senegal for the country’s top tier, Ligue 1.

L’Obs TV, a broadcaster recently formed by Senegalese media company Groupe Futur Médias, has acquired rights in the country to the 2018 Fifa World Cup national team football tournament.

Senegalese telecommunications company Excaf Telecom has acquired rights for Ligue 1, the top division of football in France. The deal will run until the end of the 2014-15 Ligue 1 season

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.