TVC Launches on DStv and Gotv

Leading media organization in Nigeria, Continental Broadcasting Service (CBS), owners of TVC has announced the launch of two of its channels on DStv and GOtv.   TVC News Nigeria is now available on DStv channel 418 and GOtv channel 45, while TVC Entertainment is on GOtv channel 27.   Confirming the launch, the Chief Executive Officer, CBS, Mr. Nigel Parsons disclosed that with the launch of the channels, CBS is on a momentous step to deepening its penetration and reach across Africa. Partnering with MultiChoice Africa reinforces TVC’s vision of being the continent’s first truly pan-African 24-hour news station, 24-hour Nigeria-centric news channel and 24/7 entertainment channel.   Established in 2007, CBS owns and operates TVC News (the first pan-African 24-hour News station), TVC Entertainment, TVC News Nigeria, Radio Continental 102. 3 FM, Adaba 88.9 FM Akure and Uniq 103.1 FM, Ilesha.   See pictures from the media launch below! Chief Executive Officer, Continental Broadcasting Service, Nigel Parsons, at the...

Toyin Aimakhu launches film academy

It is indeed going to be an activity filled year for the Nollywood queen, Toyin Aimakhu. She launches her new film academy in Ibadan today, 18th of January, 2016. She named it, Toyin Aimakhu Films Academy. Toyin Aimakhu is ready to admit students into the film school as she announce that forms are now on sale at designated places for interested candidates. The forms according to her can be purchased for N5,000 and she emphasized on the fact that the first 5 persons to get their forms will be admitted for free.  ...

Gabon teachers launch one-month strike

Teachers in Gabon launched a one-month strike on Monday over demands for bonuses and unpaid salaries, less than a year after a wage dispute closed many schools for almost three months, a union leader said. "Our demands have not changed for months. We had obtained written and signed commitments from the government which has not only failed to respect the deadlines but does not even speak about it any more", said Simon Ndong Edzo, one of the leaders of Conasysed, which groups the main teachers' unions. He said the walkout had been "massively observed" since the start of the day throughout the country. The teachers are demanding the payment of various bonuses as well as the unpaid balances of their salaries for the years 2014 and 2015. In February 2015 about 20 public sector unions, led by teachers, called a strike to press for higher wages, leaving many schools virtually closed for around...