Wananchi Programming


Fox hires Wananchi’s Bekker to run African operation

Fox International Channels (FIC) has named former Wananchi Programming managing director Hannelie Bekker as managing director of FIC Africa. Bekker, who will be responsible for all FIC brands in Africa, including Fox, Fox Crime, Fox Movies, FX, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild, National Geographic Gold, Fox Sports, Fox Sports 2 and Baby TV, will […]

Zuku hires Turner exec

African triple-play pay TV operator Zuku has poached a Turner Broadcasting System exec to become its chief commercial officer. Charles Murito was TBS’s director, business development, Africa and the Middle East but will now join the Wananchi Group-owned paycaster as CCO of Wananchi Programming. Wananchi said the move signaled “the company’s dedication to the monetisation […]