Zambia Ku Chalo. As Power Tv Expands its reach into southern Africa
POWER TV, Zambia’s leading music, lifestyle and entertainment channel, has expanded its footprint in Southern Africa, a step that will bring its thrilling local content offering to audiences across the Southern African region.
The expansion means subscribers will now access Power TV in Zimbabwe, Namibia, Malawi and Botswana exclusively on DStv and GOtv platforms.
Speaking when she officiated at the launch to announce the expansion in Lusaka, Chushi Kasanda, Minister of Information and Media said: “the government is proud to see local channels such as Power TV, taking a step further using its exciting local content to not only market Zambia’s skills but also promoting tourism opportunities in the country”.
Powerhouse Media Group Executive President, Mr Kenny Tonga said: “We are excited about this milestone. We decided to go for an exclusive partnership because this will greatly benefit us by increasing our viewership and our reach not only in Zambia but Southern African region”.
“Our exclusivity on DStv and GOtv platforms, will make our local popular programming available to even more people across Southern Africa, thereby helping to market Zambia,” remarked Mr Tonga.
Power TV, a subsidiary of Powerhouse Media Group, is a 24/7 general entertainment flagship channel offering local music, lifestyle and entertainment content in both English and local languages.
Speaking at the same occasion Leah Kooma, Managing Director at MultiChoice Zambia, said the expansion of Power TV will help market Zambia to the Southern African region.
“MultiChoice’s hyperlocal strategy aims to continue providing exciting, quality and affordable local entertainment to customers,” she said adding, “It is our quest to help promote Zambia’s culture, tourism beauty, creative space, values and ideals to an international audience through this strategy”.
Mrs Kooma added: “We are confident that the growth of Power TV in the Southern African region will help expose Zambian content to the rest of the Southern African region”.
Launched in October 2018, Power TV is home to exciting local entertainment on DStv and GOtv platforms. Its unique entertainment approach to showbiz is commonly pronounced in its tagline “Muchimunzi Nizee”, derived from the Nyanja language for commonly used street lingo meaning “It’s thrilling and happening in the community.”
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Copperbelt Gears Up for Its Inaugural Motor Show: A Vision of Innovation and Opportunity
Copperbelt Province is set to host its first-ever Copperbelt Motor Show, following the success of the Lusaka Motor Show, an event that has been running for the past 11 years. The most recent Lusaka Motor Show took place at East Park Mall Piazza in November 2022, attracting over 60 brands. Beginning this year, the organizers will be expanding their reach by hosting shows in both Copperbelt in May and Lusaka in October.
The Copperbelt Motor Show will be held at the luxurious Garden Court Kitwe Hotel, a property located in the heart of Copperbelt, from May 5th to 7th, 2023. The General Manager of Garden Court Kitwe has expressed excitement about hosting the event, which not only creates a platform for the motor and mining industry but also promotes local tourism. Many exhibitors from Lusaka are expected to attend and participate in the grand event, and the hotel is proud to be a partner in the Copperbelt Motor Show.
As the largest motoring exhibition the Copperbelt has ever seen, the show will feature the latest cars, trucks, buses, bikes, batteries, tyres, lubricants, tracking facilities, spare parts dealers, insurance providers, road safety, mining equipment, and leasing. A section dedicated to classic cars will also be available, catering to automotive enthusiasts and collectors alike.
The show aims to attract a broad audience from across the Copperbelt Province, providing a platform for buyers and sellers to connect directly. Dealers can address their clients’ concerns firsthand and offer tailored solutions. The event also presents an excellent opportunity for procurement heads and directors to compare prices, quality, durability, and other factors of various products, as many brands will be offering exclusive deals and offers.
Director Mr. Bobby Singh has acknowledged the overwhelming response from their followers, with comments describing the event as “history in the making.” This feedback has motivated Singh and his team to create a platform that benefits everyone involved.
The Copperbelt Motor Show is poised to positively impact economic growth by creating jobs, increasing demand, and fostering networking opportunities that can transform into business ventures. As the region prepares for this groundbreaking event, the Copperbelt Motor Show is set to become a staple in the Zambian automotive and mining industries, driving innovation, collaboration, and growth for years to come.
FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Tours Zambia. As MultiChoice hosts the prized trophy
THE FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy has touched down in Zambia as part of the global tour by FIFA as a build-up to the Women’s World Cup games.
The spellbinding journey – which, for the first time, is offering all 32 qualified nations the chance to see Women’s football’s biggest prize up close before the football show kicks off in Australia and New Zealand from 20th July 2023 to 20th August 2023. Zambia is one of the 32 nations that have qualified for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The event to welcome the celebrated trophy was held at MultiChoice Zambia and speaking at the occasion Leah Kooma, Managing Director at MultiChoice Zambia said, “The FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy tour is in many ways a great initiative for everyone who loves football. It has provided a great chance for football fans, particularly in Zambia, to be close to one of the most iconic symbols in Women’s football”.
She added, “We have the world cup right here, the girls have qualified and just this means the girls stand a chance to bring the cup back to Zambia.”
MultiChoice will carry live all the games of the FIFA Women’s World Cup tournament on your World of Champions, SuperSport both on DStv and GOtv platforms. The live broadcast of the World Cup games will avail many Zambian fans and the rest of the continent an opportunity to watch and follow their favorite game in the comfort of their space.
The trophy tour gives football fans around the participating countries the opportunity to get ready to taste the feeling of the most anticipated sporting event – the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The first leg of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Tour kicked off in Morocco before heading to South Africa and then Zambia. The trophy will conclude its African tour on 26th March in Nigeria before heading to South America.