MultiChoice Kenya Celebrates Local Talent
By Nancy Akinyi
MultiChoice Kenya early this week hosted its content showcase under the theme ‘Celebrating our voices and telling our stories like only we can.’
During the showcase, the company made announcements on content additions on DStv and GOtv in the coming months.
“MultiChoice Kenya remains committed to telling the best local stories that bring people together around shared passions. Our local content offering is unmatched and gives our customers a premium entertainment experience. We are committed to continue to tell authentic stories that inform and inspire our audiences like only we can,” said Nancy Matimu Managing Director MultiChoice Kenya.
On DStv ‘Stori moto zibambe on DStv’ features the most influential and notable Kenyan personalities on Maisha Magic Plus (DStv 163) with shows such as Kina, Kovu, the new season of Varshita!, Date My Family, Anda Kava and season 4 of Stori Yangu. GOtv customers can enjoy ‘Strori zetu kivyetu’ on Maisha Magic East (GOtv 4) with award winning shows such as Selina, Aziza, Stori Yangu S4, Maisha Mkanda S2, Varshita!, Njoro wa Ubaand Anda Kava.
Multichoice also announced the release of new documentaries featuring East African athletes. The documentary dubbed ‘Rising Champions’ is a three-part series focusing on the success, secret and science behind athletes from the region. Rising Champions: The Success of East African Athletes is about the rise of East African Athletes and their dominance in long distance running over the last 60 years; Rising Champions: The Secret Behind East African Athletes looks at the cultural, geographical influences and training methods that have made East African Athletes conquer the world of long-distance running and Rising Champions: The Science Behind East Africa Athletes explores the genetics, diet and environmental factors that have contributed to the global success of East African Athletes in long distance running.
“We want to celebrate our voices and tell our own stories. At MultiChoice Kenya, we believe in using the power of entertainment to tell the most-loved Kenyan and international stories and use our platforms to take our stories to the world”, said Nancy Matimu.
The documentary about world marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge has also been released and features his life journey as one of Kenya’s most revered athletes.
SuperSport is currently producing documentaries about Kenyan greats including Hellen Oribi, Jackson Tuwei (President Kenya Athletics), Catherine Ndereba, Paul Tergat, Lornah Kiplagat, Julius Yego Javelin, David Rudisha, Jimmy Beauta (coach).
The documentaries are available to watch on DStv Catch up on the DStv Explora and DStvApp. The DStv App is available for download on the Apple and Google Play stores for free download. The DStv App allows you DStv customers to watch from their smartphones, tablets anytime, anywhere.
In coming months, DStv and GOtv customers will also get front row seats to premium feature sport and international shows including the upcoming Olympics and Euro 2021, the Women’s Tennis Association Championships, WWE and UFC which will continue to reinvent with new shows and new stars. New shows on M-Net and kids programming will also be unveiled each month.
Customers can purchase the DStv HD decoder and dish kit only for Sh. 3999. GOtv Customers can purchase the GOtv decoder plus one-month GOtv Plus subscription for Sh. 1299.
Customers can purchase the DStv decoder or GOtv decoder by simply dialing *423# or at any MultiChoice Kenya branch, dealer outlet or select supermarkets countrywide.