AfricaMagic Hausa launches on GOtv

Since its launch in Ghana on 17th January 2013, GOtv has brought to its subscribers an exciting and diversified content including the best in international and local productions. GOtv offers a uniquely distinct African programming which positions it as a true African lifestyle and entertainment brand.

Management of GOtv Ghana Limited has this week announced the launching of AfricaMagic Hausa on the GOtv Plus bouquet on 15th May.

Launching on channel 3, AfricaMagic Hausa viewers will be treated to a variety of Hausa programming with English subtitles, ranging from movies and series such as Bege and Rayuwa plus entertainment and magazine shows such as Labarin Duniya, Kano Sound Track, Kiki Da Kari and Al’dun Arewa to giving audiences the magic of authentic Hausa storytelling.

Managing Director of GOtv Ghana Limited, Mr. Cecil Sunkwa-Mills, indicated that the arrival of AfricaMagic Hausa is another example of GOtv’s dedication to be a leading African entertainment provider.

“AfricaMagic celebrated its 9th birthday last year December and it is remarkable to see how the brand’s channels have become indispensable to viewers across the continent. The launch of AfricaMagic Hausa on our platform is part of our promise to subscribers to bring them not only the best in African entertainment and production, but in a way that is relevant linguistically, culturally and traditionally.”

Since its launch in 2003, AfricaMagic has grown in leaps and bounds with channels that offer a one-stop destination for great African programmes across a range of genres – from movies, series and sitcoms to reality shows, celeb news, fashion, music and more.

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**Please note that the schedules were confirmed by GOtv and accurate as at the time of distribution. Dates and times are subject to change. For more news and information, visit or on

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