“Africa has become an increasingly important market given its size and the potential for expansion within the pay-TV industry. There is an appetite for quality lifestyle content, as proven by the success of our portfolio already in the market. Partnering with Kwesé allows us to invite new audiences from across the region to enjoy our world-class programming,” said Phillip Luff, Managing Director, UK & EMEA, Scripps Networks Interactive.

“Kwesé’s commitment to top quality premium content drives the way we go about acquiring channels and programming. This partnership allows us to extend our offering with content that is globally trusted and popular,” said Joseph Hundah, President and CEO of Econet Media.

For more information on the shows and the overall Kwesé offering, viewers can visit www.kwese.com. Scripps Networks Interactive currently broadcast channels Food Network and Travel Channel in Sub-Saharan Africa on DStv and Fine Living on StarTimes.