Nickelodeon (Africa)


Nickelodeon logo (from 2010)
Launched June 12, 1999 (block)
July 1, 2008 (channel)
Owned by Viacom International Networks Africa (Viacom)
Language English
Broadcast area Africa
Sister channel(s) MTV
Nick Jr. Africa
Nicktoons Africa
MTV Base Africa
Comedy Central Africa
BET Africa
BET International
Website Official website
DStv Channel 305

Nickelodeon Africa is a 24-hour children's channel. Nickelodeon currently reaches 1.5 million households in 49 countries across the continent.[1]


Before it was a channel, it was a block on the South African children's channel KTV, before it created another channel in 2006, Koowee, and rebranded itself as Nickelodeon. Nickelodeon was launched as a channel in July 2008.[2] In 2012, it received new bumpers, promo, and continuity. Later, In 2014, came the launch of Nicktoons as a replacement for the discontinued Kidsco, and the launch of Nick Jr. another channel from Viacom. Nick Jr and Nicktoons share the same website as Nickelodeon.


Live action


Nick Jr.



  1. Afan, Emily Claire (3 March 2009). "Nickelodeon Africa expands across platforms". Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  2. "Nickelodeon celebrates birthday with multiplay in Africa". 16 April 2010. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
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