East Africa TV
EATV-East Africa Television (Channel 5) is the East Africa 24-hour entertainment free-to-air television channel. It was launched in July 2002. EATV operates from Dar es Salaam, the signal is delivered via satellite to Nairobi and Kampala, where it broadcasts terrestrially.
GeoPoll’s Media Measurement report Tanzania with audience statistics for quarter of 2, 2018 pegs the East Africa Television (EATV) station’s audience share at XX.XXX%. Hence it is ranked second among all TV stations in Tanzania. EATV's programming covers a variety of issues from News, Current Affairs, Lifestyle, Entertainment and Social facets.
According to the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA), it registered as East Africa Television with Dr. Reginald Abraham Mengi and Agapitus Leon Nguma as shareholders of each 50 percent of the shares. The East Africa Television has one radio station namely East Africa Radio (EA FM). East Africa radio is the first of its kind in regional broadcasting in Africa.
East Africa Television (EATV) is an associate company of IPP Group Limited. IPP Group Limited is a manufacturing, bottling and media conglomerate, which includes television, radio stations and newspapers. Its company profile requested at the Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) shows that Dr. Reginald Abraham Mengi and Agapitus Leon Nguma are shareholders of IPP Group Limited.
Mengi was born in 1944 in Tanzania. He is a Tanzanian philanthropist, industrialist, media tycoon and the founder/Executive Chairman of IPP Group. He also is the vice president of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors, Tanzania. Mengi was featured in FORBES’ ranking of Africa’s richest people with a fortune of more than $400 million in 2015.
Agapitus Leon Nguma was the former company secretary and shareholder. He passed away on May 1st, 2018. He was also Director of the Guardian Ltd. and Bonite Bottlers Ltd. Lawyer by profession.
Free to Air
Media Companies / Groups
IPP Media Limited
East Africa Television (EATV) is an associate company of IPP Group Limited. which is also owned by Dr. Reginald Mengi. Shareholder according to TCRA., July 2018.
Group / Individual Owner
Agapitus Leon Nguma
was trained as a lawyer at the University of Dar es Salaam and upon graduation he joined the Atternal General’s Chamber where he worked as State Attorney. However, he later resigned from the public service and joined IPP Group where he became its Corporate Legal Secretary, a position he held until May 1, 2018 when he passed away.
Dr. Reginald Mengi - is a Tanzanian industrialist, media tycoon and the founder as well as Executive Chairman of IPP Group. He also is the vice president of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors, Tanzania. Mengi was featured in FORBES’ ranking of
Regina Mengi - Managing Director.She is Dr. Mengi's daughter.
Nasser Kingu - Head of Programming.
Revenue (in Mill. $)
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
Advertising (in % of total funding)
Audience share based on Geopoll’s Radio & TV Ratings Tanzania (April – June 2018) report.
Reginald Abraham Mengi (2018), I Can, I must, I will. ISBN-10: 9781717871749.