Channels Television in conjunction with Deutsche Welle (DW) Television has launched a joint production of an environmental programme called Eco@africa at the Transcorp Hotel in Abuja, Nigeria, on 16 April 2016 and will air Saturdays at 18h00.
Eco@africa will report on innovations and best-practice guidelines in Africa and Europe and will present ideas on environmental protection from all over the world.
It will focus on the preservation of biological diversity, the utilisation of national resources, energy sources and the mobility of the future.
Africanews appears on your television screens on April 20. In this article, discover something new about the channel on a daily basis till the launch of sub-Saharan Africa’s first multilingual and independent channel.
At our head office in Pointe Noire (Congo), Pan-Africanism is an every-day experience: more than fifty African men and women, English speakers as well as Francophones (we’re on target for both gender and linguistic parity) work here, thirty of them in the newsroom, the heartbeat of our organization.
This action packed 16 part series tells the story of a young man, Jongo, who acquires an array of supernatural abilities after his dad left him an alien crystal that he found in a cave at South Africa's Cradle of Humankind.
Jongo is set to make its free-to-air debut on e.tv on Tuesday 19 April 2016 at 8:30pm, and will also feature on DStv’s channel 194.
Some welcome news for those of you who dodge the waste-of-space Discovery World channel... it's going dark at the end of the month and it's being replaced by a new channel, Discovery Family.
It launches on Channel 136 on 31 March and will be on the Premium, Extra, Compact and Family bouquets. Another development to lookout for on the same day: TLC will change channel numbers - it moves from Channel 172 to 135 so that it's next to Discovery Family. Source: TVSA 24 March 2016
Toonami which was launched in France last week is currently being rolled-out in French-speaking African countries. The channel is all set to be launched on the following pay-TV platforms: Maroc Telecom in Morocco, Blueline in Madagascar and on Parabole on the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius, Comores and Madagascar. It is also lined up as a channel on Gabon Telecom once this new operator launches in the country. Turner is currently in discussions with various pay-TV operators across the continent to bring the new channel to all English-speaking territories in Africa too.
The president of the Institut National de l’Audiovisuel and France’s ambassador to South Africa officially presented the South African minister of arts and culture with the last group of sound recordings from the trial of Nelson Mandela and the leaders of the African National Congress (the Rivonia Trial), which were restored and digitized in France.
Featuring 230 hours of audio, these recordings are a unique record of South Africa’s history and the fight for human dignity.
The fourth annual AfricaMagic Viewers Choice Awards crowned the best in African film and television talent in Lagos, Nigeria, over the weekend. The ceremony, which was broadcast live across the continent on Saturday, was hosted by IK Osakioduwa and Minnie Dlamini. Here is the full list of all the winners: