Investment News - In Brief


- Akouma TV, a new pan-african web TV channel focused on African culture was born. A Vox Africa TV interview in French with Andrea Bomo, Akouma TV’s co-founder has been posted on Youtube here  Facebook:

- A new satellite TV channel managed completely by women donning the niqab or the full veil will begin broadcast in Egypt July 20, the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. "It will be the most viewed during the month-long Ramadan," said Maria TV owner Abu Islam Ahmad Abdallah. The channel's name is a reference to Maria, the wife of Muslim prophet Maometto. The owner of the station says he is reacting to an Egyptian media establishment which claims to support democracy, but does not accept divergence of opinion.