Africanews TV airs on television screens across the continent from today, 20 April 2016. The launch of sub-Saharan Africa’s first multilingual and independent news channel, Africanews, will air in 33 African countries and some 7.3 million households. Countries in which the new channel will be broadcast include; South Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo (host to the Africanewes TV head office, in Pointe Noire), Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, DRC, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Uganda, Rwanda, Sao Tome, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo.
The channel launches with The Morning Call, a day-break news programme with two anchors moored in different languages; French-speaking Hannane Ferdjani and English-speaking Robert K’Odingo.
For more information visit the Africanews TV website.