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Countdown to official launch of Africanews TV – D-day

Countdown to official launch of Africanews TV – D-day


Africanews appears on your television screens today, April 20. In this article, get updates about the launch of sub-Saharan Africa’s first multilingual and independent channel which takes place in Pointe-Noire, Congo.

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Africanews TV Launches Today

africanews, the first Pan-African, multilingual and participative TV news channel will be on air today in English and in French.

The CEO of Africanews, Michael Peters, will first hold a press conference in English with Deputy Chief Editor, Veronica Kwabla, at 10am (Pointe-Noire time).

There will be another press conference in French with Deputy Chief Editor, Nathalie Wakam at 11:30am (Pointe-Noire time.)

All the press conferences will be streamed live on Facebook and linked with 11 others cities: Lagos, Nairobi, Johannesburg, Addis Ababa, Luanda, Accra, Abidjan, Dakar, Kinshasa, Libreville, Yaounde.

There will also be a live tweet of the conference with the hashtag #AfricanewsOnAir

Africanews will go on air at 5pm (Pointe-Noire time) broadcasting live in 33 sub-Saharan African countries.

Join the experience via our Twitter pages africanews and africanewsfr or, follow the live tweet below.