Euronews has decided to retain rather than sell its Africanews service.
The MultiChoice Group has launched Africanews four months after adding Euronews to its platforms.
Michael Peters, CEO of Euronews and Africanews, has launched the linear Africanews channel from Pointe-Noire in the Republic of the Congo.
Africanews has launched on Monday, January 4, at 18.00 from Congo Brazzaville. The launch was confirmed at last year’s DISCOP in Johannesburg
At this year’s DISCOP in Johannesburg Euronews announced the launch of a sister channel dedicated to sub-Saharan Africa, Africanews, the first pan-African and multilingual media, set to debut January 4, 2016.
Euronews is to launch what will be the first pan-African rolling news channel, in partnership with Télé Congo, the national TV channel of the Republic of Congo.