Africa 24 receives Canada's Government Broadcast Licence

Africa 24 receives Canada's Government Broadcast Licence
Africa 24 receives Canada's Government Broadcast Licence


Toronto - Monday March 2 , 2015 - For immediate release


Sponsored by the Afrotainment Family of channels, Africa 24, the leading 24/7 french speaking African News channel received approval this week to launch its News channel across Canada from the CRTC (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission). Africa 24 core programming includes Africa News Room, a popular weekday Live program covering daily African headlines news; A newscast every 30 minutes along with other content such as talk-shows, debates, sports news and analysis, magazines and much more all focused on the African Continent.

"The addition of a 24/7 African News channel gives the Afrotainment Family of channels the opportunity to fill a void that exists in our channels packaging dedicated to the African Diaspora in America.” said Yves Bollanga, CEO of the Afrotainment Family of channels.

  Entering the Canadian market is a crucial step in our overall strategy to deliver African News to the world. This additional International expansion solidifies Africa 24 position as a leader in African News programming in North America. We are thrilled that the Canadian government, via its commission recognizes our relevance and commitment.” said Constant Nemale, President of Africa 24.

About The Africa 24

Africa 24 is a 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week Television news network devoted exclusively to broadcast  news about Africa. Based in Paris, France, Africa 24 is also available across Sub-Saharan Africa on several platforms and in the Middle East via Arabsat. For more information:


About The Afrotainment Family of Channels

The Afrotainment Family of channels is a New York based network of 8 fully owned television channels (Afrotainment, Afrotainment Music, ABO, TV9JA, OUI TV, Haiti HD, Afro Sports) dedicated to broadcast the best African Entertainment in North America. Our channels are available nationwide on Cable, Satellite and OTT in the USA and Canada. For more information: