• Sun. May 26th, 2024

ARISE News Channel Expands Reach Across Southern Africa, Reinforcing Its Position As Africa’s Premier Broadcaster

In a significant milestone, ARISE News Channel has announced its expansion into South Africa, Angola, Botswana, and seven other countries in Southern Africa, marking a strategic move to amplify its presence across the continent. The cable news network, available on Multichoice/DSTV Channel 416, continues its mission to provide comprehensive coverage of African affairs to audiences worldwide.

According to Anayo Ezugwu, the management of ARISE News Channel, led by the Chief of Staff to Chairman/Editor-in-Chief Fauziya Ali Mohammed, expressed enthusiasm about the channel’s newfound accessibility to viewers in Southern Africa. With this expansion, ARISE News Channel now reaches 54 African countries, reaffirming its status as Africa’s premier broadcaster.

The Emmy-winning ARISE News Channel, which celebrated its 11th anniversary earlier this year, prides itself on showcasing diverse facets of African life, including Business, Politics, Technology, Commerce, Science, Sports, Showbusiness, and Fashion. Through its comprehensive coverage, the channel aims to project the richness and diversity of African cultures and narratives on a global stage.

Chairman/Editor-in-Chief Nduka Obaigbena reiterated the channel’s commitment to highlighting the emerging African century, where African nations, including Nigeria, are poised to become leading economies worldwide. Obaigbena emphasized the importance of shaping Africa’s narrative on the global stage, drawing parallels with international media giants such as CNN, BBC, and Al Jazeera.

ARISE News Channel operates around the clock from studios located in Lagos, Abuja, Johannesburg, Cape Town, London, and New York, providing viewers with real-time coverage of events shaping the continent and beyond. In addition to Multichoice/DSTV Channel 416, the channel is available on various platforms, including Sky Channel 516 and Freeview in the UK, the Centric Channel in the USA, and the Hot Bird platform reaching Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.

Furthermore, ARISE News Channel offers streaming services through the ARISE Play platform, ensuring accessibility to audiences worldwide. The channel’s expansion into Southern Africa represents a significant step towards fulfilling its vision of becoming a leading voice in African journalism, driving positive change and fostering greater understanding of the continent’s complexities on a global scale.

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor is a seasoned journalist and the CEO/Founder Belch Digital Communications, publishers of Hybrid News Nigeria.

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