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Oct 28, 2019, 09:00 ET Demand Africa Closes Global Distribution Deals With Africa's Leading Content Providers

Demand Africa (DA), announced today that M-NET Studios, Cote Ouest, eTV, BBC, and SABC have joined the list of top African distributors showcasing...


Oct 03, 2019, 09:00 ET The Africa Channel expands reach with launch in Canada

The Africa Channel (TAC) announced today it has introduced its service in Canada by launching on the subscription streaming platform Demand Africa....


Feb 15, 2019, 09:00 ET THE AFRICA CHANNEL announces 20 new primetime series for 2019

Celebrating a banner year for content acquisitions, The Africa Channel will air a collection of 20 new primetimes series representing premium drama,...


Nov 08, 2018, 08:00 ET The Africa Channel and BBC present seven new shows in North America and Caribbean

The Africa Channel and the BBC have formed a new partnership that will allow audiences in North America and the Caribbean to see a rich variety of...


Jul 13, 2018, 09:28 ET The Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, Delivered by Former U.S. President Barack Obama, to Air Live on The Africa Channel Network July 17 at 8am ET

In Celebration of the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth, The Africa Channel will air an uninterrupted live broadcast via satellite of The...


Apr 10, 2018, 09:00 ET The Africa Channel and Côte Ouest Announce Strategic Business Alliance

The Africa Channel and Côte Ouest announced at MIPTV today in Cannes that they have signed a broad-ranging strategic alliance in which the parties...


Sep 12, 2017, 09:30 ET Demand Africa Launches October 1 Streaming Premium African Content To The World

The Africa Channel, Inc (TAC) announced today that it will launch its new streaming video venture -- Demand Africa (DA) -- on October 1. At launch,...


Jun 13, 2016, 09:46 ET The Africa Channel Launches Ubuntu Awards to Recognize Individuals and Organizations Who Exemplify Human Kindness

The Africa Channel (TAC) announced today the launch of the Ubuntu Awards. Inspired by the legacy of Nelson Mandela, the awards celebrate...


Apr 22, 2016, 11:04 ET The Africa Channel Salutes Prince by Making Half-Hour Collaboration with the Late Performer Available on TheAfricaChannel.com

The Africa Channel (TAC) announced today it will salute the great recording artist Prince by making a half-hour collaboration with the performer...