Multichoice Africa has added yet another channel to their list. A new 24-hour news service, Newzroom Afrika, has been launched on DStv Pindula has learnt. The new channel will be available to viewers on DStv Access, Family, Compact, Compact plus and Premium packages.
In an email seen by Pindula, Liz Dziva publicity and public relations manager of MultiChoice Zimbabwe, said the channel launched on July 15 and was showcased on DStv just two months after being launched in South Africa.
Said Ms Dziva:
News is one of the cornerstones of DStv and this new channel, with its unique insights into the African continent, will complement the already varied and popular set of news channels available to customers of the various DStv bouquets
Content ranging from breaking news and in-depth analysis to expert panel discussions, business and sport is covered in a style unique to the channel,” she said.
Cutting-edge systems and technology allow Newzroom Afrika to be broadcast in high-definition, with unmatched remote broadcasting capabilities that give journalists the freedom to roam wherever the news takes them.
Programming includes Your View Africa Round Table, hosted by South African talk-show veteran JJ Tabane, who offers an in-depth look at many issues across Africa. Another high-interest show is Newz World, with lead anchor Vic Naidoo giving regular round-ups of continental and global news. Viewers will also be exposed to respected news practitioners such as Cathy Mohlahlana, Thulasizwe Simelane and sports-focused Marc Lewis, along with many other on-air personalities on the channel’s compelling line-up.