Global news and entertainment channel, ARISE NEWS, has debuted on satellite television DStv and its sister company, GOtv.
MultiChoice made this announcement yesterday in Lagos.
ARISE NEWS promised to deliver real time international news and entertainment to global audiences, 24 hours a day, seven days a week across all platforms and celebrates diverse communities in all continents including all that is African and Afropolitan.
Managing Director, MultiChoice, John Ugbe, said on the launch of ARISE NEWS, “We are glad to welcome ARISE NEWS to our bouquet of news channels on both DStv and GOtv. We have demonstrated over the years our support of ‘Africanness’.
“And what better way to prove this than to celebrate as ARISE NEWS comes home to Africa through our network. We have no doubt that uptake will be immediate, owing to its success across countries and continents for their immediacy in breaking news about world events.”
Nduka Obaigbena, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of ARISE NEWS who also spoke said: “Today ARISE NEWS comes home to Africa by launching for the first time on African platforms following on its very successful launch in over 80 countries and territories including the United Kingdom, West, East and Central Europe, Middle East, North Africa and the United States telling the stories and experiences of under-served communities especially of the African continent while covering issues of the day and world events that matter.”