The BBC has announced a new daily programme focusing on African news.
The daily news programme, to be broadcast in English, will bring viewers across the African continent and around the world the latest news from the region. BBC Focus on Africa will be aired by the BBC’s broadcast partners in Africa and will be shown globally on BBC World News.
“Africa is now one of the fastest developing news markets in the world – this new investment will expand our services for African audiences. – Solomon Mugera, BBC’s Africa Editor
It will be presented by Komla Dumor who added: “I am incredibly excited to be part of a new BBC programme that will provide solid coverage and analysis of Africa’s challenges and prospects”. The first programme will air on 18 June at 17:30 GMT.