Senegalese Makhtar Sylla will finally set up a multidimensional media group intended for the emergence of Africa. The Pan-African and international radio and TV label will be launched on 14 August 2017 in Libreville, Gabon. President Ali Bongo Ondimba will preside over this ceremony.
The man of media for more than two decades, former director of Senegalese national television, with 35 years experience in the field of audivisual and journalism, will finally concretize his dream project television. “The project intends to position itself as a showcase of Emerging Africa with an anchorage in the heart of the continent and an openness to various geographical and cultural areas especially towards the Diaspora,” it was mentioned in the press release of the former journalist.
In the release, the media enthusiast, former director of TV5 Africa explained the purpose of his project: “Our bet of pan-African excellence will be held when all those who can and must accompany and take ownership of the project will fully role. Thus, the team that will be read around Ousmane Cissé will play his score. ” He added: “We have, in the same way that African champions assert themselves more and more in all fields, this project born and rooted in Gabon and open to other continental areas, will find its way Good place in Africa and the world “.
In Gabon, the rise on satellite (SES 5 and ASTRA 2F) is effective since August 1, 2017, a technical advance that will allow a good diffusion of this new Pan-African TV channel.