FRANCE24 TV Now Available To Kenyan Audience
France 24, the Paris-based international news and current affairs television network have signed an agreement with SIGNET to launch its operation in the Kenyan airwaves.
The launch comes as Kenya continues attracting international attention from investors looking to tap into its strategic location, its pool of talented entrepreneurs, burgeoning middle class, infrastructural growth and discovery of natural resources that have fanned an appetite for information which France 24 seeks to fill. The agreement between the two companies is mutual as they attempt to meet the increasing needs for trusted yet diverse sources of international news among the Kenyan growing middle class.
France 24 has become the first international news channel to launch on a digital free-to-air platform in the nation. France 24 will be broadcasting round-the-clock in four languages which includes English, French, Arabic and Spanish.
The French media giant has introduced a technology show titled “Tech 24”. The focus of Tech 24 is to celebrate Kenya’s effort in championing innovation in the continent of Africa.
This program will lead to the visit of tech hubs like Nairobi’s iHub, Konza, which is considered the Silicon Valley of Africa. During the visit, an in-depth look will be taken at the projects that have worked in the country and what insight the world can learn from them. Tech 24 premiered on the 31st of March 2018 at 3:15 pm local time.
Kenyan regions to access France 24’s contentwill include Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Embu, Kisii, Kisumu, Naivasha, Nakuru, Narok, Nyeri, Webuye, Yala, Machakos, Maralal, Mombasa, Murang’a and Siaya.