22 Feb 2012
News channel Africa24 will be present at West & Central Africa Com
Constant Nemale, President & Founder of broadcaster of Africa24, will give a keynote presentation at West & Central Africa Com, the region's event for the telecoms, media and ICT industry taking place in Dakar, Senegal in June.
Constant's career started as a journalist and deputy editor-in-chief of the no. 1 selling basketball magazine in Europe Mondial Basket before being involved in the launch of several projects in the world of communications. He created the first Afro-European and Pan-African television channel, 3A TELESUD, a generalist channel, which has been broadcasting in Europe and Africa for ten years. He also founded ETNIUM, the first ethnic marketing & communication agency in France in 2001.
In 2008, Constant created the first African News channel: AFRICA24 TV. AFRICA24 TV broadcasts its news programs throughout Africa, Europe and the US. As of today, less than 3 years after its foundation, the channel studios have 90 employees from 23 different nationalities. Infrastructures are located in Saint-Cloud, a West Parisian suburb. With its large correspondents network in a score of countries across Africa, AFRICA24 is positioned as the First Francophone News Channel with 12,8% of market share by the EMS Africa charts and the company aimed at profitability in 2012. Constant also initiated the launch of AFRICA24 MAG, a luxury quarterly printed magazine of 200 pages focusing on the African continent strengths, challenges, and major actors.
Constant's presentation will cover how to deliver compelling TV services for Africa and will look at the issues of producing local content, delivering it on multiple formats, screens and platforms, and business models and partnerships to ensure sustainable revenues.
In addition, Africa24's presence at West & Central Africa Com will include TV coverage from the channel's journalists with daily broadcasts on the event.