The Africa Channel is an international network inspired by Africa, providing a breadth of programming that covers fashion and beauty (Designing Africa, Face of Africa) news, current affairs, documentaries (Africa Business Weekly, Mandela, Ghana Black Gold), entertainment (Mary Mary, Cooking with Siba, Nigerian Idol), music (Soundcheck at Momo’s), drama (Jacob’s Cross, Scandal, Tinsel), comedy (Desmond’s) and films (The Athlete, Sinking Sands, Heart of Fire).
The Africa Channel is available to viewers across the UK and Ireland on Sky channel 209 and Virgin Media channel 828 – recent programmes are a variety of acquired and wholly owned material with a focus on history and culture, with a range of genres currently in development. Alongside The Africa Channel, the network also creates its own content through The Africa Channel Productions, ensuring a constant stream of high quality entertainment and informative programmes.
The Africa Channel has also worked with an extensive range of major institutions in the UK on media partnerships, including projects with The BFI, Victoria & Albert Museum, Royal African Society, The Barbican, Young Vic, and Bonhams. For more information, visit us at: www.theafricachannel.co.uk.
Africa Fashion Week London is dedicated to raising global awareness and popularity of African-inspired fashion and The Africa Channel will be an excellent way to increase the reach of this already popular event. For those who want to attend AFWL 2014, tickets are still available on the website!
Notes to editors:
• Africa Fashion London will be held at Olympia, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX on the 8th and 9th August 2014
• Tickets, including VIP, can be purchased from the Africa Fashion Week London website http://africafashionweeklondon.com/buy-tickets/
For more press information about Africa Fashion Week London or to register to attend as press please contact [email protected]