A new pan African satellite channel that covers Europe, the Middle East and the USA has been launched in Paris.
The founder, Constant Nemale from Cameroon, claims that Africa 24 is the only broadcaster in the world to reach Africans no matter where they are located.
The international news channel, Africa 24, is wholly owned by Afrimedia which has offices located around the African continent.
Now with offices and studios in Paris, France, the firm employs forty five people who come from eighteen countries.
The aim is to produce content for the changing face of the entire African continent.
Although currently the channel is broadcast in French, it wants to compete with big news broadcasters such as CNN.
To do that it will need to produce programming in English, a capability which will be added in 2010.