CCTV AFRICA is China Central Television's news production center located in Kenya and launched on January 11, 2012. According to CCTV website, this station focuses on African news and perspectives as well as international news. It broadcasts news on the African continent as well as international news and carries out CCTV's projects and tasks on the continent as well.
Its anchoring team members are: Beatrice Marshall, Mark Masai, Peninah Karibe, Terryance Chebet and Ramah Nyang.
Major Programs are: Africa Live, a one-hour daily news program; Talk Africa, a Saturday talk show gives a platform to influential voices from Africa to the Whole world; Faces of Africa, a documentary show on people in Africa,either prominent or ordinary who have great stories to tell.
中央电视台专家谈 (CCTV Experts View)
-- China and Africa
China's new president, Xi Jinping visited 3 African countries during his first foreign visit. They are, Tanzania, South Africa and the Republic of the Congo. In Africa, Xi said China will train various personel for African countries, enhance technological transfers to Africa, share more experience with the continent and attach more importance to Sino-African cultural exchanges.
According to Mr. Gong Li, China's expert on foreign relations, "Africa is the main dependent strengh of China's diplomacy," Xi's African trip enhances friendship with emerging African countries and strengthens the foothold of China's diplomacy.
CCTV AFRICA's opening ceremony in 2012.
This is CCTV's April 2013 Special Program on Africa by Chinese Experts. The topic is: China and Africa's relationship under new leadership and new historical period.
News from CCTV on Chinese President, Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan visit to Africa in March 2013. This was part of the Chinese President's first foreign trip and included stops in Tanzania, South Africa and the Republic of Congo.