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The Africa Channel        

Regional content: National channel with no regional content or variations. For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the link icon The Africa Channel page.

Official site: See the link icon The Africa Channel website.

From Wikipedia: The Africa Channel is an American English language television channels that feature programming from Africa. It is intended to give viewers a taste of the best English-language programming from the African continent. Programming includes news, documentaries, music, series, specials, feature films, music, cultural programs and more. - link icon read more about The Africa Channel on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Wednesday, 10 June 2015
5:06 PM

tiba :my africa channel tv has disappeared please help.

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Karen's 1 post GB flag
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
2:55 PM

The channel just disappeared what's happening

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Faith's 2 posts GB flag
Monday, 20 July 2015
Sharon berry
12:17 AM

Hi, when is the Africa free TV out in the UK on free view? I would like to watch.

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Sharon berry's 1 post GB flag
Friday, 21 August 2015
2:03 PM

Its not normal for a station to just go off the air like that without reasonable explanation. Can we have one y
africa channel 209 on sky is off for more than one month now after on and off for about two or three times before this one. I have missed many programmes dearly especially scandal so please give us the reason why this is happening and the time you will come back to air if that will happen anyway.
Please dont ignore this and i look forward to hearing from you soonest.

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olapel's 1 post GB flag
Saturday, 22 August 2015

8:53 AM


You could try contacting them using They appear to be based in Los Angeles!

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MikeP's 215 posts GB flag
Sunday, 29 November 2015
11:55 PM

African channel has disappeared why? I am using sky TV

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Noma's 2 posts GB flag
Sunday, 3 January 2016
9:35 PM

When should we expect to View The Africa channel in UK? Has any body found information on how to get The Africa channel back on screen?

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