TRT may introduce African channel

Monday 15 February 2016 | 10:22 CET | News
Turkish Radio and Television (TRT) has expressed its willingness to quality content exchange partnerships with sub-Saharan African media that could lead to the establishment of an African channel to be called TRT Africa. The announcement was made by the deputy general manager of the Turkish station Erkan Durdu. Convinced that culture is one of the best ways to interconnect people, the Turkish channel favors the exchange of films, historical and contemporary documentaries, reports on societies and company reports on the economy with African countries' media, Nextvame reported. 

TRT is already broadcasting in 41 languages, including Swahili. TRT has a total 55 national radio stations, 23 regional radio stations and 1,000 local municipal radio stations. Its channel is the second-most followed in Turkey, with programs on 16 thematic frequencies (entertainment, general information, children, sports, Arabic, education, documentaries, Kurdish, TRT World, Avas, TRT Music, religion).

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