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Focus on Africa (TV programme)

Not be confused with the magazine Focus on Africa or the radio programme of the same name broadcast on the BBC World Service.
Focus on Africa
Created by BBC World News
Presented by Sophie Ikenye
Peter Okwoche
Lebo Diseko
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
Production
Editor(s) Solomon Mugera
Stephané Mayoux
Location(s) Studio B, Broadcasting House, London
Running time 26 minutes
Release
Original channel BBC World News
Picture format HDTV 1080i
Original release 18 June 2012 (2012-06-18) – present
Chronology
Related shows BBC World News
BBC World News America
Newsday
GMT
Impact
Global
World News Today
Africa Business Report
External links
Website

Focus on Africa is a news programme on BBC World News that premiered on 18 June 2012.[1] The programme was presented by Komla Dumor each weekday from its inception until his death in January 2014.[2] The programme includes news, sport and business from across Africa and around the world.

The programme was closely related to Dira ya Dunia, an African focused programme broadcast on BBC Swahili; which noticeably used the same title sequence.

Broadcasts

Focus on Africa is aired from 17:30–18:00 GMT (18:30-19:00 BST in summer time) on weekdays on BBC World News.[3] The programme also airs on affiliate networks across Africa who broadcast it as a prime time news programme.

Presenters

Current

Years Presenter Current role
2012–present Sophie Ikenye Main Presenter
Peter Okwoche Deputy Presenter
Sports Presenter
2013–present Adnan Nawaz Relief Sport presenter
2014–present Piers Edwards
Salim Kikeke
Lebo Diseko Relief Presenter

Former

References

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