Africanews, the first pan-African news media

is adorning its production with LORA Solutions

The latest addition to the Euronews group, Africanews is the new independent, multilingual pan-African news media with a unique concept and vision. It covers sub-Saharan and international news from an African perspective, in French and English. To adorn their live news and daily live broadcasts, Africanews relied on LORA Solutions.

From Pointe-Noire, in the Republic of the Congo, Africanews produces and brands live its own broadcasts, studios and news. Within this framework, Africanews delegates to LORA Solutions development and implementation of their graphics templates, in the respect of their visual identity and the requirements of the group. The on air of the graphics is controlled by a software button-box LORA Pop, Operators can start and stop requested graphics, and dynamically change any displayed information, in a fast, easy and secure way.

« Thanks to a relevant analysis of our needs, LORA Solutions provided us a cost effective solution, efficient, simple to use and fully adapted to our production method, within a very short timeframe. », said Laurent de Rodez, Production and Post-production Manager at Euronews.

Hélène Ly, co-Manager and Project Manager at LORA Solutions said : « We are proud to assist Africanews in the implementation of its graphics, which is an important element of its visual identity. The Africanews project is also a chance for us to show how our tools can successfully meet constraints and performances required for on air graphics during live production. »

Since the 4th of January 2016, Africanews is available on all screens and media platforms via its website The launch of the TV signal of Africanews throughout sub-Saharan Africa, in partnership with the major satellite, cable, DTT, and terrestrial channels operators was successfully launched on the 20th of April 2016.

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