Africa Special 2015 - Page 6

africa061115.qxp_africa 06/11/2015 10:31 Page 4 CNBC Africa, Newstag video syndication partnership NBC Africa – the Pan-African side, shedding new light on international news financial and business news as it breaks. channel – will be syndicating its “Newstag is committed to providing global award-winning multimedia and video news coverage from truly distinct perspectives clips to ‘mobile-first’ video news service and we’re delighted that CNBC Africa has Newstag. partnered with us to offer our users a refreshing The multi-year deal grants Newstag the right insight into African news through an African to share and distribute CNBC’s news videos on lens,” commented Newstag CEO, Henrik its mobile and online platforms alongside current affairs and entertainment content from other professional content producers around the world, including AP, AFP and Reuters. According to chief executive, Sid Wahi, Newstag is to professional video news what YouTube is to amateur video clips. “They are the world’s largest online network based on videos only from trusted sources. CNBC Africa is the largest and most credible source of business content from around the continent with over 35,000 videos interviews and clips available through its digital Eklund. “It’s a dynamic time for Africa and in publishing channels. This partnership will less than a decade CNBC Africa has built a solid extend our current reach and enhance our international reputation for providing credible digital ecosystem.” and impartial news, presenting an exciting Newstag’s ‘mobile-first’ service enables users picture of a continent in development from to create their own ‘tagstream’ (or personalised nuanced reporting on the ground. We hope that TV channel) in seconds, combining these strengths with organising, consuming and “CNBC Africa is the Newstag’s innovative