Friday, December 22, 2017

Abayomi Azikiwe, PANW Editor, Featured on China Global Television Network Discussing the Political Situation in Zimbabwe
Watch this interview with Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire, over China Global Television Network (CGTN) world news on the developing political situation in the Southern African state of Zimbabwe.

To view this segment just go to the following URL:

The segment aired live initially on Sat. Nov. 18, 2017. Azikiwe discusses the dynamics surrounding the internal struggle within the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party and its implications for the sub-continent as well as Africa as a whole.

An entry on its website says: "China Global Television Network, or CGTN, is China’s new international media organization. It was launched by the national broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) on December 31, 2016.

"By launching CGTN, we want to re-brand our product to the world, to cope with the global trend in media convergence. CGTN English is the flagship channel. The strategy, 'Mobile first', aims to fulfill the demands of global viewers and users for easier access to content on different platforms.

"With an international team of professionals from more than 70 countries and regions, CGTN is an investment in the future of news media. CGTN is a multi-language, multi-platform media grouping.

"It consists of six TV channels – including a 24-hour English-language news channel – a video content provider and a digital media division. Our brand new official website is

"Headquartered at the landmark CCTV building in Beijing, CGTN brings together an international professional team, with production centers in Washington and Nairobi, and a European production center on the way."

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