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RWANDA: Bloomberg Expands Local TV Coverage In Africa

Bloomberg today announced the expansion of its TV presence in Africa to serve the growing audience of business and financial news consumers based on the continent, or interested in the region as an agent of global markets. Source RDB

Stephen Colvin, Chief Commercial Officer, Bloomberg Media and Clare Akamanzi, the CEO of Rwanda Development Board

Bloomberg Television will expand its coverage in Africa in 2023, adding live reporting from Johannesburg, Kigali, Lagos and Nairobi to enhance its breaking-news operations and analysis from the region.

Bloomberg anchor Jennifer Zabasajja will also anchor the team from the region and become a local correspondent across all Bloomberg’s platforms.

Stephen Colvin, Chief Commercial Officer, Bloomberg Media: “We’re excited to be expanding our reach to important business and finance audiences in Africa through investing in programming and operations in the region.”

Clare Akamanzi, the Chief Executive Officer at the Rwanda Development Board said: “We are delighted to welcome Bloomberg TV in the East and Central African region with a studio in Rwanda’s capital Kigali. This will enhance coverage of the many exciting developments and business stories in this region of interest to African and global audiences.”

About Bloomberg Media

Bloomberg Media is a leading, global, multi-platform brand that provides decision-makers with timely news, analysis and intelligence on business, finance, technology, climate change, politics and more. Powered by a newsroom of over 2,700 journalists and analysts, it reaches influential audiences worldwide across every platform including digital, social, TV, radio, print and live events. Bloomberg Media is a division of Bloomberg LP. Visit for more information.

About the Rwanda Development Board

The Rwanda Development Board is a government agency responsible for leading the country’s transformation into a dynamic global hub for business, investment, tourism and innovation. Its mission is to fast-track economic development in Rwanda by enabling private sector growth. For more information visit

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