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eNCA

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 01 Jun 2008

Contact details:
Johannesburg Physical Address

eNCA
5 Summit Road
Dunkeld West
2196

Postal Address
eNCA
Private Bag x9944
Sandton
2146

Cape Town Physical Address

e.tv Block B
Longkloof Studios
Darters Road
Gardens
Cape Town
8001

Postal Address
e.tv
P.O Box 12124
Mill Street
Gardens
Cape Town
8001

Contact Numbers

083 1 222
Switchboard: +27 (11) 537 9300 (JHB)
Switchboard: +27 (21) 481 4500 (CPT)
Online Queries: +27 (11) 537 9450

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About

eNCA (short for eNews Channel Africa, formerly known as eNews Channel) is a 24-hour television news broadcaster focusing on South African and African stories. The broadcaster made history when it launched on 1 June 2008, becoming South Africa's first 24-hour news service.

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 403
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact

UK: SKY 517

PICTURE FORMAT

576i (SDTV, 16:9) - DStv

SLOGAN

"No Fear. No Favour."

ABOUT

In 2007 e.tv formed a sister company, e.Sat TV. The following year e.Sat TV launched the eNews Channel, on 1 June, 2008, becoming South Africa's first 24-hour news service. Since then, it's dominated the market. Live reports, breaking news, sport, weather, entertainment, financial and business updates all form part of its offering, along with a host of topical current affairs shows.

In October 2009 eNews Africa was launched by e.Sat TV, which supplies news content to several e.tv Africa clients across the continent, as well as The Africa Channel, which is also on the Sky digital satellite platform in the UK.

In 2010 eNuus was launched, providing an Afrikaans language news service to kykNET viewers on DStv channel 111.

Between 2008 and 2012 eNCA was known as the eNews Channel, but was rebranded to eNews Channel Africa as the service increased its global reach and prepared to go online.

eNews Channel logo, 2008-2012
eNews Channel logo, 2008-2012

From 7pm on Sunday August 19th the eNews Channel became known as eNews Channel Africa or eNCA (pronounced E.N.C.A). The new look service also featured a redesign of its logo to incorporate the African continent into its brand identity.

The brand change coincided with the channel's launch into the United Kingdom, launching on the Sky digital satellite platform in the UK on channel 517. eNCA offers news services to affiliate networks across Africa, and to The Africa Channel, in the UK.

eNCA has bureaus across South Africa as well as in Lagos, Nairobi and Beijing. It also has correspondents covering Zimbabwe, Ghana and Tanzania.

eNCA also has a comprehensive multimedia news website staffed by a dedicated team of developers and editorial personnel, which harnesses the power of moving visuals, along with the accessibility and portability of web-based news.


Latest Updated Shows

The Big Debate

Genre: Talk Show, Current Affairs
Channel: eNCA, BBC World News, SABC2, e.tv, eKasi+
Summary: Town hall debate show which travels across South Africa, holding leaders to account and giving a voice to ordinary residents and communities.
Starring: Dan Moyane, Redi Tlhabi, Zeinab Badawi


The Close Up

Genre: Documentary Series
Channel: e.tv, eNCA
Summary: Nicky Greenwall interviews South African celebrities who tell their stories in their own words with very little commentary from other sources.
Starring: Nicky Greenwall


Weekend Wake Up

Genre: News & Actuality, Lifestyle, Factual, Current Affairs
Channel: eNCA
Summary: Weekend news and lifestyle show which explores the week's important news talking points along with sport, entertainment, lifestyle and family issues.
Starring: Ayanda-Allie Paine


Latest Articles

Documentary: Mandela: The Passing of an Icon

11 Dec 2017 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: Today's TV Highlights
CHANNEL: HISTORY | A newsroom forged in post-apartheid South Africa braces itself to cover the biggest story of its existence.


Top Shows on TV: August 2017

08 Sep 2017 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Primetime TV Viewing Figures | 1 comment
Fast and the Furious owned SABC3 and Tjovitjo debuted as the #4 show in the country.


eNCA seeks two news reporters for Durban beat

07 Jul 2017 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: TV Jobs
eNCA is looking to hire two journo reporters to cover news from Durban.




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