DStv Nelson Mandela memorial channel launched

MultiChoice has launched a Nelson Mandela memorial channel on 199 on DStv, and several channels will be running Mandela tributes, the broadcaster has announced.

A full schedule of programming will be communicated shortly.

MultiChoice has also launched a tribute website at: http://madiba.dstv.com

Executive Chairman of MultiChoice, Nolo Letele has expressed the sadness of the passing of Nelson Mandela on 5 December 2013 on behalf of those who work for the broadcaster.

“It is a sad day for the MultiChoice family and for our nation. The loss of our beloved Tata Madiba will be felt for a very long time. Tata’s contribution to our country has been immeasurable and his teachings will always be a part of us – leading us towards a better future.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the Mandela family during this sad time. Madiba – you will be sorely missed.”

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