Earlier this year, DStv announced it will no longer air Afro WorldView (former ANN7) after their contract ends on 20 August. The controversial channel was given the boot at midnight on Monday, 20 August 2018.
Multichoice announced that it would source a new black-owned news channel and invited interested parties to bid. The successful bidder will be announced on Tuesday, 28 August 2018.
ANN7 news channel rebranded after the Gupta family sold it’s stake together with The New Age newspaper who also underwent a rebrand and changed to Afro Voice.