A propos About

The African News Hub: A Digital Pan-African news website. Featuring two weekly television shows Business Africa and Initiative Africa broadcast on more than 30 channels in Europe and Africa, as well as articles, reports, interviews and podcasts highlighting key decision-makers and influencers in Africa, from individuals to international organisations also States, corporates, NGOs and other actors contributing to the socio-economic development of the continent.

L'équipe The team

An international team of more than twenty journalists and contributors based in France, Africa, Belgium, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Canada produce various types of content for our viewers and readers on a daily basis. Discover our permanent team below:

Asha Sumputh

Director, journalist and producer


Maria Luisa Arango

Communication Officer and Production Assistant


Luana Paulineau

Editor-in-chief of the Initiative Africa show


Laurence Soustras

Editor-in-chief of the Business Africa show


Thierry Schiller

Editor and producer of the Business Africa and Initiative Africa shows

Jessica Kabeya

Apprentice Production Assistant


Aboubakar Mounchili

Freelance producer, field journalist and TV presenter based in Yaoundé, Cameroon. He is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences et Techniques de l'Information et de la Communication (Esstic) in Yaoundé.


Tidiane Cheikh

Senegalese freelance film and video journalist based in Dakar. He works with a number of international media organisations covering news and various subjects in West Africa.


Daniel Michombero

Congolese journalist based in Goma in the east of the DRC. Correspondent of Africa on air. He has a university degree in community development. Specialist in fixed multimedia and editor of ouragan.cd, libregrandlac.com and Diaspora Positive Magazine.


Didier Assogba

Beninese journalist in Cotonou in Benin with a master's degree in journalism and political science. Writing, photography and video are the areas in which he has the greatest passion and expertise.


Jean-David Mihamle

Freelance journalist based in Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo. In recent years, he has covered major events such as the 2013 African Cup of Nations in South Africa and the World Athletics Championships in Helsinki in 2005.


Jean-Rovys Dabany

Journalist based in Gabon, he is a graduate of the Centre des formations des Journalistes de Paris (CFJ), a former JRI for world press agencies (AFP) and an occasional contributor for France 24, TV5Afrique, Al-Jazeera, CCTV Africa, Canal+.


Jefferson Kahinju

Based in Kenya, I love telling and showing the innovation and beauty of Africa for the past decade. Through my passion for storytelling, I hope to portray the continent in its true nature and through the lens.


Joshua Jere

He is an award winning journalist based in Lusaka, Zambia. He specializes in human interest, environmental and economic news.


M’ma Camara

Investigative video journalist specialising in security and defence issues. She is the first female image reporter in Côte d'Ivoire and one of the pioneers in Africa in this field.


Maxime Farrel Bounya

Cameroonian freelance video reporter, lives in Douala. He has worked on various projects and documentaries in Cameroon and Africa for Arab and international channels.


Parfait Agbosté

Togolese producer and director; teacher of audiovisual and multimedia techniques at the Institut Régional d'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche en Développement Culturel (IRES-RDEC).

Sayon Kourouma

Video journalist based in Guinea with over 10 years' experience. In 2021 he was ranked 10th best reporter in the world by AIPS in the athlete profile category for his report "Yamoussa, the passion to live his dream".


Sharafa Abagun

He is a Nigerian cinematographer and ex-Senior cameraman with the Nigeria national television (NTA). He has been operating as Chief Operating Officer of Brisolab Films a registered Radio, Film and Television Production company since 1995.


Solenn Duplessy

Franco-Brazzaville journalist based in Paris. After obtaining a master's degree in journalism in 2018, she initially worked in broadcasting, in particular for pan-African media, Africa radio and Africa 24.


Tefera Ghedamu

He is a video journalist based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He produces documentaries at his production house, ZANA Productions, and also host and produce Meet ETV, a weekly public affairs interview show for Ethiopian Television (ETV).


Ugo Uyanna

He is a Nigerian Content Producer, Director and Journalist. Alumnus of The Lagos State University Ojo, The NewYork Film Academy, The European Business University of Luxembourg and The National Broadcast Academy formerly known as The Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria Training School Lagos.


Xavier Rabineau

A graduate of the Ecole Internationale de Création Audiovisuelle in Paris, Xavier Rabineau is a versatile professional videographer, director, photojournalist, cameraman and video editor based in Paris.


Nicolas Margerand

Video journalist based in France. He works for several production companies that produce reports for magazine shows on France 2, M6 and TF1. As a generalist journalist, he produces reports on African economic and cultural players or those with links to Africa for the shows Business Africa and Initiative Africa.

Eric Dumangoyi

Video journalist based between Brazzaville and Kinshasa. He is currently a correspondent for the pan-African television channel voxafrica in Congo Brazzaville and Congo Kinshasa, as well as a journalist representing the Director General of Business 24 in Brazzaville and Kinshasa, and a former correspondent for Afrique média in Gabon. Managing Director of the Pan-African Diaspora Television TPT+ Kinshasa. Producer of the economic show 7 jours au congo on business 24, Afrobuzz Brazza on voxafrica.


Marie Vanessa Rakotomalala

Freelance journalist in Madagascar. Degree in Multimedia Journalism and Communication.