MultiChoice Opens Special Pop-Up Channel On DStv To Celebrate Archbishop Desmond Tutu
MultiChoice and M-Net have opened a special Carte Blanche pop-up channel on DStv to celebrate the life and legacy of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu died at his home in Cape Town on Sunday morning. He was 90 years old.
A Carte Blanche: Tribute to Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the special tribute will be available on channel 199 on all DStv packages across Sub-Saharan Africa from 17:00 Sunday 26th December until the Archbishop’s burial.
“MultiChoice is deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu – an exceptional visionary and leader who spent his life in pursuit of justice and service of mankind,” says Imtiaz Patel, MultiChoice Group Non-Executive Chairman. “As Africa’s most-loved storyteller, we want to pay tribute to this remarkable man, and we’ll be bringing his incredible story to life on our tribute channel.”
The tribute channel will feature a variety of historical documentaries about Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, filmed between the 1980s and now, former and recent Carte Blanche interviews with our beloved Arch, his friends and family. And a brand-new Carte Blanche overview of his extraordinary legacy and the way his activism, morality and fearless pursuit of equality touched the world. The content has been collated by Carte Blanche into four parts, comprising different segments and inserts.
DStv customers will also be able to stream the channel, and the content will be available on DStv Catch-Up.