MultiChoice pays tribute to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

MultiChoice has launched a special pop-up channel celebrating the extraordinary life and legacy of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. A Carte Blanche Special – Tribute to Archbishop Desmond Tutu (DStv channel 199) is available on all DStv packages.

MultiChoice Group and M-Net are celebrating the extraordinary life and legacy of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu with the launch of pop-up channel, A Carte Blanche Special – Tribute to Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The special tribute channel is available to DStv all packages across Sub-Saharan Africa on DStv channel 199 from 17:00 on Sunday, 26 December until the Archbishop’s burial.  

The channel can be streamed via the DStv App, and content from the channel will also be available on Catch-Up.

“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 special tribute channel.” 

The tribute channel will feature a variety of historical documentaries celebrating the life of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, as well as former and recent Carte Blanche interviews with our beloved Arch, his friends and family. It will also broadcast a brand-new Carte Blanche overview of how 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.

A Carte Blanche Special – Tribute to Archbishop Desmond Tutu is the third time MultiChoice and M-Net have broadcast a dedicated special events channel. The first was for Princess Diana and the second was for former SA president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nelson Mandela.

Desmond Tutu Tribute: A Carte Blanche Special Part 1

We pay tribute to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, a humanitarian who spent his life in the pursuit of justice and service of mankind.

Desmond Tutu Tribute: A Carte Blanche Special Part 2

A poignant look at the days of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the man dubbed as ‘the moral conscience of the rainbow nation’.

Desmond Tutu Tribute: A Carte Blanche Special Part 3

In this special, Carte Blanche pays a moving tribute to Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Desmond Tutu Tribute: A Carte Blanche Special Part 4

Carte Blanche pays a moving tribute to the legendary figure who helped shape a nation, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

“We will forever treasure Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s legacy and immense contribution to bringing about healing to our rainbow nation and honour his passion for liberation, equality, peace and progress,” Patel says. “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and his millions of friends around the world.”

“Arch, we will miss your loving, kind soul and inimitable sense of humour,” Patel concludes.

Watch special pop-up channel A Carte Blanche Special – Tribute to Archbishop Desmond Tutu on DStv channel 199. Available to all DStv packages.

For the full schedule, browse TV Guide on your DStv decoder or on the DStv website. And for more detail on each segment, visit go to the Carte Blanche webpage.

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