Hannibal TV

Hannibal TV is the first private television channel to have obtained an authorisation from the Tunisian authorities, under Ben Ali. It was launched in 2005 by businessman Larbi Nasra. In 2013, Mr. Nasra and his family sell most of their parts to Saudi and Tunisian businessmen. The founder of the station then decided to devote himself to his political activities.

Key facts

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Ownership Type

private

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

free content

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Media Companies / Groups

Audio Visual International Production AVIP - Tunisie SA

Ownership

Ownership Structure

Other shareholders

Arab Lions SARL
Mongi Makni
Habib Makni
Imed Ghaïth
(Tunisian businessmen)

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General Information

Founding Year

2005

Founder

Larbi Nasra

Affiliated Interests Founder

The businessman Larbi Nasra launched the first private television channel in Tunisia, Hannibal TV on February 12, 2005, one year after obtaining the authorisation. In January 2011, after the departure of Ben Ali, he was arrested for one day for "high treason and conspiracy against the security of the state", accused of spreading false information. He was arrested along with his son, Mehdi Nasra, married to a member of the Trabelsi family. In November 2013, he sells nearly 90% of the shares of Hannibal TV and then entered politics. He founded a political party in June 2014 and was a candidate in the presidential election of 2014, where he won 0.2% of votes.

Ceo

Noureddine Hachicha (Chairman of the Executive Board ). Zouheir El Gumbri (Director General)

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Chairman of the SOROUBAT Group

Other Important People

Tarek Kedada (presented as principal shareholder) (Gaia Equity Limited)

Affiliated Interests other important people

Tarek Kedada is a Saudi investor of Palestinian origin

Contact

Tel: +216 70 944 944

www.hannibaltv.com.tn

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Further Information

  • Project by
    Alkhatt
  •  
    Reporters without borders
  • Funded by
    BMZ