CNBC Africa

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CNBC Africa
CNBC Africa.svg
CountrySouth Africa
Broadcast areaAfrican continent
Slogan First in business worldwide
Headquarters Johannesburg, South Africa
Programming
Picture format 4:3 576i SDTV
Ownership
Owner Africa Business News
History
Launched1 June 2007 (2007-06-01)
Links
Website cnbcafrica.com
Availability
Satellite
DStv Channel 410
Streaming media
cnbcafrica.com www.cnbcafrica.com

CNBC Africa is an African pay television network launched on 1 June 2007. Founded by Rakesh Wahi and Zafar Siddiqi, [1] the network is produced under license from CNBC International and is owned by Africa Business News. [2] It is headquartered in Sandton, Johannesburg.

Contents

The channel features programmes and updates from CNBC Europe, the Middle East, India, Pakistan, the US and other CNBC affiliates around the world.

Bureaus

Bureaus for CNBC Africa are located in:

The channel produces 7 hours of local programming per business day. Local content is generated in the studios in Sandton, Johannesburg. [3]

The Arabic Business Programmes Show for:

Shows

Regular expert contributors

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