|Owned by||Africa Business News (franchisee)|
|Picture format||4:3 (576i, SDTV)|
|Slogan||First In Business Worldwide|
|Headquarters||Johannesburg, South Africa|
CNBC Africa is an African television network for Sub-Saharan Africa. It was launched by CNBC and Africa Business News (Pty) LTD on June 1, 2007. CNBC Africa is headquartered in Sandton, Johannesburg.
The channel features programmes and updates from CNBC Europe, the Middle East, India, Pakistan, the US and other CNBC affiliates around the world.
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.
- Bronwyn Nielsen
- Chris Bishop
- David Williams
- Godfrey Mutizwa
- Jeremy Mansfield
- Natascha Jacobsz
- Tumisho Maganyele
- Gugulethu Mfuphi
Regular Expert Contributors
- Paul Theron
- David Shapiro
- Samantha Loring (now with CNBC Asia)
The channel is available in 41 African countries on the DStv platform and is the most widely available finance and business news channel on the continent. It is available on:
- DStv Premium
- DStv Compact
- DStv Select 1
- DStv Select 2
- DStv Easy View
||Bernard Lo, Susan Li|
||Martin Soong, Oriel Morrison|
||Geoff Cutmore, Steve Sedgwick, Karen Tso|
||Joe Kernen, Rebecca Quick, Andrew Ross Sorkin|
||Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer, David Faber|
- In 2009, CNBC Africa walked away with the Best Television Feature 2009 for the programme ‘Doing Business in Africa’ at the Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards. CNBC Africa producer and reporter, Talia Sanhewe, was the winner of the Vodacom Journalist of the Year 2009 Western Region Television News Category.
- CNBC Africa received a further award in 2010 by winning the Banking Reporting Category of the Africa investor Financial Reporting Awards 2010. The channel was nominated in both the 'Ai Financial News Reporting - Banking' and 'Ai Financial News Reporting - Resources (Mining, Energy, Oil & Gas)' categories. Later that year, CNBC Africa received the Broadcast Award at the Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism 2010 and producer Natascha Jacobsz-Botha was the winner of the Citadel ‘Words on Money’ Journalism Awards ‘Newcomer of the Year 2010’. CNBC Africa is nominated for 'Best Infrastructure Feature' and 'Best Tourism Feature' at the Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards 2010.
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