CNBC Africa

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CNBC Africa
CNBC Africa.svg
Launched 2007-06-01
Owned by Africa Business News (franchisee)
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Slogan First In Business Worldwide
Country South Africa
Headquarters Johannesburg, South Africa
Website http://www.cnbcafrica.com/
Availability
Satellite
DStv
(South Africa)
Channel 410

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.[1] 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.

For the launch of the channel on June 1, 2007, CNBC Africa broadcast an 1 hour interview with the then president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki.

Bureaus[edit]

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.[2]

Anchors[edit]

  • Bronwyn Nielsen
  • Chris Bishop
  • David Williams
  • Godfrey Mutizwa
  • Jeremy Mansfield
  • Natascha Jacobsz
  • Tumisho Maganyele
  • Gugulethu Mfuphi

Regular Expert Contributors[edit]

Former anchors[edit]

Availability[edit]

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

Programmes[edit]

CAT Programme Hosts
0000-0030
Different shows every day
0030-0100
NBC Nightly News
Brian Williams
0100-0400
Asia Squawk Box
Bernard Lo, Susan Li
0400-0600
Street Signs
Martin Soong, Oriel Morrison
0600-0700
Capital Connection
Sri Jegarajah
0700-0800
Squawk Box Europe
Geoff Cutmore, Steve Sedgwick, Karen Tso
0800-0830
Hot Stoxx
Bronwyn Nielson
0830-1000
Open Exchange
Alishia Seckam
1000-1200
Worldwide Exchange
Ross Westgate
1200-1300
Power Lunch
Alishia Secham
1300-1500
US Squawk Box
Joe Kernen, Rebecca Quick, Andrew Ross Sorkin
1500-1600
Squawk on the Street
Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer, David Faber
1600-1800
Closing Bell Africa
Samantha Loring
1800-1830
Beyond Markets
1900-1930
Business Tonight
Bronwyn Nielsen
1930-2000
Investment 360
Bronwyn Nielsen
2000-2030
Hot Stoxx
Bronwyn Nielsen
2030-2200
Different shows every day
2200-2300
US Closing Bell
Kelly Evans
2300-0000
Tonight Show
Jimmy Fallon

Awards[edit]

  • 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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