CNBC Africa
CountrySouth Africa
Broadcast areaAfrican continent
HeadquartersJohannesburg, South Africa
Picture format4:3 576i SDTV
OwnerAfrica Business News
Launched1 June 2007 (2007-06-01)
DStvChannel 410
Streaming media

Consumer News and Business Channel Africa (known as 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.

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.[3]

The Arabic Business Programmes Show for:


Regular expert contributors



  1. ^ "About CNBC Africa". CNBC Africa. Retrieved 2020-01-05.
  2. ^ "CNBC to launch new affiliate channel in Africa". CNBC Europe. 2006-08-31. Archived from the original on 2007-05-03. Retrieved 2007-02-03.
  3. ^ "CNBC pushes hard to fend off rival Fox". International Herald Tribune. 2006-10-01.
  4. ^ "Against All Odds Archives - CNBC Africa". CNBC Africa. Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  5. ^ "Crypto Trader Archives - CNBC Africa". CNBC Africa. Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  6. ^ "Captains of Industry - CNBC Africa". Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  7. ^ "Doing Business in Rwanda - CNBC Africa". CNBC Africa. Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  8. ^ "Hot Stocks - CNBC Africa". CNBC Africa. Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  9. ^ "Tower Capital Fund Analyst on CNBCAfrica". Retrieved 2018-01-16.
  10. ^ "Women on Weatlh - CNBC Africa". Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  11. ^ "Bruce Whitfield joins CNBC Africa". Media Update. Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  12. ^ "BOOST YOUR PORTFOLIO WITH HOT STOCKS LIVE - The Sandton Times". The Sandton Times. 2017-08-15. Retrieved 2018-01-12.