Sub-Saharan Africa's first 24-hour, live international business and financial news channel, CNBC Africa, will begin broadcasting from its Johannesburg headquarters on 1 June 2007.

CNBC is a globally recognized business news and information brand and as of June 2007, will broadcast from Sandton, Johannesburg - Africa’s leading financial and commercial district. According to CNBC Africa the channel will focus on Africa’s business markets and will provide global business and economic news from an African perspective.

The channel will broadcast 24/7 with 9 hours of local and regional programming with regular updates from its bureaus in Cape Town, Abuja, Lagos, Nairobi and London. Confirmed anchors include Leigh Roberts, Lerato Mbele, Nikiwe Bikitsha, Bronwyn Nielsen, Peter Ndoro, Mandlakazi Mpahlwa, Alishia Naidoo, Fenly Foxen and Byron Kennedy.

For more information visit www.cnbcafrica.com