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. 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.