BBC World News launches ‘Africa Business Report’

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From Friday, 4th October at 19.40, BBC World News launches Africa Business Report, a new weekly flagship business TV programme. Presented by South African Lerato Mbele and covering key business stories and trends from across Africa, it will broadcast weekly on Fridays and Saturdays.

Africa Business Report will be produced from the BBC‘s production centre in Johannesburg and will utilise the expertise of BBC correspondents in 48 African countries. Each week the programme will report from across Africa on the latest business and technology news, showcasing the latest trends across the continent, through a mixture of on the ground reports and high profile interviews.
Further details on the new South African office is available in this newsletter under the title “Johannesburg: The BBC opens new pan-African office”.