Whether you’re concerned about your taxes going up, education or infrastructure funding, #Budget2017 will have something for you. Pan-African business and financial news leader CNBC Africa in partnership with Discovery Invest will break from regular programming to bring you live coverage and analysis of South Africa’s Budget on Wednesday, February 22nd 2017.

South Africa’s Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan’s speech will be one of his toughest yet.

He is expected to touch on: the economy; how government, civil society, unions and business can work synergistically and harmoniously together; education; taxes; and inclusive growth.

Tune into CNBC Africa, DStv channel 410 from 13h30 CAT on 22 February. Alternatively, livestream via CNBC Africa’s YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThndtDo7WFA or website /tv/cnbc-africa-live/

On the day CNBC Africa will bring you the following programming line-up:

13:30 – 14:00      Pre-Budget Analysis
14:00 – 15:30      Live Budget Speech
15:30 – 16:30      Post-Budget Analysis
16:30 – 17:00      Tax Professionals’ Analysis of Budget
17:00 – 17:30      CEOs’ Analysis of Budget         
17:30 – 18:00      Savings and Retirement Panel Discussion
18:00 – 18:30      Market Analysis of Budget
18:30 – 19:00      Socio-Political Analysis of Budget
19:00 – 19:30      Youth’s reaction to Budget 
19:30 – 20:00      Highlights Special

Follow the conversation on [email protected] the hashtags#DiscoveryInvestand#Budget2017

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For further media information, contact:

Monique Vanek

CNBC Africa’s News Editor

+27 11 384 0300

[email protected]

Twitter: @CNBCAfrica