Africa Midday

CHANNEL AFRICA  |  Podcast , ±57 min episodes every 2 days  | 
*South Africa's crime crisis likened  to a low-intensity civil war
*The government in Sudan and two rebel movements sign a peace declaration ahead of planned peace talks
*And Tunisia gears up for its highly  anticipated presidential election on Sunday
*In business news: The World Bank approves a 450-million-US-dollar loan to Tanzania
*And in sports news: Caster Semenya and Sunette Viljoen to receive  gold and silver medals  eight years late

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10
MAR

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR...

*** South African President cites the close coordination of African countries in the face of the coronavirus pandemic as an example of multilateral best practice in dealing with the challenges facing the world today...

*** The mystery continues the shroud whereabouts Tanzania's President, with reports that he has been hospitalised in Kenya battling Covid-19...

In Economics: he Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation calls for a legislative framework with clear fiscal terms in order to tap the full potential of the gas resources in the nation's deepwater acreages...

And in Sport: Bafana Bafana coach upbeat about the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers...
09
MAR

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR...

*** Malawi and Botswana agree to open diplomatic missions that will help foster their international cooperation agreements in the years ahead...

*** The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged people to get out of their comfort zones and explore new ways to shop and transact...

In Economics: Economists expect the South African economy to have continued its recovery in the last quarter of 2020...

And in Sport: Patrice Motsepe poised to be the next CAF President on Friday...
03
MAR

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON (SHOW) AT THIS HOUR

** Cameroon has described as - grossly exaggerated - a report that its military raped 20 women and arbitrarily arrested and beat men...

** In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Modeste Bahati Lukwebo has been elected as Speaker of the Senate....

** And...... President Edgar Lungu of Zambia says Climate Change is real as such individuals and groups should take measures to protect the environment.

In Sport: Three Ethiopians secured wild card entries for next year's world athletics indoor championships to be held in Belgrade.....
01
MAR

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR...

*** South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has moved the country Alert Level One of the lockdown effective from last night

*** The Zimbabwean government takes to social media, its fight against the COVID-19 negativity, which has resulted in only 12-thousand vaccinations of the two million targeted in the first phase...

In Economics: The first black African woman to lead the World Trade Organisation starts work today...

And in Sport: South African premiership side Kaizer Chiefs suffer A humulitiang defeat in a CAF Champions League match by Wydad Casablanca...
18
FEB

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON (SHOW) AT THIS HOUR

** Zambia's Ministry of Health has continued to receive donor support despite the concerns of financial misuse and high Covid 19 debt being raised...

** Hundreds of Cameroonians have marched in the capital Yaounde to protest this weeks abductions of civilians and murder of three village chiefs by suspected rebels ....

** And...... Just ten countries have administered 75 percent of all COVID-19 vaccines globally

In Economics:.A report by professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers says Nigeria is losing 750 million US dollars annually to gas flaring...

In Sport....Naomi Osaka ends Serena Williams's record bid...
17
FEB

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON (SHOW) AT THIS HOUR

** Zimbabwe's COVID-19 vaccination program will start tomorrow ...

** A female political leader in Zambia says it is wrong for certain positions or quarters to be reserved for women as a way of gender balancing ....

** And...... Covid-19 health and safety protocols remain a major challenge at border posts linking South Africa and Botswana

In Sport: Former Proteas Skipper Faf Du Plessis calls time on test cricket career
15
FEB

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR...

*** Zimbabweans have commemorated the life of the late Morgan Tsvangirai who died three years ago...

*** Political differences between Kenya's President and his Deputy came to the fore at a political rally Kenyatta dared William Ruto and his allies to resign if they are not satisfied with the current administration...

In Economics: Air Namibia placed into voluntary liquidation...

And in Sport: Rafael Nadal storms into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open...

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