Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR...

*** As many as 25-thousand National Guard troops expected on the streets of Washington DC to ensure the inauguration of incoming US President, Joe Biden, passes without problems...

*** Malawi's President orders the closure of all schools for three weeks as Coronavirus cases continue to rise with over 5,000 cases recorded since the start of this month...

In Economics: Rwanda identifies several local products for exports under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area...

And in Sport: Tokyo to cut back on athletes at Olympics opening ceremony...