Africa Rise and Shine
Channel Africa | Podcast, ±59 min episodes every 2 days
It's an early morning show that begins at 05h00 and ends at 09h00. The content is strictly current affairs and includes news bulletins. It focuses on politics, human interest, education, science and technology, environment, economics and sports stories. Most stories are usually hard-core politics.
TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR... ** Burundi rejects request to grant immunity to coup plotters... ** DRC children sent to Angola to avoid militia recruitment..... ** South Africa's Deputy President declares support for inquiry into state capture... ** In Economics: South Africa's ESKOM told to reconsider former CEO's pension payout... ** And In Sports: Kenya's Mary Keitany breaks London Marathon record....
TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR... ** Calls for South African President to step down intensify... ** Boat accident kills at least 37 people in Malawi........ ** In Economics: Nigeria plans to get out of recession by boosting government revenues... ** And In Sports: South African athletes target double titles at the ASA Senior Championships....
TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR... ** Zimbabwean parties sign a pact to challenge President Robert Mugabe... ** Calls for independent probe after mass graves discovery in the DRC... ** World Food Program warns of severe funding shortfall in Nigeria.... ** In Economics: World Bank expert says Nigeria needs to reform its finance.... ** And In Sports: Cricket South Africa name squad for ICC Champions Trophy......
TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR... ** South Sudan's President Salva Kiir appeals frot aid to tackle famine..... ** African women demand land ownership...... ** In Economics: Fitch downgrades South Africa's credit rating to junk status... ** And In Sports: South Africa fails to qualify for Women's Sevens Rugby World Series
TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR... ** Marches against President Zuma set to get undeway across South Africa.... ** US launches military strikes against the Syria government....... ** UN peacekeeping chief urges support for Mali peace process.... ** In Economics: Zambia urged to take advantage of the London Stock exchange.... ** And In Sports: African soccer legends to participate in a charity match in Lagos..
TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR... ** Gambians head to the polls today to elect Parliamentarians... ** Central African Republic to honour slain South African soldiers... ** UN meets amid growing outrage over chemical attack in Syria....... ** In Economics: S&P rating agency downgrades major South African banks.... ** And In Sports: South African Swimming Championships get underway....
TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR... ** Pressure mounts on South African president Jacob Zuma to resign.... ** Lesotho's Former Prime minister Tom Thabane appears in court.... ** UN Envoy briefs Security Council on the situation in Darfur... ** In Economics: Moody's places South Africa's credit rating on review for downgrade....... ** And In Sports: Stuart Baxter set the record straight about the Bafana bafana job.....
TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR... ** South African opposition push for motion of no-confidence in President Zuma... ** US envoy defends her country's posture at the United Nations... ** UN food agency launches plan to end hunger in Zimbabwe.... ** In Economics: Standard and Poor's downgrades South Africa to junk status.... ** And In Sports: South Africa guns for elusive Hong Kong Sevens Rugby title.....