Africa Midday

Channel Africa  |  Podcast, ±57 min episodes every 4 days
A current affairs show produced live by the current affairs team.
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APR
TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR... *** Authorities in Sudan accusing the Juba government of plotting to topple President Omar Hassan El Bashir's administration... *** South Africa's bid for nuclear power suffer a crushing blow... In Economics: Chaotic scenes reported at South Africa's O.R. Tambo International Airport due to a picket... And in Sport: The Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League is back with changed the rules by offering participants more exciting benefits...
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR.. *** The Zimbabwe Reserve Bank governor threatens to stop issuing new bond notes due to lack of financial discipline in the country... *** Today is World Malaria Day... In Economics: Nigerian stocks see a two percent rise after the Central Bank introduced a new foreign exchange trading policy... And in Sport: Two new caps in Proteas women's squad...
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR... *** Burundi experiences another round of protests... *** The humanitarian situation in South Sudan deteriorates... In Economics: Ghana's new Central Bank Governor will not finance the government's budget... And in Sport: Kenyans dominates this year's instalment of the London marathon...
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR... *** US administration agrees to sell high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against Boko Haram... *** Security agencies in Kenya beef up security in all major cities after an alert by police last week on the possibilities of terror attacks... In Economics: Zimbabwe's tax agency collects 862 million US Dollars in the first quarter of this year... And in Sport: Today's 100m final race at the Athletics South Africa's senior championships promises to be the most exciting athletics in the country...
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR... *** The DRC's opposition remains divided more than a week after President Joseph Kabila appointed a new Prime minister... *** A United States senator has just visited rural areas controlled by South Sudan rebels and expressed shock at what he witnessed... In Economics: South Africa's Finance Minister says he believes the economic setbacks the country has suffered are temporary... And in Sport: Negotiations for a new Bafana Bafana coach seem to have deadlocked...
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR: ** The authorities in South Sudan have rejected the deployment of Nepalese and Bangladesh soldiers to the country as part of the UN rapid military protection force. ** The leader of Zambia's opposition has been arrested and charged with treason ** and............South Africa and the Netherlands have condemned the recent US missile strikes against Syria which resulted in significant loss of life ** in business news ....... Ratings agency, Fitch downgrades five South African banks from triple B minus to double B plus. ** and in sports news ..........................Confederation of African football boss plans to involve former players is committee..
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR: ** Observers at the elections in The Gambia say the polls were free, fair and transparent.. ** Health authorities in Nigeria are frantically fighting to combat the emergence of a new strain of cerebral spinal meningitis... ** and............more news from the around the African continent.. ** in business news ....... Government entities in Kenya give powers to bypass the existing public procurement laws... ** and in sports news ...........................South African swimmers continue to clocked qualifying times for World Championships...
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR: ** Non-governmental organisations will tomorrow march to the Union Building in Pretoria amid calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down amid the recent cabinet reshuffle... ** Russia is expected to again veto a draft resolution condemning the chemical weapons attack in Syria two days ago... ** and............recent attacks on commercial vessels off Somalia indicate that the issue of piracy has never gone away... ** in business news .......Nigeria's cabinet approves 1-point-3 billion US dollars of loans from international lenders to fund the newly licensed Development Bank of Nigeria.... ** and in sports news ...........................South African swimming champs clocked qualifying times..
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR: ** War crimes judges will on Friday hear why South Africa failed to arrest Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir during a 2015 visit.. ** Economic pressures continue to squeeze the life blood out of South African newsrooms leading to job losses. ** and............the world will have to act quickly if it is to meet the goal of supplying clean energy to more than one billion people globally who lack access to electricity. ** in business news ....... South Africa's Finance Minister acknowledges the country's credit rating to junk status by S&P is a setback for the country... ** and in sports news ...........................Newly-elected CAF president to make his first regional visit this week....
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR: * Rebels loyal to South Sudan's former Vice-President Riek Machar, have freed twelve oil workers after holding them in captivity for nearly three weeks * The United States envoy to the UN has defended her country's posture at the world body *the Food and Agriculture Organization says there has been a dramatic increase in food insecurity around the world ** in business news ....... South Africa's Small Business Development Minister speaks out on the country's down-grade ** and in sports news ...........................South African Women's sevens team boosted by return of skipper as they eye World Series qualification
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MAR
* Tensions continue to increase in Cameroon ahead of todays military court-hearing of four strike leaders who could be sentenced to death..................... * Today Human Rights Watch is launching a report documenting how the occupation of schools by armed groups in the Central African Republic has been increasing........ * The United Nations food agency says it is extremely concerned about the seven-hundred-thousand people still trapped in western Mosul in Iraq............ * Business news: Germany-Africa Business Forum underway in Frankfurt, Germany, seeking to strengthen trade and investment ties..... * Sports news: Kenya takes on Uganda in an International Friendly today