Africa Rise and Shine

CHANNEL AFRICA  |  Podcast , ±59 min episodes every day  | 
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.

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01
JUL

Africa Rise and Shine

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR...

*** The United States calls on the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran that was due to expire in October...

*** Unfair labour practices and the poor treatment of healthcare workers in South Africa said to have compromised the quality of health care in the country...

In Economics: The World Bank states that the collapse in oil prices and the COVID-19 pandemic could plunge the Nigerian economy into the worst economic recession since the 1980s...
30
JUN

Africa Rise and Shine

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR..

*** South Africa calls on the UN Security Council to respect the AU and continental efforts to find a solution to the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam...

*** Kenya has lost 800 Million US Dollars, in tourism revenue due to the COVID-19 crisis...

In Economics: The Eswatini Beverages will be able to import raw materials and further export their products for the duration of the alcohol ban...
29
JUN

Africa Rise and Shine

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR...

*** Malawi ushers in a new era with swearing-in of new president...

*** The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in South Africa will resume its hearings today...

In Economics: The South African government secures commitments from investors amounting to millions of dollars which it hopes will drive an economic recovery in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic...
26
JUN

Africa Rise and Shine

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR..

*** The US sets a new record for daily infections of COVID-19, reaching almost 37-thousand cases in a single day...

*** Today marks International Day on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...

In Economics: A member of Nigeria's central bank monetary policy committee says Nigerian banks plan to restructure over a third of loans after running into repayment problems due to the coronavirus pandemic...
25
JUN

Africa Rise and Shine

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR..

*** The Secretary General of the Arab League warn the UN Security Council that any unilateral actions by Israel to annex parts of the West Bank could ignite a religious war...

*** Government and parliament tell the South African Broadcasting Corporation that they do not support its planned staff retrenchments...

In Economics: The planned acquisition of a 62 percent stake in Banque Populaire du Rwanda Limited by Equity Bank Group called off...
24
JUN

Africa Rise and Shine

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR...

*** A staggering 31-thousand new COVID-19 cases recorded in the United States in the last 24 hours...

*** ndia's Defence Minister to meet Russia's military leadership, to try and resolve his country's worst diplomatic crisis with China in over 50 years...

In Economics: Namibia's high court has ruled that the state of emergency regulations that forbid Namibian employers from dismissing workers as unconstitutional and invalid...
22
JUN

Africa Rise and Shine

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR...

*** Malawians get ready to go to the polls tomorrow for fresh court-sanctioned presidential elections...

*** South Africans in Gauteng stranded this morning due to a taxi strike...

In Economics: Zimbabwe's sugar industry expects to produce around 455-thousand tonnes of the product this season, up 3 percent compared to the same period last year...
19
JUN

Africa Rise and Shine

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR...

*** South African President faces tough questions during a virtual q & a parliamentary session...

*** U.S. President's former top all threatens his re-election by releasing an explosive book...

In Economics: Employers in Kenya have 30 days to submit details of their supply officers or consultants as the government moves to weed out rogue players in public procurement...
18
JUN

Africa Rise and Shine

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR...

*** South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announcement easing of lockdown regulations, draws mixed reactions from political parties...

*** Results of a study conducted in the United Kingdom have been hailed a game-changer in the fight against COVID-19...

In Economics: The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe measures to stem parallel market activities prove futile as the Zim dollar continues to plunge on the forex parallel market...
15
JUN

Africa Rise and Shine

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR...

****US protests continue as another black man dies at the hands of police

****Zimbabwe's president criticized over calls of fast and prayer against Covid-19

****South Africa to celebrate Youth Day of a different kind

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