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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20
OCT

Africa Rise and Shine

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

*** Former Transnet Board chairperson concedes that the then Transnet board's decision to award former CEO R17 million in back pay and legal costs was indefensible...

*** South Africa's Deputy Minister for Communications calls on media industry owners to invest in their newsrooms to fight against fake news...

In Economics: Some 874 new cars were sold in Namibia last month, signalling a possible return to pre-Covid-19 sales levels...
19
OCT

Africa Rise and Shine

The Zimbabwean government is busy with extradition processes to bring home former President Robert Mugabe’s allies who fled during the November 2017 coup.

South Africa's Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Department confirms that the summer male initiation custom will be permitted, but under strict conditions.

The Food and Agriculture Organisation has described the Democratic Republic of Congo's food insecurity situation as very critical.
16
OCT

Africa Rise and Shine

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

*** Zambians continue voicing reactions over the jailing of opposition leader Chishimba Kambwili for two years...

*** A Zimbabwean orphan who survived abuse is now helping fellow orphans and marginalized citizens discover their agricultural potential...

In Economics: After six short years and with little to write home about, Kenya's Agriculture and Food Authority set to be disbanded...
15
OCT

Africa Rise and Shine

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

*** A group of top-tier business people convened by the United Nations has mproduced and codified a definition of Sustainable Development Investing...

*** Malawi elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council for a term of 3 years, starting 2021...

In Economics: Kenyans brace themselves as the cost of diesel will go down marginally next month while super petrol will post a slight increase...
14
OCT

Africa Rise and Shine

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

*** Some opposition parties in South Africa have mixed expectations from President Cyril Ramaphosa's address during a Joint Sitting of Parliament tomorrow...

*** The global pharmaceutical company enters into non-exclusive voluntary licensing agreements with two leading generic manufacturers to expand patient access to doravirine, a medication used to treat HIV...

In Economics: The World Bank approves 12-billion-dollars in new funding for developing countries to finance the purchase and distribution of potential Covid19 vaccines, tests and treatments for their citizens...
13
OCT

Africa Rise and Shine

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR..

*** As Tanzania gears up for elections later this month, opposition parties are hopeful that they will cause an upset and secure a shock victory in the polls...

*** South Africa's health minister has yet again cautioned against people relaxing attitudes towards COVID-19, arguing that a second wave of the virus remains real threat...

In Economics: Australian Stock Exchange-listed resources giant scouring Zimbabwean landscapes to unlock fresh opportunities...
12
OCT

Africa Rise and Shine

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

*** Tributes continue to pour in for renowned South African human rights lawyer, Priscilla Jana...

*** The World Food Programme in celebration mode after being awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas...

In Economics: Mozambique's Strategic and Performance Office plans to increase its tariffs by 10 per cent next year.
06
OCT

Africa Rise and Shine

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

*** African National Congress President Cyril Ramaphosa has lauded the recent work done by different law enforcement agencies...

*** After more than 30 years of fighting, leaders of nine rebel groups and the Sudan government, sign a historic peace agreement...

In Economics: The Zambian government issues the first-ever small-scale gold exploration licence as it solidifies its commitment in prioritising community participation in mining...
05
OCT

Africa Rise and Shine

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

*** Efforts to jump-start South Africa's economy after an unprecedented economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic are set to feature prominently on the agenda of the ruling party's Lekgotla...

*** Kenyan President asserts that Africa's biggest asset is the potential held by its youthful population and not its natural resources...

In Economics: Costa Rica's president says he will withdraw a contentious austerity proposal aimed at helping the government secure a major loan from the IMF, after four days of protests...

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