Africa Midday

CHANNEL AFRICA  |  Podcast , ±57 min episodes every 2 days  | 
*South Africa's crime crisis likened  to a low-intensity civil war
*The government in Sudan and two rebel movements sign a peace declaration ahead of planned peace talks
*And Tunisia gears up for its highly  anticipated presidential election on Sunday
*In business news: The World Bank approves a 450-million-US-dollar loan to Tanzania
*And in sports news: Caster Semenya and Sunette Viljoen to receive  gold and silver medals  eight years late

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03
DEC

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON (SHOW) AT THIS HOUR

** Nigeria witnessed another mass burial of victims of terror attacks following the gruesome killing of farmers on their rice field by Boko Haram in Borno State ...

** The government of Ethiopia says that one of the top members of the Tigray People Liberation Front has surrendered ....

In business news.......The Commission of Inquiry into South Africa's State Capture is again hearing evidence related to the Estina dairy farm project in Vrede in the Free State province ...
02
DEC

Africa Midday

****The Ethiopian government has announced that Tigray's regional capital, Mekelle, is in firm control of government troops.....

****Kenyan healthcare workers to down tools next Monday.....

AND

****South Africa said to have the largest antiretroviral therapy programme in the world and has seen a significant reduction in mortality and HIV transmission as a result.....



And in Sport..........Namibia national under 20 football team coach has named his final squad of 20 players for the COSAFA Qualifiers........................................
30
NOV

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR...

*** Fresh fighting erupts in South Sudan, between armed forces loyal to Vice-President, Riek Machar and troops supporting President Salva Kiir...

*** Hope fades for 40 informal gold miners trapped in a collapsed mine in Zimbabwe for more than 48 hours after rescue operations were stalled due to flooding...

In Economics: Namibia's Ministry of Finance announces that it will speed up undisputed Value Added Tax refunds to within three months, from February next year...

And in Sport: It was mixed fortunes for Nigeria's representative in the CAF Champions League, this past weekend...
25
NOV

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON (SHOW) AT THIS HOUR

** Mozambique and Malawi have met and analysed the defence and security situation affecting both countries ...

** Hundreds of illegal immigrants entering South Africa through the Beitbridge border fence outside Musina, in Limpopo, have been pushed back into Zimbabwe by the army and police....

In business news....... South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned the violence and vandalism affecting the road freight industry ...

In sport news.......Mohamed Salah is back in training and is available for selection for Liverpool after registering a negative test for COVID-19.
24
NOV

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON (SHOW) AT THIS HOUR

** Hospital workers in Cameroon say they are in search of 60 percent of the officially registered 750-thousand people living with AIDS in the central African state ...

** Concerns that climate change could be delaying rains in Zimbabwe that were predicted to be above normal between October to December this year ....

In business news....Former president of the Black Management Forum Bonang Mohale says the South African government must find more innovative ways of putting the economy back on track.

In sport news........The nation continue to pay tribute to former Bafana Bafana defender Anele Ngcongca following his death in a car accident on Monday morning.
19
NOV

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON (SHOW) AT THIS HOUR

** Fraud and money laundering suspects Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and wife Mary have yet to appear before the Lilongwe Magistrates Court for their bail application following their arrest on Wednesday morning ...

** At least 100 students at a school in Matabeleland North have tested positive to COVID-19 forcing government to close schools. ....

In business news....... The South African Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee is widely expected to keep the repo rate unchanged at the historic low of three-point-five-zero per cent when it announces its decision this afternoon ...

In sport news .......Zambia's Tisilile Lungu and Jessica Wade from South Africa will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Spain next year....
16
NOV

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON (SHOW) AT THIS HOUR

** Zambians have continued to debate their current President, Edgar Lungu's, eligibility to contest election in 2021 after being voted in office for a second time. ...

** Political parties have reacted with shock to the news that self-proclaimed prophet Shepard Bushiri has absconded from South Africa to his homeland Malawi ....

In business news.......Fifteen countries have formed the world's largest trading bloc, covering nearly a third of the global economy ...

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