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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** Zambia's Ministry of Health has continued to receive donor support despite the concerns of financial misuse and high Covid 19 debt being raised...

** Hundreds of Cameroonians have marched in the capital Yaounde to protest this weeks abductions of civilians and murder of three village chiefs by suspected rebels ....

** And...... Just ten countries have administered 75 percent of all COVID-19 vaccines globally

In Economics:.A report by professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers says Nigeria is losing 750 million US dollars annually to gas flaring...

In Sport....Naomi Osaka ends Serena Williams's record bid...
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TOP STORIES ON (SHOW) AT THIS HOUR

** Zimbabwe's COVID-19 vaccination program will start tomorrow ...

** A female political leader in Zambia says it is wrong for certain positions or quarters to be reserved for women as a way of gender balancing ....

** And...... Covid-19 health and safety protocols remain a major challenge at border posts linking South Africa and Botswana

In Sport: Former Proteas Skipper Faf Du Plessis calls time on test cricket career
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR...

*** Zimbabweans have commemorated the life of the late Morgan Tsvangirai who died three years ago...

*** Political differences between Kenya's President and his Deputy came to the fore at a political rally Kenyatta dared William Ruto and his allies to resign if they are not satisfied with the current administration...

In Economics: Air Namibia placed into voluntary liquidation...

And in Sport: Rafael Nadal storms into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open...
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR...

**** Zimbabweas government declares its bad roads a national disaster in a bid to speed up repairs countrywide.....

**** Cameroon observes a week of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation ....

****Anti- government protests erupted across several states of Sudan yesterday over the rising cost of living

In Economic news..................Nigeria has continued its ongoing deployment of 19-thousand Solar Homes Systems, with the inauguration of an 85 Kilowatts Per hour Solar Hybrid Mini-grid in Dakiti, Akko Local Government of Gombe State

And in Sport.....After spending a week in Cameroon, CAF presidential candidate Patrice Motsepe left for Qatar to intensify his campaign at the ongoing Fifa Club World Cup
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR...

**** Head of the United Nations refugee agency, Fillipo Grandi finally in Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray, after failing to enter twice.....

****South Africa's Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, says that the roll-out of South Africa's COVID-19 vaccination programme will be tweaked to include an implementation study.

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****The Zambia Revenue Authority issues a clarification on the new restriction of commercial cargo by road through Victoria Falls Border.......

In Economic news.......Malawi's Ministry of Economic Planning says mining would have to play a critical role in helping Malawi realise Malawi 2063.....

And in Sport.......Morocco retains the CHAN title for the second time.
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TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY THIS HOUR..

*** Prosecutors and senators in the DRCongo have reportedly launched new moves against the camp of former President Joseph Kabila...

*** The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority says it has processed ten applications for the use of Ivermectin for the treatment of COVID-19...

In Economics: Oil giant, Shell posts a loss of more than 21-billion-US dollars...

And in Sport: Tennis South Africa gears up for weeks of back-to-back ATP Challenger 80 events...

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