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AUG

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

** Sudan's main opposition coalition and the ruling military council on Saturday signed a final power-sharing deal.................

** A Climate and Food Vulnerability Index published this month by Christian Aid has placed Malawi in the top 10 of countries vulnerable to pangs of hunger this year...................

** and........dozens of people are still missing in Sierra Leone following torrential rains that hit the capital -Free town the beginnng of this month..................

in business news........ Zimbabwe to borrow one-point-nine billion US Dollars from the G7 to clear debts..................

** and in sports news...........Springboks trim squad ahead of pre-World Cup camp..............
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AUG

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

** Zimbabwe's High Court has upheld the police ban on the opposition demonstrations planned for today..................

** Tanzania and South Africa have launched a plan to transform the tourism sectors of both countries after talks at the state house in Dar es Salaam..................

** and........a Malawi court has convicted and sentenced three people to death for killing a person with albinism..................

in business news........ an investigation into sexual harassment at garment factories in Lesotho has found that women producing jeans for American brands have been forced to sleep with their managers...................

** and in sports news...........the task team to recommend bafana bafana coach will meet next week.............
14
AUG

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

** Zimbabwe could face a new outbreak of violence and unrest after the main opposition party unveiled plans for fresh rallies and strike action starting on Friday...................

** Medical doctors in DRC say two Ebola patients treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma, have been declared cured...................

** and....... the President of the United Nations Environment Assembly says transformative change is needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.................

in business news........Mkango Resources has discovered 17 rare earth minerals in Phalombe district in Malawi including four that are on high demand. .................

** and in sports news...........Swys steps down from Springbok coaching team….............
13
AUG

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

** Democratic Republic of Congo's Prime Minister has received lists of people who are to be considered for ministerial positions..................

** President Emmerson Mnangagwa is marking his first year in office as the elected leader of Zimbabwe...................

** and.......it is Women's Month in South Africa.................

** in business news........Israeli billionaire, Beny Steinmetz and two colleagues to go on trial in Switzerland for allegedly paying ten million US Dollars in bribes in Guinea to win mining licences...

** and in sports news...........The Commonwealth Games Federation has announced that Birmingham 2022 is set to have the largest ever female and para sport programme in history......
12
AUG

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

**Four-hundred lawyers in Sudan and South Sudan, have filed a petition at Sudan's Constitutional Court, seeking to reunite the two countries..............

**Security remains tight in Indian-administered Kashmir.................

** and.......over 15 African Americans have arrived in Zambia for a week-long tour as they trace back their roots to that country after the end of slave trade 400 years ago.................

in business news........Zimbabwe secures two loans worth more than 42 million US Dollars from India to boost the generation of electricity in the country...

** and in sports news...........Victorious Springboks arrived back home from Argentina.............
08
AUG

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

** A South African Judge has granted President Cyril Ramaphosa his application to stay implementation of Public Protector's orders.................

** The Sustainable Development Goals Sub-Regional Centre for Southern Africa has been launched in Lusaka Zambia.................

** and........the United States government has called on all African countries to cooperate and partner in fighting illicit drug trafficking and terrorism on the continent...........................

** in business news........The African Development Bank has approved a 98-million-US-dollar financial package for Ethiopia for a road transport corridor project to neighbouring Djibouti...

** and in sports news...........Banyana Banyana coach has urged her charges to be on top of their game against Zimbabwe today...
07
AUG

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

** In South Sudan at least twenty-four people have been killed and more than forty-five-thousand others have abandoned their homes.................

** Women around Cape Town have gathered at the Artscape Theatre to share their stories, struggles and hardships.................

** and........Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe remains hospitalised in Singapore where he has been receiving medical care for four months...........................

** in business news........Moody's warns South Africa's power utility, Eskom would need external support to deal with its worsening financial position....

** and in sports news...........Mamelodi Sundowns Coach Pitso Mosimane is concern with the CAF rules................
06
AUG

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

** Experts in the food and agriculture sector in Africa have expressed their concerns over growing food insecurity on the continent.................

** Zimbabweans are currently debating the marriages bill, which seeks to replace two 1918 marriage laws that are not in harmony with the 2013 constitution.................

** and........studies have indicated that only seven percent of South African children are secured in car seats when travelling in a vehicle...........................

** in business news........ Egypt receives the final two-billion-US-dollar tranche of its International Monetary Fund loan....

** and in sports news...........South Africa wrapped up the group stages of the Cosafa Cup with a big victory..............
02
AUG

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

** Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo opposition leader Ossufo Momade have signed a landmark agreement aimed at formally ending decades of military hostilities.................

** The United Kingdom has provided about four-hundred-and-seventy-eight-thousand to UNICEF for Ebola preparedness and prevention work in Malawi..................

** and........today is International Beer Day...........................

** in business news........ The government of Mozambique is suing the boss of a shipbuilding firm at the centre of the country's two-billion-US-dollar debt scandal for fraud.................

** and in sports news...........Stuart Baxter resigns as head coach of Bafana Bafana...............
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JUL

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

** Sudanese protest leaders have cancelled planned talks with the country's ruling generals following the killing of at least five school children .....................

** The United Nations Secretary-General is disheartened at the increasing level of grave violations committed against children..................

** and........the House of Traditional Leaders in South Africa's Eastern Cape Province, has rejected calls by women to be involved in the initiation process of young boys..........................

** in business news........ South Africa's Gauteng Provincial Government is confident a solution to the payment impasse of the controversial E-toll system will be found soon...

** and in sports news...........Banyana banyana coach has urged her charges to raise their perfomance level in their COSAFA title defence....................

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