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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02
JUL

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY......

**** South Africans urged not to panic and be alarmed by the rising number of Coronavirus infections in the country........

****Russian voters have overwhelmingly backed a referendum on constitutional changes ....

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****Cameroon's football authorities say they are confident they can complete the infrastructure for hosting the postponed Africa Cup of Nations ..........

In Economic news.........Petroleum product supplier, Astron Energy South Africa is yet to confirm reports of fatalities after an explosion at its Milnerton refinery outside Cape Town in the Western Cape province.........
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30
JUN

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY ........

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

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****South Africa's Gauteng Health Department releases a breakdown for COVID-19 figures ,sparking fear that the province will once again become the epicentre........


In Economic news.............The Tax Transparency in Africa report shows that African countries have made great strides in strengthening commitments and capacity to achieve tax transparency and exchange information on illicit fund flows......
25
JUN

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY .....

*****Malawi's opposition presidential candidate Lazarus Chakwera takes an early lead.....

****The ICC begings hearing an appeal against the acquittal of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo on charges of crimes against humanity....


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****The first participants in Africa's first clinical trial for a vaccine against Covid-19 has kicked off as cases of the virus continue to rise .........

In Economic news..... Companies in Kenya close shop and render thousands of employees jobless as the local economy takes a hit due to Covid-19........
23
JUN

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY........

****Libya's High Council of State warns the Egyptian army against a high-stakes military gamble in the conflict-ridden country......

****Cameroon humanitarian and health workers react favourably to calls to declare a COVID-19 ceasefire in the conflict prone English speaking regions.....

**** Malawians head to the polls...

In Economic news..............The East African Trade Network has strongly opposed the proposed Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Kenyan governments.....
18
JUN

Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON (SHOW) AT THIS HOUR

** Coronavirus cases in more than one-hundred refugee camps in Sudan's eighteen states .........

** Zambia rated the 4th most peaceful country in Sub Saharan Africa ......

** and........ Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi says his country wants peace, however they will respond if provoked .........

In business news....... The Lloyd's of London insurance market apologises for their role in the Atlantic slave trade and agrees to fund charities and organisations promoting opportunities for black and ethnic minority groups ......

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