Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

** Security forces have been deployed in Gabon's capital Libreville following an attempted coup in the countrty..................

** Amnesty International says more than forty people have been killed over the past three weeks in the Sudan................

** and....... the United Nations says it urgently needs four-hundred-and-thirty-million US Dollars to save the lives of millions of people.........

** in business news........World Bank's Chief Executive Officer, Kristalina Georgieva, will serve as interim president when the bank's President, Jim Yong Kim, leaves at the beginning of February...

** and in sports news........South Africa and Egypt are waiting with bated breath for the AFCON announcement....