18 Mar Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR
** Mental healthcare institutions in South Africa are disappointed that people living with mental illness will not be allowed to vote in the May 8 national elections..................

** Kaduna State in Nigeria's North Central region has again witnessed another spate of avoidable deaths from unabated killings...................

** and..............there has been an influx of refugees from the Central African Republic after several armed militias rejected the president's new cabinet................

** in business news............Energy experts say the power supply interruption from Cahora Bassa in Mozambique is not the main cause for the rolling blackouts currently taking place in South Africa...........

** and in sports news...............South Africa completed a 5-0 whitewash over Sri Lanka in the One Day International series......................
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