22 Mar Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

** The United Nations says there are dire conditions in vast areas of southern Africa in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai as heavy rains continue to cause massive destruction in the region. Today is Human Rights Day in South Africa...................

** The United States has slapped sanctions on three senior officials from the election commission that oversaw the controversial election in the Democratic Republic of Congo late last year..................

** and.............a South African bottling plant has managed to reduce its waste water by over 60%, saving more than 90 million litres of municipal water in the past two years...........

** in business news............South Sudan makes a record 27-point-6 million US Dollars in commercial risk insurance cover..................

** and in sports news...............Court of Arbitration for Sport delays Semenya verdict until April….............
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