Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

*** The body of the former Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, to lie in state at Rufaro stadium in the capital Harare....

...South Sudan rival leaders agree to form a unity government in November....

** and Western Kenya to launch a pilot test for a malaria vaccine ... .

*****In business news...Zimbabwe's Finance Minister, Mthuli Ncube establishes a Monetary Policy Committee, in a bid to stabilise an economy in freefall.....
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** And in sports news..........South Africas cricket team ..the Proteas receive warm reception in India's DHARAMSHALA.......