Africa Midday

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA MIDDAY AT THIS HOUR

** South Africa's Chief Justice delivered a hard-hitting speech at the Nelson Mandela Lecture over the weekend.............

** Media practioners SADC and East Africa are not happy with proposals by their governments on the regulation of the media...........

** and........Sixteen innovators from across sub-Saharan Africa have been shortlisted for the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation.........

in business news........ Zimbabwe is forced to re-visit its 2020 national budget following some understatement of Chinese aid by more than 100 million US Dollars.................

** and in sports news...........South African Under-23 men's national team arrived back home to a low-key reception from Egypt......