Africa Midday

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** Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially opened the Sixth Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development .........

** The South African government has admitted that lies have been used in the past in order to obtain a surveillance order against certain individuals ......

** and........ Congressional leadership in the United States has pushed back at a request from the White House for 2.5 billion dollars in funding to fight the coronavirus .........

In business news....... Public sector union, NEHAWU says South Africa's Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's announcement to freeze public sector wage increases would be tantamount to a declaration of war ......

** and in sports news.......... South Africa and Australia will meet at Newlands Cricket Ground this evening in a series deciding T20 international .......