DA gets their hands on spy tapes08/29/14
John spoke to Professor Kathy Govender Constitutional Law expert at the University of Kwazulu Natal about the DA winning a court bid to get their hands on the spy tapes and whether this is a cause to celebrate.
School closure cause for concern
John spoke to Angie Moshekga Minister of Basic Education about how the Department of Basic Education plans to deal with the closure of more than 54 schools in Kuruman which has affected more than 17 000 students.
Launch of Tourism Month
John spoke to Thulani Nzima CEO of SA Tourism about the launch of tourism month in South Africa and how the country is performing in terms of attracting tourists to the country.
How the ad hoc committee should deal with the Public Protector’s report
John spoke to Professor Pierre de Vos, Constitutional Law Expert from the University of Cape Town, about the work of the ad hoc committee and how it should deal with the Public Protector’s report and the weight of the Public Protector’s...
Zuma’s tenure as president marred in controversy
John spoke to Professor Shadrack Gutto Director at the Centre for African Renaissance Studies about Zuma’s tenure as president and whether it is time for him to step down.
EFF causes havoc in Parliament
Professor Richard Calland, associate Professor in Public Law at the University of Cape Town, spoke to John about what happened in Parliament yesterday and what this means for the institutions of democracy.
Health insurance vs Medical aid
Alex van den Heeven, health economist at Wits University and Steph Bester, CEO at The Unlimited Group, discussed with John whether the design, marketing and sale of health insurance policies do not undermine the social solidarity principles in medical...
The relationship between religion and state
President Obama’s spiritual Advisor Jim Wallis is in the country and spoke to John about various issues such as his thoughts about racism in America following the unrest at Ferguson, Missuori. He also spoke about the relationship between religion and...
Health and safety in the construction industry
John spoke to Professor John Smallwood, head of the Department of Construction Management, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University about the problems the construction industry has been dealing with in regards to health and safety and more specifically,...
Downgrading of Capitec Bank
John spoke to Gerrie Fourie, CEO of Capitec Bank Limited, about Moody’s downgrading Capitec Bank. Gerrie spoke to John on how this downgrading will affect the bank.
Adv. Madonsela responds to President Zuma’s Inkandla response
President Jacob Zuma has submitted his full Nkandla response to Parliament and has requested that the minister of police be the authority in determining his liability for the Nkandla upgrade costs. The Public Protector spoke to John about what this...
The state of mining
John spoke to Mike Teke, President of the South African Chamber of Mines, about their third annual conference which is taking place around the commemoration of the Marikana massacre. The industry is under pressure about its compliance with the Mining...
Overcoming stammering through the McGuire programme
Mohammed has been struggling with stammering and has joined the McGuire Programme which is helping him overcome stammering. He spoke to John about his experience and how he is recovering.
Religious intolerance in the 21st century
John spoke to Father Michael Lapsley, director at the Institute for Healing of Memories, about the high increase of religious intolerance and how religion seems to being the centre of many conflicts.
Prosecution against three NPA senior officials
Glynnis Breytenbach, former Senior Prosecutor and DA MP, spoke to John about the criminal charges that have been laid against three National Prosecuting Authority senior officials and whether there is a Zuma and Zille camp within the NPA.
Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko
Redi spoke to Minister of Police Nkosinathi Nhleko about the spike in crimes targeting children and the elderly. They also discussed shaping up the embattled Police Service to fight crime, cleaning up the image of the police, and the role of policing...
Redi spoke to Professor Mahlo Mokgalong, Vice Chancellor and Principal of Medunsa, and Gwebinkundla Qonde, Director General in the Department of Higher Education about the closure of the Medunsa campus by the university’s executive management...
Tremors and aftershocks felt in South Africa
Redi spoke to Dr Musa Manzi Geo-Physicist at the University of the Witwatersrand, about the 5.5magnatude earthquake which hit South Africa Yesterday.
Age restriction to be introduced for Initiates
Redi spoke to Obed Bapela Deputy Minister Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, about the department revealing an age restriction of 16 years for cultural initiation .
Task team appointed by Department of Basic Education
Redi spoke to Mary Metcalfe Honorary visiting Professor at Wits University about the task team appointed by the Department of Basic Education to look at ways of improving Matric results and making Math mathematics a priority at schools
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