EFF storms Legislature07/23/14
John spoke to Uhuru Moiloa Gauteng Deputy Speaker of the Legislature about the protest at the Legislature and the violence that broke out during the handing over of Memorandum by EFF EFF responds to accusations of violence John spoke to Mgcini...
Amplats to sell mines
John spoke to Michael Kavanagh Metals and Mining Analyst at Noah Capital Markets about what the sale of Amplats means for the platinum sector, economy and jobs.
Unlocking the economic potential
John spoke to Edna Molewa Minister of Environmental Affairs about the launch of Operation Phakisa which aims to exploit South Africa’s ocean economy which may create a million jobs.
No facts supporting mismanagement in the arms deal
John spoke to author and Paul Holden anti arms deal activist whose book Devil in the Detail was used by Paul Hoffman during cross examining of former President Thabo Mbeki.
Malaysian plane downed over Ukraine
Radio Amsterdam’s Arne Doornebal spoke to John regarding the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which crashed in the Ukraine - the majority of the passengers killed were from the Netherlands.
John spoke to Arthur Lenk, Israeli Ambassador to South Africa, about the Israeli-Palestine conflict and how this may affect Israeli’s relations with South Africa. He also spoke to Omar Barghouti, human rights activist and founding member of the...
Criticism towards Madonsela
John spoke to Michael Masutha Minister of Justice and Correctional Services about his comments yesterday ahead of the budget vote that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s reluctance to refer cases to other agencies is problematic.
Proposed retirement reforms
John spoke to Ismali Momoniat Deputy DG tax financial sector policy at the National Treasury to clarify on the proposed reforms which will make it mandatory to save for retirement.
SABC still in limbo
John spoke to Kate Skinner, Working Group Member of the SOS Support Public Broadcasting Campaign, to explain what is going on at the SABC and how the appointment process needs to be handled.
John spoke to Bonang Mohale Chairman of Shell SA and Treasure the Karoo’s Jeanie LeRoux about the progress in the exploration for shale gas.
Parole on the cards for Eugene de Kock
John spoke to Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza SC, Lawyer and former TRC Commissioner to comment on the possible parole release of former death squad commander Eugene de Kock.
NUM - a wounded giant in mining
John spoke to Frans Baleni General Secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers about Numsa trying to regain lost ground and reassert its relevance in the mining sector.
Dumping of EU poultry products
John spoke to David Wolpert CEO of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters and Kevin Lovell CEO of the SA Poultry Association about preliminary findings by the Trade and Administration Commission that dumping of poultry products has been...
Home Affairs Defends New Regulations
John spoke to Mkuseli Apleni, Director General of the Department of Home Affairs, about controversial new immigration regulations.
State of the EFF
John spoke to EFF Leader Julius Malema about the removal of EFF Members from the Gauteng Provincial Legislature on Tuesday for wearing red overalls bearing party slogans .
Nhlanhla Nene, Minister of Finance
John spoke to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Neneabout how the Treasury intends to grow the economy. John asked which policies and programmes would be prioritised to turn things around .
Cable Theft Concern
John spoke to Neren Rau, CEO of the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry about the extent of cable theft, and about solutions to cut down rate of cable theft.
State of Syria and Iraq
John spoke to Dr Roxanne Farmanfarmaian, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge, about the seizure of parts of Northern and Western Iraq by ISIS.
John spoke to Karl Cloete, Deputy General Secretary of NUMSA and Gerhard Papenfus, CEO of the National Employers Association of SA about the metal workers strike.
Gauteng Premier State of the Province Address
John spoke to David Makhura Gauteng Premier about the State of the Province Address he gave last week which highlighted his approach to solving the impact of the e-tolls.
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