The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes
Are the attacks in Soweto xenophonic?01/23/15
Stephen spoke to Yusuf Olusu Commercial Ache Somali Embassy on recent Soweto Xenophobic attacks; Lindiwe Zulu Minister of Small Medium Enterprises on the possible regulation of foreign owned spaza shops; and Mark Schoeman Researcher at the SAIIA’s...
Stephen spoke to Gia Nicolaides EWN Reporter on the latest protests in Soweto; Dr Lance Nawa father of the disabled teen denied university access and Robert Matsaneng Software Developer who developed an App that calculates a lobola price.
Vavi on Guptagate
Stephen spoke to Zwelinzima Vavi Cosatu Secretary General about the findings in the Guptagate scandal; Alex Eliseev EWN Reporter on the top cop who was arrested and Bruce Whitfield Money Show host on the latest from Davos and the World Economic Forum.
The state of SAPS
Stephen spoke to Johan Burger Researcher at the Institute of Security Studies who spoke about the state of state security and its divisions; Julian Rademeyer Editor Africa Check on the validity of the images circulating of the Nigeria bombings and...
DA win ConCourt ruling on SMS
Stephen spoke to Mmusi Maimane DA National Spokesperson and Zizi Kodwa ANC Spokesperson regarding the Concourt ruling on the DA’s election SMS campaign which accused Zuma of wrong doing regarding Nkandla and Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize Deputy Minister of...
Illegal miner shoot at Metro cops
Stephen spoke to Wilfred Kgasago Ekurhuleni Metro Police spokesperson about the Illegal miners who shot at Metro police; Joe Seoka Bishop of the Anglican Church in Pretoria talked about establishing 16 August as Marikana Day and Kevin Momberg...
ETolls and Eskom
Stephen spoke to Musi Maimane DA Parliamentary leader about the DA’s stance on EFF planning to disrupt parliament; Mia Lindeque EWN Reporter gave the latest on the Etoll Review Committee Press briefing and Chris Yelland Energy Analyst on the Eskom...
EFF to disrupt parliament
Stephen spoke to to Fana Mokoena Acting Spokesperson for the EFF on plans to disrupt the opening of parliament; Kayum Ahmed SAHRC CEO spoke about the rise in online hate speech complaints and Dr Thabo Ditsele Senior Lecturer at TUT talked on the Bible...
Matric Cheats to be banned
Ray spoke to Elijah Mhlanga Acting Director of Communications Department of Basic Education about the possible banning of Matric students who cheated during exams; Wilmot James DA Shadow Minister of Health spoke on the drunk driver prosecution caused...
Dramat Hawks Drama
Ray spoke to Francis Antonie, director at the Helen Suzman Foundation about the organisation going to court over Anwa Dramat’s suspension as Hawks Boss; Darryll Thomas JRA Head of Mobility spoke about the repairing and replacing of traffic lights and...
ANC celebrates 103rd anniversary
EWN France Correspondent Elaine Cobbe spoke to Katy about the Charlie Hedbo massacre and the search for the people responsible. ANC NEC member Nomvula Makonyane spoke to Katy about the ANC’s 103rd anniversary and how far it has come.
Freedom of expression and the ridicule of the sacred
Raymond Louw from the Freedom of Expression Institute was on the radio to speak about freedom of speech and the ridicule of the sacred in relation to the Charlie Hebdo Massacre. Arthur Goldstuck spoke to Ray White about Whatsapp having over 100...
Regulating news media sites
Anton Harber, Chair of the Freedom of Expression Institute was on the radio to speak about whether hate speech and bigotry should be regulated online. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi spoke to Ray White about independent schools that got less than...
Matriculants Options and Petrol Down
University of Johannesburg registrar Prof Kinta Burger spoke about acceptance pre requisites for matriculants and Unisa’s Dr Ramudungoane Tabane looked at the different options for them. Christa Tevitz spoke about the death of her child after surgery....
An EWN exclusive as Govan Whittles reported on the suspension of a Hawks Gauteng executive. Dr Krisela Steyn Associate Director at the Chronic Diseases Initiative in Africa spoke about how not every obese person is at risk of heart disease. Gus...
Eskom under pressure
Koketso talked to Eskom about the grid, looked at Matric pressure and found out more about the removal of immigrants from the Central Methodist Church.
How to bring the new year in.
EWN Reporters Chanel September and Emily Corke were on the radio to give Koketso a gig guide to bring IN the new year. Ann Oberholzer, the CEO of the IEB spoke about the Matric results and Koketso spoke to a number of matriculants who did very well...
2014 matric results briefing
EWN’s Thando Kubeka spoke to Koketso about the South African Institute of Race Relations’ report which indicates that Gauteng is the best place to live and work in the country. Samson Omale, EWN Nigeria reporter spoke about the life and times of...
2014 Parliamentary awards
Gilberto Martins, RTMC COO spoke to Koketso about the carnage on SA’s roads over the Christmas period while Robert Mulaudi spoke about there being possible floods in Johannesburg this week. Andisiwe Makinana from the City Press also spoke about the...
Midday Producers Report.
Ray spoke to show producers looking at their highlights and big stories of the year.
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