The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes
Spy tapes ruling and Brad makes his angel a wife08/29/14
EWN Reporters Gaye Davis and Alex Eliseev looked at the Nkandla Adhoc Committee and the Thuli Madonsela vs ANC saga respectively. Lawson Naidoo from CASEC spoke about the ruling regarding the spy tapes. Richard Pike, CEO at AdCorp spoke about the...
Water tariffs could go low and spy tapes case rises again
Acting Deputy-General at the Department of Water and Sanitation Trevor Balzer spoke about the need for generic water tariffs. Andrew Feinstein spoke about the challenges regarding the arms deal and why they decided to stop pursuing it. EWN Africa...
Eskom to see dark days and Parly sheds light on EFF
Archbishop Thabo Mokgoba of the Anglican Church spoke about the relationship between the ANC and the Public Protector. Carol Paton from Business Day spoke about issues facing Eskom. EWN Gaye Davis reported from Parliament on what is to be done with...
No recession and Madonsela vs ANC
EWN Reporter Gaye Davis reported from the security clusters briefing regarding the ANC vs Thuli Madonsela Nkandla debacle, and political analysts Ralph Mathekga and Ebrahim Fakir gave comment. Dr Shingai Mutambirwa, head of Urology at Medunsa spoke...
Public Protector made a joke and high school rugby too serious
ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa spoke about the role of the Public Protector regarding payment of the Nkandla money. Nkosinathi Biko, son of Steve Biko spoke about the late film director Richard Attenborough who directed a film about Steve Biko. Dr Vaughn...
EFF Mis-behaviour and new Bafana Bafana
The EFF behaviour in the national assembly was debated, with ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa, EFF leader Julius Malema, analyst Prof Stephen Friedman and EWN reporter Govan Whittles. Soccer analyst David Kekana spoke about the all new Bafana squad. Cosatu...
Joburg unveils Art Week and painting the future of the ANC Youth League
Prof Ruth Hall, Associate Professor at the University of the Western Cape spoke about land claims and misleading information by Jacob Zuma. Molemo Moiloa, director of Visual Arts Network SA spoke about the very first Art Week Johannesburg. NUM General...
Ebola Update and Generations heartbreak
Department of Justice spokesperson Adv Mthunzi Mhaga poke about the criminals that escaped from court and how the security procedure are. Department of Labour’s Deputy Director General for Inspection Services Thabile Lamati spoke about the collapsed...
Teen Joins F1 and Gautrain Leakage Unavoidable.
Hendrik Verwoerd, F1 correspondent spoke about the teen who is joining the F1 from next year as a driver. Former Generations actress Sonia Sedibe who left because of pay dispute spoke about the current strike and firing of talent. Principal in Markey...
Zuma breaks school promise and Generations deal breaker
Basic Education spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga spoke about the broken promise from Jacob Zuma regarding schools in the Eastern Cape. Deprose Muchena, Director of Amnesty International Southern Africa shared comments that Robert Mugabe becoming chair of...
Zuma on Nkandla, and the Zuma Spy Tapes
Stephen spoke to constitutional law expert Professor Shadrack Gutto regarding President Zuma’s response to Nkandla, and Charl Du Plessis, Legal Reporter at City Press, for the latest on the Zuma spy tapes.
Spy lies to be probed
Stephen spoke to Brian Dube spokesperson for the State Security Ministry about the investigation into rouge intelligence agents within the state security and he also spoke to Troy Martens spokesperson for the Minister of Basic Education on teachers...
Mining summit, housing subsidies
Stephen spoke to Govan Whittles EWN Reporter on the latest from the Mining Lekgotla and he also spoke to Ndivhuwo Mabaya Human Settlement’s Spokesperson regarding a call by Minister Lindiwe Sisulu who has expressed concern over high cost of housing...
Zimbabweans get new dispensation, remembering Robin Williams
Stephen spoke to Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba regarding the new dispensation for Zimbabweans living in the country and to comedian John Vlismas who paid tribute to US comedian Robin Williams who died.
Cyril Ramaphosa at the Marikana Commission, and African Bank
Stephen spoke to EWN’s Gia Nicolaides who gave the latest on the Marikana Commission testimony by Cyril Ramaphosa, and he spoke to Hlengani Mathebula, SA Reserve Bank Strategic Communications Manager about African Bank being put into curatorship.
Abathembu King Buyelekhaya, Numsa Symposium and the Oscar Trial
Stephen spoke to Prince Sganeko Dalinyebo about the decision reached by the Abathembu regarding the letter written by Jacob Zuma asking for the King to step down. The Midday Report also covered the Numsa symposium and had the latest on the Oscar...
ANCWL Wants More Leader Representation and Scrabble adds More “Cool”...
EWN Reporter Barry Bateman reported on the white Pretoria University students who partied with faces painted in black and bums padded, and then caused twitter controversy. Lexicographer Lorna Hiles spoke about the new additions to words used in the...
Gauteng Schools To Merge & Earth Tremor Felt In SA.
An earth tremor swept across the country during the show and Stephen tookalls and spoke to Seismologist Dr Andre Kijko. Energy Expert Chris Yelland spoke about cabinet plans to break up Eskom. Dave Harris, a businessman starting a union for people...
Tim Noakes Diet, and Joburg SA’s Best Rental City
Dr Anthony Dalby spoke about the Tim Noakes diet and why it won’t work. Michelle Dickens, MD at Tenant Profile Network shared research suggesting that Joburg is most preferred for rentals in SA. Yusuf Abramjee celebrated Lead SA’s 4th year with us....
Tshwane Bets on New Casino & SA Gamble on Ebola
Breaking news at the start of the show was the threat that 6 people presented with symptoms suggestive of Ebola virus. Executive Director at National Institute for communicable diseases Prof Shabir Mahdi spoke to Nikiwe. Colonel Thandi Mbambo,...
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