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A look at big issues and #ChangeMakers in South Africa and the world.

A look at big issues and #ChangeMakers in South Africa and the world.
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South Africa

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A look at big issues and #ChangeMakers in South Africa and the world.

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@zahidjadwat

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English

Contact:

0782024161


Episodes

BLF Deputy President Zanele Lwana on The Special Focus

12/5/2019
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The Black First Land First movement's Deputy President, Zanele Lwana, spoke to Zahid Jadwat on The Special Focus. Catch the show every Thursday afternoon between 15h00 & 16h00 on Salaamedia. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:23:56

SAA crisis from a union perspective

12/5/2019
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Zahid Jadwat speaks to NUMSA spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi-Majola to get the union's perspective on the SAA crisis. Catch #TheSpecialFocus live on Salaamedia every Thursday afternoon between 15h00 & 16h00. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:11:38

#TheSpecialFocus: Is the DA in crisis?

10/27/2019
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In this week's episode of #TheSpecialFocus, Zahid Jadwat spoke to analyst Hermann Pretorius to discuss the so-called 'crisis' that has erupted following senior member's resignations this week. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:31:19

#TheSpecialFocus: Eskom admits to inadequate maintenance on its power plants

10/26/2019
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In this week's episode of #TheSpecialFocus, Zahid Jadwat spoke to Eskom's Deputy Spokesperson Ms Dikatso Mothae to interrogate the nightmare that is loadshedding. Listen as Ms Dikatso elaborates on the "9-point plan" and how the embattled power utility is recovering funds lost through state capture. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:13:56

#TheSpecialFocus: Exclusive interview with Honorable MP, Ganief Hendricks

10/19/2019
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Zahid Jadwat speaks to member of parliament and leader of the Al-Jamah Party, the Honorable Ganief Hendricks. From sleeping under the kitchen to taking South Africa's first Islamic party to parliament, Hendricks speaks about his life and the role of Muslims in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa's leadership and much more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:33:15

#TheSpecialFocus: Are boycotts effective?

10/4/2019
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Zahid Jadwat speaks to Muhammed Desai about boycott campaigns and the main question is: "are boycotts effective?" Desai is the Director of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions South (BDSSA). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:14:37

#TheSpecialFocus: Nasheed artist Waleed Bata

9/19/2019
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South African Nasheed artist Waleed Bata speaks to Zāhid Jadwat about his life, career and the nasheed industry in general. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:18:55

#TheSpecialFocus: Why has the old flag been banned?

9/7/2019
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Zahid Jadwat speaks to Hermann Pretorius about the recent ban on the display of the old flag by the Equality Court. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:19:08

#TheWeeklyRewind | 01 Sep 2019

9/1/2019
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This week was a busy week in the newsroom. In this week's edition of #TheWeeklyRewind, Zahid Jadwat unpacks the latest on Gavin Watson, VBS Mutual Bank and PP Busisiwe Mkhwebane. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:10:07

The Weekly Rewind

8/25/2019
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A weekly soundbite summarizing the week's headlines with Zahid Jadwat. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:07:19

Azhar Vadi - Humanitarian journalist and co-founder of Salaamedia

8/23/2019
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South African humanitarian journalist and co-founder of Salaamedia, Azhar Vadi, speaks to Zahid Jadwat on #TheSpecialFocus. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:31:35

"No holocaust can repeat itself" - Mihriban Memet on Uyghur persecution

8/2/2019
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China's secret has been exposed - that is the persecution of Uyghur Muslims in re-education schools also known as 'detention camps'. Host: Zāhid Jadwat Guest: Mihriban Memet - a Uyghur Human Rights activist --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:16:02

SPECIAL FOCUS: The Balloon Foundation

7/10/2019
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In this week's edition of Special Focus, we turn the focus onto The Balloon Foundation and what they're doing. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:33:28

SPECIAL FOCUS: Drug abuse in South Africa

6/22/2019
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Drug abuse is a major issue in society. According to Zakaria Murchie of the Darul Ihsaan Humanitarian Centre, education is a proactive approach to combating the scourge. Listen to find out more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:25:34

SPECIAL FOCUS: What is happening in Sudan? Dr Ehab Lithey explains

6/17/2019
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Protests in Sudan lead to Omar al-Bashir letting go of power after a turbulent 30 year reign. But, militants have crushed the country's hopes of prosperity just when it was about to begin. Sound credits: The Guardian --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:20:14

SPECIAL FOCUS: Raheema Kaka - founder of Miles of Smiles

6/11/2019
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Speaking to the founder of yet another youth-led charity organisation, Ms Raheema Kaka. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:13:01

SPECIAL FOCUS: Ernst Van Zyl speaking about AfriForum's warning to seize EFF assets

6/5/2019
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AfriForum has warned that they will seize EFF assets regarding their failure to pay costs as instructed by court orders made against them. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:08:12

SPECIAL FOCUS: Yumna Patel - Founder of Project O

6/2/2019
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Speaking to Yumna Patel about Project O and how they're serving an underprivileged community in Johannesburg. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:23:06

SPECIAL FOCUS: Irfaan Mangera on the role of youth activism

5/28/2019
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Speaking to Irfaan Mangera on the role of youth activism and his journey through activism. He is the national secretary of the Muslim Students Association (MSA) as well as the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation's Youth Activism Programme education, training and information officer. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:20:03

SPECIAL FOCUS: Interview with a South African living in Russia

5/23/2019
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In this interview, I spoke to a South African living in St Petersburg, Russia. Listen as he unpacks the differences between the two countries, how he's loving it on that end of the world and why is he different from other expats in his choice for emigration. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-special-focus/message

Duration:00:30:14