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Your early morning chat - traffic - news fix delivered in a relaxed manner. weekdays from 4 am to 6 am.

Your early morning chat - traffic - news fix delivered in a relaxed manner. weekdays from 4 am to 6 am.

Location:

Cape Town, South Africa

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Your early morning chat - traffic - news fix delivered in a relaxed manner. weekdays from 4 am to 6 am.

Language:

English


Episodes

Listener's Request: Silent Genocide against LGBTI community

5/6/2021
Guest: Frank Gazu | Secretary at Gay And Lesbian Alliance Of South Africa (Glasa) An empasionate call from Thandi highlighted in grave detail the hate crimes committed against the LGBTI community, labelling it a silent genocide - that is not getting enough media attention. The Gay and Lesbian Alliance of South Africa responds. Is it a genocide? What needs to be done? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:26

Covid-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee raises concerns about variant found in India

5/5/2021
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has reassured South Africans that the B.1.617 variant of the covid-19 virus, which is prevalent in India, has not been detected locally. The health department has consulted members of the genomics team, who have intensified their surveillance to ensure the variant could be detected quickly. And has also consulted See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:37

Health: There is a dire shortage of dental practitioners in the public sector

5/5/2021
Of the more than 6 000 registered dentists in the country, fewer than 2 000 of these practice are in the public service sector, despite the public healthcare system servicing majority of the population. Oral health is critical to overall health, but a dire shortage of oral health practitioners in the public health sector means that many people are not getting the oral healthcare services they need. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:44

Fitness with Liezel van der Westhuizen: Test it out Thursday - Should I wear workout gloves

5/5/2021
Those wondering about workout gloves and whether you can not only pull See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:23

Listener's request: NSFAS on student funding

5/5/2021
Guest: Kagiso Mamabolo | Spokesperson at National Student Financial Aid Scheme Kagisho Mamabolo talks us through study programmes that are no longer funded by DHET through NSFAS and gives an update on the progression of funding for this tertiary schooling year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:24

Road to Local Government elections: Billions of taxpayers’ monies unaccounted for by govt departments

5/4/2021
Guest: Mashupye Maserumule | Professor of Public Affairs at Tshwane University The office of the Auditor-General has revealed that about R6.9-billion of taxpayers’ money is unaccounted for by various government departments and other entities of the state over the past two years. Briefing the Portfolio Committee on Social Development on Tuesday, senior officials of the Auditor General’s office referred to a period of “material irregularities” in the 2018 and 2019 financial years. See...

Duration:00:08:33

Finance: Building financial resilience - very few South Africans have an emergency fund.

5/4/2021
Guest: Doret Jooste | CEO of Retail Money Management at FNB The accepted best practice in becoming financially resilient is having emergency savings available that is equal to at least three months’ worth of income or take-home pay. However according to research done by FNB very few of their middle-income customers who earn between R15 000 and R42 000 per month have enough, or any, emergency savings that would see them through a loss of income. Doret Jooste, CEO of Retail Money Management at...

Duration:00:09:07

Fitness with Liezel van der Westhuizen: Workout Wednesday - World Asthma Day

5/4/2021
Guest: Liezel van der Westhuizen If you've got a case of asthma but want to workout comfortably and safely, then tune in to our resident fitness enthusiast Liezel van der Westhuizen exploring how exercise affects asthma, along with ideal activities for people with the condition. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:17

How best to encourage more elderly South Africans to register on for the covid-19 vaccine?

5/4/2021
Guest: Ian Rheeder - Chartered Marketer and persuasion scientist For past two weeks South Africa’s Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS), which had previously been limited to accepting registrations from frontline healthcare workers only, has been opened up to the country’s elderly population. There has been a slow uptick in registration from elderly South Africans, what will it take to have more encouraged or knowledgeable on registering? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:05:40

Gauteng could be hit harder in third wave

5/3/2021
Guest: Prof Alex Welte | Research Professor at South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis Gauteng’s third wave of coronavirus infections could be more severe than the second surge, according to the worst-case scenarios modelled by a consortium of experts co-ordinated by the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD). The consortium published its latest modelling, showing SA as a whole is likely to experience a third wave that peaks below the second. However,...

Duration:00:07:43

Travel & Tourism: Why cutting your corporate travel budget is not a good plan

5/3/2021
Guest: Oz Desai | General Manager at Corporate Traveller We are now seeing a slow and gradual return to the skies for business travellers, it however is unlikely the demand will ever reach pre-COVID levels again. Unfortunately, less travel may not equal a reduction in travel and expenses quite yet. Flexible fares, fewer flights and fewer routes mean a higher price tag – and you don’t want to scrimp on budget accommodation or untested suppliers during a global pandemic. Oz Desai, Flight...

Duration:00:04:49

Fitness with Liezel van der Westhuizen: Top 4 fitness trends for winter

5/3/2021
Guest: Liezel van der Westhuizen Should you be keen to keep up with winter fitness trends, tune in to resident fitness enthusiast Liezel van der Westhuizen discussing the Top 4 fitness trends for winter. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:55

Despite rumours, new Bafana Bafana coach has yet to be decided

5/3/2021
Guest: Nick Said | Independent Football Analyst See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:32

Property: Covid-19 has heralded a new era of digital buildings

5/2/2021
Guest: Peter Malebye | Managing Executive for IoT at Vodacom Business The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for digitally integrated buildings, as organisations have had to implement strategies to adjust to new ways of working to improve efficiencies, reduce costs, mitigate security risks and implement health and safety measures See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:04:16

Fitness with Liezel van der Westhuizen: 7 Workout Motivation Tips That Will Get You Off the Couch

5/2/2021
Guest: Liezel van der Westhuizen If you need more than one tip to turn up your workout motivation, our resident fitness enthusiast Liezel van der Westhuizen, has 4 great workout motivation tips to get you off the couch. Tune in to get pumped! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:35

First game for the Rainbow Cup SA: Stormers vs Sharks

4/30/2021
Guest: Leighton Koopman | Sports journalist at Rapport The Rainbow Cup SA kicks off this weekend. Siya Kolisi will be on the openside flank for the Sharks when they tackle the Springbok captain’s former team, the Stormers, at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday at 2pm in the opening fixture of the cup. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:38

Cosatu threatens May Day nation-wide strike

4/29/2021
Guest: Michael Shingange - First deputy-president SA is headed towards a national strike after negotiations deadlocked between public sector unions, including Cosatu, and the government. The trade union federation has vowed to embark on strike action if the government fails to meet public servants' demands. The talks stalled after government proposed to increase salaries on condition that workers forfeit some of their current benefits. All public sector unions have rejected the offer. Cosatu...

Duration:00:16:56

Fitness with Liezel van der Westhuizen: Flowers can improve your mental wellbeing

4/29/2021
Guest: Liezel van der Westhuizen There is significant research to support the idea that flowers contribute to a person’s overall happiness, and this fitness Friday our resident fitness enthusiast Liezel van der Westhuizen, discusses the ways in which flowers improve mental wellbeing. Tune in! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:13

Listener's request: Motivating the need for conveyancers

4/29/2021
Guest: Bangiso Mhlabeni | President at Black Conveyancers Association Bangiso Mhlabeni, President of the Black Conveyancers Association motivates why there is a need for conveyancers for access to Deed Offices when registering fixed property transfers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:31

Pres. Ramaphosa's second day of testifying at State Capture Commission

4/28/2021
Guest: Nthakoana Ngatane | Reporter at EWN President Ramaphosa appeared at the State Capture Commission yesterday- testifying in his capacity as former ANC deputy president and as the party’s current leader. It was the first of four appearances with another scheduled for Thursday and the other two days set for mid-May. Some criticism of the first day testimony is that the President remained vague and broad. EWN reporter, Nthakoana Ngatane speaks about what can be expected in today's...

Duration:00:09:49