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Join Lester Kiewit every weekday for an authentic Cape Town wake-up call. The show gets Cape Town as close to the story as possible, from high-profile interviews to did-you-hear watercooler conversations. The show is enlightening and accessible, inclusive and thought-provoking. It helps listeners navigate the (sometimes hectic) business of life. Some highlights include the daily Editorial segment at 6:10 and the flagship #LesterTester on Fridays at 8:35. The WorldView favourite Adam Gilchrest shares his take on the biggest global stories daily at 7:45am. Tune in daily for the ‘Hood Hang-out at 7:55am. #CoffeeDate is a regular outside broadcast that happens on the first Monday of the month, starting in November. Each #Coffeedate is broadcast from a different community, featuring the voices and opinions of residents, ward councillors, local celebs, community leaders and you, the listener. Good Morning Cape Town with Lester Kiewit, Monday to Friday 06:00 to 9:00 on 567 medium wave (AM) or streaming online at www.capetalk.co.za #GMCT with @lesterkk @CapeTalk #JoinTheConversation Follow Lester on Twitter: @lesterkk Twitter and Facebook: @CapeTalk

Location:

Cape Town, South Africa

Description:

Join Lester Kiewit every weekday for an authentic Cape Town wake-up call. The show gets Cape Town as close to the story as possible, from high-profile interviews to did-you-hear watercooler conversations. The show is enlightening and accessible, inclusive and thought-provoking. It helps listeners navigate the (sometimes hectic) business of life. Some highlights include the daily Editorial segment at 6:10 and the flagship #LesterTester on Fridays at 8:35. The WorldView favourite Adam Gilchrest shares his take on the biggest global stories daily at 7:45am. Tune in daily for the ‘Hood Hang-out at 7:55am. #CoffeeDate is a regular outside broadcast that happens on the first Monday of the month, starting in November. Each #Coffeedate is broadcast from a different community, featuring the voices and opinions of residents, ward councillors, local celebs, community leaders and you, the listener. Good Morning Cape Town with Lester Kiewit, Monday to Friday 06:00 to 9:00 on 567 medium wave (AM) or streaming online at www.capetalk.co.za #GMCT with @lesterkk @CapeTalk #JoinTheConversation Follow Lester on Twitter: @lesterkk Twitter and Facebook: @CapeTalk

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@RefilWest

Language:

English


Episodes
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N1 chaos due to flooded lanes

7/23/2024
Peak traffic flow into Cape Town has been heavily delayed due to flooding of the lanes opposite Century City, and this has been caused by recent rains and the adjacent wetlands being overfull, so drainage has been compromised. Lester Kiewit speaks to Tertius Simmers, Western Cape MEC for Infrastructure. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:04:59

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ConCourt dismisses dagga dismissal

7/23/2024
Lester Kiewit speaks to Bernadette “Burny” Enever, who has finally won her case against former employer Barloworld, for her unfair dismissal in 2022, after she had tested positive for Cannabis, despite the employers not being able to prove that her work was impaired. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:35

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“Apartheid Killer” documentary sheds new light on security guard’s reign of terror

7/23/2024
Lester Kiewit speaks to journalist and editor, Andrew Trench, about the case of Louis van Schoor, who was known as the “Apartheid Killer” after he shot and killed 39 black people, while operating as a security guard. A BCC documentary is shedding new light on van Schoor’s reign of terror in the Eastern Cape. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:58

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A World View from London: US Secret Service boss grilled

7/23/2024
Hard questions for US Secret Service boss over Trump shooting; UAE protestors arrested despite it being about Bangladesh; an Italian journalist in trouble for being “heightist”. Adam Gilchrist shares details on all these stories with Lester Kiewit. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:43

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Democrats Abroad react to Biden race withdrawal

7/23/2024
Lester Kiewit speaks to Ricardo Gressel, a member of Democrats Abroad South Africa, about President Joe Biden pulling out of the presidential race, and the backing for his VP, Kamala Harris, who will now take on Donald Trump for the White House. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:13

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How practical is Sport Minister’s mission to make national sport events free for all to view?

7/23/2024
Lester Kiewit speaks to Gary Rathbone, founder of Sportscape Media, and former GM of SABC Sport, about the challenges Sport Minister Gayton McKenzie may encounter in trying to use legislation to ensure major broadcasters like Multichoice do not prevent ordinary South Africans from viewing national sporting events. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:23

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What the Hack: CrowdStrike’s update blunder exposes perils of our shared digital reality

7/23/2024
Lester Kiewit and Professor Johan Steyn, founder of AIforBusiness.net, discuss the recent CrowdStrike update chaos. They explore the triggers of the crisis, its future implications, and the necessary measures to prevent similar incidents. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:33

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The six most stolen car parts and how to protect them

7/23/2024
Data gathered by MiWay, shows the most frequently stolen car parts include wheels, wheel caps, batteries, sound equipment, mirrors, and headlights. So how should you go about protecting your vehicle? Lester Kiewit speaks to Siyakha Masiye, spokesperson at MiWay. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:19

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Spot the new logo and you could win

7/22/2024
CapeTalk is rolling out a new logo this month and YOU have a chance to get a sneak peak of it. We have adorned an open-top bus with this new logo and if you see it, take a photo of it and share it to social media and tag us, as you could then win some cool cash. Lester Kiewit spoke to Zain Johnson, who was aboard the bus on Monday morning. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:02:33

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Matroosberg landowner appeals for snow chasers to show respect

7/22/2024
Lester Kiewit speaks to Didi de Kock, owner of Matroosberg Nature Reserve, to talk about the challenges of having visitors trespassing the land and gaining access to forbidden areas by removing barriers which have been put in place. The area is a popular destination for snow-chasers from Cape Town and surrounding regions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:11

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Making sense of what is happening in the USA

7/22/2024
Lester Kiewit speaks to Didi de Kock, owner of Matroosberg Nature Reserve, to talk about the challenges of having visitors trespassing the land and gaining access to forbidden areas by removing barriers which have been put in place. The area is a popular destination for snow-chasers from Cape Town and surrounding regions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:30

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A World View from London: Biden withdraws from presidential race

7/22/2024
US President Joe Biden announced on Sunday he is stepping down from running for re-election; residents of Majorca protest at tourism; the world’s longest rowing boat to carry the Olympic torch. Vicki Turner shares details on all these stories with Lester Kiewit. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:52

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Possible consequences from deregulating SA’s fuel levy

7/22/2024
In his opening of parliament address on Thursday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa mentioned that in the bid to take on the high cost of living in country, the Government of National Unity will “undertake a comprehensive review of administered prices, including the fuel price formula, to identify where prices can be reduced.” Lester Kiewit speaks to Dr Azar Jammine, the director and chief economist at Econometrix, to discuss how the fuel levy might be impacted and where government will have to generate revenue from for the fiscus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:39

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Minister Senzo Mchunu on crime in the Cape and his national priorities

7/22/2024
Lester Kiewit speaks to newly appointed Police Minister, Senzo Mchunu about his visit to a Cape gang hotspot, the need for efficient police stations, working with community forums and using technology and intelligence to combat crime. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:12:55

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Money on a Monday: How to avoid falling victim to loan sharks

7/22/2024
Desperate South Africans have been resorting to borrowing money from microlenders and loan sharks as a result of banks having tightened their qualifying criteria on approving loans due to a surge in loan defaults. Lester Kiewit speaks to Sarah Nicholson, Operations manager at JustMoney, to discuss how one can avoid falling into the hungry jaws of predatory loan sharks. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:31

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Rise in complaints about expired foodstuffs for sale

7/22/2024
Lester Kiewit speaks to Consumer Goods and Services Ombud chief executive officer Queen Munyai about concerns at an increase in cases of shoppers buying food products that are expired, and why it is important to know your rights in this regard. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:22

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Residents unhappy with mortuary in basement

7/19/2024
How would you feel if a part of your residential building was being used as a mortuary? Lester Kiewit speaks to Ruben Naidoo, former trustee of the Durham Square body corporate, about a mortuary which was set up in the basement of a building complex in Victoria Road, Salt River. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:31

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Local Portuguese fans head to Bloemfontein for first-ever Springboks-Portugal test

7/19/2024
The Springboks will be facing Portugal in their first-ever rugby test encounter in Bloemfontein on Saturday 20 July. Lester Kiewit speaks to Ana Ambrozio, a member of the South African Portuguese community in Cape Town, who made a trip up to Bloemfontein, in order to cheer on the teams. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:04:18

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Binge-watching choices for you this weekend: Cobra Kai, Beaulah: Queens van die Kaap, Sunny

7/19/2024
Lester Kiewit and Matthew Jantjies-Green take a look at three shows which you can binge on this weekend. On the list there’s the first instalment of the 6th and final season of “Cobra Kai” on Netflix, “Beaulah: Queens van die Kaap” on Showmax, and “Sunny” on Apple TV. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:04:47

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Private drone operator explains why he films crime hotspots

7/19/2024
Video footage taken from a drone catching a smash-and-grab suspect in action has been shared widely this week on social media groups. Lester Kiewit speaks to “AJ”, the private drone pilot who has been capturing such footage for almost four years, and who hands his evidence to authorities so that they can take action and arrest them. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:15