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The highlights from John Maytham's weekday show

The highlights from John Maytham's weekday show

Location:

Cape Town, South Africa

Description:

The highlights from John Maytham's weekday show

Language:

English


Episodes

Study: Birds outnumber humans

5/18/2021
A study by scientists in Australia suggests that there are about 50 billion individual birds in the world, 6 times as many as there are humans. However, it also found that there are relatively few common bird species, but a large number of rare ones. Four types of birds belong to what the researchers called “the billion club”, with estimated populations greater than 1 billion, the house sparrow, the European starling, the ring-billed gull, and the barn swallow. To find out what the situation...

Duration:00:05:07

Update on situation in Gaza

5/18/2021
Israel has continued to bombard Gaza today with airstrikes while Palestinian militants resumed cross-border rocket fire after an overnight lull. This continuing conflict comes amid calls by the United States and other world leaders for an end to the conflict. But Israel says it will not back down now but continue with its offensive to destroy the capabilities of Hamas and the Islamic Jihad. Hamas began firing rockets eight days ago in retaliation for what it said were Israeli rights abuses...

Duration:00:12:30

Boeta Cassiem's last walk through Newlands Stadium

5/18/2021
Mogamat Cassiem, known affectionately by the public as Boeta Cassiem, has been selling ice creams at sports venues like Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town for more than 55 years. Last year, fans and strangers came to his rescue when he had to have a cataract operation. Lockdown meant no live sport and therefore no way for him to supplement his old age grant. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:04:07

Western Cape's Blue dot taxis

5/18/2021
Guest: Recardo Collins | Western Cape Director: Land Transport Contract. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:04:49

Update on the Khayelitsha mass killings

5/18/2021
Guest: Ndithini Tyhido | Chairperson of Khayelitsha Development Forum See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:17

Banning alcohol sales work. Partial alcohol sales bans do not – study

5/18/2021
Mike Wills interviews Professor Charles Parry of the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:03

Vaccines and old age homes

5/18/2021
Guest: Annemarie Bezuidenhout | Spokesperson for Badisa, an NPO that provides social services to people in need including old age homes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:20

Building sites in South Africa are hotbeds for organized crime

5/17/2021
Guest: Roy Mnisi | Executive Director of Master Builders South Africa See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:32

How will the vaccine rollout work for public and private Sector In South Africa?

5/17/2021
Guest: Dr Ernest Darkoh | Co-founder of BroadReach member of the World Economic Forum See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:08

Day 1 of vaccine rollout in Gauteng

5/17/2021
Guest: EWN reporter Veronica Makhoali See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:03:29

The latest on the weekend's deadly Khayelitsha shooting

5/17/2021
Guest: Lizell Persens | Reporter at EWN See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:03:12

Understanding the complex Karpower energy ship deal

5/17/2021
Guest: Chris Yelland | Energy Analyst and MD at EE Business Intelligence See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:56

Jacob Zuma's trial date postponed to 26 May

5/17/2021
Guest: Karyn Maughan | Legal Journalist at News24 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:22

Noseweek set to close down

5/17/2021
Guest: Martin Welz | Editor at Noseweek See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:54

South Africa's only water sommelier

5/17/2021
Guest: Candice Jansen | Water Sommelier See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:09

Second phase of the vaccine rollout going well according to the Western Cape Premiere

5/17/2021
Guest: Alan Winde | Western Cape Premier See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:52

An update on the Western Cape's vaccine rollout

5/17/2021
Guest: Kevin Brandt | Reporter at EWN See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:04:34

The Baxter Theatre Centre releases details of the 'Life and Times of Michael K' production

5/14/2021
Guest: Actor Andrew Buckland See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:07:29

The Cape Leopard Trust's Western Cape leopard database project

5/14/2021
Guest: Jeannie Hayward | Communications & Media Manager, The Cape Leopard Trust See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:09

Release of crime statistics for the fourth quarter of 2020/2021

5/14/2021
Guest: Lirandzu Themba | Spokesperson for the Police Ministry See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:46