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MIDDAY REPORT SPECIAL OF THE FIRST SITTING OF PARLIAMENT OF THE SEVENTH ADMINISTRATION.

Analysis of today’s sitting and significance. Gauteng provincial legislature, where a premier, a speaker, a deputy speaker and members of the NCOP will be elected. First sitting of the provincial legislature in KZN, following yesterday’s announcement by the NFP that it would go into coalition with the IFP, ANC and DA in the province. What does this mean for MK? Spreading good news with Brent Lindeque.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/14/202445 minutes, 29 seconds
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Premier Alan Winde has been formally sworn in by Western Cape acting Judge President Patricia Goliath. The ceremony will be held in the Premier’s office.

The DA Federal Council has unanimously endorsed a resolution affirming the mandate of Federal Leader John Steenhuisen and the party’s negotiating team to continue with the process towards the formation of governments at national and provincial levels with hung legislatures to safeguard the Constitution, ensure stability, and generate economic growth.                Gauteng ANC speaks on coalition talks that are still in progress.What next for KZN? Will the MK party take the lead?Expelled uMkhonto Wesizwe Party founder Jabulani Khumalo has filed an application in the Western Cape High Court demanding that he be reinstated to MK Party's parliamentary list. The matter is being heard a day before the first sitting of the National Assembly.Gauteng Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Tommy Mthombeni will brief media members on successes and give progress on prominent cases. He must reflect on what has been achieved since he was appointed in office 100 days ago.Mandy’s book of the week: Sizzlers by Nicole Engelbrecht. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/13/202442 minutes, 55 seconds
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Former MK Party Leader Jabulani Khumalo loses his bid to reclaim MK Party leadership as the Electoral Court dismisses his application for reinstatement.

As GNU talks continue, SAHRC appeals for a human rights-centred focus.Other organisations, such as the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation, call for parties to focus on the interests of South Africans before their own.ATM files papers with the Electoral Court, calling for the court’s due consideration of misconduct allegations against the Chairperson of the IEC.Tshidi Madia sat down with outgoing Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan for a candid interview on his life and times as a political activist and serving in government. He reflects on the lessons that can be learned from the 1994 Interim Constitution and the formation of CODESA. He speaks about the ‘State Capture’ years and their work in recapting and reforming the state.Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla held a media briefing to update the public on the outbreak of Mpox disease and outline plans by the department in collaboration with various stakeholders in the sector to curb further spread and prevent mortality.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/12/202443 minutes, 32 seconds
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The MK Party filed court papers asking to suspend the first national assembly sitting.

Will IFP president Velenkosini Hlabisabe be the second deputy president? Business weighs in on what coalition government talks should focus on. Return of the personal assistant: How Ace Magashule's Stalingrad strategy returned to bite him. THE ANC IN KZN AND ETHEKWINI ARE VISITING THE AFFECTED FAMILIES - OTHONGATHI. The Senzo Meyiwa Trial continues. Cape Town continues to be under attack, as three minors and an adult male were gunned down in a deadly Cape Town barbershop shooting. The Commission of Inquiry into the Usindiso building fire begins today's second phase of investigations. The probe will look at the prevalence of hijacked buildings in Johannesburg.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/11/202445 minutes, 43 seconds
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Coalitions watch parties reporting back to their structures on discussions with the ANC about the way forward.

Political parties continue with their coalition talks.The Public Service Commission has released its Guide on Governance circular to help public servants transition into the new administration post elections. It's an essential guide to help ensure excellent and clean governance.NEWS24 Exclusive. Paul Mashatile's unmasked series continues.Breaking news: KwaZulu-Natal police say four suspected armed robbers have been shot and killed during a shoot with the police in Harding, KwaZulu-Natal south coast, this morning.City Power announces load reduction in Joburg.SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDE!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/10/202442 minutes, 31 seconds
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How did the 1994 GNU work, what was its democratic mandate, and how will it fair with the current proposed one?

President Ramaphosa will visit Gqeberha following the devastating floods. President Cyril Ramaphosa will visit the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality in the Eastern Cape today, where heavy downpours have caused floods.The recent intense rainfall in Oudtshoorn and Calitzdorp within the Kannaland Local Municipality has resulted in widespread devastation. Specific communities are now inaccessible due to the continuous downpour. The combination of heavy rain and powerful winds has led to flooding, landslides, and significant damage to infrastructure.EFF holds a media briefing post the announcement of GNU.  Luyanda Botha - the man found guilty of raping and murdering 19-year-old UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana inside a post office in Claremont in 2019 - will appear in Wynberg Magistrate's Court tomorrow - where he is on trial for allegedly trying to rape a nursing student in 2014.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/7/202439 minutes, 13 seconds
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The ANC’s National Executive Committee meets to map a way forward.

ActionSA, which won three national seats in the recent elections, communicates the outcomes of its recent senate meeting.POLITRICKING: Tshidi Madia is in conversation with former President Jacob Zuma.Parliamentary list: With some of the ANC's Western Cape representatives losing out on the national list, such as deputy agriculture minister Mcebisi Skwatsha, Richard Dyantyi and Faiez Jacobs - the province's head of elections - Cameron Dugmore will make his debut. Outspoken crime activist Ian Cameron and former DA provincial leader Bonginkosi Madikizela are also involved.AfriForum plans to privately prosecute ANC Secretary-General Fikile Mbalula on corruption charges during his tenure as Sports Minister.Rise Mzansi: Zizi Kodwa’s resignation opens the door for a Minister who cares about the arts and their nation-building and economic importance.Hawks captain Edward du Plessis -- who is part of the investigation team into the assassination of top cop Charl Kinnear -- is set to continue his testimony against alleged underworld gang boss Nafiz Modack.City Power pursues seven businesses that owe over R35 million unpaid electricity bills under the Reuven Service Delivery Centre.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/6/202442 minutes, 43 seconds
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Sports Minister Zizi Kodwa granted R30000 bail as he faces corruption charges involving R1.7 million. The Minister has since resigned

Thabo Bester and Nandipa Magudumana appear in court.Legal Challenge: EFF's Challenge to Invalidate National Assembly Rules.Flooding Crisis in Eastern Cape: Assessing Damage and Relief Efforts.Media Briefing: Outcomes of the National Working Committee (NWC) MeetingANC NEC Meeting Announcement.SACC's Assessment of 7th General Elections: Maturing of South Africa's Democracy.South Africa's Future: Recommendations from the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE).See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/5/202442 minutes, 36 seconds
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Update on Weather Conditions in uThongathi.

Assessment of Flood Damage in the Eastern Cape by COGTA. ANC Delays NEC Coalition Meeting: NEWS24 Report. Potential Boycott Threatens NA's First Sitting: Impact on MPs. Economic Downturn: GDP Shrinks by 0.1% in Q1. Postponement of Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula's Case to July 9. Fuel Price Adjustment Announcement by Minister Gwede Mantashe.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/4/202441 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Midday Report 03 June 2024

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6/3/202442 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Midday Report 31 May 2024

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5/31/202442 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Midday Report 30 May 2024

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5/30/202441 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Midday Report 29 May 2024

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5/29/202442 minutes, 19 seconds
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Mthatha shutdown ends, and services resume.

SAPS deploys more officers for elections in Eastern Cape, KZN. Roads officially opened in Mthatha after the taxi protest. The DA has filed an application in the electoral court - challenging President Cyril Ramaphosa’s national address on Sunday night. 2024 National Elections Predictions: CSIR is again set to forecast the South African general elections. SAMA urges all voters to practice social distancing, wear masks, and sanitise when they cast their ballots. The men accused of murdering five-year-old Ditebogo Phalane have officially been charged with murdSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/28/202445 minutes, 23 seconds
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EWN speaks to people on the ground casting their special votes.

Former finance minister Des Van Rooyen will be marking the ballot paper in his hometown in Khutsong. DA’s Federal Chairperson, Helen Zille, is casting her special vote. EWN speaks to KZN premier candidates for IFP, DA and KZN EFF leaders about what went wrong and what needs to be done to fix KZN, political killings, land issues, service delivery = water, and floods, among other topics. Political parties wrap campaigning and wait until the 29th of May. Ground Work Collective urges young people to vote on the 29th of May. Mthatha is at a standstill due to taxi violence. SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDE!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/27/202443 minutes, 20 seconds
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President Cyril Ramaphosa signs the NPA Amendment Bill and the National Council on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Bill into law.

ICJ is due to deliver a judgment on South Africa’s request. Security cluster ministers open the NATJOINTS Coordination Centre, a 24-hour facility that will be a central point of contact for coordinating safety and security efforts during the elections.Ahead of the 2024 South African general elections, Amnesty International South Africa presents ten issues crucial for political parties and candidates to commit to upholding the rights of all those living in South Africa. UCT has announced Prof Mosa Moshabela as the new Vice-Chancellor, effective October 1, 2024. Sports Wrap with Tholakele. Spreading Good News with Brent Lindeque.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/24/202444 minutes, 15 seconds
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ANC Secretary-General Fikile Mbalula leads a campaign trail in the West Rand.

ACPD Leader Rev Kenneth Meshoe campaigns in Cape Town. Rise Mzansi sparks debate as they challenge the DA in the Western Cape. The City of Johannesburg claims that ActionSA is the driving force behind the recent Pikitup strike. Western Cape Police Commissioner Thembisile Patekile will outline the SAPS security state of readiness to police the elections in the province. President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver a eulogy at the Special Official Funeral of the late retired Constitutional Justice Yvonne Mokgoro. City Power warns specific areas will experience load reduction. MANDY’S BOOK OF THE WEEK: Soul of a Nation by Oyama Mabandla.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/23/202443 minutes, 29 seconds
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THE ANCYL and Gauteng ANC led a march over recent violent crimes in Soshanguve. This is after the murder of 5-year-old Ditebogo Phalane and the New Year’s Day shootings.

Two suspects arrested for the murder of 5-year-old Ditebogo Phalane are expected to appear in the Pretoria Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday morning.John Steenhuisen will campaign in KwaZulu-Natal as the province concludes its final week of campaigning. The JSC gives the go-ahead for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s selection of Deputy Chief Justice Mandisa Maya as South Africa’s next Chief Justice.The City Manager of the City of Johannesburg, Mr Floyd Brink, will lead a media briefing to outline Cleaner Joburg recovery plans following the disruptions caused by the casual workers’ strike. Fisheries and Forestry Minister Barbara Creecy is meeting with the families of the 11 missing fishermen following the sinking of their deep-sea trawl vessel on Friday. The search for the disappeared fishermen has been called, and they are presumed dead.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/22/202443 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Midday Report 21 May 2024

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5/21/202441 minutes
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The Constitutional Court ruled that Former President Zuma may not return to Parliament.

President Cyril Ramaphosa sits down with Tshidi Madia and Clement Manyathela. KZN JCPS CLUSTER TO BRIEF THE MEDIA ON THE SECURITY STATE OF READINESS FOR THE 2024 NATIONAL GENERAL ELECTIONS. The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) will interview the sole candidate for Chief Justice: Deputy Chief Justice Mandisa Maya, amongst other positions. Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, the Minister in the Presidency responsible for electricity, will host his regular Energy Action Planning (EAP) media briefing tomorrow morning at Megawatt Park. SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDE!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/20/202443 minutes, 8 seconds
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SIU confirms raids in Home Affairs refugee offices around SA.

Two men arrested in connection with the murder of five-year-old Ditebogo Junior Phalane will appear this morning in the Pretoria North magistrate’s court. Gauteng police arrested the duo in Soshanguve in two separate locations on Wednesday. The funeral service of Ditebogo Jnr Phalane online. Israel is set to present its counterarguments at the ICJ today after South Africa approached the court yesterday asking for it to order Israel to stop its military operations in Gaza, as it sought to show the court Israel’s genocidal intent is growing. Rescue and recovery operations at the 75 Victoria Street building collapse site in George will cease today, and access to Victoria Street will remain closed from York Street. Rescue workers and other role-players have been on site for 259 hours. The 30/30 Project looks deep into the lives of young disruptors to understand who they are on a personal level, their career aspirations and their relationship with the idea of jobs and work in a country rife with youth unemployment, and their sense of civic duty and activism in the run-up to the 2024 election. SPORTS WRAP. Spreading good news with Brent Lindeque. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/17/202443 minutes, 14 seconds
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President Cyril Ramaphosa visits the George disaster site following the fatal collapse of the partially built residential building.

Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to return to the dock of the High Court in Pietermaritzburg tomorrow to resume the arms deal corruption case. Four suspected criminals have been shot and killed during a shootout with police in KwaXimba near Durban. The Makhaza Community in Khayelitsha will finally get their police station – it’s been nearly two years since a site was identified for its construction. But this is only a temporary structure. South African athlete Caster Semenya will return today to France's European Court of Human Rights. MANDY’S BOOK OF THE WEEK: Saving South Africa- Chris Pappas AND Sandile Mnikathi.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/16/202442 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Durban Magistrate’s Court has denied the bail application of the five men linked to the murders of rapper Kiernan AKA and his Tibz.

The case of South African athlete Caster Semenya returns to France's European Court of Human Rights. The trial against alleged underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack will continue in the Western Cape High Court. The COSAS Four case has been postponed because of applications the accused have brought challenging the charges of crimes against humanity that they’re facing and challenging the TRC’s decision to refuse them amnesty. The Police ministry and Western Cape SAPS management will host an imbizo in Nyanga. We take the opportunity to ask SAPS about efforts to address crime in CT. There's been an uptick in crime. President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the NHI Bill at the union building.  Update on Building Collapse Site in George.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/15/202442 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Midday Report 14 May 2024

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5/14/202440 minutes, 55 seconds
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The George Building collapse death toll rises to 24.

Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa and other organisations are adamant that load-shedding relief is not based on upcoming elections. Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis will give an update on new developments in negotiations for the City to take over Eskom supply areas. The Senzo Meyiwa murder trial resumes in the High Court in Pretoria. Four people are expected to appear in the Vredenburg Magistrate’s court in the Western Cape today in connection with the disappearance of six-year-old Joslin Smith. Wrap: ANC campaigns in KZN. SPORTS WRAP. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/13/202443 minutes, 13 seconds
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IEC Appeals to Constitutional Court Over Jacob Zuma Ballot Inclusion

Civil society calls on all to respect the outcome of the ConCourt decision. EWN speaks with supporters and MK political principles outside the court.The case against 21-year-old Bafana Mahungela, the boy accused of killing Joburg killer Kirsten Kluyts, is back in court.ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa is leading a campaign in Pretoria, Atteridgeville, tomorrow to garner party support. He is expected to visit Nkomo Village Mall, a local high school and a door-to-door.Latest from George. 44 people unaccounted for, eight deceased. 16 of the 37 retrieved are in critical condition in hospital.Thousands of Equal Education members will be marching to Parliament to demand the prioritisation and realisation of equal and quality education for all learners in the lead-up to the national elections..SPORTS WRAP.Spreading good news with Brent Lindeque. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/10/202442 minutes, 9 seconds
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Rescue missions in George continue, and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi is set to address the media.

Democratic Alliance (DA) Federal Leader John Steenhuisen brings a close to the party’s country-wide Rescue South Africa Tour in South Africa’s largest and most vibrant metro, Johannesburg.City Power has successfully restored power supply to more residents affected by the M1 tunnel fire incident.The African Christian Democratic Party is having a picket outside the Department of Education Offices in Johannesburg to protest the signing of the Bela Bill.MANDY’S BOOK OF THE WEEK: Prescription: Ice Cream. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/9/202442 minutes, 29 seconds
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The rescue mission in George continues

A focus on the flow of patients, where they're being treated, the major injuries, and the burden the crash has placed on the system. Three political parties will take the IEC to the Constitutional Court. The trial of Deputy President Paul Mashatile’s Blue Light brigade is underway. The court had very stringent restrictions for the media, but those were relaxed a bit. Build One South Africa announce “plans to build a world-class government and a capable state free from corruption”. Various organisations pleaded with the City of Joburg to reopen the Johannesburg City Library, which has been closed since the Covid periSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/8/202442 minutes, 2 seconds
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The latest update on the George building collapse: many are still trapped in the rubble.

Former Gauteng Premier Tokyo Sexwale has joined the ANC campaign machine in Gauteng. The Caiphus Nyoka murder case resumes. Criminal attorney William Booth is set to testify against alleged underworld gang boss Nafiz Modack in the Western Cape High Court. Mineral resources and energy portfolio committee reaction to Shell's plans to exit South Africa. Chat with Chairperson Zet Luzipho about the implications of such a move on the SA economy and the sector.The late legendary boxer Dingaan ‘The Rose of Soweto’ Thobela's memorial service will be held In Parktown this morning.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/7/202442 minutes, 14 seconds
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Johannesburg Underground Fire Update: Clearing the rubble in the tunnels where the fire destroyed City Power's electricity infrastructure will continue this morning.

EWN receives an update on the latest developments around Bree Street since the City announced it would begin repairs at the explosion site. City of Johannesburg Found Liable for Usindiso Building Fire Tragedy. AUDIO: MINISTRY OF POLICE TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK ON OPERATION SHANELA SUCCESSES ACHIEVED IN THE PAST YEAR. KwaZulu-Natal Police Commissioner Lieutenant-General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi says they are strengthening efforts to minimise drug trafficking into South Africa. The eight police officers who are part of Deputy President Paul Mashatile's VIP Protection Services Unit that were caught on video punching and kicking people on the N1 highway in June Last year are expected back in the Randburg Magistrate's Court. The Modack trial continues: Lawyer William Booth to testify about the attempt to have him killed. AUDIO: Electricity Minister Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa will provide an update on implementing the Energy Action Plan. Did the DA go too far with its advert? SPORTS WRAP.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/6/202447 minutes, 16 seconds
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D- Day for special vote applications.

Former state president Kgalema Motlanthe will be on the ANC campaign trail in Diepkloof, Johannesburg. Motlanthe joins Thabo Mbeki as the latest former president to campaign for the ANC in the hotly contested Gauteng province. The African National Congress has set the date for a disciplinary hearing against former President Jacob Zuma. Closing arguments in AKA, Tibz murder case bail application.Deputy Police Minister CC Mathale, together with the management of the South African Police Service, will lead a community in Mbekweni, Paarl, and Izimbizo. The community engagement will focus on crime prevention in the area. SPORTS WRAP. They are spreading good news with Brent Lindeque. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/3/202448 minutes
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Update on the outages in Johannesburg caused by the M1 highway fire.

The Executive Mayor of the City of Joburg, Kabelo Gwamanda, delivered his eagerly anticipated second State of the City Address. The ANC Youth League is holding a media briefing, focusing on how its mother body’s elections offering speaks to South Africa’s youth – this event will be at the ANC’s Luthuli house headquarters. Elections24: For the first time in the country’s 30 years of democracy, at least five independent candidates will be on the list contesting for seats in the National Assembly and six others for space in provincial legislatures. I’ll profile Anele Mda, Sesing Ramotswabodi, and Tshepo Mogano. State witness in Meyiwa trial to be quizzed about cellphone data. AKA and Tibz: The state and defence have both argued their case in this high-profile murder case about bail. The matter returns to court; chances are the court will issue a judgment after closing arguments on whether or not the group must be given bail. Defence attorneys will try to punch holes in the State's case as the trial against alleged underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack continues in the Western Cape High Court today (Thursday). Modack and his fourteen co-accused face 124 charges related to various crimes -- including the murder of top cop Charl Kinnear. Public sector hard hit by strike action- Reporter. MANDY’S BOOK OF THE WEEK: Hunting with the Hawks -  Graham Coetzer.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/2/202445 minutes, 42 seconds
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It's May Day, and President Cyril Ramaphosa and Cosatu president Zingiswa Losi address the main Cosatu rally at Cape Town's Athlone Stadium.

Unions reflect on May Day. The City of Ekurhuleni State of the City Address. SANParks close hiking trails as wildfire rages on Table Mountain. Underground cables are on fire at M1 in Johannesburg. Local, coming-of-age comedy Just Now Jeffrey is set to have South Africans in stitches when it’s released at cinemas countrywide on Friday, 3 May.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/1/202446 minutes, 11 seconds
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Analysis: Ekurhuleni Mayor Doctor Xhakaza gives his inaugural State of the City address. Does this mark stability for the province? And further analysis of the allegations regarding MK's fraudulent signatures?

Joburg City Manager Floyd Brink is heading to the Joburg High Court to try and halt his looming arrest. Cosatu will hold a briefing on May Day rally plans in Cape Town. Cosatu President Zingiswa Losi will lead the event at Cosatu House in Salt River.The Benoni Magistrates Court hears one of the TRC matters. It focuses on the murder of Caiphus Nyoka, an anti-apartheid activist killed 37 years ago. Petrol prices will be hiked on Wednesday, but diesel will get a cut. An update on the fires on Table Mountain in Cape Town. Former world boxing champion Dingaan Thobela has passed away.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/30/202447 minutes, 34 seconds
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What outcome scan can we expect from the IEC’s urgent appeal against the Electoral Court order?

The latest Ipsos poll - what do the numbers say about the upcoming elections?Senzo Meyiwa trial: This week, the state will continue with evidence from the accused's bank statements.The high-profile trial against alleged underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and 14 co-accused continues in the Western Cape High Court tomorrow.Equal ESSA agents are threatening the head of SABC Newsourt as we return to court to ensure the placement of all out-of-school learners in the Western Cape.Health Department urges the public to get the flu vaccine in anticipation of theupcoming influenza season.SPORTS WRAP!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/29/202447 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Senzo Meiywa Trial Continues: The bank statements of the accused have come into focus.

The DA unveils its new economic policy. The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), led by the Director-General, Dr Sean Phillips, briefs the media members on the planned closure of the Lesotho Highlands Water Tunnel for six months. Activists are outraged, as R784 million allegedly goes unspent as cancer patients continue to die. EWN EXCLUSIVE: 30 years of democracy: The long walk continues for SA's schoolchildren.PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH SIVIWE GWARUBE FROM THE DA. SIVIWE’S GWARUBE’S 30-YEAR DEMOCRACY MESSAGE. "Letters from Tomorrow": Looking into 30 years of SA’s democracy: SPORTS WRAP.  AUDIO: Spreading good news with Brent Lindeque. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/26/202441 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Midday Report 25 April 2024

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4/25/202445 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Electoral Commission in Gauteng Province hosted the signing of the Electoral Code of Conduct for the 2024 national and provincial elections.

Analysis: The role played by Gauteng in the upcoming elections and further analysis on the MK and ANC. Water issues persist in Emfuleni; residents share how this affects them. Political newcomer RISE Mzansi will bring its campaign to the Western Cape today to present a plan for a safe, prosperous, equal, and united province. The cross-examination of a State witness - a confessed hitman - in the case against alleged underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack continues in the Western Cape High Court. Police Minister General Bheki Cele and the management will hand over a police station that will service the communities of Donnybrook. GBV activists in the Western Cape Worried about 89 cases being struck off the roll in Western Cape courts. Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga and the PRASA Board of Control and Management will take a train ride on the Southern Line in Cape Town from Fish Hoek to Cape Town Station and launch train set 200 at Cape Town station.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/23/202444 minutes, 20 seconds
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The MK Party wins its case against the ANC.

Three men linked to the murder of Rand Water executive Teboho Joala and his bodyguard Sifiso Shange will appear in the Protea magistrates court in Soweto today. Mayor Hill-Lewis and Premier Winde will join a mass training session for Metro Police and LEAP learnership candidates. The Minister in the Presidency responsible for Electricity, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa briefed the media on the implementation of the Energy Action Plan. UDM leader Bantu Holomisa will lead a door-to-door in Soweto in an effort to garner support for the national and provincial elections. As South Africa reflects on 30 years of democracy – EWN turns the lense on the formulation of the constitution and the execution of its ideals which have been tried and tested over the years. SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDE: See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/22/202444 minutes, 5 seconds
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Various political parties hit their respective campaign trails this weekend.

The EFF briefs media. The Alleged KPMG bursary fund fraudster Fidelis Moema and his two co-accused have been granted R50 000 bail each. Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi unveils mobile showers for homeless people in Johannesburg. The government says this is responding to the growing number of homeless people in the province to ensure hygiene and health for the homeless. President and Commander-in-Chief Cyril Ramaphosa has authorised extensions of the employment of the SANDF in the DRC and for Operation Copper maritime security patrols in the Mozambique Channel. SPORTS WRAP THOLAKELE. Spreading good news with Brent Lindeque. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/19/202440 minutes, 51 seconds
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Eight people were gunned down in Khayelitsha in less than 12 hours.

The cross-examination of a State witness - who is a confessed hitman - in the case against alleged underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack is set to continue in the Western Cape High Court tomorrow. The Senzo Meyiwa Trial is hearing evidence on cellphone data. This week, links between the accused from two cell phones and the data found on them have been drawn. Bail application for Fidelis Moema, who allegedly scammed his employer, KPMG, of over R16 million while working at their bursary office. The City of Tshwane has just announced its State of the City address. MANDY’S BOOK OF THE WEEK: ‘When Love Kills: The Tragic Tale of AKA and Anele.’See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/18/202445 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Midday Report 17 April 2024

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4/17/202443 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Senzo Meyiwa trial continues this week in the Pretoria High Court.

The IEC held a media briefing on the election timetable, special vote applications, the number of voting stations, and many other issues in the lead-up to the elections. The IEC’s con-court application to remove Jacob Zuma from the ballot will likely be on the agenda.PRE REC: The newly elected Ekurhuleni Mayor chooses his new cabinet.PA leader Gayton Mckenzi briefs the media.The Western Cape DA Premier candidate Alan Winde will unpack the party's plan to create 800,000 jobs in the province.Update on the Margate storms that left five people dead.Update on the Israel-Iran Conflict. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/16/202446 minutes, 25 seconds
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The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is warning the public of level 5 disruptive rains expected in eThekwini Metro, down to the south coast on Monday, which could result in localised flooding.

The Senzo Meyiwa trial continues this week in the Pretoria High Court.Rise Mzansi outlines its plan to tackle crime in the province of Gauteng. The party’s Gauteng premier candidate, Vuyiswa Ramakgopa, will speak with leader Songezo Zibi. The party has been in the spotlight recently for trading blows with DA party leader John Steenhuisen. Nas’iSpani: ActionSA Gauteng Premier Candidate Funzi Ngobeni to Submit Complaint Against Government Due to Failure to Pay Over 300 Young People. AS THE COUNTRY DRAWS CLOSER TO ITS NATIONAL AND PROVINCIAL ELECTIONS, EYEWITNESS NEWS IS ON THE GROUND ENGAGING COMMUNITIES ABOUT LIFE – 30 YEARS SINCE THE DAWN DEMOCRACY. Iran fires over 300 drone missiles at Israel. SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDE.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/15/202445 minutes, 38 seconds
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OUTA calls for urgent intervention as NSFAS board chair Ernest Khosa resigns and the board is resolved.

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4/12/202443 minutes, 51 seconds
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Former President Jacob Zuma's private prosecution bid against President Cyril Ramaphosa continued in the Gauteng High Court.

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4/11/202443 minutes, 19 seconds
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Are we headed towards an interesting election season? What does including the name of former President Jacob Zuma on the final party candidate lists mean?

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4/10/20248 minutes, 10 seconds
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The DA wins their bid to have more voting stations abroad.

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4/10/202444 minutes, 47 seconds
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BREAKING NEWS: A shootout broke out in Primrose around the Germiston area. Some illegal miners have been arrested, and some have been shot and injured.

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4/9/202443 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Midday Report with Mandy Wiener - 08 April 2024

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4/8/202443 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Midday Report with Mandy Wiener - 05 April 2024

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4/5/202442 minutes, 33 seconds
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Former National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula pleads her case in court, asking not to be imprisoned.

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4/4/202443 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Midday Report with Mandy Wiener - 03 April 2024

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4/3/202443 minutes, 13 seconds
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The Midday Report with Mandy Wiener - 02 April 2024

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4/2/202443 minutes, 51 seconds
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WHO ARE THE GCABA BROTHERS? An in-depth look at the brothers embroiled in the AKA and TIBZ murder case.

Two municipal workers have been shot dead at the Umhlathuze Municipality's Richards Bay office. Ekurhuleni, the mayor and speaker, will face motions of no confidence in the council. The Mayor has survived three motions, but we won't survive this one. The Public Protector South Africa (PPSA) released finalised investigation reports for the final quarter of the 2023/2024 Financial Year. Minister in The Presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, briefed the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 27th March 2024. The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport will be gazetting a notice to suspend the operations of Soweto Taxi Associations, WATA and Nanduwe. The Department of Tourism wishes South Africans a relaxing Easter holiday season, urging all tourists to #DoTourism safely and responsibly.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/28/202441 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Mk Party vs the ANC: The Durban High Court will hear arguments on the ANC and MK logo dispute case.

Five men accused in the murder of Kiernan "Aka" Forbes and Tebello "Tibz" Motsoane appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court. Eskom is appealing the 2023 ruling that said the government should ensure that schools, clinics, police stations and other critical public facilities are exempted from load shedding.Usindiso Arsonist Sthembiso Mdlalose is appearing in the Johannesburg Central Magistrates Court. He is facing arson, murder and attempted murder charges relating to the Marshalltown fire. The Public Enterprises Committee will finalise its report on the long-standing complaint from the former DG regarding the SAA/Takatso deal. Analysis of the MPC interest rates decision. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/27/202441 minutes, 59 seconds
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The MK part has been given the green light as the Electoral Court says the African National Congress (ANC) failed to follow proper guidelines in opposing the registration of uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) Part as a political formation.

The DA's motion of no confidence in the speaker has been accepted. The Special Tribunal has ordered software giant SAP to pay R500 million to the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) within seven days concerning corrupt contracts at Eskom.Kaizer Kganyago. The DA wants the DIRCO to open more voting stations abroad. Statistician-General releases the results of the Non-financial Census of Municipalities, 2022. Jackie Phamotse will be sentenced for criminal defamation, crime injuria, and contempt over her Twitter post about the Khumalos. We federal agents raided rapper and Hip Hop Mogul Sean Diddy Comb’s home amid sex trafficking claims and sex assault lawsuits. Bafana Bafana VS Algeria, what can we expect? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/26/202443 minutes, 15 seconds
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The High Court in Pretoria at 15:00 will hear an urgent bid from National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to prevent the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) from arresting her.

Parliament states that the business of Parliament will continue uninterrupted as National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula takes a leave of absence. As the speaker attempts to fend off her arrest in court today, what will become of the motion of no confidence tabled by the DA in this term's last week of parliamentary business? EWN ELECTION PIECE: THIS WEEK, EWN VISITED THE NORTHWEST – THIS IS WHERE THREE CRUCIAL MULTI-MILLION RAND PROJECTS HAVE FALLEN INTO A STATE  OF DILAPIDATION AFTER BEING NEGLECTED BY THE MADIBENG MUNICIPALITY. Lourentia Lombaard - the fourth accused linked to the disappearance of six-year-old Joshlin Smith - is back in court tomorrow. The Senzo Meyiwa murder trial continues. Sports Wrap with Mawande. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/25/202442 minutes, 45 seconds
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22 March 2024

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3/22/202443 minutes, 1 second
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LIVE: President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a keynote address at the national commemoration of Human Rights Day in Sharpeville outside Johannesburg later this morning.

OPPOSITION PARTIES COMMEMORATE HUMAN RIGHTS DAY IN SHARPEVILLE. Human Rights Day - MEC for Human Settlements and Infrastructure Development Lebogang Maile visited Diepkloof Hostel amidst a violent service delivery protest that erupted in the area today by hostel dwellers.A solidarity pilgrimage is taking place calling for an end to the conflict in Gaza, Palestine, in the form of a walk from Simon’s Town to the Cape Town CBD, representing the length of the besieged Gaza Strip. Human Rights Day is a chance to celebrate our gains and rededicate ourselves to continue improving workers' lives- COSATU. POSITIVE MASCULINITY IS CRUCIAL TO PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS FOR ALL. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL SOUTH AFRICA: No one should be killed fighting for fundamental human rights. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/21/202443 minutes, 1 second
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Former President Jacob Zuma’s application to have lead prosecutor Adv. Billy Downer removed from the arms deal corruption trial has been dismissed.

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3/20/202443 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Midday Report with Mandy Wiener - 19 March 2024

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3/19/202441 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Midday Report with Mandy Wiener - 18 March 2024

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3/18/202442 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Midday Report 15 March 2024

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3/15/202446 minutes, 29 seconds
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Midday Report- Ga - Rankuwa town hall.

Clement Manyathela relays the concerns and grievances of the Ga-Rankuwa community in Some 1. EWN Reporter Alpha Ramushwa spoke to the community of Zone 1. Many of them are dissatisfied with service delivery and joblessness. IEC shares information on Voter Education for residents in Tshwane. Joburg's mayor has called an urgent meeting over water the current water crisis. Joslin Smith Case: Charges against accused number four, Phumza Gigaqa have been withdrawn, and the three others have abandoned their bail application. The case was postponed for further investigation until 13 May. Sifiso Mkhwanazi will learn his fate today. The confessed murderer admitted to his father that he had killed six sex workers but denied that it was premeditated. The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services interviewed seven shortlisted candidates for the position of Deputy Public Protector. The position became vacant last year after Kholeka Gcaleka was appointed Public Protector. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/13/202444 minutes, 48 seconds
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The two men allegedly involved in the murder of Kiernan "AKA" Forbes and his friend Tebello "Tibz" Motsoane appear in the Manzini Magistrate's Court. Their case has been postponed to the 20th of March 2024.

The case against controversial media personality Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanyane returns to the Johannesburg Magistrates Court. He faces 13 charges, including rape, indecent assault, kidnapping and assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.  Gauteng police commissioner briefs media on the province's 3rd quarter statistics for the 2023/2024 financial year. Police Minister Bheki Cele visits the police station, which had taken nearly two decades to build. Outside of a growing population and increased crime, the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry in policing recommended that a police station be built. The IEC is expected to certify its voter roll today.  The Electoral Matters Amendment Bill must be passed before the May polls and will be considered by the National Assembly today. The Ekurhuleni council will meet today, where finance MMC Nkululeko Dunga will table the Auditor General's audit report. The motion of no confidence in the city's mayor, Sivuyile Ngodwana, might also sit. We get the latest on the Kate Middleton saga. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/12/202444 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Midday Report 11 March 2024

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The Midday Report 08 March 2024

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3/8/202442 minutes, 5 seconds
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The four suspects involved in the disappearance of Joslin Smith appeared at the Vredenburg Magistrates’ Court. The matter has been postponed to March 13.

Build One SA movement secures over 140000 signatures.Santaco and NTA confirm that Gauteng's taxi operations are suspended due to a dispute. Mandy speaks to the lead actress in the new drama series White Lies.Mandy’s book of the week: Pontsho Pilane's Power and Faith.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/7/202442 minutes, 26 seconds
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The five men arrested in connection with the murders appear in the Durban Magistrates Court.

Western Cape detectives are questioning four people in connection with the disappearance of Joshlin Smith. They are two men and two women aged between 26 and 34. The trial within a trial in the Senzo Meyiwa Trial continues in the Pretoria High Court today. Civil organisations protest outside Ghana's high commission in Pretoria. They want President Nana Akufo-Addo to reject the Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill - which would criminalise LGBTQ+ people in the country. The Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding at Parliament to strengthen the relationship between SCOPA and the SIU concerning investigating and reporting irregular, fruitless, and wasteful expenditure of public funds. Rand Water states that the power at the Eikenhof substation has been restored, and water will now flow to areas with water shortages. DAY 2 OF ENERGY INDABA. Politricking Season 4, Episode 1: ActionSA’s Herman Mashaba on the gruelling & brutal but rewarding 2024 election campaign. Just before the proclamation of the election date and the posters went up, Mashaba popped into 15 Fredman to reflect on his political career, which kicked off in the 2016 local government elections.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/6/202443 minutes, 38 seconds
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South Africans reacted in shock as EFF MP Naledi Chirwa wrote a public apology for missing parliament due to her sick baby.

The Gauteng MEC for Finance, Jacob Mamabolo, delivered the provincial budget for the current financial year. The ANC in Ekurhuleni will speak out following the chaos that happened in the council last week. They will also touch on the state of delivery service.  What I'm interested in is what they'll have to say about their coalition with the EFF. They've hinted that it is the end of the road for their pact with the red berets.Many Joburg residents are left without water as the Eikenhof substation undergoes repairs. Tshwane City leads one of the biggest disconnection drives in the City. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) released the gross domestic product (GDP) results for the fourth quarter of 2023. Showmax is set to release their four-part investigation pn Facebook rapist, Thabo Bester. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/5/202444 minutes, 10 seconds
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Officials plead with the public not to spread misinformation when it comes to the disappearance of missing six-year-old Joshlin Smith.

NSFAS briefs the media on the state of affairs in the higher education sector, as some universities' registration period is officially closed. The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Prof Blade Nzimande, has met with the families of the two UJ students who were caught in the crossfire of a shooting incident in Braamfontein (Johannesburg) on 29 February 2024. Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi and Education MEC Matome Chiloane met with secondary school principals and School Governing Bodies to outline provincial strategies to improve local National Senior Certificate learner performance for the Class of 2024. ANC NEC briefs media in Ekhuruleni, focusing on finalising lists for parliament and provincial legislatures, the integrity commission report, and what to do with those implicated in the state capture. The Senzo Meyiwa Trial Continues. The Peter Beale Murder Trial. SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDE!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/4/202443 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Midday Report 01 March 2024

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3/1/202444 minutes, 41 seconds
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Bheki Cele Interview

The five suspects involved in the murder of AKA and Tibz appeared in Durban Magistrate's court. The bail application has been postponed to the 6th of March 2024.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/29/202411 minutes, 16 seconds
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The five suspects involved in the murder of AKA and Tibz appeared in Durban Magistrate's court. The bail application has been postponed to the 6th of March 2024.

Minister in The Presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, briefed the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 28th February 2024.  Former Bosasa Chief Operations Officer (COO) Angelo Agrizzi Agrizzi appears in Pretoria High Court.Western Cape Premier Alan Winde holds Digicon, focusing on the latest quarterly crime statistics & importance of partnerships in addressing crime. Netball South Africa announces Jenny van Dyk as the Protea's coach. Busi Mavuso welcomes the announcement of Michelle Phillips' appointment as Transnet CEO.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/29/202444 minutes, 26 seconds
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The 7th suspect involved in the murder of AKA and Tebello has been arrested and will appear in court tomorrow.

A report released by Statistics South Africa shows that rape cases for children increased by 6,3 percentage points between 2015/16 and 2019/20, whilst sexual assault cases for children increased by 1,4 percentage points. The search for little Joshlin Smith continues. Tensions rose in the area yesterday after the search by the search party was called off. The Marshalltown fire Inquiry continues. City officials continue giving testimonies. SARS demands that Sasfin pay R4.9 billion regarding dodgy clients.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/28/202442 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Justice and Correctional Services hosts a conference on implementing the Integrated Criminal Justice System programme.

The ConCourt has dismissed a challenge to the Electoral Amendment Act brought by BOSA, Rivonia Circle.The IEC introduces principles and guidelines for using digital and social media in African elections. Sixteen (16) African Electoral Management Bodies (EMB) hosting elections this year will attend the launch and socialisation of the principles and guidelines for using digital and social media in African elections.The Department of Water and Sanitation calls on public members to send their written submissions and to make their voices heard on the amended National Water Act (NWA) and Water Services Act (WSA) by the 1st of March 2024.President Cyril Ramaphosa has, in terms of Section 174(3) of the Constitution, embarked on a process of consultation with the leaders of political parties represented in Parliament and the Judicial Service Commission to convey his nomination of Judge Mandisa Muriel Lindelwa Maya as Chief Justice of the Republic of South Africa.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/27/202446 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Midday Report 26 February 2024

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2/26/202442 minutes, 33 seconds
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Anoj Singh's bail amendment application has been denied.

The African National Congress (ANC) is preparing for its manifesto launch in KwaZulu-Natal. Analysis of the 1300-page cadre deployment documents handed to the DA by the ANC. The Electoral Commission of South Africa has warned unregistered members of the public who are eligible to vote that they have until this evening. The Joburg Zoo celebrates its 120th anniversary this March. Sport Wrap with Tholakele. Spreading Good News with Brent Lindeque!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/23/202442 minutes, 25 seconds
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Evictions by the City of Cape Town Law enforcement are underway at the Green Point Tennis Court. This is after the Metro obtained an eviction order from the Western Cape High Court last week to remove people occupying its public public spaces.

Gauteng acting provincial commissioner Major General Tommy Mthombeni and senior management of SAPS are leading crime stamping OPERATION SHANELA in Sandton. The operation also aims to assist the local police stations in reducing crime. The African National Congress (ANC) briefed the media regarding the state of readiness for their manifesto at the Mayihlome Rally. Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe and retired Gauteng High Court judge Nkola Motata have become the first judges to be impeached in South Africa since the dawn of democracy. Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana delivers the keynote address at the Budget breakfast hosted by Rand Merchant Bank. The biggest surprise of the 2024/25 budget is the absence of any support for Transnet, which has hobbled the economy, with some analysts projecting that it has cost SA as much as 5% in lost GDP growth. In response to Minister Enoch Godongwana's budget speech on 21 February 2024, SECTION27 states that South Africa will spend R800 less per learner. The correct amount is R320 per learner. The Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde, the Western Cape MEC for Police Oversight and Community Safety, Mr R Allen and the Provincial Commissioner of the Western Cape, Lt Gen (Adv) TE Patekile, will outline the 2023/02024 3rd quarter crime statistics.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/22/202443 minutes, 34 seconds
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Trial Postponed for Facebook Rapist Thabo Bester and Co-Accused in Mangaung Correctional Centre Escape Case The Western Cape High Court has denied Judge President John Hlophe's bid to halt his impeachment vote.

The DA's Challenge to ANC's Cadre Deployment Policy Thwarted: Gauteng High Court Dismisses Bid.    The alleged illegal miners accused of robbing motorists on the M1 have not been arrested.   The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will host a handing over ceremony for the mortal remains of Captain Simon Mkhulu Bobe and Lance Corporal Irven Thabang Semono, who died after a mortar bomb landed in the RSA base in Sake, DRC, on February 14 2024.    Analyst outlines what we can expect from today's Budget Speech.   Ahead of the Budget Speech, IEJ states that the government still needs to mobilise the maximum available resources.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/21/202437 minutes, 35 seconds
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Gauteng police have confirmed that it is alleged that illegal miners are behind the brazen robberies on the M1 north near the crown interchange.

Riverlea residents remain concerned about informal settlement and alleged links to illegal mining. A last-ditch attempt to avoid impeachment? Former Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe is expected to head to the Western Cape High Court today to stop Wednesday’s impeachment vote from taking place. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) released the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) results for the fourth quarter of 2023. The household-based sample survey measures the labour market activities of individuals aged 15 -64. The SIU has been authorised to investigate allegations of maladministration and unlawful conduct by Department of Home Affairs and Prasa officials. The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) is receiving an update from the Presidency on the investigation reports submitted by the Special Investigating Unit. The SIU has in the past accused the presidency of doing nothing to check that the recommendations they make are carried out. DGs also just ignore. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/20/202444 minutes, 14 seconds
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The ANC has until today to hand over cadre deployment records to the DA.

ActionSA Gauteng Provincial Chairperson Funzi Ngobeni provided the party’s own version of the state of the province ahead of Panyaza Lesufi’s address. The DA Shadow Minister of Finance, Dr Dion George MP, DA Shadow Deputy Minister of Finance, Ashor Sarupen MP and DA National Spokesperson, Solly Malatsi MP, will brief the media on the DA’s alternative budget. The National Head for the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, Lieutenant General (DR/Adv) Godfrey Lebeya (SOEG) and his management hold a media briefing to outline progress made and take stock of milestones achieved since the previous quarter and thereafter, the Minister of Police, General BH Cele, will hand over the new fleet to DPCI. Parliament has filed its papers in response to former Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe’s application to stop Wednesday’s impeachment vote. Bishop Zondo's rape trial resumes tomorrow in the PTA high court. His trial was postponed in July due to the presiding judge taking a long leave. The leader of the Rivers of Living Waters Church is facing charges including rape, assault and defeating the ends of justice for crimes committed between 1980 and 2018. Gauteng Education MEC Matome Chiloane to visit Primrose Primary School in Germiston on Monday, following an incident where a Grade 6  boy learner allegedly shot the school principal. Sports Wrap with Mawande.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/19/202443 minutes, 48 seconds
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The defence union has called on the government and SANDF to prioritise the safety of troops deployed in DRC.

The Management of the SAPS in Diepsloot appeared before the Gauteng Legislature’s Portfolio Committee on Community Safety to provide an update on the ongoing efforts to combat violence and crime in the area.The Peter Beale murder trial continues.Judges Matter expresses its deep concern at the Judicial Service Commission’s announcement today (15 February 2024) that it will not recommend that Judge Selby Mbenenge, the Judge President of the Eastern Cape High Court, be suspended pending a sexual harassment investigation against him.The DA will brief the media on our readiness for our historic Manifesto Launch on Saturday, 17 February, in Pretoria.SAWS warns South Africans of severe thunderstorms, flooding, damaging waves, and fire danger.Sports Wrap with Tholakele.Spreading good things with Brent Lindeque.GUESTS:Pikkie Greeff - National Secretary - SANDU.Gloria Motsoere, EWN Reporter.Bernadette Wicks, EWN Reporter.Mbekezeli Benjamin, Judges Matter researcher.Alpha Ramushwana, EWN Reporter.Elizabeth Viljoen, SAWs forecaster.Brent Lindeque is the founder of the good things guy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/16/202442 minutes, 51 seconds
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Two SANDF soldiers have died in the DRC. The two were part of the team deployed to the conflict-ridden country. More SANDF members were injured.

Analysis: Should the South African troops working with the SADC have been deployed to the conflict-ridden DRC? The DA held its “True State of the Province Address”, delivered by the opposition party leader in Gauteng, Solly Msimanga. The SCA in Bloemfontein will rule on AfriForum’s application for the recusal of one of the five judges hearing the “Kill the Boer” case against the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). EFF leader Julius Malema will brief the media tomorrow following the party's election manifesto in KZN. EFF leader Julius Malema will brief the media tomorrow following the party's election manifesto in KZN. Mandy’s book of the week: Catch Me a Killer: A Profiler's True Story.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/15/202442 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Midday Report 14 February 2024

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2/14/202441 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Midday Report 13 February 2024

The all-day debate on the State of the Nation Address kicked off. It’s the first two days of debate before the president responds on Thursday.  Guest: Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN Reporter.  Disgraced former health spokesperson Popo Maja is back in the commercial crimes court for corruption charges linked to Digital Vibes.  Guest: Kgomotso Modise, EWN Reporter.  A sex worker who alleges that she almost fell victim to serial killer Sifiso Mkhwanazi's murder spree in 2022 will continue testifying in the trial against him today.  Guest: Mongezi Koko, EWN Reporter.  Gauteng Government Launches 6000 CCTV Cameras to Fight Crime In continuing its mission of combatting crime using technology. Guest: Panyza Lesufi, Gauteng Premier. The Department of Correctional Services has asked the public to assist in locating the whereabouts of a prisoner who escaped from a hospital in Tshwane while receiving treatment. Guest: Singabakho Nxumalo, Correctional Services spokesperson.  Yet another violent incident at a school in South Africa – this time in Cape Town. A Grade 11 pupil was stabbed 3 times at JG Meiring High School in Goodwood yesterday. He /she was rushed to hospital in a stable condition.  Guest: Lauren Isaacs, EWN Reporter.  Analysis of the latest IPSOS latest poll.  Guest: Wayne Sussman, Elections Analyst. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/13/202444 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Midday Report 12 February 2024

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2/12/202443 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Midday Report - 09 February 2023

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2/9/202441 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Midday Report - 08 February 2024

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2/8/202443 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Midday Report 10 February 2024

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2/7/202444 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Midday Report 06 February 2024

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The Midday Report - 05 February 2024

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The Midday Report - 02 February 2024

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The Midday Report - 01 February 2024

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The Midday Report - 31 - January 2024

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The Midday report - 30 January 2024

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1/30/202445 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Midday Report - 29 January 2024

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The Midday Report 26 January 2024

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The Midday Report - 24 January 2024

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The Midday Report - 23 January 2024

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The Midday Report - 22 January 2024

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The Midday Report - 19 January 2023

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The Midday Report 18 January 2024

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1/19/202445 minutes, 21 seconds
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Department of Education provides updates as the 2024 academic year resumes in South Africa.

The Basic Education Minister with Education MEC Matome Chiloane and Gauteng Premier – Panyaza Lesufi are in Garankuwa as schools open.    EWN visits Relebogile Secondary School in Carletonville. A massive sinkhole swallowed parts of the school at the beginning of 2023.    EWN heads to Westcott Primary in Diep River, where the Premier and Western Cape Education MEC will provide an update on the state of readiness for the new term. As learners make their way back to school, a flare-up of gang violence is ensuing on the Cape Flats, where seven people have been shot dead in the past two days.   With only two days left before the release of Matric results, SADAG is hosting a series of webinars to advise candidates and parents on coping with tomorrow's unexpected results.    KZN and Gauteng expecting disruptive rainfall and severe thunderstorms.   The Usisindiso Marshalltown fire inquest resumes.    Bafana Bafana lost in their Afcon opener.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/17/202445 minutes, 14 seconds
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Gauteng Education Department provides updates on placement for learners, as schools open.

EWN visits two district offices to investigate school placements – a district in Soweto and one in Randburg.    Long-standing DA Gauteng MPL Khume Ramulifho has quit the party. He’s set to join RiseMzansi.    SAWS warns that floods will continue in KwaZulu-Natal.   Minister Senzo Mchunu leads a two-day Water Services Authority Summit in response to the outcomes of the Blue and No Drop Reports and Green Drop Progress Assessment Report released in December 2023.    Two confirmed cases of cholera were detected in Limpopo. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/16/202445 minutes, 56 seconds
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Umalusi briefs the media to pronounce the 2023 end-of-year national examination results of the public and private assessment bodies concerning the.

The Democratic Alliance conducted an oversight inspection at NSFAS.   The bail application of the woman accused of murdering her family members for insurance benefits continues in the Molopo Magistrates’ Court in Mahikeng in the North West.   KZN floods: Durban beaches public pools closed after rain damages infrastructure.    Powers and privileges start another EFF disciplinary hearing for disruptive behaviour. Parliament’s first order of business for the year. This follows two other hearings that concluded in December.   ACTION SA announces its deputy mayor nominee in Tshwane.   COSATU slams Ramaphosa’s ANC on January 8.    SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDE! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/15/202448 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Midday Report 12 January 2024

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The Midday Report 11 January 2024

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The Midday Report 10 January 2024

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The Midday Report 09 January 2024

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1/9/202447 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Midday Report 08 January 2024

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The Midday Report 05 January 2023

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The Midday Report 04 January 2024

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The Midday Report 03 January 2024

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The Midday Report 02 January 2024

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1/2/202448 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Midday Report - 29 December 2023

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12/29/202346 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Midday Report - 28 December 2023

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12/28/202349 minutes, 1 second
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The Midday Report - 27 December 2023

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The Midday Report 22 December 2023

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12/22/202345 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Midday Report 21 December 2023

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12/21/202347 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Midday Report 20 December 2023

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12/20/202346 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Midday Report 19 December 2023

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12/19/202347 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Midday Report 18 December 2023

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12/18/202346 minutes, 55 seconds
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Award-winning musician Zahara’s memorial is underway.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will officiate today's passing out parade of new police officers in Kimberley in the Northern Cape. The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation will release the 2023 SA Reconciliation Barometer findings. This is the 20th year the report is being produced – based on a public opinion survey of South African citizens’ attitudes to national reconciliation, social cohesion, transformation and democratic governance. Eyewitness News reveals a group seeking to repeat the ANC’s genesis story - they hope this will see churches and traditional leaders joining hands with politicians to change South Africa’s political landscape. IFP wraps policy conference. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/14/202346 minutes, 13 seconds
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Gauteng’s Crime Prevention Wardens, known as AmaPanyaza have been given a peace officer status by Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola.

Accountability Now lodges a complaint against Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi and his Cabinet with the Public Protector regarding the constitutionality of Amapanyaza. Gauteng Premier, Panyaza Lesufi reacts to the decision to designate CPWs Peace Officer Status. Kirsten Kluyts' alleged killer to apply for bail. Five men arrested for the alleged vigilante killing of the seven people in Diepsloot will appear at the Randburg Magistrate Court for their formal bail applications. A Rwandan national wanted for genocide crimes is expected back in the Cape Town Magistrates Court today. Fulgence Kayishema faces 56 charges all relating to immigration-related offences. DAY 2 IFP POLICY CONFERENCE.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/13/202345 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Minister in the Presidency responsible for Electricity Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa briefs the media on the ministerial determination for the procurement of 2500 MW of new generation capacity from nuclear.

Johannesburg Water briefs members of the media to an online media briefing, on the state of water supply in Johannesburg. Gauteng Police Commissioner, Lieutenant-General Elias Mawela briefs Members of the Provincial Legislature’s Portfolio Committee on Community Safety on plans to address high levels of crime in the Diepsloot Policing Precinct. The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) holds their National Policy Conference. The Zulu royal throne is on shaky grounds after the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria found that President Cyril Ramaphosa failed to follow due process to recognise Misuzulu KaZwelithini as King. Steven Gruzd, head of the African Governance and Diplomacy Programme at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). The African Peer Review Mechanism celebrates 20 years. The Midday Report team on 702 remembers songstress Zahara and the impact she had on the music industry. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/12/202344 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Midday Report - 11 December 2023

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12/11/202345 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Midday Report - 08 December 2023

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12/8/202343 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Midday Report 07 December 2023

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12/7/202342 minutes, 18 seconds
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The bail application for the accused in the Phala Phala burglary case returns to the Bela Bela Magistrate Court.

Five suspects arrested in connection with the mob attacks in Diepsloot at the weekend made their first appearance in the Randburg Magistrate's Court.The EFF and parliament are back in the Western Cape High Court tomorrow for a separate matter. This time, it’s the August 2022 forced removal from the Good Hope chamber.In collaboration with the families of affected employees, Implats has set aside the 6 December 2023 as a day of remembrance for our employees, who have all been impacted by this tragic event. A memorial service will be held at Impala Rustenburg to allow our employees to come together to honour the memory of our lost, injured and affected colleagues.The National Assembly has passed a bill that will make the Investigating Directorate a permanent body within the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).The Electoral Commission invites media members to a research seminar to discuss the findings of a survey study conducted among voters to gauge their perceptions and intentions ahead of the 2024 general elections.As part of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, RISE Mzansi National Leadership Collective led a picket at the Tambo Memorial Hospital in Boksburg.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/6/202343 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Midday Report 05 December 2023

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12/5/202342 minutes, 49 seconds
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Former President Jacob Zuma takes his fight against President Cyril Ramaphosa to the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA)

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the Electoral Amendment Act is in accordance with the Constitution. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is expected to head to court on Monday to interdict the suspension of six MPs from Parliament for disrupting the State of the Nation Address (SONA). South Africa’s Nuclear Regulator briefs the media on the status of the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station’s Long-Term Operation License Agreement. The current license runs out in July 2024. 10:00 – 12:00. SPORTS WRAP!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/4/202343 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Midday Report 01 December 2023

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12/1/202346 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Gauteng Provincial Government and City Power conduct a site inspection tour to assess some of the plants that have been earmarked for upgrades as part of the Provincial Alternative Energy Plan.

We get the latest from Charlotte Maxeke Hospital after threats to cut its power supply today. The facility has been highlighted as one of the entities owing millions of Rands in unpaid electricity bills.Electricity minister Dr Kgosientso Ramokgopa will, on behalf of the government, receive the first consignment of energy equipment donated by the People’s Republic of China in Pietermaritzburg.City of Tshwane residents are urged to reduce their water consumption or face the possibility of no water.The High Court in Johannesburg will judge the case between Marshalltown fire victims and the Home Affairs department. The victims’ lawyers applied to stop 32 of the undocumented migrants from being deported.Minister in The Presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, briefed the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 29 November 2023.Mandy's book of the week:  "Blackouts & Boerewors" by Karl Tessendorf and Greg Gilowey.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/30/202345 minutes, 54 seconds
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EWN speaks to affected family members after the tragic accident at Impala Platinum Mine that claimed the lives of 11 people

The trial within a trial resumes in the Senzo Meyiwa matter. Leigh Matthew's murderer, Donavan Moodley, is back in court. Matthews was kidnapped and killed in 2004. COSATU, SAFTU and political parties will join the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people. These organisations will march in protest to express their support for the Palestinian people in Gaza. Open Secrets Exclusive: Investigation reveals Open Secrets exposes a military squad allegedly responsible for acts of torture and murder. The evidence implicates at least four units of the SANDF in crimes dating back to 2019. Auditor-General Tsakani Maluleke briefed Parliament on the audit outcomes of National and Provincial governments for the 2022/23 financial year.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/29/202345 minutes, 56 seconds
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Eleven miners have died, and more were injured and hospitalised due to an incident at their operations in Rustenburg in North West

A 21-year-old student made his first appearance in the Alexandra Magistrates Court, charged with the murder of local teacher Kirsten Kluyts. Thirty-four-year-old Kluyts was reportedly raped and strangled to death late last month.The Senzo Meyiwa Trial continues.EWN speaks to the family of the four people who were shot dead in KZN yesterday. KZN police say it’s believed five suspects entered the homestead in Mfume on Monday morning and began shooting. Four people were killed. mA study by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and its partners revealed a slight decline in people living with HIV in South Africa.The Moonshot Pact, formally known as the Multiparty Charter for South Africa, is meeting today to engage with civil society organisations on what they would like the organisation to prioritise ahead of the 2024 general elections. The pact is a grouping of 8 opposition parties. The Defend Our Democracy Movement will launch a national civil society campaign called Election Watch. Election Watch aims to observe and pronounce the integrity of the upcoming 2024 elections in South Africa. Department of Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Zizi Kodwa leads a media briefing to announce essential developments in South African sport, arts and culture.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/28/202348 minutes, 1 second
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Loadshedding stage 8, were we ever on it, and what does the grid look like now?

DA leader John Steenhuisen will conduct an oversight visit to the Port of Durban to survey the congestion. A fight ensues at the SenzoMeyiwa Trial. Wardens clash with the accused in court during the tea adjournment, telling them to sit properly.  The man accused of murdering pastor Liezel de Jager appears in court.  The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) warns that swimming conditions have worsened due to the high spring tide on Sunday. South Africans cautioned as the heatwaves continue.  SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDE!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/27/202342 minutes, 46 seconds
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THE MIDDAY REPORT WITH MANDY WIENER 24 NOVEMBER 2023

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11/24/202345 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Gauteng Police Commissioner, Lieutenant-General Elias Mawela details the Province’s crime statistics for the second quarter of the 2023/24 financial year.

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11/23/202341 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Midday Report 22 November 2023

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11/22/202343 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Midday Report 21 November 2023

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) has weighed in on Israel's decision to recall its ambassador to South Africa, Eliav Belotserkovsky, saying it’s “a great pity” that it’s come to this. Mary Kluk , Vice President, SA Jewish Board of Deputies +And Snawo Tambo EFF Spokeperson weigh in on the issue.   NPA updating the Justice Committee on implementing recommendations of the Zondo Commission and also presenting its quarterly updates on TRC cases. Lindsay EWN Reporter gives an update. Former Eskom chief executive Matshela Koko returns to the Middelburg Magistrates Court today. This for judgment on an inquiry to establish if there’s been an unreasonable delay in his case. Bernadette EWN Reporter gives an update. EFF walks out of its disciplinary processes before the Powers and Privileges Committee. What next? The hearings are expected to continue today. Babalo Ndenze EWN Reporter gives an update Sergeant Batho Mogola will return to the witness stand in the Senzo Mewiya murder trial today. He has been testifying on the arrest and escort of two of the accused between May and June 2020 when they allegedly made confessions. The court is hearing a trial within a trial to establish the admissibility of the confession statements with the defense claiming that the men were beaten and suffocated in order to confess. 5 men stand accused of the football star’s 2014 murder at the home of his girlfriend- singer Kelly Khumalo.Kgomotso Modise EWN Reporter gives an update. Xolani Khumalo, the Former presenter of the popular drug busting show, Sizokuthola is back in court for his murder trial. The court is going to determine whether his case will be transferred to a high court for trial. Thabiso Goba EWN Reporter gives an update. The Nelson Mandela Children’s fund released its report titled the state of the South African Children which documents their living condition. The report ‘s findings include millions living below poverty line, thousands of abuse and neglect cases. Mpho Masienyane- Khauoe, Founder of NGO Lintle Community Awakening weigh in on the report.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/21/202344 minutes, 5 seconds
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African Independent Congress councillor Margaret Arnolds was announced as the Speaker of the City of Johannesburg.

The Electoral Commission of South Africa states that it is pleased with the number of South Africans who have registered to vote. Minister in The Presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Thursday, 16 November 2023. Gupta associates Kamal Vasram and Saliesh Indurjeeth appear in the Pretoria Regional Court regarding charges of fraud as well as contravening the Customs and Excise Act, the International Trade Administration Act and the Exchange Control Act. The Senzo Meyiwa Trial continues. Search and rescue teams have resumed their search for two young people, understood to be 18 and 21 years old, who were washed away during a cleansing ritual in the Klip River, near Olifantsvlei in Johannesburg, on Saturday night. Due to the shortage of generation capacity and the need to manage emergency reserves, Stage 3 load shedding will remain in force until 05:00 on Monday. State of the South African Child Report paints a promising picture of the future. SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDE. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/20/202343 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Midday Report - 17 November 2023

Tshidi Madia standing in for Mandy Wiener.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/17/202338 minutes, 29 seconds
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President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that South Africa will be referring Israel to the International Criminal Court to be investigated for war crimes for its indiscriminate bombardment of Gaza.

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11/16/202339 minutes, 24 seconds
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South African Rainbow Alliance – SARA, is a pact comprising like-minded political parties, civic organisations, churches and faith-based organisations across South Africa.

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11/15/202337 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Congress of the People (COPE) announced that they will replace Joburg Council Speaker Colleen Makhubele, who was fired from the party.

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11/14/202343 minutes, 11 seconds
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Tshwane residents can expect some relief as the three-month labour strike has ended.

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11/13/202341 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster states that SA will longer tolerate foreigners breaking laws that include the issue around illegal mining.

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11/10/202342 minutes, 59 seconds
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The assault case of the bodyguards of Deputy President Paul Mashatile returned to the Randburg Magistrate Court. The case has been postponed to the 6th of May 2023.

The incident where the couple was brutally shot down at the Randburg Magistrates Court Hit will affect the case against rogue cops.    The ANC secretary-general Fikile Mbalula opened a case of crimen injuria against Thuja Holdings CEO  Mthunzi Mdwaba at the Sandton police station.    The DA’s spokesperson on employment and labour, Michael Cardo, has called on Nxesi to come out and clear his name.    State witness in the Meyiwa trial to be re-examined.    Rand Water Chief Executive Officer Sipho Mosai will be updating the media on the state of bulk water supply in its areas of operations.   MANDY’S BOOK OF THE WEEK:  Legends - People Who Changed South Africa for the Better.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/9/202343 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Midday Report 08 November 2023

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11/8/202343 minutes, 29 seconds
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Joburg EMS warned motorists as heavy rains affected parts of the City. Motorists are urged to exercise caution while driving, extend the safe following distance, and avoid crossing flooded roads/bridges.

Severe thunderstorms and possible localised flooding forecasted by the South African Weather. The South African Weather Service (SAWS) issued orange level 5 and yellow level 2 severe thunderstorms alerts in places over the central parts of the country on Tuesday. Senzo Meyiwa's murder trial continues.    Two suspects, aged 39 and 30, will appear in the Bela Bela Magistrates Court on charges of housebreaking and theft. The pair was arrested in Rustenburg and Bela Bela, respectively, by the members of the National Serious Corruption Investigation concerning the Phala Phala farm break-in in February 2020. The arrest of the third suspect is imminent.   Police brutality is a big problem. Here’s how to change the law to fix it. But amending the law will not be enough. Police leadership must commit to addressing brutality.   Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni announced immediate inspections of informal businesses by government departments to ensure compliance with the law. An audit of spaza shops will also be undertaken.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/7/202342 minutes, 35 seconds
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International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor held a press briefing with Ukrainian counterpart, Minister Dmytro Kuleba. The two have shared their agenda for the visit.

Minister in the presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshaveni, updates the media following the most recent cabinet meeting.    The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) students find themselves in a dire situation as funding disaster hits various universities.    EWN Exclusive: EWN go behind the scenes in one of South Africa’s most violent places – Inanda—several shooting incidents recently and escalating gun crimes. Too many residents, too few police officers and socio-economic challenges like employment are some of the causes behind the increase in statistics.    Sergeant Vusimuzi Mogane is expected to be cross-examined in the Senzo Meyiwa trial-within-a-trial.   SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/6/202343 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Springboks grace the streets of Cape Town with the Webb Ellis Cup.

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11/3/202343 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Midday Report 02 November 2023

President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes the BOKS at the union buildings.  The Springbok bus goes through the Joburg CBD, EWN captures the moments as thousands of South Africans welcome home the two-time RWC champs.  JMPD warns motorists that they can expect heavy traffic and major disruptions within the Johannesburg CBD area. This is as the Bokke start their tour.  The African Growth Opportunity Act (Agoa) forum kicks off.  The Senzo Meyiwa murder trial continues. The man accused of setting Parliament alight, Zandile Mafe, will be back in the Western Cape High Court. Mandy’s book of the week:  The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly: Scenarios For South Africa's Uncertain Future.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/2/202345 minutes, 31 seconds
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Mandy Wiener welcomes Bokke, RWC campions at OR Tambo international airport.

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10/31/202343 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Midday Report 30 October 2023

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is in Ekurhuleni to monitor the start of matric exams. Gauteng Education MEC Matome Chiloane joined her. Western Cape learners start with their matric exams. The Basic Education Department said it has enhanced its security measures for the Grade 12 exams to ensure there are no question paper leaks. Bogus doctor and social media personality, who goes by the alias Dr Lani Matthews, has tried to talk himself out of an arrest after he was nabbed last night. Senzo Meyiwa's case resumes. A 38-year-old man arrested in connection with the murder of community leader Loyiso Nkohla will appear in the Athlone Magistrates Court today. The South African Weather Service says Central and Eastern parts of the country should brace for severe weather and thunderstorms. Sports wrap with Mawande.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/30/202343 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Midday Report 27 October 2023

President Cyril Ramaphosa leads an oversight visit to Emfuleni Local municipality in Gauteng to assess progress and steps taken to improve service delivery. Usindiso building blaze inquiry: Day 2.  The Senzo Meyiea trial continues; Defence expected to scrutinise Raphadu’s testimony in Meyiwa trial.  Rwandan national Fulgence Kayishima is back in court today after his case was postponed for further investigation in August.  In a groundbreaking judgement made in the Gauteng High Court yesterday, it was ruled that both parents are now eligible for maternity leave (referred to as parental leave).   SPORTS WRAP.  Spreading good news with the good things guy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/27/202343 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Arms Deal corruption case has returned to the Pietermaritzburg High Court. The court is expected to hear an application from former President Jacob Zuma to remove state advocate Billy Downer from the point.

Today marks nine years since Senzo Meyiwa was killed in his then-girlfriend, Kelly Khumalo’s Vosloorus home. Follow up on the Gold-One mine situation. Have all the mineworkers resurfaced, and what’s the way forward with the battle of the unions that led to the drama unfolding? Inquiry into deadly Marshalltown fire gets underway. Police are destroying R800 million worth of drugs tomorrow. Details around where it’s being held are being kept a secret. It starts at 07:00. Only one person per media organisation is allowed so that Thabiso will film. Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel will provide a comprehensive update on South Africa's preparedness for hosting the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum and insights into the forthcoming program. Your attendance and coverage are highly valued. The KZN Education Department holds a media briefing on the state of education, especially in light of the recent storms. Several schools were damaged. Monday marks the start of the matric exams. Mandy’s book of the week, Bounce: How to Raise Resilient Kids and Teens, is an easy-to-read, effective guide that can make an immediate difference to your parenting approach and relationship with your children.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/26/202340 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Modder East Gold One mine in Springs says about 200 of the over 500 miners, who were underground for three days, have returned to the surface.

Calls for DMRE to intervene in mine hostage issue.   AMCU denied reports its members were holding miners hostage. NUM says miners that resurfaced at Springs mine escaped from hostage situation.    EWN EXCLUSIVE: The impact the devastating water shortage in Linmeyer is having on its residents and businesses. The radio voicers are accompanied by a video from multimedia.    RAND WATER TO PROVIDE AN UPDATE ON BULK WATER PROVISION IN ITS AREA OF SUPPLY.    Presidency takes us through their plans to fix Transnet.    Senzo Meyiwa trial continues.   Activist Angela Yeung tackles world’s eighth-highest peak to raise GBV awareness. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/25/202342 minutes, 44 seconds
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Production is still at a standstill at the Modder East Gold Mine in Springs. Miners staged a sit-in after their shift ended yesterday, demanding that AMCU be recognised as the majority union.

The IEC officially launched the election in 2024. The commission will outline registration drive dates and other logistics.  Adriaan Basson | Road to 2024: Can the DA run Parliament? The Pretoria High Court will on Tuesday morning hear further evidence on the rights of one of the men accused of murdering Senzo Meyiwa and later making a confession. Update by Minister of Higher Education to SCOPA on the National Skills Fund and NSFAS investigations.  South Africans rally behind the Boks after allegations of racial slurs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/24/202344 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Midday Report 23 October 2023

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10/23/202342 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Midday Report 20 October 2023

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10/20/202341 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Midday Report 19 October 2023

Will Kholeka Gcaleka make the cut? Parliament decided on a new Public Protector.Senzo Meyiwa matters back in court. The admissibility of a recording will be argued. This is the recording that Magistrate Cronje took while Bongani Ntanzi was confessing.The East London denies  EFF leader Julius Malema's application to have his firearm discharge case struck off the roll.Xolani Khumalo, Presenter of the drug-busting television show called Sizokuthola is appearing at the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court tomorrow where he is facing one count of murder. Springboks lineup announced, names unchanged for England clash. Mandy’s book of the week: The Thabo Story.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/19/202342 minutes, 6 seconds
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ANC holds a media briefing on the outcomes of the weekend meeting.

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10/18/202344 minutes, 44 seconds
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ANC NEC members have asked that Minister Pravin Gordhan to return with a more comprehensive report on the country’s state-owned enterprises, they have further suggested that Electricity Minister Doctor Kgosientsho Ramokgopa have access to the Eskom board.

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10/17/202346 minutes
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ANC NEC concludes three day meeting; they brief media on issues around crime and ailing SOE’s.

The 2-nd Green Hydrogen Summit kicks off at the Century City Conference Centre. President Cyril Ramaphosa leads opening opening address.The Water Community Action Network (WaterCAN) is demanding accountability from Johannesburg and Rand Water over constant water shortages. Senzo Meyiwa trial continues. Prince Simakade who also identifies himself as King of the Zulu nation - is now challenging President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to recognise King Misuzulu as heir to the Zulu throne. SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDE. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/16/202341 minutes, 47 seconds
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SA citizens killed in Israel-Hamas conflict

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10/13/202332 minutes, 47 seconds
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In an attempt to clampdown on growing cases of extortion in the city, Cape Town Mayor launches a new campaign.

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10/12/202346 minutes, 25 seconds
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Convicted killer and rapist, Thabo Bester and co-accused appear in court. Nandipha Magudumane collapsed in the holding cells, and a verdict on how she will appear will be decided.

The Senzo Meyiwa Trial continues. The HR Manager is back on the witness stand. Action SA president Herman Mashaba will announce its first premier candidate ahead of the elections. This is the premier candidate for the northwest province. The families of Naledi in Soweto are having a funeral for Neo KHANG and Leon Jele who died last week after eating chips purchased from a nearby spaza shop. At Least five children in Soweto and the West Rand have died over the past week in incidents relating to food poisoning. Census reveals that the number of young people not in education, employment or training is skyrocketing; we can’t lose the Presidential Employment Stimulus now. The funding is set to end in March 2024, and the Stimulus is at risk of not being renewed, with the final decision being announced during the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has spared South Africa from the consequences of not complying with its updated anti-doping code - for now.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/11/202345 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Senzo Meyiwa Trial continues, a senior forensic analyst will continue to give evidence.

The Constitutional Court rules on a landmark challenge to the Divorce Act. A court case to determine what will happen to about 260 homeless people living on the streets in Cape Town's CBD is being heard in the Western Cape High Court. President Cyril Ramaphosa receives South Africa's Census 2022 national results from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). The police officer responsible for investigating the corruption allegations made by former Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter – has been a no-show twice. Brent Lindeque takes us through an explanation on who Dr Matthew Lani is and how he managed to pose himself as a medial Doctor. Wits University has distanced itself from Lani.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/10/202344 minutes, 47 seconds
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South African Weather Service

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10/9/20232 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Midday Report - 06 October 2023

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10/6/202344 minutes, 13 seconds
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THE POLICE’S OPERATION SHANELA HAS MOVED TO THE JHB CBD – THE CITY HAS BEEN UNDER SEIGE FROM CRIMINALS FOR SOME TIME – ASKING WHAT IS BEING DONE ABOUT THIS AND HIJACKED BUILDINGS.

TRANSNET RAIL CEO SIZA MZIMELA HAS RESIGNED – SENDING OUT A SENT OUT A LETTER TO STAFF – TAKING A DEEP DIVE WITH ANALYST KHAYA SITHOLE INTO WHAT HAS BEEN HAPPENING AT TRANSNET?SHOCKING VISUALS HAVE EMERGED OF A BRIDGE WHICH COLLAPSED WHILE PEDESTRIANS WERE WALKING OVER IT. THE BRIDGE, OWNED BY THE PASSENGER RAIL AGENCY OF SOUTH AFRICA, CROSSES A RAILWAY LINE.ACTOR SONIA MBELE AND TWO OTHERS HAVE RETURNED TO COURT REGARDING ALLEGED TAX EVASION.SIX POLITICAL PARTIES ARE LOOKING TO FORM A COALITION PACT AHEAD OF NEXT YEAR’S GENERAL ELECTIONS.STARTING TODAY , COPE, AFRICAN INDEPENDENT CONGRESS, NATIONAL FREEDOM PARTY (NFP), INDEPENDENT CITIZENS MOVEMENT, AFRICAN PEOPLE'S CONVENTION - AND THE AFRICAN AMALGAMATED RESTORATIVE MOVEMENT – ARE MEETING FOR A TWO-DAY STRATEGY WORKSHOP AT THE SANDTON SUN HOTEL.TRANSNET RAIL CEO SIZA MZIMELA HAS RESIGNED – SENDING OUT A SENT OUT A LETTER TO STAFF THIS MORNING.THE KZN COMMUNITY SAFETY MEC HAS BEEN ADDRESSING DEVELOPMENTS WITH REGARDS TO FLOOD REPAIR, FIGHTING CRIME AND COVER CASES RELATING TO THE KILLING OF PUBLIC REPRESENTATIVES – IN THE RUN UP TO NEXT YEARS ELECTION.THE CITY OF EKURHULENI HAS WARNED PET OWNERS TO BE ON HIGH ALERT AS SNAKES COME OUT OF HIBERNATION.THE CRICKET WORLD CUP IS NOW UNDERWAY….. NEW ZEALAND TAKING ON ENGLAND..See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/5/202346 minutes, 36 seconds
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Former President Jacob Zuma filed a notice intending to oppose Raymond Zondo's appointment as the country’s chief justice.

The Senzo Meyiwa trial resumes, the defence wraps up with the cross-examination of Zungu, and another witness is expected to take the stand. We look at the issues that surround the water issues in Joburg. What are the current reservoir levels? How much water shifting would people have to contend with? Analysis of the JSC interviews. Defence Minister Thandi Modise is updating the defence committee on pension payouts for military veterans. Gauteng Education MEC Matome Chiloane comments on the passing of two grade 1 pupils from Kgauhelo Primary School and Karabo Primary School in Naledi in Soweto. COSATU comments on the rise in the price of fuel and paraffin. A heatwave is forecast for large parts of SA from today, with warnings of scorching temperatures. SAWS says temperatures in parts of Gauteng, North West, Free State, and Eastern Cape are expected to peak as high as 35 degrees. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/4/202346 minutes, 32 seconds
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THE POLICE HAVE LAUNCHED OPERATION SHANELA – WITH ACTION PLANNED FOR VARIOUS CENTRES AROUND THE COUNTRY.

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10/3/202348 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Midday Report - 02 October 2023

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10/2/202345 minutes, 15 seconds
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The Midday Report - 29 September 2023

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9/29/202344 minutes, 22 seconds
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The M1 highway in Johannesburg was closed to traffic between Xavier Street and Booysens Road due to a cash-in-transit heist after a shootout between police and suspects last night.

The Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services provides a status update on extradition cases from and to South Africa.Stats SA released the quarterly employment figures for the second quarter. Mandy’s book of the week: "Statues and Storms” by Max Price. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/28/202344 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Midday Report - 27 September 2023

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9/27/202345 minutes, 1 second
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Emergency officials are on high alert as bad weather conditions and floods ravage the Eastern and Western Cape.

William Nicol Drive has been renamed to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The Police Minister provides an update on recent successes achieved by the South African Police Service (SAPS) in response to serious and violent crime, especially aggravated armed robberies, kidnapping, extortion and Cash in Transit (CIT) heists. Rand Water states that it continues to hold technical meetings with the City of Johannesburg, the City of Ekurhuleni, and the City of Tshwane to develop solutions to ensure that communities in Rand Water's supply areas receive water.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/26/202344 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Midday Report with Mandy Wiener - 22 September 2023

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9/22/202343 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Midday Report with Mandy Wiener - 21 September 2023

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9/21/202345 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Midday Report - 20 September 2023

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9/20/202344 minutes, 49 seconds
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City Manager Floyd Brink leads an operation to cut off defaulting and non-paying business customers in Naturena, South of Johannesburg.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) lodged a human rights complaint against the government for failing to pay pensioners their social grants this month.The National Assembly is set to consider the DA's bill to end cadre deployment today as the ANC heads to the Constitutional Court to stop this. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/19/202344 minutes, 35 seconds
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The country is back to stage 2 load shedding after the Kusile Power Plant was offline for 20 days.

The Tshwane Municipality holds a media briefing to present its Energy Action Plan. Due to high consumption levels, Gauteng residents are urged to use water sparingly. Spring tides have wreaked havoc across several coastal communities, so NSRI urges people to be cautious. EWN speaks to more NPOs impacted by Postbank’s payment system’s glitches. The Democratic Alliance will lay a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission over the South African Social Security Agency's payouts. President Cyril Ramaphosa attended the 78th session of the General Assembly. SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDE. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/18/202347 minutes, 15 seconds
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The Midday Report - 15 September 2023

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9/15/202344 minutes, 44 seconds
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The City of Tshwane halted its bus services and some of its other municipal services after its infrastructure was set alight allegedly by striking municipal employees.

EWN speaks to social grant recipients who have been queuing for days to get their payouts. Some recipients have been sleeping outside Post Office branches.The Senzo Meyiwa Trial continues: The defence refused to proceed with cross-examination without seeing all the pictures from accused #3's phone. The state will bring the album and the phone to court. Constable Sizwe Zungu is still on the witness standMinister in The Presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, briefs the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 13 September 2023. Members of the media are invited to cover the media briefing as follows. ActionSA’s three-day policy conference comes to an end, we get a wrap from the party on what they covered. MANDY’S BOOK OF THE WEEK: “A Country of Two Agricultures” by Wandile Sihlobo.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/14/202342 minutes, 29 seconds
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The embattled Public Protector Adv Busiswe Mkhwebane's term has ended as President Cyril Ramaphosa officiates her removal from office.

City Power cuts illegal connections in Joburg CBD, and 14 vehicles set alight in Tshwane’s capital. Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi will announce the terms of reference for the Commission of Inquiry into the Marshalltown fire that left 74 people dead and many injured and homeless. Social grant beneficiaries continue to suffer as glitches in the payout system continue. Sassa beneficiaries starve as payouts are not entirely resolved. The memorial service for Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi is underway. It looks like South Africans celebrated too soon, as cold weather, winds, and rain affect various areas. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/13/202343 minutes, 46 seconds
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Samwu holds a media demanding that the City of Tshwane pay workers their money.

ActionSA is having its 3-day policy conference where the party will outline its policy ideas before their first participation in a general election. Over 600 ActionSA members nationwide are expected to attend the conference. Scopa continues with its preliminary inquiry into the corruption allegations of former Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter. After a no-show in June - the police investigator dealing with the investigations is set to appear. After calling in sick last week, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is set to appear before Parliament's portfolio committee today to respond to the raft of allegations made by the former DG that the SAA deal with Takatso was not above board. CASAC states that Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s removal sets an important precedent. Remembering Steve Biko and the legacy he left. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/12/202343 minutes, 5 seconds
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The Midday Report - 08 September 2023

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9/11/202345 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Midday Report - 08 September 2023

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9/8/202342 minutes, 5 seconds
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Legendary SA retail titan Raymond Ackerman dies at 92.

The SABC confirms it has been in constant engagements with Multichoice and has met all their requirements to conclude the Rugby World Cup 2023 agreement. At this stage, the SABC is awaiting feedback from Multichoice. The survivors of the Bisho Massacre recalled the memories of that fateful day 31 years ago, on the 7th of September. MANDY’S BOOK OF THE WEEK: “Domestic Terror: Intimate Partner Violence in SA”- by Nechama Brodie, a veteran journalist specialising in researching violent crime and femicide in SA.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/7/202341 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Midday Report - 06 September 2023

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9/6/202340 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Midday Report - 05 September 2023

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9/5/202340 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Midday Report with Mandy Wiener - 04 September 2023

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9/4/202343 minutes, 52 seconds
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More than 70 people have died in the Joburg CBD Fire; officials are still at the scene.

The Gauteng Department of Health advises families of the Marshalltown fire victims to visit the Diepkloof mortuary to identify their bodies. City officials blaming SERI for the Joburg CBD disaster. Is this warranted? Author Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon wrote a book about Joburg’s hijacked buildings, where thousands of immigrants have found refuge. He provides more context on the state of these buildings. SAHRC holds a land conference and notes that it is concerned with SA’s slow land restitution process.Sports Wrap with Anthony Teixeira and spreading good news with Brent Lindeque.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/1/202344 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Death toll in the Joburg building fire continues to rise, the number currently stands at 74.

Government officials blame organizations like SERI for stopping them from dealing with hijacked buildings in the CBD. SERI responds. In partnership with four other social justice organizations, the LRC launched the #Right2Read campaign at Constitution Hill. Delicious Festival Trader Academy to train informal micro-enterprises, in partnership with FoodBev SETA. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/31/202345 minutes, 20 seconds
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Former ANC SG Ace Magashule announces his new political party, ACT.

This week on Politricking with Tshidi Madia, she wraps up Women’s Month with City of Joburg Speaker Colleen Makhubele. They discuss the representation of women in politics, the mayoral musical chairs in Joburg, the turbulence of her political party, Cope, and coalition governance. The NSRI has appealed to the public to be cautious on the coastline during the full moon spring tide that will peak during the full moon period over August 30 and 31.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/30/202343 minutes, 39 seconds
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Dr Nandipha Magudumana has hinted that she was forced to flee the country, as revealed in her bail application.

SAMWU workers continue to disrupt services in Tshwane. The Mayor says that law enforcement needs to play a role. The Senzo Meyiwa Trial continued; today, a pathologist detailed what killed the soccer star. The five men linked to the disappearance of German tourist Nick Frischke made an appearance in court. Motorsports fans can rev up their adrenaline levels this October as the thrilling FIA World Rallycross of South Africa makes its way to Killarney International Raceway on October 7th and 8th for the season's penultimate round. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/29/202347 minutes, 52 seconds
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ActionSA has withdrawn its motion to remove Joburg Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda against Joburg Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda.

Five children burnt beyond recognition in a shack in  Itireleng informal settlement, Gauteng Human Settlements and Infrastructure Development MEC, Lebogang Maile, is currently visiting the area. The Senzo Meyiwa trial continues, and a new witness is currently testifying. Midday Report  Recap of the Zimbabwe elections, and we ended the show with Sports Wrap with Mawande Mateza. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/28/202347 minutes, 24 seconds
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SAMWU strikes continue to affect services in Tshwane, City says they do not have funds for salary increases.

After two days of interviews to replace the public protector, what’s next? BRICS SUMMIT WRAP: Outcomes of the summit and what will the BRICS expansion mean for South Africa?  Former US president Donald Trump has been arrested at a Georgia jail, his mug shot is currently trending on social media.  Zimbabwe's elections are over. Who is leading the race? Midday ended the show with a sports wrap and good things from Brent Lindeque.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/25/202341 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Midday Report - 24 August 2023

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8/24/202342 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Midday Day Report Podcast 23 August 2023

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8/23/202337 minutes, 40 seconds
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Midday Report Podcast 22 August 2023

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8/22/202342 minutes, 17 seconds
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Midday Report Podcast 21 August 2023

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8/21/202343 minutes, 32 seconds
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WALK THE TALK

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8/18/20233 minutes, 19 seconds
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Midday Report Prodcast 18 August 2023

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8/18/202340 minutes, 47 seconds
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Crowthorne Christian Academy has been closed by the Gauteng Education Department closed after the dreadlocks uproar. The man accused of assaulting the learner has been given bail.

The National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NATJOINTS) briefed the media on safety and security-related plans in place for the BRICS Summit to be held in Sandton from 22 - 24 August 2023In this week’s Mandy’s book, we spoke to Prof Ryan Blumenthal on his latest offering titled, “Risking Life for Death: Lessons for the Living from the Autopsy Table by Ryan Blumenthal” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/17/202340 minutes, 54 seconds
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The inaugural Moonshot Pact took place today where seven opposition parties - led by the DA discussed terms of agreements for their new coalition which will be aiming to wrestle power away from the ANC for the first time since 1994.

In this week’s episode of EWN Politicking Podcast  Politricking Tshidi Madia is the Minister for Women, youth, and persons with Disabilities - Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma. They discuss the budgetary constraints of the ministry, Coalition governance, Phala Phala, former president Jacob Zuma's remission and the upcoming BRICS summit. The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) was disappointed with the NPA’s response to the Marikana Massacre 11 years after. We speak to SERI and one of the widows. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/16/202340 minutes, 11 seconds
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The six men accused of murdering Babita Deokaran murder are set to enter a plea agreement.

The NEWS24 Silenced Series which looks into the murder of Babita Deokaran takes us through how President Cyril Ramaphosa authorised a SIU probe into Tembisa Hospital's R1 billion extraction networks. A shootout ensued in the early hours of the morning in Riverlea, police are on site to monitor the situation. Stats SA announces a drop in the unemployment rate. The number has gone from 32.9% in the first quarter to 32,6% in the second quarter of 2023.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/15/202341 minutes, 40 seconds
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More than 60 Pakistani nationals were sent home following a sting operation at O-R Tambo International Airport.

Mandy Wiener spoke to EWN Reporter, Nokukhanya Mntambo on the Senzo Meyiwa trial as a new witness takes the stand. Disgraced rapist and sex trafficker Gerhard Ackerman sentenced to Convicted rapist Gerhard Ackerman has been sentenced to 12 life terms. Solly Msimanga was re-elected as DA Gauteng's leader. Arthur Goldstruck provided more insight on the internet disruptions SA can expect this as two undersea cables snapped on the same day. Midday Report ended the show with a sports and weather wrap. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/14/202342 minutes, 49 seconds
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Spreading good news with Brent Lindeque.

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8/11/20232 minutes, 40 seconds
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SPORTS WRAP WITH THOLAKELE

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8/11/20232 minutes, 57 seconds
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Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis has welcomed an end to the taxi strike. At least five people were killed during the violence that ensued.

Guest: Geordin Hill - Lewis, Cape Town Mayor. Ntuthuzelo Nene, EWN Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/11/20237 minutes, 11 seconds
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The Section 194 committee is set to meet today – to adopt its draft report which found Adv. Busisiwe Mkwebane guilty of certain charges.

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8/11/20233 minutes, 7 seconds
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Former president Jacob Zuma will not be returning to prison. The Department of Correctional Services has granted former president Jacob Zuma a special remission.

Guest: Bernadette Wicks, EWN Reporter. Benedict Phiri, Legal Analyst. Tshidi Madia, EWN Associate Politics Editor.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/11/202313 minutes, 6 seconds
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Western Cape Premier is set to meet with SANTACO, this as the taxi strike continues.

Mandy Wiener spoke to the MMC for urban mobility Rob Quintas and Newzroom Afrika Reporter, Nasiphi Same to find out the latest.  We get the latest on the Senzo Meyiwa trial as state witness Tumelo Madlala continues to testify. Minister in The Presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni briefed the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting. The Correctional Services Commissioner will announce whether former president Jacob Zuma will return to prison. The Gauteng Provincial Government convenes an Energy Indaba to respond to electricity challenges in the province. In this week's installment of Mandy’s Book of the Week, we speak to investigative journalist, Naledi Shange on her latest offering, Killer Cop: The Rosemary Ndlovu Story. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/10/202342 minutes, 37 seconds
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The South African National Taxi Council and Transport Minister Sindisiwe discuss the ongoing taxi strike in the Western Cape. This is while the City of Cape Town says it will not release impounded taxis.

Mandy spoke to the Department of Transport and SANTACO about the ongoing strike. The Western Cape MEC also provided an update on the closure f health facilities caused by the taxi strike.The Midday Report also observed National Women’s Day.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/9/202344 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Ministry of Transport lashed out at the City of Cape Town government on their handling of the taxi strike announcing the immediate release of impounded taxis.

Mandy Wiener spoke to EWN's Thabiso Goba and Cape Town Mayor, Geordin Hill-Lewis. The Midday Report covered current court cases including the Senzo Meyiwa trial and the appearance of those involved in Thabo Bester's escape.Mandy ended the show with Tshwane Mayor, Cilliers Brink to get an update on the fired 38 workers who part took in the illegal strike. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/8/202339 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Midday Report focuses on the Western Cape Taxi Strike as one person dies. Armed forces are on the ground as the strike continues.

Mandy Wiener spoke to the Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde on the current taxi strike, she also spoke to the MEC for Police Oversight and Community Safety and the Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility on how the SANTACO strike is affecting motorists, traffic and commuters. The Midday Report also covered various court cases, wrapping up the show with Sports Wrap. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/7/202340 minutes, 18 seconds
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Tensions between SANTACO and officials in Cape Town escalate this as taxi’s continue with their standstill leaving many commuters stranded.

Ntuthuzelo Nene, EWN Reporter.  Geordin Hill Lewis- Cape Town Mayor.  Thabiso Goba, EWN Reporter.  Professor Susan Booysen is a political analyst and author, and Director Research at the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA). Bablo ndenze, EWN Reporter.  Bernadette Wicks, EWN Reporter.  Nokukhanya Mntambo, EWN Reporter.  Tholakele Mnganga, EWN Sports Reporter.  Brent Lindeque, Founder of the Good Things Guy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/4/202344 minutes, 4 seconds
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The City of Cape Town try to avert the taxi crisis strike by seeking an urgent interdict against striking taxi operators

Ntuthuzelo Nene, EWN Reporter.  Geordin Hill Lewis- Cape Town Mayor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/4/202313 minutes, 31 seconds
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Midday Report Prodcast 03 August 2023

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8/3/202342 minutes, 25 seconds
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Mandy’s book of the week: Rassie: Stories of Life and Rugby.

Guest: Rassie Erasmus, South African rugby coach.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/3/202321 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Senzo Meyiwa trial will continue hearing Mthokozisi Thwala’s testimony as the State’s 6th witness. So far, he’s told the court that a scuffle with two intruders led to his shooting during a robbery.

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8/3/20237 minutes, 4 seconds
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The courts rule in favour of senior State advocate Billy Downer and News24 specialist legal journalist Karyn Maughan in their enforcement application, halting actions relating to former president Jacob Zuma's private prosecution.

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8/3/20233 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Slovo protests takes an ugly turn this as one teen dies, police are currently investigating.

Guests: Lerato Marole, Community Leader Xolani Fihla, JMPD Spokesperson,See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/3/20235 minutes, 28 seconds
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POLITRICKING

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8/2/20234 minutes, 3 seconds
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Protests by Samwu members interfere with healthcare services in the City of Tshwane.

Guest: Councillor Rina Marx, City of Tshwane MMC for Health.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/2/20235 minutes, 19 seconds
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SANTACO says taxis to operate normally on Wednesday after clashes.

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8/2/20234 minutes, 30 seconds
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SAPS confirms that 20 people have been arrested for illegal mining in Riverlea.

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8/2/20236 minutes, 45 seconds
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Banyanya Banyana win against Italy, making history reaching the 2023 Women's World Cup last 16.

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8/2/202312 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment reports back on the progress of the implementation of integrated efforts to combat rhino poaching in South Africa.

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8/1/20236 minutes, 49 seconds
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EMS cautions residents to be careful this as four people die in two separate shack fires.

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8/1/20231 minute, 49 seconds
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ATM wants Acting Public Protector, Kholeka Gcaleka’s findings on Phala Phala set aside.

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8/1/20234 minutes, 55 seconds
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Zandile Gumede and co accused are back in court this as their corruption trial continues.

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8/1/20234 minutes, 36 seconds
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Bail has been granted to the eight suspended protectors of Deputy President Paul Mashatile and The Senzo Meyowa trial continues.

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8/1/20234 minutes, 42 seconds
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Residents in Slovo Park informal settlement continue their protest.

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8/1/20235 minutes, 35 seconds
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CPF shares their experiences about the Riverlea area this after residents protests due to Zama Zama issue.

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8/1/20237 minutes, 42 seconds
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Sports Wrap.

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7/31/20233 minutes, 26 seconds
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The City of Tshwane interdicts ongoing strike by municipal workers affiliated with SAMWU.

Guest: Cilliers Brink, Tshwane Mayor.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/31/20235 minutes, 35 seconds
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SAWS FORCASTER

Guest: Elizabetth Viljoen Guest: Sam Ngwenya, Buffalo City Metro (BCM) spokesperson.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/31/20234 minutes, 30 seconds
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Analysis: EFF celebrates 10th anniversary, what were the big takeaways?

Guest: Tshidi Madia, EWN associate Politics EditorSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/31/20237 minutes, 1 second
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The Senzo Meyiwa Trial continues, today the defence will grill police phone expert after damning testimony.

Guest: Nokukhanya Mntambo, EWN Reporter Guest: Nhlanhla Mabaso, EWN KZN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/31/20235 minutes, 55 seconds
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Strike in Slovo Park

Guest: Alfa RamoswanaSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/31/20233 minutes, 31 seconds
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EWN goes to Riverlea to unpack the issues around two feuding factions of zama zamas.

Guest: Orrin Singh, EWN Reporter. Guest: Xolani Fihla, Buffalo City Metro (BCM) spokesperson.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/31/202310 minutes, 29 seconds
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Good things with Brentt

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7/28/20232 minutes, 10 seconds
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Sports wrap with THOLAKELE MNGANGA

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7/28/20235 minutes, 35 seconds
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Africa-Russia Summit continues.

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7/28/20234 minutes, 25 seconds
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Eskom in bid to avoid 'grid catastrophe' - court papers

HILTON TROLLIP, ENERGY EXPERTSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/28/20235 minutes, 40 seconds
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Thembinkkosi Lorch appears in court

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7/28/20232 minutes, 17 seconds
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ILLEGAL STRIKE ACTION WILL NOT BE TOLERATED, EMPLOYEES TO FACE DISCIPLINARY ACTION

Cllr Cilliers BrinkExecutive Mayor of TshwaneSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/28/20234 minutes, 28 seconds
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Former president Jacob Zuma is set to square off against state advocate Billy Downer and journalist Karyn Maughan in court again this Friday.

BERNADETTE WICKS , EWN REPORTERSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/28/20233 minutes, 32 seconds
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SENZO MEYIWA TRIAL CONTINUES

NOKUKHANYA MNTAMBO, EWN REPORTERSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/28/20238 minutes, 14 seconds
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AFRICA RUSSIA SUMMIT

Guest: LINDSAY DENTLINGER IS AN EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTERSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/27/20234 minutes, 7 seconds
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KEMPTON PARK CHEMICAL FACTORY FIRE

Guest: ERIC MALOKA , SPOKESPERSON EKURHULENI DISASTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICESSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/27/20232 minutes, 44 seconds
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DA ON IPID CONSITUTUIONALITY

Guest: ANDREW WHITFIELD, DA POLICE SPOKESPERSONSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/27/20234 minutes, 37 seconds
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GAUTENG PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT WILL ON THURSDAY 27 JULY 2023 HANDOVER THOUSANDS OF JOBS TO JOB SEEKERS AS PART OF THE NASI ISPANI MASS RECRUITMENT PROGRAMME

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7/27/20234 minutes, 5 seconds
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CEOS PLEDGE – 115 CEOS SIGN NEW PLEDGE TO HELP GOVT AND SAVE SOUTH AFRICA

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7/27/20235 minutes, 33 seconds
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SENZO MEYIWA TRIAL

Guest: NOKUKHANYA MNTAMBO, EWN REPORTERSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/27/20232 minutes, 50 seconds
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VIP OFFICERS IN COURT – MASHATILE

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7/27/20235 minutes, 30 seconds
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Nik Rabinowitz presents his new show RAMBUNCTIOUS.

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7/26/20236 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Competition Tribunal conditionally approves the merger of Takatso Aviation and South African Airways.

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7/26/20234 minutes, 9 seconds
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DA march against amendments to the employment equity act. It starts at 10:00 and DA Leader John Steenhuisen will be leading the march from Darling Street to Parliament. President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Employment Equity Amendment Act 4 of 2022 into law.

Guest: Ntuthuzelo Nene, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/26/20232 minutes, 13 seconds
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This week the EFF marks 10 years since its launch, its been holding a series of events to celebrate its birthday - Tshidi Madia spoke to its national spokesperson Sinawo Tambo on his own journey with the organisation, the idea that the EFF is a government in waiting and the upcoming general elections.

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7/26/20234 minutes, 28 seconds
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South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU). Purpose: They are marching against lack of resources and salary increase.

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7/26/20234 minutes, 12 seconds
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The SA National Taxi Council urges the City of Johannesburg to come up with solutions this after the joburg explosion. The industry states that they are taking a hitting after the incident.

AUDIO: Floyd Brink, Joburg City Manager Guest: Thabo Moila, Santaco spokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/26/20236 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Department of Health detects 3rd imported cholera case.

Guest: Foster Mohale, Dept of Health SpokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/26/20233 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Senzo Meyiwa trial continues. The defence is currently cross examining the neighbour who saw Senzo Meyiwa lying on the floor after he was shot.

Guest: Nokukhanya Mntambo, EWN RepoterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/26/20236 minutes, 58 seconds
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President Cyril Ramaphosa will be participating in the Russia-Africa summit taking place in St Petersburg this week.

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7/25/20235 minutes, 2 seconds
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World Drowning Prevention Day

Guest: Jill Fortuin - Executive Director NSRISee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/25/20234 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Health Justice Initiative takes South African Government to court to blow the lid on Covid vaccine procurement secrecy.

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7/25/20234 minutes, 49 seconds
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The 3 volumes of evidence presented before the Section 194 Inquiry established to determine Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s fitness to hold office is now public.

Guest: Babalo Ndenze, EWN Reporter Guest: Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/25/20238 minutes, 40 seconds
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Economists explain why SA sugar and chocolate prices keep rising, they also explain why they won’t drop anytime soon.

Guest: Wandile Sihlobo, chief economist of the Agriculture Business Chamber of SASee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/25/20234 minutes, 3 seconds
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Mdumiseni Zuma appears in court, he faces charges linked to the burning of the Brookside mall in Pietermaritzburg during the July unrest.

Guest: Nhlanhla Mabaso, EWN KZN Reporter,See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/25/20232 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Senzo Meywa Trial continues this as things continue to heat up during Zandile Khumalo’s testimony.

Guest: Nokukhanya Mntambo, EWN Reporter,See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/25/20237 minutes, 29 seconds
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More than 77 people injured in bus crash in Auckland park. JMPD and EMS on site.

Guest: Bernadette Wicks, EWN Reporter, Xolani Fihla, JMPD SpokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/25/20236 minutes, 53 seconds
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Sports wrap with Mawande Mateza.

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7/24/20233 minutes, 29 seconds
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Elon Musk reveals Twitter symbol with be changed to an X.

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7/24/20234 minutes, 10 seconds
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Looking to the ANCWL and newly elected President, Sisisi Tolashe elected ANCWL President.

Guest: Lukhanyo Vangqa, Political AnalystSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/24/20234 minutes, 30 seconds
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South African Medical Association (SAMA) submitted a petition with over 50 000 signatures to the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces requesting that members of the NCOP consider the petition before voting on the adoption of the NHI Bill in its current form.

Guest: Dr Mvuyisi Mzukwa, The Chairperson of SAMASee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/24/20234 minutes, 50 seconds
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Update on Joburg explosion, when will electricity and water will be restored?

Guest: Floyd Brink, Joburg City ManagerSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/24/20236 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Senzo Meyiwa Murder Trial continues with state witness, Zandi Khumalo being cross examined by defense lawyers.

Guest: Nokukhanya Mntabo, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/24/20235 minutes, 34 seconds
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Former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede and co-accused are back in court, they face corruption charges which incude, racketeering, fraud and money laundering.

Guest: Nhlanhla Mabaso, EWN KZN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/24/20234 minutes, 31 seconds
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Eight VIP Protection officials attached to Deputy President Paul Mashatile's security detail will make their first court appearance this morning. They were captured on video assaulting civilians on Joburg's N1 Highway.

Guest: Thabiso Goba, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/24/20237 minutes, 17 seconds
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Spreading good news with Brent Lindeque.

Guest: Brent Lindeque, Founder of The Good Things Guy, Voice noteSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/21/20232 minutes, 21 seconds
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Sports Wrap

Guest: Tholakele Mnganga, EWN Sports Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/21/20234 minutes, 4 seconds
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2023 World Scrabble Championships

Guest: Steven Gruzd, Voice noteSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/21/20233 minutes, 43 seconds
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History channel to air Great African Mysteries and Great African Escapes documentaries

Guest: John Robbie, Broadcaster and former 702 show hostSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/21/20239 minutes, 37 seconds
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Cross-examination of Zandile Khumalo continues at the Senzo Meyiwa trial

Guest: Nokukhanya Mntambo, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/21/20234 minutes, 19 seconds
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DA forces Government to commit to obligation to execute warrant of arrest for Russian President

Guest: Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/21/20234 minutes, 21 seconds
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Investigations into City of Joburg disaster blast and Repair work to begin after blast in Joburg CBD

Guests: Thabiso Goba, EWN Reporter Orrin Singh, EWN Reporter,See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/21/20239 minutes, 28 seconds
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Mandy’s book of the week: "Slikour: The Life Story Of A Hip-Hop Pioneer".

Guest: Siya "Slikour" Metane, founding member of celebrated hip hop group Skwatta Kamp and the CEO of SlikourOnLifeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/20/202310 minutes, 34 seconds
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Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the SA Reserve Bank (Sarb) to decide on interest rates.

Guest: Miyelani Mkhabela, EconomistSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/20/20232 minutes, 59 seconds
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Third batch of SA firefighters deployed to Canada to take on wildfires.

Guest: Trevor Abrahams, Managing Director Working on FireSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/20/20232 minutes, 47 seconds
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Further court papers have been released in what the DA calls a legal precedent setting case related to South Africa's response to ICC warrants of arrest.

Guest: Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/20/20234 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Senzo Meyiwa trial continues. Zandile Khumalo takes a return to the stand this after being ill the previous day.

Guest: Nokukhanya Mntambo, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/20/20232 minutes, 23 seconds
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EMS has confirmed the death of one person in Joburg CBD Explosion. What could have caused it?

Guests: Alpha Ramushwana, EWN Reporter David Van Wyk, Lead Researcher Benchmark FoundationSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/20/202311 minutes, 35 seconds
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Presidency confirms that Russian President Vladimir Putin will no longer be coming to South Africa for the upcoming BRICS summit.

Guest: Vincent Magwenya, Spokesperson to President Ramaphosa See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/19/20237 minutes, 51 seconds
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South Africans can expect icy and wet conditions from Wednesday.

Guest: Vanisha Phakula, SAWS ForecasterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/19/20233 minutes, 13 seconds
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City Power’s staff continue to be attacked, it issues out stern warning that it will not hesitate to withdraw its technicians from hostile areas.

Guest: Isaac Mangena, City Power SpokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/19/20235 minutes, 40 seconds
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Statistics South Africa announces inflation retreats to its lowest level in 20 months

Guest: Patrick Kelly, chief director of price statistics - Stats SASee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/19/20235 minutes, 47 seconds
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Tshidi Madia has a one on one with suspended public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane in this weeks episode of Politricking.

Guest: Tshidi Madia, EWN Associate Politics Editor See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/19/20235 minutes, 37 seconds
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BRICS Political Parties Plus Dialogue continues.

Guest: Ndaedzo Nethonzhe, EWN Snr Reporter, Professor Siphamandla Zondi is the Director of the Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation at the University of Johannesburg, See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/19/20238 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Senzo Meyiwa trial continues.

Guest: Nokukhanya Mntambo, EWN Reporter,See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/19/20237 minutes, 39 seconds
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President Cyril Ramaphosa will sign into law the South African Sign Language Bill during a ceremony at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

Guest: Lance Schultz, PanSALB CEOSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/18/20234 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Gauteng Department of Health embarks on massive surgical marathons as part of continuous efforts to address surgery backlogs.

Guest: Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko, Gauteng Health Department MEC.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/18/20235 minutes, 46 seconds
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Eskom announces Jan Oberholzer abrupt exit. How has he contributed to the SOE?

GUEST: Chris YallandSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/18/20235 minutes, 14 seconds
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The ANC begins its three-day BRICS Political Parties Dialogue. Delegates are set to discuss a range of issues including the Russia-Ukraine conflict, global financial reforms and world order.

Guest: Ndaedzo Nethonzhe, EWN Snr. Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/18/20233 minutes, 57 seconds
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Former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede and her 20-co accused are back in court for her fraud, corruption and racketeering case.

Guest: Dasen Thathiah, Enca Senior Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/18/20232 minutes, 54 seconds
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Judge Ratha Mogoatlheng is already cracking the whip to ensure that the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial has a swift start.

Guest: Nokukhanya Mntambo, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/18/20234 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Bloemfontein High court handed down its judgement on the appeal application by Nandipha Magudumana. It has denied her permission to appeal a ruling declaring her arrest lawful.

Guest: Orrin Singh, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/18/20235 minutes, 19 seconds
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Sports Wrap with Mawande Mateza, EWN Sports Reporter

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7/17/20235 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Minister of Electricity, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa will brief the media on progress made regarding the security issues related to the implementation of the energy action plan.

Guest: Alpha Ramushwana, EWN Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/17/20236 minutes, 47 seconds
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Over 1,000 shacks affected by a fire in Durban.

Guest: Nhlanhla Mabaso, EWN KZN Reporter Siyabonga Hlatshwayo, Provincial manager for The South African Red Cross Society in KwaZulu-NatalSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/17/20236 minutes, 35 seconds
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Western Cape MEC shocked as 39 children have already been killed violently in the Western Cape this year.

Guest: Reagen Allen, MEC of Police Oversight and Community SafetySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/17/20234 minutes, 22 seconds
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The murder trial of whistleblower Babita Deokaran returns to court. Outa is holding a march outside the court on Monday. Guest:

Bernadette Wicks, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/17/20232 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Meyiwa murder trial resumes with a new judge, the trial will start afresh with witnesses taking to the stand with their testimonies.

Guest: Nokukhanya Mntambo, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/17/20236 minutes, 30 seconds
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The five suspects involved in the recent truck attacks appear in court. 20 trucks were set alight in various provinces last week.

Guest: Thabiso Goba, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/17/20234 minutes, 48 seconds
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The adhoc committee on the new PP is sitting to discuss the applications and nominations received for her replacement so far.

Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN Parliament ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/20233 minutes, 6 seconds
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TikTok launches their #TikTokThatsHau campaign, we speak to Gift Ndou, popularly known as "Lachief," who is making waves in the tech world as a content creator with a mission to simplify people's lives through engaging and relatable educational videos.

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7/14/20232 minutes, 28 seconds
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The SA Communist Party and the ANC Veterans League speak out against Orlando Pirates playing a pre-season friendly match against Israeli’s Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Guest: Alex Mashilo, SACP Spokesperson,See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/20232 minutes, 28 seconds
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On day one of the Joburg water shutdown, MMC for the Environment and Infrastructure Services Department (EISD), Jack Sekwaila visits several areas where Stationary water tankers and Mobile tankers are deployed to check the progress on the work being done during the planned shutdown.

Guest: Alpha Ramushwana, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/20233 minutes, 21 seconds
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COPE deregistered at CIPC. What does this mean for the party ahead of the 2024 general elections?

Guest: Dennis Bloem, COPE SpokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/20233 minutes, 13 seconds
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Randwater provides update on water outage.

Guest: Makenosi Maroo, Rand Water Spokesperson.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/20233 minutes, 13 seconds
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Spreading good news with Brent Lindeque.

Guest: Brent Lindeque, Founder of The Good Things Guy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/20232 minutes, 28 seconds
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The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) responds to allegations made by expelled former second deputy president, Ruth Ntlokotse.

Guest: Phakamile Hlubi Majola, NUMSA Spokesperson.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/20231 minute, 58 seconds
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Sports Wrap with Tholakele.

Guest: Tholakele Mnganga, EWN Sports ReporteSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/20232 minutes, 32 seconds
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SA Tourism ready for the upcoming Netball World Cup. It say this tournament will inject R68 million into the economy.

Guest: Thandiwe Mathibela, GM Global PR and Communications and stakeholder Relations- SA Toursim.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/20232 minutes, 39 seconds
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Premier Panyaza Lesufi updates the progress of the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG) Nasi Ispani jobs campaign.

Guest: Alfa Ramushwana, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/20233 minutes, 23 seconds
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KZN Governement briefs media on suspects found regarding the truck attacks and shed light on how many cases there have been since 2018.

Guest: Nhlanhla Mabaso, EWN Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/20235 minutes, 26 seconds
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Is Former President Jacob Zuma in Russia seeking medical treatment? What are the next steps since the Concourts decision?

Guests: Mzwanele Manyi, Jacob Zuma Foundation Spokesperson. Nthabiseng Dubazane, Legal Expert.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/202311 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Free State High Court in Bloemfontein heard Nandipha Magudumana’s application for leave to appeal, judgment will be handed down on Tuesday the 18th July 2023.

Guest: Bernadette Wicks, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/14/20234 minutes, 39 seconds
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NUMSA 2nd Deputy President, Ruth Ntlokotse, will be addressing a press conference following the NUMSA Special Central Committee decision to uphold the NEC decision to expel her as a member of NUMSA.

Guest: Ruth Ntlokotse, expelled NUMSA 2nd Deputy PresidentSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/13/20236 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Gauteng Finance MEC is briefing the media on the latest updates to the provincial government's attempts to establish a state-owned bank and state-owned pharmaceutical company.

Guest: Thabiso Goba, EWN Reporter,See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/13/20236 minutes, 2 seconds
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The IFP National Parliamentary Caucus, supported by IFP Gauteng Caucus, conduct a series of key oversight visits in Johannesburg (Soweto) and Tshwane (Hammanskraal).

Guest: Narend Singh, IFP Chief WhipSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/13/20234 minutes, 34 seconds
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The ANC hosts the BRICS political parties forum colloquium. A number of events are planned in the run-up to the main event in August.

Guest: Ndaedzo Nethonzhe, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/13/20235 minutes, 9 seconds
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Alleged arsonist Zandile has appeared at the Western Cape High Court where an update on the psychiatric report was given. He also made various claims during his appearance.

 Guest: Kevin Brandt, EWN Reporter,See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/13/20236 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Constitutional Court has in favour of president Cyril Ramaphosa, it has declared Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s suspension valid.

Guest: Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN Reporter,  Zama Ntshona, ATM Spokesperson,  Romeo Nthambeleni, Legal ExpertSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/13/20237 minutes, 40 seconds
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The National African Farmers Union and SATAWU calls for a probe into the incidents of torching of trucks on 3 South African major road Networks N2, N3 and N4.

Guests: Jabu Mahlangu, NAFU President Amanda Tshemese, SATAWU's Head of Communications,See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/12/20236 minutes, 25 seconds
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More trucks have been set alight, this bringing the number to 20.

Guests: Mweli Masilela, Newzroom Afrika Reporter  Thabiso Goba - EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/12/20237 minutes, 39 seconds
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A Kempton Park-based foundation kicked off the commemoration of Mandela Month by planting trees as part of a country-wide campaign to reduce carbon emissions and minimise climate-change.

Guest: Sylvia Graham, Programs Senior Manager, Green Development Foundation,See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/20231 minute, 34 seconds
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The highly anticipated Proudly SA Local Wine Expo is back, and it's time to indulge in the finest flavours that South Africa's thriving wine industry has to offer. Set to take place from Thursday, July 13th to Saturday, July 15th, 2023, this immersive event promises an unforgettable experience for all wine lovers.

Guest: Happy MaKhumalo Ngidi, Chief Marketing Officer- Proudly SASee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/20234 minutes, 24 seconds
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DA Federal Leader, John Steenhuisen, launches the party’s voter registration campaign in Soweto as South Africa gears up for the 2024 General Election.

Guest: Solly Msimanga MPL, DA Gauteng Provincial LeaderSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/20234 minutes, 5 seconds
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The DA is visiting the families of the 17 people who died during a gas leak in Boksburg last week.

Guest: Thabiso Goba, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/20233 minutes, 19 seconds
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The ANC Gauteng Chairperson, Panyaza Lesufi will officially open the Provincial Local Government Summit.

Guests: Ndaedzo Nethonzhe - Senior Reporter- EWN Dr Levy Ndou - Political AnalystSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/20237 minutes, 15 seconds
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From 19:00 today, residents in joburg will have a 58 hour water outage. How will it work and why is this being done?

Guest:Dr Gideon Groenewald, hydrologist and geologistSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/20235 minutes, 16 seconds
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Security experts concerned about the rise of attacks on trucks.

Guest: Lizette Lancaster, manager of the Crime Hub at the Institute for Security StudiesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/20236 minutes, 52 seconds
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EWN is currently on scene where the attack of the two trucks happened on the N2 and SAPS states thats the trucks were targeted as they queued on the N2 freeway.

Guests: Nhlanhla Mabaso, EWN KZN Reporter Brig. Jay Naicker, KZN SAPS Spokesperson,See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/20234 minutes, 26 seconds
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Caster Semenya wins appeal at European Court of Human Rights

Guest: Tholakele Mnganga, EWN Sports ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/20233 minutes, 31 seconds
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Sports Wrap with Mawande.

Guest: Mawande Mateza, EWN Sports ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/20233 minutes, 33 seconds
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The ANC will hold its election manifesto workshop.

Guest: Ndeadzo Nethonzhe, EWN Snr ReporteSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/20235 minutes, 56 seconds
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EWN speaks to the lawyers of the victims of the highway assault suing the police minister.

Guest: Bernadette Wicks, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/20235 minutes, 17 seconds
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More trucks set alight on the N4 in Mpumalanga. Is this economic sabotage?

Guest: Jackie Walters. Prof in Transport and Logistics ManagementSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/20236 minutes, 53 seconds
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Salvation Army gives those in need of food and blankets as weather conditions worsen in various parts of the country

Guest: Thataetsile Semeno, The Salvation Army SpokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/20232 minutes, 34 seconds
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EMS and JMPD on alert a snow and wet weather conditions persist.

Guests: Nana Radebe, EMS Spokesperson Xolani Fihla, JMPD SpokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/20236 minutes, 43 seconds
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Snow Expert shares how cold it really is and why it’s snowing in Joburg.

Guest: Jennifer Fitchett, Professor of Physical Geography at the University of the WitwatersrandSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/20232 minutes, 3 seconds
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Snowy and wet weather conditions, how long will it last?

Guest: Kgolofelo Mahlangu, SAWS ForecatserSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/20232 minutes, 4 seconds
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Sports Wrap with Michael Pedro

Guest: Michael PedroSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/20231 hour, 2 seconds
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Spreading good news with Brent Lindeque.

Guest: Brent Lindeque, Good Things Guy Founder.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/20233 minutes, 46 seconds
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Twitter CEO, Elon Musk has threatened to sue Zuckerbergs Meta over the rival Threads app.

Guest: Arthur Goldstuck, World Wide Worx founder and CEO.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/20233 minutes, 55 seconds
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The ANC holds a three Day national executive committee meeting.

Guest: Ndaedzo Nethonzhe - Senior Reporter- EWN.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/20233 minutes, 11 seconds
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Angelo Agrizzi’s 800 – thousand-rand matter is back in court. Agrizzi is accused of offering gratification on behalf of BOSASA to former parliamentarian Vincent Smith, in exchange for his influence, as the then chairperson of Parliament’s oversight committee on Correctional Services.

Guest: Bernadette Wicks, EWN Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/20232 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Presidential Climate Commission (PCC), together with Minister Pravin Gordhan, visit the Komati Power Station in Mpumalanga.

Guest: Lebogang Mulaisi, Presidential Climate Commission COO.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/20236 minutes, 18 seconds
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SAWS issues alert on cold front that will hit Gauteng.

Guest: Lehlohonolo Thobela See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/20233 minutes, 26 seconds
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DMRE says efforts to fight illegal mining must be intensified.

Guest: Makhosonke Buthelezi, Mineral Resources head of communicationsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/20234 minutes, 41 seconds
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Update on the Boksburg gas leak; EWN speaks to illegal miners in the area.

Guest: Orrin Singh, EWN Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/20235 minutes, 19 seconds
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MANDY’S BOOK OF THE WEEK: Standing Up for Science.

Guest:Professor Salim Abdool Karim, Prof. Salim Abdool Karim, Director of the Center for the AIDS Program of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA)See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/6/202315 minutes, 30 seconds
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Struggle stalwart and former minister in the Presidency, Essop Pahad dies aged 84.

Guest: Mahlengi Bhengu, ANC SpokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/6/20232 minutes, 27 seconds
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Cosatu and its affiliated unions march in various parts of the province, this over SA’s ailing economy.

Guest: Nokukhanya Mntambo, EWN Reporter. Mike Shingange, COSATU 1st Deputy President.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/6/20233 minutes, 36 seconds
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Boksburg Gas Leak: 16 people including women and children have died from this after a gas cylinder containing nitrate oxide leaked.

Guests: Sivuyile Ngodwana, Ekurhuleni Mayor. Orrin Singh, EWN Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/6/202311 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Democratic Alliance outlines its plans to combat a repeat of state capture.

Guest: Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/5/20234 minutes, 8 seconds
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Zandile Khumalo has written to the Presiden pleading that the Senzo Meyiwa trial be prioritised. This after a new Judge has been appointed to preside over the case. This as the trial is expected to start from scratch with a new Judge on July 17.

Guest: Mbekezeli Benjami, Judges Matter Researcher.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/5/20232 minutes, 29 seconds
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The ANC Secretary General Fikile Mbalula holds a press briefing on the putcomes of the National Working Committee.

Guest: Ndaedzo Nethondze, EWN Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/5/20232 minutes, 51 seconds
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Kass Naaidoo calls for SA to prioritize the professionalization of women’s sport.

Guest: Kass Naidoo, cricket commentator and founder of gsport4girlsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/4/20231 hour
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Petrol price set to drop from tomorrow.

Guest: Layton Beard, AA spokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/4/20232 minutes, 23 seconds
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Cosatu announces a massive strike for Thursday over SA’ ailing economy.

Guest: Matthew Parks, parliamentary coordinator - CosatuSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/4/20233 minutes, 23 seconds
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Looking into Moti interdict and how this verdict serves as a vindication for amaBhungane and journalism.

Guest: Sam Sole, amaBhungane Centre for Investigative JournalismSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/4/20237 minutes, 16 seconds
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Two years after the July 2021 unrest, Sasria launches a documentary looking into the riots that started on 09 July 2021 and one of the most affected areas with food shortages and destruction of property.

Guest: Mpumi Tyikwe, SASRIA CEOSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/4/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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20-year-old Sifiso Mkhwanazi is back in court. He was arrested in connection with the discovery of 6 sex worker's bodies at his father's panel beaters.

Guest: Kgomotso Modise, EWN Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/4/20233 minutes, 30 seconds
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Analysis: VIP Protection Unit members assault members of the public. Looking into SA’s perception of SAPS and Protection Unit.

Guest: Ian Cameron, Director of Community Safety - Action SocietySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/4/202310 minutes, 32 seconds
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Sports Wrap with Mawande

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7/3/20234 minutes, 13 seconds
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Analysis: Outcomes of the ANCYL conference.

Guest: Rebone Tau, Political AnalystSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/3/20233 minutes, 32 seconds
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Update on King Misuzulu and his alleged poisining. The King has refuted these claims stating he was not poisoned.

Guest: Update on King Misuzulu and his alleged poisining. The King has refuted these claims stating he was not poisoned.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/3/20234 minutes, 4 seconds
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The tally of bodies found in the Namaqualand floods rises to four.

Guest: Jason Milford, Nama Khoi Municipal SpokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/3/20234 minutes, 13 seconds
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Anothe truck accident has claimed the lives of fifteen people, including two children, in the Eastern Cape.

Guest: Unathi Binqose, The provincial Transport spokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/3/20232 minutes, 52 seconds
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The trio involved with the escape of Thabo Bester will appear in court for their bail bids.

Guest: Orrin Singh, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/3/20233 minutes, 51 seconds
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Sports Minister, Zizi Kodwa urges the team to be focused on the the FIFA World Cup. The Minister is set to sit down with Safpu to discuss resolutions.

Guest: Litha Mpondwana, Minister of Sports Arts and Culture SpokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/3/20233 minutes, 24 seconds
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Former players join in on the call for Banyana Banyana players to be paid more.

Guest: Portia Modise, Former Banyana Banyana PlayerSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/3/20235 minutes, 42 seconds
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Spreading good news with Brent Lindeque.

Guest: Brent Lindeque, Founder of The Good Things GuySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/30/20232 minutes, 58 seconds
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Sports Wrap.

Guest: Tholakele Mnganga, EWN Sports Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/30/20232 minutes, 49 seconds
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French Protests – Thousands arrested in French violent protests throughout the country.

Guest: Natalie Malgas, Journalist based in FranceSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/30/20234 minutes, 20 seconds
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Act to reform whistleblowing legislation out for public comment

Guests: Chrispin Phiri, Spokesperson for the ministry of Justice and Correctional Services Cynthia Stimpel author of Hijackers on Board & director of the Whistleblower HouseSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/30/20235 minutes, 51 seconds
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ANC youth league holds first elective conference in almost a decade

Guest: Alfa Ramushwana, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/30/20233 minutes, 24 seconds
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President Cyril Ramaphosa leads Presidential Imbizo in KwaZulu-Natal

Guest: Nhlanhla Mabaso, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/30/20233 minutes, 5 seconds
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Acting Public Protector releases investigation reports including one related to the executive members ethics act

Guest: Tshidi Madia, EWN Associate Politics EditorSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/30/20233 minutes, 35 seconds
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Mandy's book of the week: Freedom Writer: My Life & Times

Guest: Maggie Davey, My life and times PublisherSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/20235 minutes, 8 seconds
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Client editorial - Midvaal Local Municipality hosts state of the municipality address

Guest: Jonathan ‘Khabazela’ Fairbairn, 702 CorrespondenSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/20232 minutes, 13 seconds
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Former Transnet corruption case involving former executives postponed to September.

Guest: Sindisiwe Seboka, Spokesperson for the Investigating Directorate (ID)See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/20232 minutes, 17 seconds
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High court rules decision to terminate Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) unlawful, unconstitutional and invalid [Court also granted the Zimbabwe Immigration Federation, an interim interdict preventing ZEP holders from being arrested or deported for now]

Guest: Luke Dzviti | Chairperson of Zimbabwe Immigration FederationSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/20234 minutes, 41 seconds
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Diepsloot residents continue protests over high crime in the area

Guest: Nokukhanya Mntambo, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/20233 minutes, 25 seconds
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Democratic Alliance lays complaints against Mbalula & Mashatile to Public Protector over what it calls state capture 2.0

Guests: Babalo Ndenze, EWN Reporter Solly Malatsi, DA National SpokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/20237 minutes, 6 seconds
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Parliament’s Presiding Officers brief media following meeting with Chief Justice Raymond Zondo over concerns of lack of implementation of State Capture commission recommendations.

Guest: Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN Parliament Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/20236 minutes, 56 seconds
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Meta launches new features to manage the time teens spend on social media

Guest: Itumeleng Morule, Corporate Communications Manager, Meta Southern Africa,See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/28/20233 minutes, 13 seconds
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International pride day – EWN Politricking, Tshidi Madia sits down with Dr Bev Ditsie to reflect on the rights of the LGBTQIA community in the continent

Guest: Tshidi Madia, EWN Associate Politics EditorSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/28/20232 minutes, 17 seconds
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IPID investigating a murder case following shooting involving law enforcement officials

Guest: Robbie Raburabu, National SpokespersonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/28/20231 minute, 53 seconds
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Three new arrests in Thabo Bester’s escape to appear in court

Guest: Kgomotso Modise, EWN reporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/28/20232 minutes, 38 seconds
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Presidential spokesperson Vincent Magwenya addresses the media

Guest: Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN Parliament Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/28/20236 minutes, 23 seconds
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Eskom implements stage 2 and 3 load shedding.

Guest: Hilton Trollip, Energy ExpertSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/28/20235 minutes, 27 seconds
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Extreme weather in KwaZulu-Natal & Severe weather forecast for Western, Eastern Cape

Guest: Lehlohonolo Thobela, SAWS ForecasterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/28/20234 minutes, 27 seconds
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Disaster management teams dispatched following tornado in north of Durban, including Inanda

Guest: Nhlanhla Mabaso, EWN ReporteSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/28/20235 minutes, 21 seconds
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Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Kabelo Gwamanda & his mayoral committee visit Diepkloof following protests.

Guest: Alfa Ramushwana, EWN ReporterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/28/20234 minutes, 23 seconds
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Update: A new report reveals that Wagner mercenaries are committing widespread atrocities against civilians in the war-torn state.

Guest: Peter Fabricius, independent journalist and analyst on foreign policy issues, writing mainly for the Daily Maverick.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/27/20233 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Department of Water and Sanitation holds a media tour to Berg River Dam near Franshoek. The latest water situation in the Western Cape has been dire, following significant rains, update on infrastructure given the devastation of the downpours and water supply issues which could have been impacted by the floods.

Guest: Kevin Brandt, EWN Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/27/20232 minutes, 54 seconds
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The battle between the Moti Group and Amabhungane continues today. Amabhungane claim that the group is attempting to silence them fro exposing their suspicious business dealings.

Guest: Caroline James - Advocacy Coordinator - amaBhungane.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/27/20234 minutes, 58 seconds
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Hostel dwellers in Diepkloof have been protesting over service delivery issues. They have stoned cars and police vans in a bid to have their demands met.

Guest: Alfa Ramushwana, EWN Reporter. Lefa Nkala, Community leader, Diepkloof.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/27/20236 minutes, 53 seconds
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EWN is in Lesotho to get comment from the Lesotho government on whether they were aware of the Zama zamas who died at a shaft at a Virginia mine about a month ago.

Guest: Orrin Singh, EWN Reporter.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/27/20238 minutes, 41 seconds
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Sports wrap with Mawande

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6/27/20233 minutes, 13 seconds