Drivetime

The Voice of the Cape  |  Podcast, ±11 min episodes every 13 hours
The Drivetime Show is hosted by Shafiq Morton and has a national and international flavour. During the show the interviews will focus on issues making news nationally, be it the enquiry into the Arms Deal to the current famine in the Horn of Africa. The after five interview on Drivetime, will usually be the analysis slot where the biggest story of the day or week is analyzed. During this show listener participation is encourage via the station’s sms facility.
25
NOV
12pm
The National Awqaf Foundation of South Africa (AWQAF SA) together with Jeddah based Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) (member of the Islamic Development Bank Group) will be hosting its 4th Southern African Waqf Cadre Training Workshop soon. Deputy CEO Mikaeel Collier is online… Guest: Mickaeel Collier Position: Deputy CEO
23
NOV
5pm
Government and rebel forces in and around South Sudan's southern town of Yei have committed serious abuses against civilians in recent months, Human Rights Watch said today. The abuses include killings, rapes, arbitrary arrests by government forces and abductions by rebels. These are just the latest examples of attack on civilians by both sides in the current conflict. Jonathan Pedneault is a researcher at Human Rights Watch South Sudan and joins us online. Guest : Jonathan Pedneault Position : Researcher , HRW South Sudan
23
NOV
4pm
President jacob zuma today answered questions in the National Assembly for the last time this year. He also answered questions on ministers Mosebenzi Zwane and Des Van Rooyen's bids to stop the release of the State of Capture report. Mabine Seabe is the spokesperson for DA leader Mmusi Maimane and now joins us online. Guest : Mabine Seabe Position : DA Spokesperson
15
NOV
5pm
The US-led war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Lavante ( ISIL) cannot be won on the battlefield alone, warns Iraq Kurdish intelligence chief Lahur Talibany. He says the real is the lack of a strategy to counter the groups ideology. Puk Damsgard is a Journalist at Danish Broadcasting and now joins us on line form Iraq Guest : Puk Damsgard Andersen Position: Journalist, Danish Broadcasting Corporation
15
NOV
4pm
Members of the Chinese President 's delegation went on an illegal spending spree in South Africa to buy ivory and rhino horn and smuggled the products to China, according to revelations broadcast by aljazeera. Deborah Davies is the investigative Journalist from Aljazeera who now joins us on line. Guest : Deborah Davies Position: Investigative Journalist, Aljazeera
02
NOV
5pm
Palestinian activists have launched a campaign calling on the British government to apologise for the Balfour Declaration which pledged a homeland for the Jewish people in historic Palestine nearly a century ago. Pietro Stefanini is Researcher and Advocacy co-ordinator for Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) and now joins us on line from London. Guest : Pietro Stefanini Position: Researcher / Advocacy Co-ordinator , Palestinian Return Centre(PRC)
01
NOV
4pm
In 2008, in response to what were called the “xenophobic riots” in the townships, we argued that only complete reform of the economy can provide solutions to the despair and desperation of the majority black population who have been living in horrific poverty. At that time, we called for a Justice and Reconciliation Commission, which two of the authors, Professors Mahmood Mamdani and Sampie Terreblanche, had already argued in 1998 was absolutely necessary for a full review of the supply-side capitalist economics that had already come to dominate the economic policy in South Africa. Professor Drucilla Cornell is from Princetown University in the USA and joins us on line. Guest : Professor Drucilla Cornell Position : Professor, Princetown University
31
OCT
5pm
Indonesian delegation have embarked on a cultural study to cape town, with the objective of understanding the cultural similarities of the cape Malay and the people of Indonesia. The delegation is in studio to share with us why this study is so important.
26
OCT
4pm
South Africa is in a difficult economic transitional phase and consolidation and balance will be the watchwords regarding government finances over the next three years. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan told parliament earlier today in his mini-budget presentation. Julie Beckenstein is Head of Country Risk for Africa at BMI Research and now joins us on line. Guest : Julie Beckenstein Position: Head, Country Risk for Africa, BMI Research