Talk on 2000

Radio 2000  |  Podcast, ±25 min episodes every 6 days
Talk on 2000 is a Talk Show that tackles the biggest stories of the day speaking to people behind the stories and connecting with SABC journalists on the top stories. The show also tackles topics of human and national importance like mining, education, health, land, rural development, job creation, parliamentary education and African politics focusing mostly on the subject of peace and security around the continent.  It also carries an inspirational element as it sits down and speaks to some inspirational and high achieving personalities from politicians to business people, authors and entrepreneurs. Visit www.radio2000.co.za for more.
21
APR
opic: Personality of the Week- His name is Bulelani Balabala, he is an entrepreneur, advisor and speaker and he is our personality of the week this evening. Last month he walked away with an entrepreneurship award at the NYDA’s 2nd annual South African Youth Awards. Bulelani started his business at the tender age of 18 in his mother’s garage without any funding and today the business has created employment for a number of young people in his township. He also started the Township Entrepreneurs Alliance (TEA) which is an NPO that is aimed at developing township entrepreneurs and promoting entrepreneurship in township schools. This initiative has impacted over 3000 young entrepreneurs in the area since its inception.
31
MAR
Topic: Apartheid Stalwart and one of the Rivonia trialists, Ahmed Kathrada was today laid to rest in a manner which most described as befitting for the man who contributed to South Africa’s liberation. As we continue to remember his life, we speak to Sahm Venter who wrote a book titled, ‘Conversations with a Gentle Soul’ which has its origins in a series of discussions between the Apartheid hero and herself about his opinions, encounters and experiences.
10
MAR
Topic: Recently the South African Revenue Services (SARS) has been receiving complaints from taxpayers about outstanding tax refunds as well as withholding payment of refunds. SARS has also established that refund fraud, particularly in the area of VAT and Personal Income Tax refunds, has become a huge challenge. To address this perception as well as explain the process of tax refunds, we are joined by Mark Kingon who is the Group Executive for Business and Individual Tax Relationship Management at SARS.
10
MAR
Topic: His passion lies in mentorship and is the second South African to be awarded the Academic Fellowship by the International Accounting Standards Board for 2017/18 in London. His name is Khaya Sithole and he’s our personality of the week. Khaya is also a mentor on the Shanduka Black Umbrellas Programme, whereby he’s responsible for the mentorship of start-up businesses and evaluating business plans submitted to the organisation. In 2014 he was commissioned by the University of Cape Town to participate in the Bukela Ufunde programme, which provides Financial Reporting lectures in African Languages to all students across the country.
03
MAR
Topic: Over the weekend the ANC in the North West made an announcement of its support of former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe’s appointment as Member of Parliament. The announcement has been received with negative feedback with some ANC members in the province criticizing the decision. We speak to Dakota Legoete who is the ANC Provincial Secretary in North West about this.
18
JAN
Topic: Personality of the week: Dr David Molapo, a management consultant, educator, and renowned motivational speaker. He speaks on many subjects, including Quality Management, Communication, Entrepreneurial Skills, Team Building, Leadership, Affirmative Action, and Accepting Change Guest:Dr David Molapo-management consultant, educator, and renowned motivational speaker
18
JAN
Media reports have indicated that some Gambian citizens have started to flee the country ahead of the presidential inauguration, this in fear of a possible war break out in the country. This comes after current president Yahyah Jammeh’s refusal to step down from his position, as he was defeated in the elections last month by president-elect Adama Barrow. It has also been reported that Barrow is currently in Senegal for safety reasons. This week in our Africa Talks we focus on this on issue as well as the elections which are due to take place in Kenya in August. Guest: Izak Khomo- Programmes producer at Channel Africa