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.
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
16
JAN
According to a report issued by the Institute of Race Relations, South Africa has made some progress in areas such as the economy, crime, education, healthcare and living standards since 1994. The report was released today in light of the current negative climate the country is operating under as a way of reminding South Africans that there’s a lot that has gone right post apartheid. IRR research analyst and report author, John Bostock unpacks the report for us.
13
OCT
2016
Topic: A look at Investigative journalist Paul McNally’s book titled, The Street which is a true story about the two years that he spent installed behind the tinted glass mirror of a sound system shop on Ontdekkers Rd, alongside a guy whose mission in life was to record the police receiving about 300 bribes on average a month from the drug dealers they were protecting.
11
OCT
2016
A 3 years old investigation by a Switzerland-based environmental and economic group called Public Eye has revealed that European companies are using an illegal strategy of selling dirty fuel to African countries as a way of maximizing profits. It is said that Africa is seen as a dumping zone of certain products of poor quality including medicine for example. our Africa Talk expert, Ntate Izak Khomo talks to us about the seriousness of this practice and why Europeans see Africa as an easy target of exploitation?
10
OCT
2016
Our personality of the week is Bridget Edwards who describes herself an Emotional Change Catalyst. She spent the greater part of 25 years studying and practicing health and wellness modalities, including metaphysics. Bridget’s life was at some point defined by stress which included surviving a fatal illness where she practically lost everything. She however, didn’t let this define her life as she went on to use her experiences to help others excel beyond their personal boundaries or limitations.