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.
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.
10
OCT
2016
Our personality of the week is Dr Umar Johnson who is a psychologist and an expert on helping schools and parents modify challenging behaviours that can ultimately lead to disorder diagnoses in Black Boys. He speaks largely to issues pertaining to black people, their mentality and challenges they face. He is currently on tour in South Africa promoting some of his work and exposing the South African audience to his teachings.
12
SEP
2016
Topic: Personality of the week: Rahid Lanie who is an internationally acclaimed composer, arranger, pianist, producer and recording artist. Rashid is well-known not only for his musical accomplishments, but also for his political activism in the fight against Apartheid in South Africa. Through his music he has been able to address social issues. For example in 1992 he was commissioned to write “The People Want Mandela”, a song celebrating Nelson Mandela’s release from prison. He has accomplished so much and has always been vocal about the interests of musicians. He has spoken at the United Nations on behalf of South African musicians, and has served as Vice-President of the South African Musicians’ Alliance.
12
SEP
2016
Topic: The theme for this year's annual Hugh Masekela lecture was titled African cultural renaissance: Decoloniality & Coloniality of being. This lecture was delivered by internationally acclaimed sculptor, poet, writer and academic, Professor Pitika Ntuli. The Hugh Masekela lecture is aimed at creating a platform for heritage, cultural, academic and social discourse as well as reflect on Masekela's philosophy, his work and contribution to the liberation and betterment of society. Professor Ntuli speaks to us more about his lecture