Morning Talk

SAfm  |  Podcast, ±32 min episodes every 3 days  |  Broadcast schedule
Newsmakers and Guest Experts offer their insights and perspectives into the national and global discourse on politics, economics, education, social matters and comprehensive dialogues on cultural diversity and other essential issues of public interest like, poverty alleviation, unemployment rate and health related issues.
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Dr Alice Evans argues that in order for the world to amplify ongoing progress towards gender equality, we need to increase exposure to both women as professionals and men as carers. But how can it be achieved and why men don’t do as many household tasks?
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Lately we’ve seen how major cities are investing in tourism initiatives, this time it is the City of Tshwane. The city’s Tourism Association launched its comprehensive tourist map for the metropolitan area. What sort of interesting information does it contain and also what are some of Tshwane’s tourism attractions?
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Many of us often wonder how the brain of a child functions and also the difference between the left and right brain - also why certain people use their left brain while others use the right. Well an interesting programme called SYNC which is targeted for children between 5-14 promises to make children use their full brain function. How exactly does it work and what sort of strategy is it using?
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SMME’s have become a strategic way of dealing with unemployment in many countries. The sector has become key in contributing to the GDP. But many entrepreneurs will tell you just how difficult it is to stay afloat due to economics and other factors like funding and skills. What is it exactly that’s making it difficult? Is it funding and skills or is there more to it?
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We dissect the objectives of the annual psychology congress (currently underway at Emperors Palace). This year’s congress will take a critical look at the profession’s ability to respond to context and to wider social needs. So this morning we ask, are psychologists making the appropriate contribution to present-day social needs?
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A Dutch NGO called SPOTS which is based in the Netherlands is putting pressure on their travel agents to respect guidelines which they lobbied for when it comes to tourism that involves animals. One of the guidelines is that petting/taking pictures and or walking with animals like lions, is unacceptable. They are strongly trying to educate the international public about the harmful practice of canned hunting in South Africa. Why have they chosen to go this route?
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Last week Meisie Nkosi, owner of Bella Bonni Guest House was recognized as the Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year. She owns a four-star graded Guest House, based in eMalahleni (Witbank) which encompasses 18 rooms. Under the trying economic climate, how did she manage to stay afloat and also what can she tell us about overcoming obstacles in her industry?
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Universities are often criticized for not keeping up with developments in the workplace which can help them align their qualifications with industry. In light of this, the University of Johannesburg’s Faculty of Engineering and Build Environment (FEBE) will roll out its approved three year BEngTech and Built Environment Bachelors qualifications next year in order to further align the University’s Conceive-Design-Implement-Operate approach. What exactly is this approach and how will it help bridge the gap between higher education and the workplace?
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Ever wondered how export credit and investment insurance works? The Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa is a company that provides insurance solutions to local exporters and puts then in a favourable light to the international market. How exactly does this work and what sort of risks do they cover?
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International experts gathered in Cape Town on Friday to discuss curbing industry marketing of harmful products to young people. Some of the arguments that were made were on how governments should deal with companies that manufacture these products. But then how much more can be done to punish the companies involved and is it fair to point the finger at these companies?
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Women in Electricity under the Association of Municipal Electrical Utilities this week held their first conference under the theme: Women powering smart cities. This they say echoes the milestone event of 1956 where women stood together to achieve a common goal. What lesson are they taking from this theme?