Morning Talk

SAfm  |  Podcast, ±30 min episodes every 2 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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what’s the determining factor when it comes to charging the amount of Lobola? Focus: Our guest believes that Black people have turned this sacred practice into a business transaction and he argues that the reasoning behind the exorbitant prices is very unreasonable. Guest: Kabelo Chabalala is the Founder of the Young Men Movement
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The latest Property Sector Market Size report by the Property Sector Charter Council reveals that Black people are still largely excluded from property sector value chain. This morning we hear from the South African Institute for Black Property Owners about why they think it is of paramount importance to prioritise the inclusive growth and radical transformation in the property sector. Guest (studio): Vuyiswa Mutshekwane, CEO of the South African Institute for Black Property Owners
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Focus: The Human Sciences Research Council, yesterday (Wed) hosted a seminar looking at the power of judges. One of the issues that was raised was how the judiciary exercises power over citizens without their consent. What are we meant to understand by this and what does this mean for us as citizens? Guest: Mandla Seleoane - From LCM Labour Relations Consultancy (he was the presenter of the seminar)
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Focus: In conversation with Lelo Rammitloa who recently won the Innovators Pitch at the 4th Annual Green Youth Indaba held during youth month in Johannesburg, Sci-Bono. She started her company about ten months ago after attending an expo about waste management and after research she found that up to 90% of the companies in her surrounding area (Protea Glen) in Soweto do not recycle and spotted a gap. Guest (studio): Lelo Rammitloa, founder and director of Got Paper
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Focus: In conversation with Mmathabo Tau Mooa, a 23 year old student who is currently doing her third year in college. Mmathabo was raped at 7, again at 9 and at 15 – she will tell us about her horrific rape ordeal and how she ended up working as a child prostitute, got involved in Satanism, had a child, and now is about to finish school and publish a book. Guest (studio): Mmathabo Tau Mooa, rape survivor
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JUL
Focus: This morning we investigate why many black parents are preventing efforts aimed at educating their children in their mother tongue. Despite many studies that show that it makes good sense to begin a child’s education in his or her own language – mother tongue education remains an emotive subject in South Africa. Guest: Dr Nhlanhla Thwala, Academic Director at Pearson Institute of Higher Education
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Focus: In conversation with Zaria Rule – a grade 7 learner from Cornwall Hill College in Centurion who recently tested green rooibos tea on several diabetic dogs, including her pet dog, Jessie, as part of a school science project, which led to some extraordinary findings. Guest: Zaria Rule – a grade 7 learner from Cornwall Hill College in Centurion
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Most times when we have discussion on leadership, then we get different opinions as to what defines a leader or where leaders are getting it wrong. This morning we speak to Dr. Webster Zambara to pick his brain on where the missing link is when it comes to African leadership? Guest: Dr. Webster Zambara - Senior Project Leader in the Justice and Peacebuilding Programme
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Focus: The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply says that only a small minority of South African business can fully account for where their products and services go to and come from. They sight skills shortage as one of the main factors. To deal with this issue, they have set up the African Women in Supply Chain Association. What is it and how will it help? Guest: Lebogang Letsoalo – Founder of the African Women in Supply Chain Association
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Farming in South Africa is one of those sectors that don’t attract a lot of people. But for those who are involved already, most times the difficulty is more on operational and financial issues. Well the University of Stellenbosch Business School has come up with a way to help the small scale farmers. What is their strategy and how is it helping in this regard? Guest: Dr Marietjie Theron-Wepener - Head of the Small Business Academy of the University of Stellenbosch Business School Guest: Wilfred Makaphela - Farmer in Sterkspruit in rural Eastern Cape and a participant in the sponsored Small Business Academy
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Rights of people with disabilities is one of those issues that continue to remain on the media’s agenda mostly because of unfairness. Our guest questions whether the state of discrimination against people with disabilities will ever end? Why do employers find it easy to give reasons for not employing people with disabilities? Guest: Therina Wentzel - National Director at the National Council of and for Persons with Disabilities
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As we celebrate Madiba’s birthday tomorrow (Tuesday) which has become known as Nelson Mandela International Day, many of us will be going out to perform good deeds. But then for the past few months, we have seen all sorts of incidents that have put the country in a bad light. From racism, politics, crime and economics. Knowing what Madiba stood for, how do we restore the Rainbow Nation he has been preaching at the dawn of our democracy? Guest: Adv Tshidiso Thipanyane – CEO of the SA Human Rights Commission