Drivetime

THE VOICE OF THE CAPE  |  Podcast , ±12 min episodes every 18 hours  | 
The Drivetime Show is hosted by Shafiq Morton and has a national and international flavour. During the show the interviews will focus on issues making news nationally, be it the enquiry into the Arms Deal to the current famine in the Horn of Africa. The after five interview on Drivetime, will usually be the analysis slot where the biggest story of the day or week is analyzed. During this show listener participation is encourage via the station’s sms facility.

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22
JAN
10am

SAA to review its flight schedule

South African Airways says it will review possible flight changes in the coming days. Several local and international flights were yesterday cancelled in a bid to save money. Treasury is yet to release the R2bn it needs. On line is Aviation Expert and Editor at Fly SA Magazine, Guy Leitch.
22
JAN
10am

Weekly Africa Report

In this week's Africa report, we look at the Berlin summit on Libya where several foreign powers signed a agreement to limit external interference in the war in Libya. The city brings bad memories to the continent as it is there where the continent was partitioned in 1884. Meanwhile, the UK held its first summit with African leaders aimed at fostering relations post Brexit. In Lesotho,police questioned prime minister Thomas Thabane over links to his wife's murder. On line is Political Science lecturer and CEO at Chrizzima Democracy University, Dr Charles Moyo. You can follow him at www.afrodemocracyjournal.com.
21
JAN
10am

World Economic Report

In this week's economic report, we look at the UK-Africa investment summit as Boris Johnson meets African leaders in a move aimed at making Britain its business partner. Meanwhile, the Davos summit kicked off in Switzerland with president Cyril Ramaphosa absent at both events. The conference comes at the back of IMF cutting the country's 2020 growth forecast . And a global inequality report by Oxfam shows the richest people in the world have more wealth than 60% of the population, with 22 of the richest men having more wealth than all the women in Africa. In South Africa, the wage gap increased between 2011 and 2015. On line is Senior Research Fellow at University of Pretoria, Dr Jason Musyok
21
JAN
9am

Ragweed invades SA

A highly allergic weed native to North America was detected in South African pollen traps for the first time. The landmark discovery was made by scientists last week. On line is Head of UCT Lung Institute Allergy Unit, Professor Jonny Peter.
21
JAN
9am

Mashaba forms People's Dialogue

Former Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba will be launching a new political party. Mashaba resigned from the Democratic Alliance (DA), accusing the party of being hijacked by right wing elements. His new movement will be known as People's Dialogue. He now joins us .
20
JAN
10am

Berlin revisited, Libya on agenda

Several foreign powers signed a landmark agreement to limit external interference in the war in Libya and to push the country towards a peaceful end to the fighting. The meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oil fields by forces loyal to military leader Khalifar Hafter. On line from London is Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Senior Researcher at Chatham House, Tim Eaton.
20
JAN
9am

Millenials nervous about future

A survey of more than 16,000 Millennials in 16 countries commissioned by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) believe it more likely than not that a nuclear attack will occur in the next decade. On line is Media Officer at ICRC, Khatija Nxedlana
20
JAN
9am

Ramaphosa absent at Davos summit

President Cyril Ramaphosa will not attend this year's Davos summit scheduled for Switzerland this week. After a promising start at the previous Davos meeting, Ramaphosa will have nothing to offer as Eskom crisis continue to haunt the country. On line is Politics and Political Economy Expert in the School of Security and African Studies at Stellenbosch University, Dr Ntsikelelo Benjamin Breakfast.
17
JAN
10am

Profile: International Journalist and Documentary Filmmaker Harry Fear to visit South Africa

Broadcast journalist and Film maker Harry Fear will be visiting South Africa later this month. Harry is best known for his reporting on the European migrant crisis and for his hard hitting coverage inside Gaza Strip.
For two years Harry worked as a UK and International Correspondent for alternative broadcaster RT. In 2010, he filmed, presented and edited a feature- length documentary film, A Matter of Hope, about HIV/AIDS in South Africa.
17
JAN
9am

Lawyers for Human Rights slams new refugee Act

Lawyers for Human Rights have slammed the new rules governing asylum seeker which forbids refugees and asylum seekers from engaging in ant political activity. On line is Activist at Lawyers for Human Rights, Sharon Ekambaram
17
JAN
9am

SARB cuts repo rate

The Reserve Bank announced it has cut the Repo Rate by 25 basis points to 6.5 percent. SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago attributed the cut to drop in inflation. The Bank has made it clear it wants to anchor inflation expectations at the midpoint of its target range of 3.% to 6%. On line is Senior Economist at Econometrix Dr Jammine Azar

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