Drivetime

THE VOICE OF THE CAPE  |  Podcast , ±12 min episodes every 17 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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06
MAY
11am

Hamas reaches ceasefire with Israel

Palestinian officials say a ceasefire has been reached with Israel to end a surge of bombings in the Gaza Strip by the Israeli army that has led to the deaths of 25 Palestinians and four Israelis. On line from Palestine is Palestinian journalist and former Princeton journalism professor Daoud Khuttab and in London, Political Analyst and Expert on Palestine Yousef Al Helou
06
MAY
10am

South Africa reiterates its support for Saharawi

The South African government has reiterated its strong support for the United Nations Mission for a referendum in Western Sahara. The Western Sahara and Palestine still remain the only countries fighting for a mandate to gain its sovereignty. On line is Special Advisor to International Relations Minister Zain Dangor.
03
MAY
10am

Media Hit Parade

We are back with our weekly Media Hit Parade. This will be the last for the show before Drive time hibernates for Ramadaan. On line is Acumen Media co-founder and Director Tonya Khoury
02
MAY
10am

Middle class battle to find political home is SA

South Africa's black middle class is growing numerically and politically. But does it see the world differently from others. Does this translate into vote behavior? These questions require close considerations because the black class is critical when it comes to choosing its political home. On line is Head, School of Governance at Wits University Professor David Everatt
02
MAY
10am

Semenya loses appeal for equal treatment

The Court of Arbitration for sport (CAS) has dismissed South African athlete Caster Semenya's challenge to international athletics regulation which would see her compelled to undergo medical treatment. The panel found that while the new regulation discriminate Semenya, they are not valid. On line is Senior Legal Advisor at Human Rights Watch Aisling Reidy
29
APR
10am

SA marks 25 years of freedom

As the country celebrated Freedom Day on Saturday, the International Peace Colleague of South Africa hosted a symposium during the Ramadhan for All at the Castle. The aim was unpack the challenges that country has faced since the dawn of democracy. DT producer Ibrahim Kangwa Chibwe spoke to Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.
29
APR
10am

Is the ANC set to retake the WC from DA

ANC western cape elections head Ebrahim Rasool says areas that have historically been DA strongholds in the province have opened up for them. Western Cape will be one of the heavily contested areas once the country goes to the polls on May 8. On line is ANC Western Cape election head Ebrahim Rasool.
26
APR
11am

Media Hit Parade

We are back with our weekly Media Hit Parade where we keep track with all the stories that hitting the mark across the world. On line is Acumen Media Co- founder and Director Tonya Khoury.
26
APR
10am

Freedom Day and reconciliation

South Africa will tomorrow be commemorating freedom day. The day is very significant to the country's history as it marks 25 years since the first democratic elections. But has the country healed and reconciled? On line is Distinguished Professor, Faculty of Education at Stellenbosch University Jonathan Jansen.
25
APR
10am

Cyclone Kenneth heading to kick up a storm

Cyclone Kenneth has formed in the Indian ocean and is strengthening while making its way towards Mozambique. This would be the second storm system to make land fall after Idai. So what is behind this change in climate? On line is South African Weather Service (SAWS) Researcher and Marine Expert in coastal systems Dr Christo Rautenbach.
25
APR
10am

Fire Jiba & Mrwebi says commission

The Mokgoro Commission looking into the fitness to hold office of advocates Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi has recommended that the pair be fired. The presidency has not announced its decision yet. On line is Head of Academic Program and Senior Lecturer at Stellenbosch University Dr Zwelinzima Ndevu.

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