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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01
JUL
12pm

GDP falls by 20. percent

SA's economy decreased by 20.% in the first quarter of 2020, according to Stats SA 's report released today.
On line is Deputy Director General for Economic Statistics at Stats SA Joe de Beer
01
JUL
12pm

Weekly Economic report

In this week's economic report, we look at the following,
-SA GDP falls by 2.0 percent
-Zondo commission resumes
-Africa Free Trade to go ahead despite the covid-19,
and on line is senior research fellow at the university of Pretoria, Dr Jason Musyoka
01
JUL
11am

Open letter to Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng

Professor of Law at Howard Law School in the US, Professor Ziyad Motala has written to SA Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng following his support for Israel during an online webnar with the Jerusalem Post.
On line from US is Professor Motala
29
JUN
10am

CASAC urges CJ to apologise

The Council for the Advancement of South African Constitution (CASAC) has urged the Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng to apologise over the comments he made on the legitimacy of the state of Israel.

On line is CASAC Executive Director, Lawson Naidoo.
29
JUN
10am

Case study of maths teachers in SA

South African students are bad at maths compared to other countries. This is clear from results of South Africa learners in the International Mathematics and Science Study.

The results show that South Africa's performance is far from competitive in relation to other countries.

This according to a qualitative study done by Doctoral candidate, Centre for International Teachers Education at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Dr Jacques Vester.
29
JUN
10am

NPA reluctant to prosecute apartheid crimes

The National Prosecuting Agency has been criticised for its decision to not prosecute two former apartheid police security branch members who allegedly tortured many political detainees during the 1970's.

Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) is accusing the NPA of being complicity to the crimes.

On line is Foundation for Human Rights former Director, Yasmin Sooka
26
JUN
8am

Middle East Report

In this week's Middle East Report in partnership with the London based Middle East Eye, we look at the following.

-the July 1 annexation of parts of West Bank

-Egypt president Sisi's threat to invade Libya if Sirte falls to the GNA

-And what John Bolton's book tells about Trump.

On line is editor in chief of the London based Middle East Eye, David Hearst.

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25
JUN
10am

Young people need a voice in politics

Young people constitute a critical demography is SA. However their influence on national politics remains limited.

There is a sense that traditional politics and representative democracy fail to attract their attention despite young people being at the forefront of bringing political transformation in post apartheid South Africa.

That is according to Executive Director at Democracy Development Program at the University of Kwazulu-Natal, Dr Paul Kariuki.
25
JUN
10am

Malema speaks on VBS saga

EFF leader Julius Malema has spoken on the VBS saga that has seen scores of the bank's top officials appearing in court on fraud charges.

Malema has been at the centre of the controversy ever since the VBS scandal came to light.

But on line is DonValley managing Director, Solly Moeng.
24
JUN
11am

Libyan crisis deepens

Violence has continued in Libya as power struggle raged on between UN recognised Government of Nation Unity (GNA) against strongman Khalifa Haftar, who is supported by neighbouring Egypt, Russia and the United Arab Emirates.

Turkey is backing the GNA .

Egypt warned it will launch attacks should the GNA advance to the city of Sirte, some 450 kilometres east of Tripoli.

So why is so much foreign interference in Libya?

On line from Russia is International Relations and Security expert, Mark Sleboda.

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