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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21
MAR
11am

HRW wants Saudi women detainees released

Human Rights Watch has said the charges facing Saudi women activists appear entirely related to their human rights activities. Eleven women are being tried individually and Human Rights Watch is demanding for their release. On line is Middle East Researcher at the Human Rights Watch Adam Coogle.
21
MAR
10am

UNHRC joins SA in celebrating Human Rights Day

The United Nations in South Africa has joined the South Africans in commemorating Human Rights Day. The day is of special importance to the UN and the global community as it marks the International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination. On line is Head for the UN Office of High Commission for Human Rights Abigail Noko.
19
MAR
11am

New Zealand bans semi-automatic weapons

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacida Ardern said yesterday that she plans to announce stricter gun laws within the next few days, just after a terror attack at two Mosques. 50 people have been confirmed dead so far. Like the US, New Zealand does not have ban on semi-automatic weapons. VOC journalist Anees Teladia spoke to Professor Kevin P Clements, the Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago in New Zealand.
19
MAR
10am

World Economic Report

In today's weekly world economic report, we refocus on the political battles of Brexit. In the Americas, Argentina's economy is shrinking into recession while on the continent, we look at the economic consequences of massive drought in Kenya and the flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. On line is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Pretoria Dr Jason Musyoka.
19
MAR
10am

Strengthening democracy through public participation

Following the final candidate list submittions by political parties' to the IEC, the attention has been on whether voters have the right to object the inclusion of individuals with questionable integrity. Recently there has been public outcry after the ANC included some individuals named in state capture. On line is Co-Chairperson of the 2019 National Coordinating Forum Nkosikhule Nyembezi.
18
MAR
11am

Developing cricket in South Africa

The PPC has joined the JP21 Foundation in demonstrating its impact on the development of cricket in South Africa. On line is PPC Sales and Marketing General Manger Clint Wicomb.
18
MAR
11am

Countering global Islamophobia

The Australian man responsible for a massive massacre of Muslim worshipers last Friday in New Zealand has been described as an extremist right wing and violent terrorist. During his court appearance, he expressed admiration for other violent white nationalists. On line is Sociologist at Rice University specializing on Anti- Racism and Religious Pluralism Dr Craig Considine.
18
MAR
10am

Are leaders like Trump inspiring extremism?

In the aftermath of the New Zealand terror attack, questions have been asked on how the gunman got inspired by some of the current and past leaders of the world. Prior to his election as US president, Donald Trump had shown his hate for immigrants and the media has fuelled some of his sentiments. To analyse this we are joined by professor in Business leadership at Stellenbosch University professor Renata Schoeman.
15
MAR
10am

Media Hit Parade

We are back with our Media Hit Parade where we analyse stories that has been making the big chats in the media sphere. On line is Co- founder Acumen Media Tonya Khoury.
15
MAR
10am

Can white people be terrorists?

Following the deadly attack at New Zealand Masjid, we try to understand how the international media report on atrocities perpetrated by white supremacist. In the case of Brenton Tarrant, a white suspect in the Christchurch massacre, a lot of focus is centred on his beliefs. For more we are joined by Executive member at Media Review Network Dr Ahmed Jazbhay.
14
MAR
11am

Kashmir issue, what is the solution?

More than 40 Indian security staff lost their lives in a suicide attack on February 14, 2019 in Pulwama region of Indian administered Kashmir. Following that, Indai launched air strikes in Pakistan after the Jaish-e- Mohammed group claimed responsibility. So why is the conflict heating up again. In studio we have,

Guest : Mr Abhishek Shukla
Position: Indian Consul General

Guest : Asif Iqbal
Position: President- Indian Economic Trade Organisation

Guest : Ibrahim Wani Ku
Position: Assistant Prof- Institute for Kashmir Studies, University of Kashmir
14
MAR
10am

UNICEF warns of stigmatization of ISIS children

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has warned against stigmatisation of children born in the Islamic State groups or ISIS. According to the UNICEF, an estimated 3,000 foreign children are currently housed at Al-Hol camp in Syria. On line is Unicef Middle East and North Africa chief of communications Juliette Touma.

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