Talk on 2000

Radio 2000  |  Podcast, ±26 min episodes every 6 days
Talk on 2000 is a Talk Show that tackles the biggest stories of the day speaking to people behind the stories and connecting with SABC journalists on the top stories. The show also tackles topics of human and national importance like mining, education, health, land, rural development, job creation, parliamentary education and African politics focusing mostly on the subject of peace and security around the continent.  It also carries an inspirational element as it sits down and speaks to some inspirational and high achieving personalities from politicians to business people, authors and entrepreneurs. Visit for more.
Topic: The theme for this year's youth day celebrations is "the year of OR Tambo advancing youth economic empowerment." It is at the backdrop of this theme that tonight we have gathered young people to look at the challenges that are facing the youth and what the solutions to these issues are. How do we begin to open up the economy to young people so that they can be empowered? How do we foster youth leadership and development in the country? These are some of the questions we'll seek to address in tonight's discussion. Guests: Lisa Mavundla- Community Manager at OPEN Africa and member of Global Shapers & Chuene Mapoulo- social entrepreneur
Topic: personality of the Week: Dr Judy Dlamini. She is the Chair of Mbekani Investment Holdings Limited which is a Black women owned and managed company with operations and investments in health, facilities management, tourism, fashion retail and retail property. She recently wrote a book titled Equal but Different which is about women leaders' life stories and overseeing race, gender and social class.
Topic: The High Court in Johannesburg recently heard a case that was brought forward by The Organisation for Religious Education and Democracy (Ogod) which wants the court to declare the religion policy of 6 schools unconstitutional. The Federation of Governing Bodies for South African Schools (Fedsas) which represents the schools has however stated that religion in schools exposes children to good moral values which they would not have learnt otherwise. We speak to the CEO of Fedsas, Paul Colditz about this
opic: Personality of the Week- His name is Bulelani Balabala, he is an entrepreneur, advisor and speaker and he is our personality of the week this evening. Last month he walked away with an entrepreneurship award at the NYDA’s 2nd annual South African Youth Awards. Bulelani started his business at the tender age of 18 in his mother’s garage without any funding and today the business has created employment for a number of young people in his township. He also started the Township Entrepreneurs Alliance (TEA) which is an NPO that is aimed at developing township entrepreneurs and promoting entrepreneurship in township schools. This initiative has impacted over 3000 young entrepreneurs in the area since its inception.
Topic: Apartheid Stalwart and one of the Rivonia trialists, Ahmed Kathrada was today laid to rest in a manner which most described as befitting for the man who contributed to South Africa’s liberation. As we continue to remember his life, we speak to Sahm Venter who wrote a book titled, ‘Conversations with a Gentle Soul’ which has its origins in a series of discussions between the Apartheid hero and herself about his opinions, encounters and experiences.