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News and Current Affairs Show hosted by award winning presenter Sakina Kamwendo, live every weekday from 6-9am featuring the Forum @ 8 between 8 and 9am. Tune in to SAfm 104-107fm nationwide or stream via http://bit.ly/1AADscZ | Call us on 0891 104 208 or SMS 34701
20
OCT
2am

SA Fraud Prevention Service warns public to be vigilant online.

The South African Fraud Prevention Service is warning the public to be vigilant on how they conduct themselves online. This follows the latest data breach of personal details of of more than 30 million South Africans which has been exposed by a website called I Have I Been Pwned. We speak to the Executive Director of the Fraud Prevention Service, Manie van Schalkwyk
20
OCT
2am

Gender-based violence expert Prof Shakila Singh encourages society to expose men who use violence against women

Gender-based violence expert at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Professor Shakila Singh, has encouraged society to expose men who use violence against women. This after activist, singer and former ANC parliamentarian, Jennifer Ferguson, spoke out about her alleged rape ordeal. Ferguson says the alleged rape took place at a hotel in Port Elizabeth almost 24 years ago with a well-known, senior South African football administrator. Ferguson has told SABC News, from her home in Sweden, that the global "Hashtag Me Too" campaign gave her the courage to expose her alleged rapist.
20
OCT
1am

Jeniffer Ferguson hopes to one day meet her rapist.

Activist, singer and former ANC parliamentarian, Jennifer Ferguson, says she hopes to one day meet with her alleged rapist, a well-known, senior South African football administrator. Ferguson alleges the alleged rape took place at a hotel in Port Elizabeth almost 24 years ago. Ferguson has told SABC News, from her home in Sweden, that the global "Hashtag Me Too" campaign gave her the courage to finally speak out about her ordeal and expose her alleged rapist. In this interview with SABC's Joan-Marie Verhoef, Ferguson says she is naming her alleged rapist to help other women speak out against sexual violence...
19
OCT
2am

Aviation expert, Guy Leitch on the dismissal of SAA Chair, Dudu Myeni.

The DA has welcomed the reported removal of Dudu Myeni from the South African Airways (SAA) board. The opposition party has accused Myeni of damaging the airline, saying she should have been removed along time ago. The DA says that the reported restructuring of the SAA board includes an experienced aviation expert, after a year a calling for this since the current board was appointed in September last year. We get reaction from Aviation expert, Editor and Publisher of SA Flyer Magazine,Guy Leitch.
19
OCT
2am

New SAA board expected to be officially announced today.

South African Airways new board is expected to be officially announced at a media briefing in Pretoria later today. Businessman JB Magwaza has been appointed as the new SAA chairperson and will replace Dudu Myeni. Myeni has been criticised for her leadership of the airline.
19
OCT
2am

newly appointed State Security Minister Bongani Bongo vows to carry out mandate successfully

The newly appointed State Security Minister Bongani Bongo has vowed to hit the ground running in ensuring that the mandate entrusted to him by President Jacob Zuma and the cabinet is carried out successfully. President Zuma yesterday (wednesday) formally sworn in Bongo to the new portfolio. He is the only cabinet member who has been newly appointed in tuesday's cabinet reshuffle by President Zuma in his administration. After the formalities at Tuinhuis in parliament during the ceremony presided over by the Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe- Bongo told journalists that he will soon meet with the Director Generals of the department to get briefings
19
OCT
2am

Delareyville in North west on lockdown following violent protests

The North West town of Delareyville is on lock down, following violent service delivery protests, that rocked the area since Monday. The community gave the municipality seven days to respond to their grievances which included amongst others, the provision of basic services such as water and electricity. Residents say they have tried on numerous occasions to bring their plight to the attention of the local council but to no avail. They are now calling on Premier Supra Mahumapelo to respond to their grievances. Patrick Dintwa reports...
19
OCT
2am

We warned GP Health Department against speedy transfers of mentally-ill patients_ Former Life Esidimeni MD

Former Managing Director at Life Esidimeni says they did warn the Gauteng Health Department against the speedy transfers of mentally-ill patients to unidentified NGOs. About a hundred and forty-one patients died as a result. Dr Morgan Mkhatswa says several children died in 2007, when more than 20 mentally ill children were moved to NGOs, and he did not want a repeat of that experience. Mkhatswa has been testifying at the Life Esidimeni Arbitration underway in Parktown, Johannesburg. Wisani Makhubele reports...
19
OCT
2am

Six mine workers killed in the last three months.

Mine workers affiliated to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction (AMCU) Union gathered yesterday to discuss the recent killings within the Platinum belt. In the latest incident this past Tuesday, another mine worker was shot and killed. It is understood that the number of killings have risen to six within the last three months.

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