Weekend AM Live

SAfm  |  Podcast, ±13 min episodes every 2 days  |  Broadcast schedule
Current Affairs programme which provides listeners with the latest local and International news hosted by Elvis Preslin Tune in 104-107 every Saturday and Sunday morning from 6 to 9am
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MAY
The South African Police Service says it remains committed to combating crimes against women and children. This as the country observes National Child Protection Week. The SAPS has called on communities countrywide to report any suspicion of abuse, neglect or exploitation of children, not only during Child Protection Week. Norman Cooper from The Phoenix Foundation speaks to Weekend AM Live to address the issue of abuse of women and children in the context of self-defense...
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MAY
Minister for Women and Children, Susan Shabangu, says it's high time government started working with people on the ground to address their concerns. Shabangu joined almost two-thousand people who marched against women's abuse in Johannesburg. We spoke to a victim of abuse, Mokgadi Motau; a man who abused his partners, Tumelo Mabena and police spokesperson, Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo...
27
MAY
Cosatu this week took a decision to ban President Jacob Zuma from addressing any of its activities. Dr Sydney Mufamadi speaks to Safm about the issues ANC veterans and stalwarts want addressed at the NEC meeting currently underway in Irene...
27
MAY
In this week's CONSUMER CONVERSATION: Legal experts are warning couples that before they say their "I do's", they need to decide which type of marriage contract they want to enter into. Jennifer Stoler, an associate and notary at Schindlers Attorneys...
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MAY
Cape Town could run out of water by September if current consumption levels are maintained. Visiting Adjunct Professor at the Wits School of Governance and a Commissioner of South Africa's first National Planning Commission says in 2007 the City of Cape Town was warned that there might be a water crisis in future due to the continuous increase in population...
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MAY
ANC member of parliament Dr Makhosi Khoza says she finds it extremely difficult to NOT vote with her conscious in Vote of NO confidence against President Jacob Zuma. Regarding the threats by ANC youth League, Khoza says the party is addressing the matter- but has asked her to stop posting critically about the party on her Facebook page.
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MAY
Free State police say more bodies of illegal miners are still underground at the disused Harmony Eland Mine in Welkom.the benchmarks foundation has renewed its call for the department of minerals resources to legitimise the so called Zama Zama mining in a bid to curb deaths related to it. Solly Phetla, from the deputy minister's office at the department of mineral resources, reacts to calls on the department to legitimise Zama Zama miners
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MAY
Consumers who have been subjected to the "pawn your car and still drive it" scheme may be able to breath a sigh of relief after it was declared unlawful. NCR's Manager: Investigations & Enforcement at the National Credit Regulator, Jacqueline Peters tells us more....
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MAY
The spate of killings of women in South Africa over the past four weeks has sparked public outcry and anger against women abuse and how men treat women. Tracey Boomgaard filed this report about femicide, and we spoke to anonymous about her ordeal in 2015, Sifisosami Dube, Alliance and Partnerships Manager at GenderLinks,Major General Tebello Mosikili, the head of the FCS unit (family violence, child protection and sexual offences), 'Not in My Name' hashtag, calls for all men to march against women abuse, one of the organisers,Kholofelo Masha, and Clinical psychologist, Leonard Carr...
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MAY
The ANC in the Northern Cape will back Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for the position of president of the party in the upcoming national elective conference. This was declared by the Northern Cape ANC at its provincial conference held in Colesberg. New chairperson of the ANC, Northern Cape, Zamani Saul...