Subscribe to this channel

You can subscribe to new audio episodes published on this channel. You can follow updates using the channel's RSS feed, or via other audio platforms you may already be using.

RSS Feed

You can use any RSS feed reader to follow updates, even your browser. We recommend using an application dedicated to listening podcasts for the best experience. iOS users can look at Overcast or Castro. Pocket Casts is also very popular and has both iOS and Android versions. Add the above link to the application to follow this podcast channel.

Signup to iono.fm

Sign up for a free iono.fm user account to start building your playlist of podcast channels. You'll be able to build a personalised RSS feed you can follow or listen with our web player.
23
JAN
12am

#PODCAST: Seven-year-old Phoenix girl makes strategic moves to become SA's Junior Chess Champion

By Newsbreak Producer, Shanell Daniel - At just 7-years-old, Kaylee Grace Budhram, knows all the right moves! The Grade 3 lass from Phoenix, north of Durban, recently won silver and received the title of Woman Candidate Master at the African Youth Chess Championship in Namibia. Adding to her many titles, after picking up chess just 10-months ago, Budhram also won the Under-8 Blitz Chess Champion title at the South African Junior Chess Championship in Boksburg last week. Speaking to Newsbreak, Budhram says her secret to success is being strategic in every move she makes and aims to one day make it to the Commonwealth Chess Championship...
23
JAN
12am

#PODCAST: In this week's Green Scene we discuss how veganism can reduce your food related carbon footprint by 50%

By Newsbreak Producer, Shanell Daniel - Going vegan can reduce your food related carbon footprint by 50%. That's according to international organisation - "The Vegan Society" . January is being celebrated as Veganuary- in an attempt to plant the seeds of a conscious diet that doesnt harm the planet. In this week's Green Scene The Society's spokesperson Sam Calvert explains that going vegan doesn't mean biting off more than you can chew...
23
JAN
12am

#PODCAST: Planning for the 25th National Hindu Conference begins

By Newsbreak Producer, Tashlan Naidoo - KwaZulu-Natal residents that wish to contribute to the planning of the 25th National Hindu Conference, can do so at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban tomorrow evening. This November also commemorates 160 years since Indians arrived in natal as indentured labourers, making this event that more iconic. The two hour Durban leg of planning will commence at 06:30-PM on Friday evening. President of the world Hindu Foundation- South African chapter, Pravesh Hurdeen says it is imperative for the current generation to stay in touch with their heritage...
23
JAN
12am

#PODCAST: WHO says smoking can increase the risk of complications after surgery

By Newsbreak Producer, Taresh Harreeparshad - The World Health Organisation says that smoking could significantly increase the risk of post surgery complications. According to the WHO, every tobacco-free week after 4 weeks improves health outcomes by 19%, due to improved blood flow throughout the body to essential organs. This also aids surgery recovery. WHO's Dr. Kerstin Schotte explains how toxins in cigarettes lowers the bodys recovery...
23
JAN
12am

#PODCAST: Truck driver in 2013 Field's Hill horror crash released from prison

By Newsbreak Producer, Shanell Daniel - Sanele May, who was sentenced to eight years in prison for a crash that killed about 24 people in 2013, has been released from prison. This was confirmed by the spokesperson for the Department of Justice and Correctional Services Singabakho Nxulalo. In September 2013 - May lost control of the truck he was driving, while passing Field's Hill, in Pinetown, west of Durban. He was sentenced to eight years and spent 14 months at the Westville Correctional Facility before being transferred to the uMzinto Correctional Centre. The Swazi national was released on parole on December 27th and handed over to Home Affairs for deportation. Nxulalo says May served the minimun time and was considered to be fit for parole by the Parole Board...
22
JAN
2am

#PODCAST: Highly allergenic ragweed invades South Africa for the very first time

By Newsbreak Producer, Hoosen Ebrahim - Scientists this week made a landmark discovery when ragweed, also known as "hay-fever weed"- a highly allergenic weed native to North America- was detected in South Africa for the very first time. While the threat of allergic plants, such as ragweed migrating southward, because of climate change, has always been a concern, little did researchers know it was going to show up so soon. Ragweed is incredibly invasive and its potent pollen has been problematic in the United States for many decades. Head of the University of Cape Towns Lung Institute's Allergy Unit, Proffessor Jonny Peter says the pollen has so far only been detected in Durban...
22
JAN
2am

#PODCAST: In this week's Techno Touch: We explore how drone are leading the pack in the fight against crime

By Newsbreak Producer, Tashlan Naidoo - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles more commonly known as drones are now leading the pack in the fight against poachers, illegal miners and safeguarding South African properties. In aviation, a drone refers to an unpiloted aircraft or spacecraft. The Western Cape implemented drones to help fight the crime scourge plaguing the province. This kind of surveillance allows the City to keep an eye, literally, on a number of areas across Cape Town in the same time span. In this weeks Techno Touch Chief executive of Unmanned Aeriel Vehicle and Drone Solutions or UDS, Otto Werdmuller von Elgg explains how drone technology is being used to fight crime...
22
JAN
2am

#PODCAST: Children of well-known Pietermaritzburg businesswoman, Kavitha Nerputh tramautised by her murder

By Newsbreak Producer, Prabashini Moodley - The grieving children of murdered 41-year-old Pietermaritzburg businesswoman, Kavitha Nerputh, are struggling to come to terms with their mother's sudden death. A close family relative says the family and Nerpuths children, aged 22, 19 and 7, have been left traumatised and are calling for justice to be served. A case of murder is being investigated after Nerputh's body was found allegedly strangled in a vehicle on Monday night on Alexandra Road, at Pietermaritzburg, in KwaZulu-Natal. Provincial police spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbhele, says it's believed that police stumbled upon her body in a locked vehicle. The family relative says the single mother was dedicated to her children and parents - and will be sorely missed...
22
JAN
2am

#PODCAST: Legal expert speaks about the legalities around the signing of indemnities by parents for school outings

By Newsbreak Producer, Prabashini Moodley - A school has the legal duty to take all adequate action to ensure a child's safety when on outings or school excursions. That's according to Faranaaz Veriava - a lawyer and Head of Education at Section 27 - a social justice organisation. This is under the law of delict. She was reacting to the death of a 13-year old Parktown Boys High School learner Enoch Mpianzi who drowned in the Crocodile River while attending a grade 8 orientation camp at the facility last week. It's understood that Mpianzi was swept away after the makeshift raft he built together with other learners capsized during an activity. Veriava explains the legalities around the signing of indemnities by parents.......
22
JAN
2am

#PODCAST: Experts say the spike in public altercations are due to uncontrolled anger and stress

By Newsbreak Producer, Taliesha Naidoo - Brawls at malls, food outlets and even estates have taken South Africa by storm in 2020. Videos of aggressive altercations, which in some incidents involve dangerous weapons, have been going viral on social media. As some online users continue to poke fun at these incidents, experts say it is extremely disturbing. Karen van Zyl, a registered consultant at the Anger and Stress Management Centre in Pretoria says the recent altercations show that the implicated individuals have no control over their emotions and temper.....
22
JAN
2am

#PODCAST: Emotional video of school girl highlights scourge of bullying at schools

By Newsbreak Producer, Taresh Harreeparshad - A video showing an emotional school girl sharing her story of bullying has tugged many heart strings on social media. What it did was raise the plight of learners who face bullying at schools- for being different- or just being themselves. Child Protection Programme Manager at Save the Children South Africa, Divya Naidoo says that increased supervision is needed at schools to curb incidents of bullying...

14481 episodes

« Back 1—12 More »