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.
22
MAY
9am

#PODCAST: Mayor's son and his bodyguard killed near Ladysmith

By Newsbreak Producer Mfundo Mthembu - Two people have been shot and killed at Ezakheni outside Ladysmith in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands. The victims are believed to be the son of Alfred Duma Municipality mayor ,Vincent Madala and his bodyguard. The shooting took place near the mayor's house in Ezakheni E-Section last night. KwaZulu-Natal Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane says the victims were ambushed by unknown gunmen while sitting in their car.......
22
MAY
8am

#PODCAST: Ahmed Kathrada Foundation picket outside Parliament

By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation is calling for a full review of the of the country's electoral system. The organisation held a picket outside parliament in Cape Town this morning ahead of the first sitting of the National Assembly. A memorandum has been handed over calling on ministers in parliament to keep to their oath of office and to put their Constitutional duties first, above that of party interests. The Foundation's Executive Director -- Neeshan Balton-- says they're also calling on the President to select a cabinet that is ethical, efficient and streamlined...
22
MAY
8am

#PODCAST: Could there be two deputy presidents after David Mabuza postpones swearing-in as an MP?

By Newsbreak Producer Taliesha Naidoo - The ANC says that Deputy President David Mabuza not being sworn into parliament today says nothing about the composition of the next cabinet. Mabuza requested that his swearing-in as an MP be postponed so that he could subject himself to the ANC's integrity commission. Political Analyst, Dr. Lubna Nadvi says the postponement of Mabuza's swearing-in is a consequence of his past actions.....
22
MAY
8am

#PODCAST: South Africa's sixth democratic parliament sworn in

By Newsbreak Producer Shanell Daniel - The swearing in of 400 members of the National Assembly has taken place in parliament. Among the first to take the oath or affirmation were President Cyril Ramaphosa and a number of current ministers. The acting secretary to parliament has called out the names. The ANC has announced that Nomvula Mokonyane will be redeployed to its head office at Luthuli House in Johannesburg. She has requested that her name be withdrawn from the list of those being sworn in earlier today. The party has also welcomed the decision made by it's Deputy President, David Mabuza, to postpone his swearing-in at parliament today due to Mabuza wanting to wait until he had addressed the ANC's integrity commission. Our Cape Town reporter, Joseph Mosia, is at parliament with the latest....
22
MAY
1am

#PODCAST: Durban Metro Police name murdered officers, who were shot while guarding the home of a councillor

By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - Metro Police have confirmed the names of the two officers that were shot dead on duty - guarding the home of a councillor in Bambayi, north of Durban. Metro Police Spokesperson, Senior Superintendent Parboo Sewpersad says funeral arrangements are currently underway. He also adds that a police contingent has been deployed to the councillors home following the incident...
22
MAY
1am

#PODCAST: REACTION: Chatsworth duo accused of kidnapping and assaulting an elderly women, released on R1000 bail each

By Newsbreak Producers Shanell Daniel and Taliesha Naidoo - Two women, who allegedly kidnapped and assaulted an elderly Chatsworth woman, have been granted bail. The women appeared at the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court, south of Durban yesterday, on charges of kidnapping and assault. They were granted one thousand rand bail each. The women allegedly kidnapped and assaulted the elderly woman after suspecting her of having an affair with a younger and married man, who is known to the suspects. A shocking video of the assault went viral on social media earlier this month, showing the elderly victim being interrogated by the suspects and then physically and verbally assaulted. Spokesperson for the National Prosecuting Authority, Natasha Kara, says the case has been postponed to the 24th of June. Meanwhile, Human Rights attorney and activist - Saber Ahmed Jazbhay says this case will set an example for those who upload videos on social media without an individual's consent...
22
MAY
1am

#PODCAST: Case of 40-year-old Kasilal Singh - accused of murdering his wife, adjourned to the 30th of May

By Newsbreak Producer Mfundo Mthembu - The case against a Phoenix man accused of murdering his wife has been adjourned to the 30th of May. 40-year-old Kasilal Singh appeared in the Verulam Magistrates Court yesterday. He faces charges of murder and arson to which he has pleaded not guilty. Singh allegedly slit his wife Avina's throat and set their home alight in Phoenix, north of Durban earlier this month. According to court reports, Singh alleges that his wife was having an extra-marital affair. Phoenix social worker - Alicia Joseph says violence and abuse can never be justified...
22
MAY
1am

#PODCAST: Sihle Zikalala to be sworn in as head of the province during the first sitting of the 6th Legislature of KZN

By Newsbreak Producer Matthew Veeran - Today marks the first sitting of the sixth Legislature of KwaZulu-Natal in Pietermaritzburg, following the elections. This first sitting will of the swearing in of the eight political parties who got seats in the legislature. Also, KwaZulu-Natal Premier-elect Sihle Zikalala will be sworn in as head of the province by judge president Achmat Jappie. I spoke to Senior Practitioner for media and public relations at the KZN Legislature - Wesley Canham - who goes the various matters that will be addressed today...
22
MAY
1am

#PODCAST: HUAWEI BLACKLIST - what does this ruling mean for owners of the popular smart-phone brand?

By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - The United States government this weekend blacklisted Chinese firm Huawei due to security concerns, which forced Alphabet, Google's parent company, to suspend its corporate relationship with chinese tech giant. The suspensions effectively halts the transfer of hardware and software between the two companies, including a partnership on the Android smart-phone operating system...
21
MAY
10am

#PODCAST: Sub-station explosion leaves areas in Durban in the dark

By Newsbreak Producer Shanell Daniel - Technicians are currently working around the clock to restore electricity to almost fifty-percent of areas in Durban. This after thousands of people woke up to a power outage this morning due to an explosion at the Klaarwater major substation, south of Durban. Spokesperson for eThekwini Municipality, Msawakhe Mayisela, says the city apologises for the inconvenience caused by the power outage and reassures residents that electricity will be restored throughout the city timeously...
21
MAY
10am

#PODCAST: Two Durban metro officers shot dead while protecting councillor

By Newsbreak Producer Mfundo Mthembu - Two eThekwini Metro Police officers have been shot dead in the Bhambayi area at the corner of Fernham and Stoneham Drive along Phoenix, north of Durban. The two officers were on duty when they were ambushed by a group of suspects in an unidentified vehicle last night. The suspects are alleged to have taken the officers firearms after the shooting and fled the scene in their getaway vehicles. KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane says two counts of murder and armed robbery are being investigated......

13216 episodes

« Back 1—12 More »