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Defrauded consumers take to court

Thousands of consumers who have been defrauded have filed a class action lawsuit. They are being assisted by the Stellenbosch University Law Clinic. The eight clients who are at the forefront of the lawsuit will represent other consumers who have been affected by this crime.
Guest: Senior Attorney and Notary Public at the Stellenbosch University Law Clinic, Stephan van der Merwe
20
SEP
1am

Rugby World Cup kicks off

The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan today. The opening match is between hosts Japan and Russia. South Africa’s first match is scheduled for tomorrow and they will up against New Zealand.
Guest: The presenter of SAfm Sport On, Thabiso Mosia
20
SEP
1am

Joburg Emergency services suspends 231 fire fighters

The Joburg Emergency has assured residents that the suspension of 231 fire fighters will not affect service delivery. The workers embarked on an illegal strike recently. The workers make up 15%of the workforce. Trade union SAMWU says it can only comment next week.
Guest: Joburg Emergency Services spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi
20
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1am

Minister Cele visits KZN university students calling for improved safety measures

The Police Minister says a safety assessment will be conducted at the University of Zulaland where students went on a rampage burning a satellite police station and other university property as they protested over safety. A student who lives off campus was shot and injured in the early hours of Sunday morning. Students are forced to rent places at homes around the rural area of Kwa….because of lack of accommodation at the university.
Guest: Lirandzu Temba who is the spokesperson for National Police Commissioner Bheki Cele
20
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1am

Premier confident crime strategy will work

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde says he is confident that some aspects of the strategy that they will be implementing will work. He, however, says there are concerns about others. Winde says the province has consulted with international experts who are helping with the strategies. He launched a safety plan yesterday that aims to fight crime infested province. Crime statistics released recently show that the Cape Town is among areas that have a very high crime rate.
Guest: Western Cape Premier Alan Winde
20
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12am

Drug trafficker arrested in Thailand back in SA

Convicted drug trafficker Nolubabalo Nobanda has arrived back in her home town of Port Elizabeth after spending seven years in jail. She was convicted and sentenced to fifteen years in 2011 after drugs were found in her dreadlocks. She received a warm welcome from friends and family with a media contingent waiting at the local airport yesterday. She has acquired a qualification in Communication while in prison.
Guest: Director at advocacy group Locked Up-in-a-foreign-country, Patricia Gerber
20
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12am

Dam levels in Limpopo dropping

The Department of Water Affairs and Sanitation has called on residents and farmers in Limpopo to use water sparingly. Levels at the Tzaneen dam have dropped by 9.3%. The information is contained in the department’s weekly report.
Guest: Sputnik Ratau - The spokesperson for the Department of Water Affairs and Sanitation
19
SEP
2am

UNICEF raises alarm about child safety

The United Nations Children’s Fund says it concerned about the increasing challenges facing children. This comes as it marks 30 years since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Among the problems are wars, mental illness and climate change.
Guest: UNICEF Regional Chief of Communications in Eastern and Southern Africa, James Elder
19
SEP
2am

SA-UNESCO 4IR conference kicks off

The North-West University will be hosting the 6th South Africa UNESCO Engineering, Science and Technology next week from the 26th to the 27th of September. The theme of the conference is Decolonising the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Guest: Executive Dean at the North-West University’s Faculty of Engineering, Professor Liezl van Dyk
19
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1am

Ndlovu Youth Choir come back home

The CEO of the Ndlovu Care Group says he is proud of the Ndlovu Youth Choir which has made it to the finals of the talent show America’s Got Talent. The choir impressed judges throughout the competition with South Africa supporting them. Its young members from Limpopo are on their way back home.
Guest: CEO the Ndlovu Care Group, Dr Hugo Tempelman,
19
SEP
1am

Calm returns to University of Zululand

The situation remains calm at the University of Zululand in KwaZulu -atal following a week of protests over safety. The protest was sparked by the shooting of a student who lives off campus on Sunday. The students say the university does not have enough infrastructure to accommodate all of them on campus but has called on government and other stakeholders to do more to support the institution that is based in rural KwaDlangezwa area.
Guest: Student Representative Council Administrator at the University of Zululand, Nontobeko Zulu

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