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07
JUL
2am

MEDIATED CONVERSATION: GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

Guest: Busisiwe Deyi - Lecturer at the University Of Pretoria, Part Time Commissioner At The Commission For Gender Equality

Guest: Nana Ngobese - Gender Activist and Leader of Women Forward

Guest: Rev Bafana Khumalo - Acting Co-Executive Director for Sonke Gender Justice
07
JUL
2am

Cipla SA gearing up to produce COVID-19-approved US-developed drug remdesivir for SA and several other sub-Saharan count

Cipla South Africa is gearing up to produce COVID-19-approved US-developed drug remdesivir for South Africa and several other sub-Saharan countries. Through a landmark agreement with Gilead Sciences Inc., Cipla has been granted a license to manufacture and distribute the antiviral medicine in 127 countries, including South Africa.

Guest: Paul Milner - CEO of CIPLA
07
JUL
2am

University of Pretoria proposes single address dataset to identify and respond to emerging COVID-19 clusters

A team from the University of Pretoria (UP) has proposed a way forward for establishing and coordinating a single address dataset for Gauteng.
According to tthe NICD those who test positive for COVID-19 “may be called, visited at home or advised by government officials, community health workers or by the NICD, to assess if your home environment is suitable for isolation. This becomes a challenge because some areas in South Africa do not have addresses. The Dataset may assist in this.

Guest: Professor Serena Coetzee – Head of UP’s Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology
07
JUL
2am

SACTWU concerned that thousands of clothing, textile, footwear and leather industry workers might miss out on UIF

The Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) have expressed concern that thousands of clothing, textile, footwear and leather industry workers might miss out on Unemployment.This follows a survey of UIF COVID-19 relief fund applications done by employers in our industry. The survey was done and concluded in anticipation that the UIF might soon announce a closure date for April 2020 UIF relief fund applications.

Guest: Vilina Membinkosi - The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (SACTWU) Deputy General Secretary
07
JUL
1am

Ramaphosa confirms that a decision to move the country back to level 4 or 5 of lockdown was not on the cards

President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed that a decision to move the country back to level 4 or 5 of lockdown was not on the cards. If the country does go into a peak, or two peaks as has been suggested by Experts, what would that mean?

Guest: Professor Alex van den Heever is chair in the field of Social Security Systems Administration and Management Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand's School of Governance.
07
JUL
1am

VBS Court Case Update and North West Cogta MEC Gordon Kegakilwe dies of COVID-19

Former VBS CFO Philip Truter has apologised for the hardship that the bank caused its depositor. Appearing before the Commercial Crimes Court , he former VBS chief financial officer, was granted bail of R50 000.
He is the eighth suspect in the VBS Mutual Bank fraud case.

Also
North West MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs in North West, Gordon Kegakilwe is reported to have died from COVID-19. He has died of COVID-19 related complications. The office of North West Premier, Job Mokgora has confirmed the MEC's passing and is expected to release a statement later tonight. Kegakilwe died in hospital this afternoon after testing positive for the coronavirus last week.

Guest: Samkele Maseko -SABC Reporter
07
JUL
12am

Democratic Alliance launches nation-wide court watching briefs unit to help fight farm attacks

The Democratic Alliance has launched a nation-wide court watching briefs unit to help fight farm attacks after two more incidents in one night. The watching briefs initiative was introduced by the Western Cape community safety department to act in accordance with the constitutional provisions contained in section 206 (3).

Guest: Dianne Kohler-Barnard – DA Shadow Minister of State Security
07
JUL
12am

B A trial of 20 Saudi nationals indicted over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi opened in a Turkish court

A trial of 20 Saudi nationals indicted over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi opened in a Turkish court. Turkish officials say Khashoggi's body was dismembered at the consulate by the killers and his remains are yet to be found. Journalist Jamal Khashoggi 2018 killing at the consulate sparked international condemnation and cast a cloud of suspicion over the Saudi prince.

Guest: Ebrahim Deen - Researcher at the Afro Middle East Centre
06
JUL
2am

MEDIATED CONVERSATION: HOUSING AND HUMAN DIGNITY

Guest: Chris Nissen - SA Human Rights Commissioner

Guest: Edward Molopi - SERI research and advocacy officer

Guest: Sandra Liebenberg - Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Stellenbosch.

Guest: Yonela Diko - Head Of Communications for the Department Of Human Settlements

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