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24
JAN
1am

In Conversation with Ali Bacher

In Conversation with....former Test captain and South African cricket boss Ali Bacher on his career and his book titled "South Africa's greatest bowlers, past and present"
24
JAN
1am

AA cautions against celebrating “low” road death toll

The Automobile Association says South Africans should be cautious about statistics from the Transport Department which show that there has been a 10% decline in the number of people who have died during the festive season compared to the previous year. The Department says more than 600 of those were pedestrians.

Guest: The spokesperson for the Automobile Association Layton Beard
24
JAN
12am

Situation remains calm in Diepsloot this morning

Police say the situation in Diepsloot north of Johannesburg remains calm but that the police are still in the area keeping a close watch. Residents there embarked on a protest accusing foreign nationals of being behind the murder of a police officers in the area.

Guest: Gauteng Police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters
24
JAN
12am

Maile abusing his power-DA as it heads to court

The DA is threatening to go to court if Cooperative Governance MEC Lebogang Maile does not reinstate its councilors in the City of Joburg and City of Tshwane. Maile suspended two DA speakers
Vasco da Gama in Joburg and Katlego Mathebe in Tshwane without pay saying they acted against the code of conduct during recent council meetings involving votes to remove the DA mayors there.

Guest: DA leaders John Steenhuisen
23
JAN
11pm

Qwaqwa community suspends protest

The community of Qwaqwa has suspended its protests over lack of services delivery. The community has had to use jojo tanks because there has been no water in the area for months. A child drowned this week while fetching water from the local river. Government officials met with the community earlier this week to try and resolve the issue.

Guest: Community leader in the Free State Scotch Sikhosana
23
JAN
11pm

Municipal demarcations ahead of 2021

The municipal demarcation board has started the process of asking for public comment on how municipal boundaries should be moved. This issue has always been a contentious one with Vuwani and Matatiele communities having been up in arms over the past few years over changes to their boundaries. It appears that municipal boundaries will only change after the local elections next year which means you could vote in an area and then that area’s boundaries could change.

Guest: Chief Electoral Officer at the IEC Sy Mamabolo
23
JAN
1am

Makana Municipality to appeal court decision dissolving council

The Makana Municipality around Makhanda in the Eastern Cape says it is going to formally appeal the Makhanda High Court ruling which states that the council must be dissolved because of its failure to provide services to its residents. The Eastern Cape government will also be appealing the ruling saying it has far-reaching implications.

Guest: The Mayor of Makana in the Eastern Cape, Mzukisi Mphahlwa
23
JAN
12am

Minister tracks progress of matric learners receiving government support

The Department of Social Development says it can now properly monitor the progress of children who receive social protection services while going through school and finishing matric. The minister will be hosting a session to give more details on this issue today. The programme started in 2012 in collaboration with the Department of Education.

Guest: The Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu
23
JAN
12am

SAA talks on challenges it faces

It’s been a traumatic week for SAA with flights being cancelled or what the airline calls consolidated. Then yesterday the ANC made a series of comments that it wants the airline to be restructured but must still be owned by the government. There are also questions about whether people should still buy tickets to fly SAA considering what’s happened this week with some slights being cancelled.

Guest: Chief Commercial Officer at SAA Philip Saunders
23
JAN
12am

Search for truth about Enoch Mpianzi continues

There’s been a series of statements around the death of Parktown Boys High learner Enoch Mpianzi. First yesterday on talk radio 702 a boy who was on the camp at Nyati Bush and River Lodge said that no proper roll calls were taken before the activity and they had to build a stretcher and carry a boy on the stretcher down a stretch of the river. The testimony says that no life jackets were issued.

Guests: The attorney for the Nyathi Bus and River Lodge Daniel Eloff
Guests: Sebastian Kodie Motha who is the uncle and the spokesperson for the family of the late #EnockMpianzi #enochmpianza
22
JAN
11pm

Water supply to Georgetown High school in KZN to be reconnected by tomorrow-Department

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education says water supply at Georgetown High School in Pietermaritzburg will be restored by tomorrow. The Umsunduzi Municipality cut water supply because the school owed R2 billion. Learners have reportedly not being going to school as a result a claim disputed by the department.
Guest: The spokesperson for the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education Muzi Mahlambi

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