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10
DEC
1am

The Xolobeni community scored a significant victory.

Nonhle Mbuthuma discusses activism in Xolobeni and why human rights matter. The Xolobeni community scored a significant victory last week after the North Gauteng High Court ruled that, in terms of the interim protection of informal land rights act, the Minister of Mineral Resources may not grant mining rights without the consent of the community and the people directly affected by that mining right.

Guest: Nonhle Mbuthuma of the Xolobeni Community. She is one of Amnesty’s Human rights defenders
10
DEC
12am

Fury at 'consensual sex' of under age children

Fury at 'consensual sex' query after girl's rape
Authorities say they can't act until they know if pupils, 10 and 11, agreed to have sex

Guest: Prof Ann Skelton - Director of the Centre for Child Law at the University of Pretoria
10
DEC
12am

ANC List Conference

Over 280 ANC branches in Mpumalanga have nominated their preferred candidates to become representatives in parliament and Members of the Provincial Legislature after next year's general elections. A provincial ANC list conference took place in Mbombela to consolidate all the names nominated by branches which will later be forwarded to the party's national executive.

Guest: Vukani Mde is a founder and partner at LEFTHOOK, a Johannesburg-based research and strategy consultancy.
10
DEC
12am

Attacks of emergency services personnel in the Western Cape

Western Cape Community Safety Minister, Alan Winde, has appealed to Cape Town communities to allow emergency services personnel to do their jobs without fear of being attacked. This follows an attack on two ambulance workers in Seawinds near Muizenberg in the South Peninsula yesterday. The area has now been declared as a red zone, which means a police escort is needed when responding to an emergency.

Guest: Mark Van Der He ever - Spokesperson for the department of health in Cape
10
DEC
12am

The trial of Timothy Omotoso, and his co-accused Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho is expected to resume today

The trial of Nigerian pastor, Timothy Omotoso, and his co-accused Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho, is expected to resume in the Port Elizabeth High Court today. The trial was postponed to allow defence attorney, Peter Daubermann to petition the Supreme Court of Appeal. Daubermann wants Judge Mandela Makaula to recuse himself and the charges against his clients quashed. Judge Makaula dismissed Daubermann's application in the high court but granted him leave to appeal. Omotoso and the two co-accused are facing a total of 97 charges, ranging from sexual assault, rape and trafficking for sexual purposes to racketeering

Guest: Jayed Leigh Paulse - SABC TV Reporter
Contacts
10
DEC
12am

NSFAS says applications with missing documents will be rejected

Nsfas says during the evaluation process they discovered a total of 56 456 applications with missing supporting documents. All applicants with missing supporting documents have until Friday 14 December to upload and submit these documents online, or via email. From the 15 December 2018 applications will missing documents will be rejected.

Guest: Kagisho Mamabolo - National Spokesperson for NSFAS
09
DEC
11pm

National minimum wage of R20 per hour will become effective on January

Trade union federation Cosatu has lauded the national minimum wage as a victory during a difficult time for the South African economy. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Friday that the new national minimum wage of R20 per hour will become effective on January 1. Cosatu President Zingiswa Losi said the amendments to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, signed alongside the minimum wage proclamation, will benefit parents and women in particular.

Guest: Zingiswa Losi, COSATU's President
Contacts
07
DEC
1am

Nomvula Mokonyane says she will soon be appointing a High-Level panel

Minister of Environmental Affairs, Nomvula Mokonyane says she will soon be appointing a High-Level panel to review policies, legislation and practices on matters of lion, elephants, leopard and rhinoceros management, breeding, hunting, trade and handling. To find out what this panel will be doing,

Guest: Mr Khorombi Mathibe, Chief Director Biodiversity Economy and Sustainable use at the Department of Environmental Affairs
07
DEC
12am

Hundreds of Buffalo City Metro workers tried to break into the East London City Hall

Hundreds of Buffalo City Metro workers tried to break into the East London City Hall on Tuesday morning in a desperate attempt to disrupt a special council meeting. The workers affiliated to the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) were protesting outside the hall demanding attention from the metro's highest decision-making body.

Guest: Xola Pakati – Mayor Buffalo City Municipality Executive

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