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11
DEC

#Education

As we know that matriculants are receiving their results in few weeks and some are still struggling to get placements in some universities. This always brings the question of TVET colleges and their roles and if they are adequate enough.

guest: Bhuti Manamela - Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training
11
DEC

#tourism

Former minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba’s travel policies about children were still impacting SA tourism despite having been “relaxed”, with the industry recording zero growth in October 2018. The numbers came from Stats SA’s report on tourist accommodation released yesterday.

guest: Unathi Henama - Tourism lecturer – Tshwane University of Technology
11
DEC

At least ten people were killed in gang-related shootings last month.

Residents of the Port Elizabeth's Northern areas say they are pleased with the Minister's announcement of an additional 40 police officers deployed in the area. This as Police minister, Bheki Cele returned to Port Elizabeth yesterday, for a community engagement to address gang-related crime and killings in the Northern Areas. They deployed a multi-disciplinary task team after residents called for action. At least ten people were killed in gang-related shootings last month.

guest: Christian Martin – Khoisan activist and ANC MPL in the Eastern Cape Legislature
11
DEC

Several employees of plastics bottle manufacturer Mpact are said to have their cars set alight by unknown people

Several employees of plastics bottle manufacturer Mpact are said to have their cars set alight by unknown people at its plant in Wadeville yesterday.. It is not clear yet as to who could be behind this, but the company is currently embroiled in a wage dispute with workers affiliated with the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa). To get comment from the union,
Guest: Phakamile Hlubi - Majola– Numsa spokesperson
11
DEC

report commissioned by the provincial Treasury department on mayors who deposited more than a billion-rand

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha has released a forensic report commissioned by the provincial Treasury department on mayors who deposited more than a billion-rand meant for service delivery in the now liquidated VBS mutual bank. The report follows that of the Reserve Bank - the Grand Heist report - which has also implicated two senior ANC officials - Treasurer Danny Msiza and deputy chairperson and Vhembe district executive mayor - Florence Radzilani. Some Limpopo municipalities have deposited a combined one-point-two billion-rand in VBS.

SABC reporter Jabu Baloyi
10
DEC

#Feature

This feature is brought to you by The Department of Trade and Industry
As you know the Department of Trade and Industry is spearheading The Black Industrialist Incentive Scheme, which is an initiative of the dti with a sole purpose to leverage the State’s capacity to unlock the industrial potential that exists within black-owned and managed businesses. These are businesses that operate within the South African economy through deliberate, targeted financial and non-financial interventions. The focus of the Scheme is to make efforts to facilitate the inclusion and participation of Black Industrialists in the manufacturing activities. The Intention is to shift the demographic composition of South Africa’s industrial sector.
Today we put a spotlight on one of the success stories of this programme,

guest: Mr. SULEIMAAN KHAN
10
DEC

#Brexit

The EU’s top court ruled today that the British government may reverse its decision to leave the bloc without consulting other member states in a decision welcomed by those campaigning to stop Brexit. In an emergency judgment delivered just a day before the British parliament is due to vote on a Brexit deal agreed with the EU by Prime Minister Theresa May, the Court of Justice (ECJ) said: “The United Kingdom is free to revoke unilaterally the notification of its intention to withdraw from the EU.”

Guest: Asmita Parshotam – SA institute of international affairs 0
10
DEC

#MinimumWage

President Ramaphosa signed the proclamation on Friday and announcing that the national minimum wage will start official from 1 January 2019, and everyone must comply.

Guest: Wilbor Van Niekerk
10
DEC

Hlanginisa Institute and the Joint Gender Fund has highlighted amount of abuse against women living with disabilities

A report by the Hlanginisa Institute and the Joint Gender Fund has highlighted the amount of abuse against women living with disabilities. The report coincides with the closing of 16 Days of activism and also disability month. Some of the stories are horrific making one to wonder how such abuse can happen under our noses. Well to talk more on this,
Guest: Bongiwe Ndondo who is with the Hlanganisa Institute for Development
10
DEC

MEC Makoma Makhurupetje led a roadblock on the N1 outside Polokwane. Several vehicles have been removed from the road.

The Limpopo Transport Department has launched its festive season's road safety campaign. MEC Makoma Makhurupetje led a roadblock on the N1 outside Polokwane. Several vehicles have been removed from the road for not adhering to the rules of the road. One motorist driving an unlicensed vehicle, which was carrying passengers in its trailer has been arrested. What new thing are they bringing seeing that the province had very bad accidents in the past few months?

guest: MEC Makoma Makhurupetje
10
DEC

A group of people demanding compensation from the Gauteng government following the Life Esidimeni

A group of people demanding compensation from the Gauteng government following the Life Esidimeni tragedy say they are being given the run around. They held a protest outside Gauteng premier David Makhura's office in Johannesburg. The Gauteng government says it has settled all the 134 claims as per the order of the chairperson of the Esidimeni Inquiry - retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke. Earlier my colleague Sakina Kamwendo spoke to Chistina Nxumalo about their unhappines....

guest: reporter Sashin Naidoo

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