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Nigerian Union SA says march to embassy might incite xenophobic violence

The Nigerian Union SA (Nusa) say a planned march to the Nigerian embassy in Pretoria this week, will probably spark xenophobic violence. The organisation, Action for Change, which also supports the hashtag "Put South Africans First", is planning to march to the Nigerian embassy against crime, on Wednesday.

GUEST: Nandisa Gschwari, Founding member of Action for Change
GUEST: Collins Thomas Mbo, Head of Secretariat of the Nigerian Union South Africa (Nusa
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The importance of talking about dementia

As we commemorate World Alzheimer’s Day - we highlight the importance of talking about dementia and also raise awareness in terms of how it impacts the daily lives of people affected by the condition. Currently, more than 50-million people globally live with dementia, a figure expected to treble in the next 30 years
Guest: Dr Sihle Nhlabathi, Member of the South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP) and consultant psychiatrist at Stikland Hospital
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Is Mozambique capable of defeating terrorism?

World News: On World News today we ask: Is Mozambique capable of defeating terrorism? In recent weeks the Mozambican government denied that terrorists have effective control over the town and port of Mocimboa da Praia but this doesn’t take away the fact that the country continues to face a growing threat of terrorism that could give terror groups a foothold to expand in the region
Guest: Izak Khomo, Presenter and Producer of Spotlight Africa on Channel Africa
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ACDP wants legislation to prevent admission of guilt fine from incurring a criminal

In conversation with ACDP Member of Parliament, Steve Swart on the importance of government introducing a legislation that will prevent an admission of guilt fine from incurring a criminal record. According to him, the ministry of justice and correctional services is currently considering a draft legislative proposal, in the form of the bill that would revise the current admission of guilt fine
Guest: Steve Swart, ACDP’s Member of Parliament
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Beyond Innovation: Artemisinin Based Combination Therapies

Today on Beyond Innovation we discuss the Cost Effective System to Coordinate Malaria Drug Supply Chain in Africa. If you are in Supply chain, clinic and hospital stores, I think this discussion is for you. The technology focuses specifically on ACTs which are Artemisinin Based Combination Therapies. You would probably know that Isolated from the plant Artemisia annua, or sweet wormwood, artemisinin and its derivatives are powerful medicines known for their ability to swiftly reduce the number of Plasmodium parasites in the blood of patients with malaria. But how do we monitor the movement of drugs, live tracking, multi-stakeholder interface, economic order quantity, overstocking and under-stocking.
Guest: Prof. Marcia Mkansi - Associate Professor at the Department of Operations management at UNISA
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Race horses killed over unpaid UIF

A 49-year old man has been arrested on charges of public violence and malicious damage to property after the violent protest at the Fairview Race course in Port Elizabeth. Horse groomers and members of the community from the nearby informal settlement stormed the yard and let a number of horses out of their stables. In the following chaos one horse died and several sustained injuries as they ran free in the unfenced area surrounding the race course. Some horses were allegedly attacked with sharp objects. The workers say they were acting in solidarity with a colleague who was dismissed in February for allegedly stabbing a horse and the subsequent UIF related issues.
GUEST: International Racing Club spokesperson, Michael de Haast
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SA could be a failed state in 2030 - Eunomix

South Africa could be a failed state by 2030, this according to research by Eunomix. The advisory firm, which advises governments and corporations on reducing fragility, decreasing risk and improving resilience, says the country faces a "precipitous economic and political collapse by 2030, unless it changes its economic model and implements growth-friendly policies"...
GUEST: Claude Baissac, CEO Eunomix, an advisory firm focused on investment climate, strategy, risk management and development
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U.S. Mission is recruiting participants for the South African chapter of the White House-led Women’s Global Development

The U.S. Mission is recruiting participants for the South African chapter of the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative, Academy for Women Entrepreneurs program. The 8-month-long program is a great opportunity for women entrepreneurs across South Africa to gain university-level business and management training, strengthen their networks, and grow as entrepreneurs. To tell us more about this wonderful initiative is…
Guest: Kiera Emmons, Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria
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Ivory Coast’s top court paves way for President Alassane Ouattara to run for a 3rd term

World News: On Monday, Ivory Coast’s top court paved the way for President Alassane Ouattara to run for a third term in the upcoming presidential election scheduled for next month. The candidacy of former President Henri Konan Bedie, who was in office from 1993-1999, was also approved. But was this ruling in the interest of stability – what about violent protests against President Ouattara running for a third term?
Guest: Faith Mabera – Senior Researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue
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Agri SA calls for Ramaphosa to lift ban on wine sales over weekends

We hear from Agri SA on why they want President Cyril Ramaphosa to lift the ban on wine sales over weekends. They are arguing that the wine sector is a major contributor to domestic and international tourism in South Africa and therefore the ban on the sale of wine especially over weekends makes no sense
Guest: Christo van der Rheede, Deputy Executive Director at Agri SA
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SAMA sadden, shocked by death of Dr Abdulhay Munshi

A Johannesburg doctor accused of culpable homicide has been shot and killed. Anaesthetist, Dr Abdulhay Munshi, was killed after stopping to check his vehicle which had been rammed into from the back. Paediatrician Dr Peter Beale and Dr Munshi handed were facing culpable homicide charges after 10-year-old Zayyaan Sayed died following a routine surgery. The South African Medical Association (SAMA) says it is shocked by the death of Dr Munshi...
GUEST: Dr Angelique Coetzee, chairperson of the South African Medical Association, SAMA
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SAA facing liquidation due to lack of funds

State-owned South African Airways, SAA is facing liquidation, after the government has not been able to find investors to fund the airline's business-rescue process. The government had until this week to source funding and determine whether to continue with the business rescue plane to save the airline, which was already operating on a shoestring budget which was near depletion. Meanwhile, administrators at SAA have called a creditor meeting for tomorrow (Friday, 18 September), as funding for the airline's restructuring has not been received as anticipated
GUEST: Sam Mkokeli, Spokesperson for the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE)

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