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21
JAN
2pm

#StudentNight: Post-schooling sector gears up for 2021 academic year and COVID vaccine

Guidelines and protocols are being updated and institutional and campus-based COVID-19 task teams, frontline workers and student and staff volunteers are being re-trained by Higher Health. This follows the latest pandemic developments – including preparations to support the vaccine rollout – as the post-school education and training (PSET) sector gets ready to reopen under lockdown level 3.

Guest: Prof Ramneek Ahluwalia - CEO of Higher Health
21
JAN
1pm

Nal’ibali World Read Aloud Day campaign

Nal’ibali, the national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, has been bringing a special story to children to celebrate World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) for the past eight years. In its first year (2013), the campaign reached 13 000 children and in 2021, the goal is to read aloud to 3 million children in a single day.

Guest: Yandiswa Xhakaza - CEO of Nal’ibali
21
JAN
1pm

Tribute to Minister Jackson Mthembu (Mvelase)

The governing party deputy Secretary-General, Jesse Duarte, has called for South Africans to take responsibility for their health and not see the vaccines that arrive at the end of the month as a panacea for the COVID-19 pandemic. The ruling party remembers Jackson Mthembu as a member who will be difficult to replace and he defended the values of the African National Congress.

Guest: Sifiso Mtsweni - former Chairperson | National Youth Development Agency
21
JAN
1pm

American President and Vice President: What does the next 4 year look like?

After a deeply turbulent transition, including the storming of the Capitol by supporters of now-former President Donald J. Trump, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. and Kamala Devi Harris were sworn in as President and Vice President of America’s 46th administration.

They take office at a moment of profound economic, health and political crises with a promise to seek unity after a tumultuous four years that tore at the fabric of American society.

Guest: Johanna Leblanc - National Security Law and Foreign Policy Expert
20
JAN
2pm

#BusinessOnWednesday: The importance of a consumer-centric approach

Despite advances in digital adoption, with COVID statistics spiking in wave two, the pressure is mounting to interface remotely again. The last 10 months have shown that no amount of digitalisation, including chatbots, can replace the importance of communication – and companies that have put authentic and considerate communications at the centre of their businesses continue to thrive.

Guest: Wandile Cindi - Account Director of PR Worx
20
JAN
2pm

BusinessOnWednesday: The alcohol ban is a policymaking blunder that has to be corrected

It is inconceivable that the industry could survive further intermittent bans on the sale of alcohol over the next three to five years – which would most likely be the case if government holds on to the belief that a ban is necessary every time we experience a rise in the number of Covid-19 cases” these are the words of Oliver Dickson, a political commentator, debater and Daily Maverick Opinionista.

Guest: Oliver Dickson - Political commentator, broadcaster, debater and a Daily Maverick Opinionista
20
JAN
1pm

ZIST App: From ancient gravesite location to instant funeral planning

The ZIST app was created to assist families find long lost graves of loved ones. This online platform has now expanded its functions to assist the public to arrange and plan the burial online. Their online funeral shop,also known as a virtual undertaker where people across SA dont need to live their homes in order to organise a funeral.

Guest: Motsepe Tsholofelo Motsegoa - Founder of ZIST
20
JAN
1pm

Load shedding in 2021: how to keep your business ALWAYS ON

According to the latest data published by Eskom, the state-owned utility’s forecast shows that there is a high-risk probability of load shedding, every week for the next three months. Eskom announced this year that load shedding is expected to continue as power demand exceeds supply and more downtime is needed for overdue maintenance of the system.

Guest: Matthew Hall - Product Director at Rectron
20
JAN
1pm

300 Days under lockdown

Today marks 300 days since the country has been placed under lockdown. Now we’ve had conversation about job losses, the importance of rapid tests and how the economy at large has be impacted.

GUEST: Mduduzi – He recovered – tested positive in July 2020 – He’s got asthma – he infected the entire family – his and his sister had a terrible recovery period – He believes he got it from work as more people we coming back to the office – this was during the 1st alcohol unban]

GUEST: Simnikiwe Masala – She is currently in isolation (day 9) – She’s working from home – says last week was showing her flames but she’s better now - got infected at a license testing station (received a notification via one of the Corona Apps – not yet sure if she’ll go for the vaccine
19
JAN
2pm

#AfrikanNarrative: Deployment of the military in peacetime activities

According to UN principles on the use of force and firearms, lethal use of firearms must be restricted to instances of an imminent threat of death or serious injury. Moreover, intentional use of lethal force even in such cases should only be when strictly unavoidable and in order to protect life. These principles require that law enforcement operations must be carefully planned to avoid use of force.

Guest: Dr. Sylvie Namwase - Postdoctoral Researcher | University of Copenhagen
19
JAN
1pm

#TuesdayTakeOver: Guest Interview

In this interview, Yvette will focus on collective healing. She will speak about how we can heal as a community. This comes at a time when so many people are dealing with loss as a result of the pandemic. She will discuss how our history and trauma affects communities, how culture and spirituality intersect when dealing with trauma and how to start the journey of healing.

Guest: Dr. Alphonse Khanda - Logotherapist | Anthropologist | Mental Health Trainer

Guest: Dr. Refiloe Moyo - Healer (Sangoma) | Teacher (Gobela) | Advisor | Counsellor
19
JAN
1pm

#TuesdayTakeOver: Guest Profile

Our guest is a Neuro Linguistics Programming (NLP) practitioner, Life Coach and Wellness educator. She is an author of a self help, and healing book titled Living Consciously. She is the founder of Yvette Aloe, an organization that helps individuals and businesses move forward in the area of their lives: career, business and personal through coaching, healing sessions and leadership consulting.

Guest: Yvette Ratshikhopha - Author | Wellness Coach| Speaker | NPO Founder

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