Today with John Perlman

KAYA FM  |  Podcast , ±45 min episodes every day  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
The aim of the show is to provide the ultimate debate platform, raising current issues affecting the Gauteng province, but of national relevance. Topics are based on current affairs and politics with an aim to inform as well as to make a difference by rousing curiosity through debate and ultimately resulting in some form of action from the listener and guest. Today with John Perlman features current issues. It is thought-provoking, paradigm shifting but definitely not your ordinary talk show.

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19
AUG

CR17 campaign donations

Money and politics has been dominating news lately. Recently money within political party politics has seen the CR17 campaign money movements published for all to see. However, there is bigger issue at hand. Do you care about who funds your political party? Would that influence who you vote for? The IEC explained how the draft regulations will impact funding of the country’s political parties. John Perlman had an in-depth conversation with the IEC Chief Electoral officer , Mr Sy Mamabolo.
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14
AUG

Much talked about NHI

John had an in-depth look at the much talked about NHI. The conversation was probing the impact NHI will have on the working class and the most vulnerable members of society. Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize spoke to John in the first fifteen minutes of the show. Then the conversation continued in studio with Professor Alex van dan Heever from Wits University and Russell Rensburg from the Rural Health Advocacy Project.
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12
AUG

CR17 Campaign funders

, Khaya Sithole probed the Sunday Independent publication of the CR17 Campaign funders. Sifiso Mahlangu, Independent Group Head of Politics spoke about they paper's information verication processes. Presidency Spokesperson, Khusela Diko gave Khaya President's reaction to the reports. Political Analyst, Xolani Dube looked at what is really at play with these issues.
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08
AUG

South African Reserve Bank’s Governor Lesetja Kganyago

Today with John Perlman featured South African Reserve Bank’s Governor Lesetja Kganyago for this week’s edition of A Song, A Book and A Dish. Governor Kganyago spoke about his upbringing, early years in political activism, his love for jazz and his views on the independence of the South African Reserve Bank.
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07
AUG

Aspects of fake news

With all that has been happening in South Africa, the media to some extent has become the news itself. From having to recall stories published without verification, to battling it out with politicians on social media and even at the courts of law. There is also an element of fake news find space in the once respected media industry. Is the South African media losing grip of its clearly stated mandate in the South African constitution OR Is the South African media under attack for fulfilling its mandate? Our guests tonight are Professor Musa Ndlovu from UCT’s Media/Journalism department, and Angelo Fick, Director of research at Auwal Socio-Economic Research Institute (ASRI).
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06
AUG

Impact of trading with counterfeit goods

we look at the impact of trading with counterfeit goods. we probe the manner in which police officers conduct these raids. What are the legal dangers of buying or selling counterfeit goods? We speak to Brigadier Mathapelo Peter from Gauteng SAPS, Dr Vusumuzi Sibanda representing the African Diaspora Forum as the Chairperson and legal expert Paul Ramara.
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05
AUG

Trade Union

Trade Union, Solidarity says there is no solution yet between the employees and the employer. Eskom says the matter is with the CCMA. So they question is, can the two parties find a common ground? What will be the impact of this dispute , should there be no solution? There is also an open line for Afropolitans to voice out what stood out for them this past weekend. Eskom Spokesperson Dikatso Mothae, Political analyst Dr Sam Koma, and Trade Union Solidarity’s Tommy Wedderspoom are our guests.
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31
JUL

Land Reform Advisory Panel

This past Sunday, the Land Reform Advisory Panel released its report which details how the question of land dispossession and redistribution should be addressed. John Perlman is joined by the panel’s chairperson, Dr Vuyo Mahlati.
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30
JUL

Unemployment figures

Today with John Perlman focused on the new unemployment figures released, now at an 11-year high at 29%. Does South Africa have a plan to create work for the jobless millions? We unpacked this further tonight with Economists Ndumiso Hadebe and Thabi Leoka, Co-Director of the Institute for Economic Justice Neil Coleman, and the General Secretary of SAFTU Zwelinzima Vavi.
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