Today with John Perlman

KAYA FM  |  Podcast , ±42 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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01
JUL

John Perlman’s Final Show

After 13 years at the forefront of political conversations and debates at Kaya FM, John Perlman said goodbye to his listeners and colleagues at the station with a special edition of A Song, A Book & A Dish. He was joined by regular callers Sefudi and Smadzadza, political analysts Dr Sithembile Mbete and Gogo Dungezweni Aubrey Matshiqi amongst others.
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01
JUL

The Lost Love Letters

When Jaki Seroke was arrested in 1987 for underground PAC missions, his wife of a few months, Dikonelo, search everywhere for him. He was eventually sentenced to 12 years and in the time he spent in Robben Island, the couple sent letters to each other. All along, Seroke thought the letters were missing and he spoke to John Perlman about how they were recently discovered and how they kept him going during a difficult period.
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01
JUL

Auditor General’s Report

The latest report by the Auditor General provides details of billions of rands lost to poor management of funds and corruption. John Perlman spoke to the President of the South African Local Government Association (SALGA), Councillor Thembi Nkadimeng and Professor Mike Muller from the Wits School of Governance.
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29
JUN

Oxfam South Africa Report on Healthcare Workers

Oxfam South Africa has released a report detailing the conditions under which healthcare workers work. John Perlman spoke to Dr Basani Baloyi the Inequality Programme Lead at Oxfam South Africa and Anastacia Madagane, the Mpumalalanga Secretary General of the National Union of Careworkers of South Africa
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29
JUN

Wandile Sihlobo on Land & Agriculture

Agricultural Economist and author of Common Ground: Land, Equity and Agriculture, Wandile Sihlobo joined John Perlman to discuss his book and insights on what is happening with this sector, the challenges and the opportunities throughout the country.
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29
JUN

Budget Review: City of Ekurhuleni

The City of Ekurhuleni tabled its budget this past Monday. Discussing what the city is prioritising in these challenging times, the MMC of Finance, Economic Development and Information Technology, Nkosindiphile Doctor Xhakaza.
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25
JUN

A SONG, A BOOK & A DISH: Ncebakazi Manzi & Khaya Sithole

In the thirteen years that John Perlman has been at Kaya FM, he has worked with a number of producers, news readers, traffic reporters and desk operators. In this edition of A Song, A Book, and A Dish he profiles two of his colleagues, Executive Content Producer, Ncebakazi Manzi and political analyst and presenter, Khaya Sithole.
24
JUN

Emergency Budget review

Minister of Finance has presented an emergency budget that responds to the challenges brought on by COVID-19. Joining John Perlman for this conversation were Dr Nthabiseng Moleko a Development Economist at the University of Stellenbosch Business School and Neil Coleman, the Co-director of the Institute for Economic Justice.
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23
JUN

Review of president Ramaphosa's address on GBV

This past Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the gender-based violence dialogue of the African National Congress and its alliance partners. John Perlman was joined by media practitioner and lecturer with an interest in gender, health and race, Pontsho Pilane and the Deputy CEO of Gender Links, Kubi Rama.
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23
JUN

Corona-virus Vaccine Trials

Wits University has announced that it is part of South Africa’s first vaccine trial. What will this entail and how long will the process take? John Perlman posed these questions and more to the university’s Professor Helen Rees.
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22
JUN

The DA’s Views on the Emergency Budget

The Democratic Alliance is calling for a “resilience budget” ahead of Minister Tito Mboweni emergency budget announcement of Wednesday. The DA’s shadow minister of finance, Geordin Hill-Lewis, joined us to discuss this.
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