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Capricorn Talk with Nghamula Chauke

Tackle all matters of importance with Nghamula TeeCee Chauke on the Capricorn Talk. The show provides the perfect balance between business, political and local government news. Giving you a platform to lead and take control of the conversation
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282 Episodes
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#Literacy| South Africa faced with a reading crisis

The 2030 Reading Panel led by former Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka has revealed that 82% of Grade 4 children across the country cannot read for meaning. During the release of the report, Dr Mlambo-Ngcuka said that when it comes to reading, there is a need for massive investment so that…
14 Feb 10 min

#TiegoThotse| DA Youth structure Chairperson tenders his resignation.

The former chairperson of the Democratic Alliance Youth structure in Limpopo Tiego Thotse spoke to Nghamula Chauke in the aftermath of his resignation from the party and the roles he held. He was a chairperson and member of both the DA Limpopo PEC and the DA Youth Federal Executive Committee…
14 Feb 16 min

#SGBs| Parents urged to participate in SGB elections

Chief Director for planning and implementation at Department of Basic Education James Ndlebe has reiterated the call by Minister Angie Motshekga to have parents participating in the upcoming school governing body elections. Ndlebe says parents and the community needs to be supportive and involved in the activities of their schools…
12 Feb 8 min

#Racism| Limpopo still struggles with addressing racism

While the South African Human Rights Commission in Limpopo says it is making strides in addressing racism, it is still clear that a lot still needs to be done. Nghamula Chauke spoke to the SAHRC Limpopo provincial manager Victor Mavhidula and other important stakeholders about recent racist incidents especially in…
31 Jan 45 min

#RoadToElections| CONTRALESA sends stern warning to political leaders

Congress of Traditional Leaders in South Africa is calling on political leaders to refrain from using traditional leaders for garnering political support. Speaking to Nghamula Chauke, CONTRALESA leader Kgoshi Lameck Mokoena says, during the election season, political leaders visit traditional authorities in numbers making empty promises and after elections they…
31 Jan 4 min

#JulyUnrests| commision communicates its findings

Commissioner Tshepo Madlingozi from the South African Human Rights Commission has told Nghamula Chauke that there was no evidence to support a link between former President Jacob Zuma's arrest to the July unrests. Madlingozi was communicating the findings of the July Unrests report which was released on recently. He has…
29 Jan 14 min

#SAHRC| Commision impressed by progress of schools

The Limpopo Human Rights Commission provincial manager Victor Mavhidula told Nghamula Chauke that there has been progress made by the department of education in Limpopo. Mavhidula says although there are still some challenges that need to be addressed, generally many schools have kick started the 2024 academic year on the…
23 Jan 8 min

#Education| parents still stranded with the placement of their children

Some parents in all the Limpopo districts are still frustrated with the placement of their children for the academic year 2024. Many have decided to camp outside the head offices of the department in Polokwane saying they will not rest until their children are accommodated at the schools of their…
23 Jan 10 min

#EMSattack| union frustrated by department's slow response to EMS attacks

The president of the South African Emergency Personnel's Union, Mpho Mpogeng has told Nghamula Chauke that the union is surprised that the Limpopo Health department is reacting with shock to the incident that happened in the Sekhukhune district. This after an EMS crew from Philadelphia hospital was attacked by robbers…
17 Jan 14 min

#Experts lambast leaders of the security cluster

Both Okkie Terblanche, the DA Shadow Deputy Minister of Police and Criminologist Prof. Kholofelo Mabena Rakubu concur that there are elements of recklessness on how some in the security cluster handle safety of firearms and ammunition. This after the security cluster ministers revealed that more than 400 government-issued firearms and…
11 Jan 18 min

#Foundation distances itself from business forum 'internal squabbles

Civil society organisation, Conty Lebepe Foundation has accused leaders of Forum for Limpopo Entrepreneurs to stop using its name to fight internal and external battles. Conty Lebepe from the Foundation has accused FOLE's chairperson, Motinki Mahlo of engaging them under the guise of having information to share which was merely…
10 Jan 34 min

#EmergencyVehicles| department addresses the shortage of ambulances

Health MEC in Limpopo Dr Phophi Ramathuba says her department is set to purchase more ambulances as a way of amplifying service delivery challenges. Ramathuba told Nghamula Chauke that they are addressing challenges that the department had experienced due to shortage of ambulances which was unacceptable. She has refuted allegations…
24 Oct 2023 13 min

#RAF| Entity explains it position on foreign nationals

The Road Accident Fund Spokesperson Mclntosh Polela has told Nghamula Chauke that RAF is appalled by the entitlement that some foreign nationals have on how the entity should conduct its business. Polela was explaining RAF's position on the exclusion of foreign nationals regarding them being barred from making claims in…
23 Oct 2023 11 min

#WorldFoodDay Expert urges people to eat indigenous foods

An expert from the National Research Foundation says as part of World Food Day, there is a need to promote the eating of indigenous foods which have proven to be healthy and less expensive. Speaking to Nghamula Chauke, National Research Foundation Chair in Food Environments, Nutrition and Health Prof Xikombiso…
16 Oct 2023 9 min

#EmbattledMunicipality| service provider bill settled

The mayor of Mogalakwena Municipality Ngoako Taueatsoalo denies that the municipality is having governance issues. Speaking to Nghamula Chauke, Tauetsoalo said although the municipal assets were on the verge of being auctioned as per the High court order to settle the bill of a service provider, the municipality is still…
2 Oct 2023 20 min

#AncestralReflections| Christianity on ancestral matters

As we wrap up Heritage month, we decided to look at what Christianity says about ancestral matters. Nghamula Chauke spoke Pastor Othaniel Maepa of Eternal Life International church who agrees that there are ancestors but says as per the Biblical standards, they are not meant to be worshipped. He says…
27 Sep 2023 35 min

#RoyalFamilies| Chief recalled from his leadership role

The Masia Traditional Council has announced its decision to remove Livhuwani Matsila from his position as the leader of HaMatsila village. The traditional council's Head of Communication Abraham Matsila told Nghamula Chauke that Matsila was no longer taking instructions from the Chief and that he would invite high profile dignitaries…
26 Sep 2023 27 min

#HeritageMonth| A call to preserve African heritage

A cultural expert from the University of Limpopo Professor Sekgothe Mogoetjane says it is important for Africans to remember that Heritage month and day is not just about the wearing of colourful cultural themed clothes. Professor Mogoetjane told Nghamula Chauke that there is more to heritage than clothes that some…
24 Sep 2023 13 min
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