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259 Episodes
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Karen Webb case: expert to discuss legality of police confiscating firearms

Nearly 2,500 firearm owners who were issued competency certificates as far back as 2018, now stand to have their guns confiscated. This is because their competency tests were done with Gqeberha gun dealer Karen Webb, who was arrested in February on a string of charges related to the illegal sale…
10 Jul 8 min

Navigating SA’s government of national unity

The national and provincial government elections have come and gone and now the country faces a new challenge as it navigates SA’s first national coalition government since democracy. But just how did we get to this point? And where to from here? In Behind The Herald Headlines with Daron Mann…
3 Jul 15 min

Comedian Stuart Taylor on his festival show

The National Arts Festival is under way in Makhanda. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the festival features a diversity of works featuring music, drama, dance, art and comedy until the end of June.  In the latest episode of Behind The Herald Headlines with Daron Mann, we chat to award-winning…
26 Jun 11 min

Ousted EP Rugby president speaks on EP Rugby crisis

In the latest episode of Behind The Herald Headlines with Daron Mann, ousted EP Rugby president Gerald Antonie speaks about his legal advisors’ interpretation of the court order, being locked out of EPRU premises and how he believes reinstituted president George Malgas has hijacked processes.
18 Jun 21 min

Malgas speaks out on EP Rugby furore

EP Rugby acting president George Malgas says he will be led by the court ruling and constitution concerning control of the body rather than following SA Rugby’s directives. This is after the mother body advised EP to hold an emergency election within 21 days to end a period of instability…
12 Jun 32 min

Weather Guru gives the lowdown on devastating flooding

Severe weather has hit the country, with the Eastern Cape suffering devastating floods and snowfall. KwaZulu-Natal was also hit with a tornado this week. In the latest episode of Behind The Herald Headlines with Daron Mann, we chat to Weather Guru Garth Sampson for an update on the recent weather,…
5 Jun 8 min

Inside track on the election

With election day behind us, South Africans are waiting in anticipation for the results. In today’s episode of Behind The Herald Headlines with Daron Mann, we chat to the IEC’s Eastern Cape manager for electoral operations, Siyabonga Maki, as he reflects on the 2024 general elections. Maki joins us from…
30 May 10 min

Imtiaz Sooliman shares on Gift of the Givers support at George disaster site

When the call first came from Garden Route municipal and disaster management officials for assistance after the collapse of a multistorey building under construction in George, Gift of the Givers founder Imtiaz Sooliman “did not take it so seriously”. Nevertheless, the organisation’s Knysna representative, Mario Ferreira, was on the scene…
17 May 10 min

ANC confident of outright win in May 29 poll

With less than three weeks to go before South Africans head to the polls for a fiercely contested general election, have you made up your mind about who you will be voting for? In Behind the Herald Headlines with Daron Mann, we speak to party leaders about their offerings. This…
10 May 13 min

What the UDM manifesto is offering voters

With three weeks to go before South Africans head to the polls for a fiercely contested general election, have you made up your mind about who you will be voting for? In Behind the Herald Headlines with Daron Mann, we speak to party leaders about their offerings. This week, we catch…
8 May 7 min

What Build One SA has to offer you

With four weeks to go before South Africans head to the polls for a fiercely contested general election, have you made up your mind about who you will be voting for? In Behind the Herald Headlines with Daron Mann, we speak to party leaders about their offerings. This week, we catch…
2 May 12 min

What RISE Mzansi plans to do for SA

With four weeks to go before South Africans head to the polls for a fiercely contested general election, have you made up your mind about who you will be voting for? In Behind the Herald Headlines with Daron Mann, we speak to party leaders about their offerings. This week, we catch…
1 May 8 min

DA’s rescue plan ‘to put SA back on a pathway to prosperity’

With five weeks to go before South Africans head to the polls for a fiercely contested general election, have you made up your mind about who you will be voting for? In Behind the Herald Headlines with Daron Mann, we speak to party leaders about their offering. This week, we…
26 Apr 11 min

What the Patriotic Alliance has planned for you

With five weeks to go before South Africans head to the polls for what is expected to be a hotly contested 2024 general election, have you made up your mind about who you will be voting for? In the coming weeks on Behind the Herald Headlines with Daron Mann, we will…
24 Apr 27 min

Golden period ahead for SA, says ActionSA’s Trollip

With six weeks to go before South Africans head to the polls for what is expected to be a hotly-contested 2024 general elections, have you made up your mind about who you will be voting for? In the coming weeks on Behind the Herald Headlines with Daron Mann, we will…
17 Apr 21 min

EFF’s Mzwanele Manyi explains party’s land ownership stance

With just more than six weeks to go before South Africans head to the polls for what is expected to be a hotly contested 2024 general election, have you made up your mind about who you will be voting for? In the coming works on Behind the Herald Headlines with…
15 Apr 33 min

The ACDP’s Lance Grootboom talks election offering

With just over six weeks to go before South Africans head to the polls for what is expected to be a hotly-contested 2024 general elections, have you made up your mind about who you will be voting for? In the coming weeks on Behind the Herald Headlines with Daron Mann,…
12 Apr 21 min

What do Proteas Women need to improve on before T20 World Cup?

The Proteas Women know what they are good at and what they need to work on as the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup approaches. That is the opinion of wicketkeeper Sinalo Jafta, reflecting on the Proteas’ 2-1 T20 series loss to Sri Lanka at Buffalo Park on Wednesday.  “Could we…
4 Apr 10 min

National election set for ‘big ballots’

It is two months until South Africans take to the polls in the country’s seventh democratic national and provincial election and, for the first time, voters will be faced with “ballots as big as never before”. As a result, voting, and counting of the votes, will take longer this year,…
28 Mar 10 min
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