Drivetime

THE VOICE OF THE CAPE  |  Podcast , ±11 min episodes every 16 hours  | 
The Drivetime Show is hosted by Shafiq Morton and has a national and international flavour. During the show the interviews will focus on issues making news nationally, be it the enquiry into the Arms Deal to the current famine in the Horn of Africa. The after five interview on Drivetime, will usually be the analysis slot where the biggest story of the day or week is analyzed. During this show listener participation is encourage via the station’s sms facility.

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22
NOV
9am

Robert Mugabe's political career

Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe with immediate effect after 37 years in power, ushering in a new era for a country as uncertain as it is hopeful. The man who ruled with an autocrat’s grip for so many years finally caved to popular and political pressure hours after parliament launched proceedings to impeach him. VOC news editor Tasneem Adams looks at his political career
17
NOV
10am

Book Review - Inside Apartheid’s Prison

Raymond Suttner, Author of Inside Apartheid’s Prison is one of a small number of white comrades who played a substantial in bringing apartheid to an end. Raymond Suttner, who lives in Johannesburg, is a part-time professor at Rhodes University and an Emeritus Professor at the University of South Africa. Initially a legal academic, he later obtained an interdisciplinary PhD in history, political studies and sociology. During the apartheid era he was jailed for his activities as an ANC underground operative, as described in this re-issued edition. His other titles include The ANC Underground (2008) and Recovering Democracy in South Africa (2015), both published by Jacana Media. Guest : Professor Raymond Suttner Position : Professor, Rhodes University.
17
NOV
2am

Transitional government on the cards for Zimbabwe

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) yesterday sat for an emergency meeting to discuss the unfolding political and security situation in Zimbabwe. Foreign Affairs Ministers from Zambia, Angola and Botswana are in Gaborone, Botswana, to map out a way for Zimbabwe. We spoke to the former Zimbabwean Finance Minister and Constitutional Law Expert, Tendai Biti, to discuss the unfolding situation.
13
NOV
9am

DA says declaration of assets lacking

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Mmusi Maimane says President Jacob Zuma's declaration of assets is severely lacking. The DA inspected the declaration today after the president failed to answer Parliamentary questions. On line is Portia Adams, Mmusi Maimane's spokesperson Guest : Portia Adams Position : Spokesperson to DA Leader
09
NOV
3am

The Kurdish Human Rights Action Group AGM 2017

The Kurdish Human Rights Action Group (KHRAG) this week hosted its first annual general meeting since the passing of the organization’s co-founder, Judge Essa Moosa. The group is calling for the provision of human rights for the Kurdish peoples, particularly within the territory of Turkey. Chairperson of the Kurdistan National Kongress, Nilufer Koc, addressed the gathering through a broadcast link. Among the people in attendance were struggle stalwart Ebrahim Ebrahim and Judge Siraj Desai. For an update on the AGM, we spoke to KHRAG Secretary, Mahmoud Patel.
07
NOV
9am

Mugabe fires his deputy

The Zimbabwean government have announced the dismissal of Emmerson Mnangagwa as vice president for showing "traits of disloyalty".The expulsion yesterday removed a potential successor to Robert Mugabe. On line is Dr Fatunde Mwiinga, Independent political Analyst. Guest : Dr Fatunde Mwiinga Position : Political Analyst
07
NOV
9am

Presidents keepers, what are the legal implications

Ever since the publication and release of the President's Keepers, a Book authored by former SABC journalist Jacques Pauw, the State Security Agency has demanded that the Book be withdrawn. But what are the legal aspects of this development? On line is Professor Shadreck Gutto, former Constitutional law Expert and Director, Centre for African Renaissance Studies, UNISA. Guest : Prof Shadreck Gutto Position: Former Constitutional Law Expert

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