Drivetime

THE VOICE OF THE CAPE  |  Podcast , ±11 min episodes every 17 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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13
NOV
10am

Amnesty strip Aung Suu Kyi of its highest honor

Amnesty International has stripped Mynamar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour over her “indifference” to the atrocities committed by the country's military against the Muslim Rohingya. The UK based human rights group said it was revoking the Ambassador of Conscience Award it gave Aung San Suu Kyi in 2009. On line is Amnesty International Executive Director Shenilla Mohammed.
13
NOV
9am

World weekly economic report

We are back with our Weekly World Economic Report and we look at the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEA) summit which opens in Singapore today. We also look at the outcome of the Global Future Council which ended in Abu Dhabi yesterday. Locally, we look at the facts about indigent households as well as the projected 10,000 job cuts at Lonmin. On line is post doctoral fellow, School of Human Economy at University of Pretoria Dr Jason Musyoka.
12
NOV
10am

Israeli forces kill Hamas commander in night of terror

A fresh wave of fighting erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza strip yesterday, leaving 6 Palestinians dead, just as Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers had appeared to be making progress toward ratcheting down months of border violence. It was not immediately clear what set off the sudden late night of Israel's incursions. On line from Gaza is Palestinian Activist Akram Al – Satari.
12
NOV
9am

CAF conference tackles right wing politics

The Common Action Forum ( CAF) held its annual conference in Johanneburg themed 'Global Racial Polarisation and the rise of Right Wing” politics. This comes at the backdrop in the rise of radical anti-immigration and right wing movements across Europe and the world in general. On line is Senior Researcher at Aljazeera and Chair of CAF Thembisa
09
NOV
9am

What is a commission of inquiry?

Unrealistic expectations about what commissions of inquiry can achieve comes from the fact that they are often confused with courts of law. This can be seen in the two key commissions currently underway to change the country. On line is Associate Professor in Public Law at University of Cape Town Cathleen Powell
07
NOV
9am

Weekly Africa Report

We are back with our Weekly Africa Report and today we look into the troubled English speaking Cameroon were gunmen abducted 79 students who have now been released. The country went to the polls last week and long time ruler Paul Biya was elected. In the DRC, opposition is set to meet in Switzerland to nominate a single candidate for upcoming elections. And on line is Foreign policy expert and Managing consultant at Democracy Centre in Zambia. Follow him at afrodemocracy.word-press.com
06
NOV
10am

US midterm polls, who will control Congress?

US voters go the polls today to take part in midterm elections that will help define the remaining two years of president Donald Trump's first term in office. Trump's Republican party currently has a majority in the Senate and House of Representatives, but failure to hold on to either could result in political deadlock for the US leader's most ambitious policies. On line is former US Diplomat and Associate Editor at Daily Maverick Brook Spetcor.
06
NOV
9am

Weekly world economic report

We continue with our Weekly World Economic Report and we look at Ramaphosa's Stimulus Plan which was launched a month ago. Will this be another infamous project? On the Continent , most African nations appear to be doing well in promoting development and safeguarding human rights but failing short of providing jobs. And finally, Iran continues to sell oil as part of efforts to counter the return of US sanctions. On line is post doctoral fellow, School of Human Economy at University of Pretoria, Dr Jason Musyoka.

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