Streaming issues? Report here
John Maytham 2019 1500 BW John Maytham 2019 1500 BW
Afternoon Drive with John Maytham
15:00 - 18:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: The Money Show with Bruce Whitfield
See full line-up
Afternoon Drive with John Maytham
15:00 - 18:00
Home
arrow_forward
Politics

ANC veteran Professor Ben Turok dies

9 December 2019 12:38 PM
Tags:
ANC
Ben Turok
Professor Ben Turok
murphy morobe
stalwart
ANC veteran

Former anti-apartheid activist and economics professor Ben Turok died on Monday morning. He was 92-years old.

African National Congress (ANC) veteran Professor Ben Turok has died.

The former anti-apartheid activist and economics professor died in the early hours of Monday.

He was 92-years old.

ANC stalwart Murphy Morobe described his fellow comrade as a legend who had a 'good innings'.

Morobe says Turok did not shy away from the truth and was an example to all South Africans.

There is so much that Ben Turok stood for that many of us should live to emulate.

Murphy Morobe, ANC stalwart

Listen to his reflections:


9 December 2019 12:38 PM
Tags:
ANC
Ben Turok
Professor Ben Turok
murphy morobe
stalwart
ANC veteran

More from Politics

20180624 Vincent Smith jpg

[WATCH] Former ANC MP Vincent Smith in the dock for Bosasa-linked corruption

1 October 2020 11:08 AM

Top ANC official Vincent Smith has appeared in the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court on fraud and corruption charges.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

TM-ANC-flag.jpg

ANC bigwig hands himself over to police, facing state capture corruption charges

1 October 2020 10:32 AM

A top ANC official linked to state capture has handed himself over to police at the Alberton Police Station.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Hawksarrest_1578

FS asbestos deal arrests a watershed moment for SA, says Gangster State author

30 September 2020 7:06 PM

Investigative journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh and forensic lawyer Steven Powell comment on the Hawks' corruption crackdown.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Herman Mashaba

'Was the decision taken at a shebeen in Saxonwold?' - Herman Mashaba

30 September 2020 5:50 PM

ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba says papers have been filed to appeal the IEC's decision to rejected his party's application.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200212rama

Nkoana-Mashabane back in court over personal costs order in District Six matter

30 September 2020 2:24 PM

Ex-Land Reform Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is appealing a costs order that was issued against her in relation to the District Six restitution saga.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Glynnis Breytenbach

Breytenbach 'vindicated' as Richard Mdluli handed jail term

30 September 2020 2:00 PM

Former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli was jailed for five years on Tuesday for assualt, intimidation and kidnapping.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Baobon paintballed in his face in Slangkop

[LISTEN]Baboon management abuse claims, City calls on Capetonians to lay charges

30 September 2020 12:24 PM

Spatial Planning and Environment Mayco member at City of Cape Town Marian Nieuwoudt responds to criticisms of baboon protocols.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

South African Airways SAA 123rf 123rfbusiness

SAA bailout in the balance? BRPs put airline operations on hold

29 September 2020 7:49 PM

SAA's business rescue practitioners decide to suspend airline operations. Bruce Whitfield gets comment from the experts.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

9baae9ab-c2ed-4d4c-bd5c-844a058f571d.jpg

How did economy shed 2.2m jobs in Q2, but unemployment rate still fell sharply?

29 September 2020 6:46 PM

'It's an abnormal report in abnormal times'. Paul Berkowitz (CEO, Hlaziya Solutions) makes sense of Stats SA unemployment figures.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Herman Mashaba

Action SA confident of appealing IEC decision to reject application to register

29 September 2020 1:53 PM

The work of the new political organisation founded by Herman Mashaba will not be stopped, says chairperson Michael Beaumont.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward