Is Dlamini-Zuma fit to be the next South African female president?

CapeTalk’s John Maytham and the Daily Maverick’s Rebecca Davis tackled some of the fascinating news of the week.

Over – hyping of Nkosazana Dlamini -Zuma

Davis asks, Is Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma the woman for the job of president?

In the Daily maverick, Davis gives her analysis of Dlamini-Zuma’s time in the South African government in detail.

Listen to the full conversation on The John Maytham Show:

What really happens when we help the poor?

Both Rebecca and John spoke about the fascinating study on the effects of a little bit more money given to low-income Cherokee Indian households.

Initially the study was meant to observe the mental conditions of kids living in rural America, but a serendipitous thing happened.

Davis said that the study backs up all the other research which shows that giving poor people money really helps them.

ADHD is different for Women

A discussion also flared up around a report by Centre for Disease Control and Prevention study on the conventional concept of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) based on "hyperactive young white boys".

Homeland

The producers of the TV show Homeland commissioned artist to paint street graffiti on 'Homeland' set. However the artists used this as an opportunity to spray Arabic messages about how racist Homeland is.

Homeland is an American political thriller television series based on the Israeli series Hatufim (Prisoners of War).


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