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CapeTalk Celebrating 20 years

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They were stories that made you laugh, made you cry, and stories that made you proud to be South African.

As CapeTalk celebrates 20 years of conversations, join some of CapeTalk’s most prominent voices from the past 2 decades, as we highlight a story that shaped our country, city and station since 1997.

Take a listen to the first 10 minutes ever broadcast on CapeTalk at 6 am 14 October 1997.

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2007: Janine Willemans recalls the Ellen Pakkies case

2007: Janine Willemans recalls the Ellen Pakkies case

In 2007, a mother strangled her addict son to death. As we continue to reflect on 20 years of CapeTalk, Janine Willemans recalls that story.

2006: John Maytham recalls the devastating 2006 Table Mountain fire

2006: John Maytham recalls the devastating 2006 Table Mountain fire

As firefighters battle a fire near the 12 Apostles, John Maytham recalls another fire and how CapeTalk's listeners rallied.

2005: Nisa Allie remembers the shocking murder of baby Jordan

2005: Nisa Allie remembers the shocking murder of baby Jordan

Former EWN reporter Nisa Allie reflects on the killing of baby Jordan-Leigh Norton in CapeTalk's 20th birthday month.

2004: Mike Wills reflects on Jacob Zuma, Schabir Shaik, and more

2004: Mike Wills reflects on Jacob Zuma, Schabir Shaik, and more

As we continue our 20th birthday celebrations, we're joined by former general manager Mike Wills, who reflects on an extraordinary year.

2003: Nigel Pierce remembers the Sizzlers massacre in Sea Point

2003: Nigel Pierce remembers the Sizzlers massacre in Sea Point

As we reflect on 20 years of CapeTalk, former presenter Nigel Pierce remembers the killing of nine men at a massage parlour.

2002: Bruce Hong and Annika Larsen remember Hansie Cronje

2002: Bruce Hong and Annika Larsen remember Hansie Cronje

As we reflect on 20 years of CapeTalk, Annika Larsen and Bruce Hong remember Hansie Cronje and his death in a plane crash in 2002.

2001: Martin Bailie reflects on the terrorist attacks of 9/11

2001: Martin Bailie reflects on the terrorist attacks of 9/11

As we celebrate 20 years of CapeTalk, the legendary Martin Bailie joins Kieno Kammies to remember the biggest story of 2001.

2000: Monique Strydom and Lisa Chait recall the hostage drama

2000: Monique Strydom and Lisa Chait recall the hostage drama

As we reflect on 20 years of CapeTalk, Monique Strydom and Lisa Chait recall the hostage drama that stunned the nation in 2000.

1999: Covering the Urban Terror campaign with Charlotte Kilbane

1999: Covering the Urban Terror campaign with Charlotte Kilbane

As CapeTalk celebrates its 20th birthday, EWN editor Charlotte Kilbane reflects on the Urban Terror that struck SA in the 90's.