CapeTalk Presenters

The voices of CapeTalk

Stephen Grootes

Stephen Grootes

Award-winning journalist and political commentator, Stephen Grootes is host of the Midday Report and senior political journalist for EWN.

He is also a regular contributor to Daily Maverick, is very active on Twitter and has published a book, S.A. Politics Unspun which offers a roadmap to guide the reader through South Africa’s complex political landscape.

Pippa Hudson

Pippa Hudson

Philippa (Pippa) Hudson completed her Honours degree in English at the University of Witwatersrand.

She trained in radio news at Johannesburg’s ABC Ulwazi broadcasting school but her on-air career started in 1998 as a news reporter at Classic FM, and a year later she moved to Cape Town to join a commercial radio station where she was later promoted first to News Editor and then to Station Manager in 2003.

Kieno Kammies

Kieno Kammies

Kieno Kammies has become synonymous with asking tough questions. He is dismissive of spin and invites opinions challenging his own.

It’s not all hard talk with this experienced journalist and radio personality. Kieno cares deeply about the community in which he lives and works. His compassion for those less fortunate, those who have been wronged or ignored by the state is evident.

Sara-Jayne King

Sara-Jayne King

Sara-Jayne King completed a degree in law before she ventured into journalism, working in London and Johannesburg.

More than a decade's experience in media means she’s no stranger to asking difficult and probing questions.

Marc Lewis

Marc Lewis

Marc is an Eyewitness News sports reporter and can be heard every Friday and Sunday.

An award winning sports journalist and a presenter on one of the biggest drive shows in Joburg, Marc manages to balance the big issues of South African sports with the lighter side of life in Jozi.

John Maytham

John Maytham

John Maytham is a trained actor who made the switch to radio over 20 years ago when he joined the news team at Radio 604.

He then swapped reporting for anchoring an AM drive time show at a national talk radio station.

Eusebius McKaiser

Eusebius McKaiser

Eusebius McKaiser is not only a presenter on 702 and CapeTalk every weekday, but also a political analyst, broadcaster, lecturer and writer.

He has a background in moral philosophy, after studying and then going on to lecture in the philosophy department at Rhodes University.

Africa Melane

Africa Melane

Africa Melane’s wide-ranging interests and relentless curiosity stand him in good stead to host Weekend Breakast on 702 and CapeTalk, a show that ranges from international headlines to must-visit events.

Gugulethu Mhlungu

Gugulethu Mhlungu

Gugulethu Mhlungu is a presenter on 702 and has nearly a decade of experience in media (both on and off-air) and volunteer work. She’s also the Lifestyle editor and writer at City Press, a position she’s held since 2014.

At 21 she was made the station manager of RMR, Rhodes Music Radio, and was the youngest station manager in South African broadcast history.

Abongile Nzelenzele

Abongile Nzelenzele

This velvet voiced entrepreneur and father left a career in HR to pursue his passion – radio.

Abs is warm and adventurous. His positive outlook and desire to motivate others mean early mornings start on a bright note, regardless of the headlines. Abs doesn’t shy away from controversy. He’s tenacious and optimistic. If there’s a silver lining, Abs will find it.

Koketso Sachane

Koketso Sachane

Koketso has spent close to two decades’ in the media working as a journalist, spokesperson, radio host and editor.

This dedicated father-of-two is always questioning the impact of public policy on ordinary citizens’ lives.

Bruce Whitfield

Bruce Whitfield

Bruce is a multi-platform award-winning financial journalist whose creative and engaging presentation makes money matters accessible to a broad audience.