Freshlyground's lead singer, Zolani Mahola, is the host for this Saturday's #AnHourWith segment on Just the Hits.LISTEN TO PODCAST
We speak to well-known Cape Town based musician, Lee Thomson, who is both a trumpet and flugelhorn player. He has worked with many well-known local groups including the Springbok Nude Girls, Freshlyground, Fuzigish, and Goldfish. His influences include Miles Davis, Lee Morgan and Dave Douglas. Lee, who went to SACS high school, started playing at the age of 15, studying under various teachers and completed his degree in Jazz Performance at UCT College of Music. He's done a number of international gigs and has featured at every major South African music festival.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Guest: Aviva Pelham | Vocalist
We speak to former opera singer, Aviva Pelham, a big supporter of the Amy Foundation (previously known as the Amy Biehl Foundation Trust) about a new drive to get warm duvets to people in need.
Guest: Michael Evans
Judgment has been reserved in the case between British American Tobacco South Africa and the Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Department over the contentious ban of the sale of tobacco under Covid-19 regulations. BATSA has taken the government to court in a bid to have the restriction lifted, arguing that it infringes on citizen's constitutional rights. The judges presiding over the case will now consider submissions presented to them before delivering judgment. We speak to Michael Evans, the lawyer representing BATSA and others in the case.
Layton Beard | Spokesperson at Automobile Association
The Automobile Association has launched something called the AA Connected Car which is a combination of hardware and software that can be used by motorists to provide them with information on their driving behaviour and vehicle performance. It can be used not only by individual drivers but also fleet managers, and the data will be easily accessible online via desktop or mobile devices. We speak to the AA's spokesperson, Layton Beard, about the new product.
Guest: Allie Hunt
Allie Hunt, the owner of Inspirational Places, owner of Inspirational Places, a marketing company for privately-owned hotels and game lodges, says that although it is a huge relief that domestic leisure is now open, the luxury sector really needs the country's border to be opened in order for the industry to take off again.
Guest: Peter Fabricius
President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed two Special Envoys to Zimbabwe in a bid to help it out of its downward political and economic spiral. Former cabinet minister, Sydney Mufamadi, and former parliamentary speaker, Baleka Mbete, will travel to Harare shortly to determine how South Africa can assist. We speak to Peter Fabricius, an Africa correspondent for the Daily Maverick and a consultant to the ISS.