Guest : Abie Isaacs
Its been almost 5 weeks since the Army was deployed to the killings fields better known
as the Cape Flats and with not much of a drop in murders numbers we ask if the much
anticipated deployment can be viewed as a success? MEC for Community Safety Albert
Fritz is qouted as saying that residents on the Cape Flats are “rightfully” beginning to
question the impact of the deployment.
We cross to Abie Isaacs from the Mitchells Plain CPF, which is one of the biggest
townships on the Cape Flats
Guest : Krish Lewis
Residents in the Gordon’s Bay Area were treated to an unforgettable show as the beach
came alive with bright blue lights on Sunday, February 16, according to an article
published on Cape Town etc today.
Kogel Baai beach was filled with a subtle blue hue as the waves crashed in gorgeous
luminescent flashes and residents said the display was a treat to see.
Guest : Sylvia Walker
Did you get a bonus last year? Did 2019 see you get a salary increase?
If you did, you are among the lucky few who may have a financially stable 2020.
Guest : Warren Schewitz | Founder at Goodleaf
SONA Cannabis regulations can lead to economic transformation
During the State of the Nation Address on Thursday last week President Cyril
Ramaphosa gave a green thumbs up for #cannabis farming, and writing up regulatory
framework for medicinal marijuana products.
He also announced plans to regulate the commercial use of hemp products, stating this
would provide opportunities for small-scale farmers. It was high time that South Africa’s
lawmakers passed new laws to do so.
Guest : Andrew ThompsonLISTEN TO PODCAST
Guest : Colonel Ronald Maseko | Corporate Communications at Sandf (South African
National Defence Force) |
The activities leading up to Armed Forces Day on 21 February started with a bang on
Friday past (14 Feb) when the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) hosted an
action-packed mini-war as part of its opening ceremony at the Polokwane Cricket Club
over the weekend.
Armed Forces Day has evolved into a week-long event with the national defence force
using it to honour men and women in uniform, bring the SA National Defence Force
(SANDF) to the people and allow SANDF Commander-in-Chief President Cyril
Ramaphosa to take the salute from a mass parade of all four service arms and the
Guest : CJ Benson
The ‘mother of all comedy festivals’ will return for its second year in February 2020 at
the Baxter Studio Theatre in Cape Town.
Yes, The Mother City Comedy Festival is back and will celebrate stand-up comedy and
showcase a wide spectrum of different comedy styles with more than 30 comedians
performing in over 40 shows during the three weeks – 11 to 29 February 2020.
Comedy-lovers will be spoilt for choice during this festival of funnies!
Guest : Lisa Joshua SonnLISTEN TO PODCAST
Guest : Prof Marc Mendelson | Head Of Infectious Diseases at University of Cape Town |
Imagine you develop an infection -- anything from a typical urinary tract infection to
tuberculosis. Now imagine there's nothing doctors can do.
The discovery of antibiotics changed medicine in the 20th century. Today, they're
widely used to treat infections caused by bacteria. More than 150 million prescriptions
are written for antibiotics in the U.S. each year. But bacteria are starting to adapt to the
drugs and are becoming harder to kill. That's called antibiotic resistance.