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Older women preying on young boys

Older women preying on young boys

Guest : David Bruce | writer and researcher specialising in the field of policing, criminal                                           justice, violence and crime.
            Tony Lawrence | from the the Child Protection Collaborative

According to reports more than 1 boy was involved in sexual relations with a Bishops
teacher, school principal Guy Pearson said in a statement on that several boys were
involved over a number of years.
The teacher left school when the story broke and her father David Mallet has issued a
statement in connection with the incident.
It's also been reported that the boy tried to break off the relationship but the teacher
refused, the school has also called on other pupils that have information to come

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Dodge ball SA

21 November 2019 10:03 PM

Guest : Nicholas Oebell

If you can dodge a wrench you can dodge a ball.... thats according to Patches O
Hoolihan, from the hit comedy Dodge ball
The SA Dodge Ball team are in Stellenbosch taking part in a Dodgeball African Cup
2019 fixture.
Known as the Green Mamba's the team consists of men & women from Cape Town &
Johannesburg . Nicholas Oebell, Managing Director of DodgeBall SA joins us on the
line from Stellenbosch

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The History of Drag in South Africa

21 November 2019 9:40 PM

Guest : Barry Reid

An interesting article in The Conversation by TL McCormick explored the history of
Drag Queens in SA , The Western Cape has the oldest drag queen contest in the
country, Miss Gay Western Cape, which became official in 1996 which became official
in 1996 but was held underground since the 50's
To take us through this interesting history we are joined by Barry Reid , organisor of the
Miss Gay Western Cape

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Hiking with Tim Lundy

21 November 2019 9:00 PM

Guest : Tim Lundy
             Davine Sanson

We are joined by Tim Lundy & snake catcher Davine Sanson to talk about snakes you
might encounter on hikes & what to do & who to call when you find a snake on your

Snakes on the mountain :

Tim's details:
FB: Cape Town Hiking with Tim Lundy
Twitter : @hikingcapetown
You Tube: Cape Town Hiking
Instagram : capetownhiking

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Multiple Hawks Arrests

21 November 2019 8:39 PM

Guest : Solly Moeng

Today was a busy day for the Hawks, they arrested ANC MP Bongani Bongo on charges
of corruption today, they also arrested 10 others in connection with the Amathole
municipality toilet corruption case.
have we turned a corner in State Capture or are the Hawks picking low hanging fruit?

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Lisa Joshua Sonn - Why our laaities are dying

20 November 2019 9:56 PM

Guests : Lisa Joshua Sonn
               Alex Tabisher|columnist with the Cape Argus

Tonight on our weekly slot with Lisa Sonn we have a guest, Alex Tabisher, a columnist
with the Cape Argus who wrote an thought provoking column" Dear coloured parent,
our laaities are dying..."

Dear coloured parent
Our laaities are dying...
Our laaities are dying because 5-year-old Joshua was never taught to respect his elders.
Our laaitjies are dying because it was cute when 2-year-old Chad learnt his first swear
They are dying because when teachers sent rude Kyle home, Mommy came to school to
defend her baby...
We are dying coz in Grade 4 daddy told me to go back and fight Keenan, “Don’t leave it
like that...” instead of just teaching me how to walk away
Our laaities are dying coz mommy buys 10-year-old Jade the most expensive takkies
just to make up for not always being around...
They are dying because Uncle Shaun couldn’t discipline Raldo...
“You are not his father, leave my child alone.”
Our laaities are dying because self-respect went out the window...
Our laaities are dying not because we are stupid, or have no ambition, or want to live
like that...
Coloured parent, our laaities are dying because we never had good role models to look
up to...
Most people will be quick to say it's the fault of government that we can no longer
discipline or kids but the issue runs much deeper than that, we have abdicated our
responsibility of raising & disciplining our kids.

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Eastern Cape drought

20 November 2019 9:24 PM

Guest : Kaylynn Palm| EWN Reporter

Drought conditions are causing headaches for schools situated in Makhanda as they
experience daily shortages.
The Eastern Cape was declared a drought disaster area last month.
Some schools in parts of the town are affected by the ongoing drought which are
causing sanitation problems.
At Archie Mbolekwa Primary School, after 10am almost every day, the taps run dry.
The toilets stop flushing, so learners can't use them and they are forced to use the
bushes instead.
A nearby school, Ntiska Secondary, faced closure not so long ago but principal
Madeleine Schoeman was determined not to let it come to that.
Schoeman's school was lucky though in that it got a Gift of the Givers' borehole on the

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Museums returning stolen artifacts

20 November 2019 9:04 PM

Guest : Ciraj Rassool

European museums are stuffed with artifacts looted all over the world or as they would
say "obtained" thru conquest or just plain theft but there is a growing movement
wanting these artifacts to be returned to their rightful owners . Museums argue that
they are the best place for these ancient and valuable items to stored and are holding it
for the benefit of future generations .
Ciraj Rasool directs UWC’s African Programme in Museum and Heritage Studies,
managed in partnership with Robben Island Museum. He is a trustee and of the District
Six Museum and the South African History Archive. He is also a Councillor of Iziko
Museums of Cape Town and previously served on the councils of the South African
Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) and the National Heritage Council.

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Not interested in retirement

20 November 2019 8:44 PM

Guest : Johan van Straaten
             Roxy Dallas | Recruitment Specialist

Johan van Straaten is a 74 year retired resident engineer in road construction, his job is
his life & passion and he's not enjoying retirement.
He has approached recruitment agencies but no luck, what is a man passionate about
his work to do? Some might say he should stay at home, find a hobby and leave the
work to the younger folk but Johan feels he has so many years of expertise he can pass
on to the new breed of road engineers. 

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Simon's Town Ghost Tours

19 November 2019 10:01 PM

Guest : Andre Liebbrandt

Are you afraid of ghosts? then maybe the Simons Town ghost Walk is not for you.
Andre Liebbrandt has been giving guided tours in the town for a couple of years and
during the walk will keep you entertained with stories of mass murder the mysterious
Lavender Lady who haunts the museum, butchering barbers and even exhumed
At R100 a person the walks takes place Friday and Saturday evenings, kids are also

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Motoring with Melinda Ferguson

19 November 2019 9:32 PM

Guest : Melinda Ferguson

Our motoring correspondent Melinda Ferguson is in Johannesburg for the launch of the
new Renault Kwid

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