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Lisa Joshua Sonn - Why our laaities are dying

Lisa Joshua Sonn - Why our laaities are dying

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
word.
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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OTC penis enhancing pills - safe or harmful?

12 December 2019 10:06 PM

Guest : Dr Anthony Smith | General Practitioner at Dr Anthony Smith private practice |

Ads for over the counter penis-enlargement products and sex enhancement procedures
are everywhere.
You’ve seen the plethora of Rock Hard, Mojo Nights, Lightning Rod, Black Mamba and
Bullet Proof pills, pumps weights, exercises and sometimes even surgeries that claim to
increase the length and width of your penis or promise to RAMP up your stamina (to
hours of pleasure) during sex.
But are these pills safe to use or will they do more harm?

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#speakyourfreak #livestorytelling Raunchy Renditions event

12 December 2019 9:44 PM

Guest : Sophie Joans | Co-founder at Raunchy Renditions |

Think of The Moth podcast but with heaps of sex positive stories in the voice of ordinary
Capetonians.
That’s exactly what the Raunchy Renditions event is all about – a live storytelling
evening for titillating tales. As their tag line suggests – the want YOU to
#speakyourfreak.
Their next event is next week Wednesday and they’ve curated line-up of brave souls
who will share their real-life sex experiences from first times to going solo, to
everything in between and after.

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Giant cigarette butt installations in Cape Town

12 December 2019 9:03 PM

Guest : Clive Amsel

If you see giant cigarette butts scattered on gorgeous Llandudno beach or even strewn
across the face of Lion’s Head this festive season – its not your head playing tricks on
you – the giant cigarette butts have been placed there deliberately to not only deface
the natural beauty of your surroundings but to get YOU thinking and talking about the
impact of litter on the environment.

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Hiking feature with Tim Lundy: Is it ever wise to hike while sick?

12 December 2019 8:48 PM

Guest : Tim Lundy

How dangerous can it be to hike when you have been sick or still sick?
If you have something as simple as a cold or minor chest infection should you
considering a hike? How long should you wait after being sick to start a hiking again?

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Britons vote in high-stakes general election [dominated by Brexit]

12 December 2019 8:38 PM

Guest : Benjamin Fogel

Voting is under way in the United Kingdom's snap general election, with millions
expected to deliver their verdict on the Brexit crisis engulfing British politics.
Thursday's ballot will shape how, or whether, the UK will finally exit the European Union
after months of parliamentary deadlock over how to execute the result of its 2016
referendum on membership of the bloc.
The vote brings to an end a campaign period during which Prime Minister Boris
Johnson's Conservative Party and Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party have offered starkly
different visions for resolving the impasse and rebuilding the UK after a decade of tough
economic conditions.
Johnson wants to action a swift exit from the EU, while Corbyn is committed to holding
a second referendum over the issue.
Polls opened at 7am and close at 10pm local time with final results expected by early
Friday morning.

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Beautiful news

11 December 2019 10:00 PM

Guest : Rebecca Nyangaresi-Gatang’i | Founder at Ketsh Up ZA |

It is an initiative that aims to motivate more women from all walks of life (particularly
African women) to acquire cycling and swimming skills in order to destroy stereotypes
and diversify the triathlon scene.
Ketsh Up, was started in 2016 in PE by Rebecca Nyangaresi-Gatang’I and her friend
Bianca Reichelt as a fitness movement to encourage women from all walks of life to
join them in taking up running, swimming, and cycling.
Since then, the NPO has grown into a sizeable club of over 100 women whose members
swim, cycle and run in triathlon events

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Lisa Joshua Sonn: How to make peace with living with the inconvenience of load shedding?

11 December 2019 9:39 PM

Guest : Lisa Joshua Sonn

Social Activist Lisa Joshua Sonn joins us for her weekly update on the social issues that’s
on her mind.
Tonight, we talk about loadshedding, how useless it is moaning about it and what we
can do to live with this irritation.

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Everything 'Friends' is doing to celebrate its 25th anniversary, from special merch to traveling couches

11 December 2019 9:07 PM

Guest : Dillon Khan | VP at Comedy Central Network |

It's been 25 years since a group of twenty-somethings first gathered around a nowlegendary
orange couch at Central Perk on the hit television show "Friends."
And in September of this year, the 10-season show (which ran from 1994 to 2004)
celebrated this anniversary milestone by organizing several events and product releases
for superfans everywhere.
As part of the global celebration of the well-loved sitcom, Comedy Central Africa, is
taking the Friends couch to the Mother City for a once in a lifetime photo opportunity.

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10 Things you need to know about Medical Malpractice

11 December 2019 8:52 PM

Guest : Johann Roux

Are medical malpractice claims were skyrocketing in SA?
It's emerged that at least eight children have died allegedly at the hands of two
Johannesburg doctors at Netcare Park Lane Clinic due to negligence, EWN reported
earlier today.
A warrant of arrest has been issued for pediatric surgeon Dr Peter Baele and
anaesthetist Dr Abdulhay Munshi after 10-year-old Zayyaan Sayed died following a
routine surgery.
The pair are facing culpable homicide charges after Sayed’s lung collapsed and he died
in intensive care unit in October. It's understood a total of 21 families have also come
forward to sue Baele and Mushni for negligence. The two doctors will have to appear
before a court on charges of culpable homicide once they have been arrested.

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Eskom media briefing: Cyril's response to load shedding and SA's energy crisis

11 December 2019 8:32 PM

Guest : Solly Moeng


Ramaphosa decided to return home from a state visit to Egypt on Tuesday. This was
earlier than planned to “deal with domestic priorities”, including the electricity crisis
and the floods in parts of the country.
The president faced backlash for leaving country moments after Eskom announced an
unprecedented stage six lead shedding earlier this week.
Earlier today, Ramaphosa, was locked in a meeting with Eskom’s management at its
headquarters at Megawatt Park to find a solution to the crisis.
Meanwhile, load-shedding has been downgraded to stage two on Tuesday.

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