Refilwe speaks to Tusi Fokane Coordinator of ReCreate
We discussed the Copyright Amendment Bill a couple of weeks ago. It would be an understatement to say that it has proven to be a controversial piece of legislation.
Both sides agree, however, that it is high time that our laws catch up to the modern day. The current law has been on the books since 1978 - which is a world and a lifetime away.
For instance - those memes you share with friends are usually illegally obtained images. A photo you copied.
Cape Town boat builders Robertson and Caine were dealt a blow when 50 out of their 188 orders were cancelled as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic, and also had to find a way to continue work given the restrictions of lockdown. John Maytham speaks to managing director Peter Giliam about how they've weathered the storm.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Prasa regional manager Raymond Maseko speaks to John Maytham about allegations by a caller that Woodstock train station is regularly vandalised and pillaged.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Dewald van Rensburg discusses his new book with John Maytham.LISTEN TO PODCAST
The new Aarto act will charge you an additional R100 for every fine or other offence issued. The AA is calling this a stealth tax.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Wesgro's Tim Harris speaks to John Maytham about why they would like to see the government's travel red list scrapped.LISTEN TO PODCAST
One of the consequences of the lockdown has been the increasing number of potholes on our roads. The City of Cape Town has been issuing schedules of when certain areas will have their pothole problems attended to, as it makes more sense for them to attend to them on an area-by-area basis rather than individually. But how exactly are they determining which areas are attended to first? John Maytham speaks to Felicity Purchase, the Mayco member for Transport.LISTEN TO PODCAST
As food security becomes an ever growing concern, scientists have been working on ways to maximise the yield of crops which have been planted. While hydroponics has shown to have many advantages over traditional field growing, Artificial Intelligence can add an additional layer to maximise production and avoid crop failure. John Maytham speaks to Mark Germishuys, CEO of NGA (data science experts)LISTEN TO PODCAST
The V&A Waterfront is one of Cape Town's most popular popular destinations, with almost 24 million visitors annually. But the Covid-19 pandemic led to visitor numbers dwindling. John Maytham speaks to the V&A's CEO, David Green, about how wether the numbers are beginning to improve.LISTEN TO PODCAST
With CapeTalk Breakfast producer, Stephan Lombard.
Superconductors allow for a host of technological advancements such as MRI scanners in hospitals and high speed trains which levitate off the rail, but currently require extremely low temperatures to function. Scientists have discovered the first material which can superconduct at room temperature. John Maytham speaks to Prof Mark Blumenthal from UCT about this potential breakthrough.LISTEN TO PODCAST