Guest: Bronwyn Parker | Senior Associate at Werksmans Attorneys
The South African government is being sued for failing to crack down on air pollution
emitted by state owned enterprises. A fleet of 12 coal-fired Eskom power plants, a Sasol
oil refinery and coal-to-fuel plant are located at a site referred to as the Highveld
Priority Area due its EXTREMELY poor air quality.
Eskom has surprisingly admitted to a certain amount of wrongdoing - fessing up to the
fact that hundreds have died because of the air quality they are responsible for. A
refreshing admission, but a peculiar one.
Constitutional expert, Pierre De Vos, talks to Refilwe Moloto about the implications of a North Gauteng High Court ruling that lockdown levels three and four are unconstitutional.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Black lives matter an uncomfortable possible tie-in to a report on Covid-19.
Blasphemy death row the fate of a couple in Pakistan hangs in the balance.
The sale of alcohol is now allowed under strict guidelines, namely that the sales take place between 9am and 5pm from Mondays to Thursdays. From a community safety approach this seems reasonable, but what if you are stopped at a roadblock during the weekend and found to have alcohol in your vehicle? Refilwe Moloto finds out from National SAPS spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo what police officers will be instructed to doLISTEN TO PODCAST
This week, a temporary hospital built by Medicins Sans Frontiers in Khayelitsha, in collaboration with the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Government opened its doors. On Tuesday June 2, the hospital accepted its first patients for treatment.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Johan van Schalkwyk, the group marketing manager for Aquila Private Game Reserve speaks to Refilwe Moloto about how they are coping under lockdown regulations.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Co founder of myFanPark and Springbok rugby legend, Jean De Villiers, explains how they can offer you personalised video messages from your favourite celebs and sport stars.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Refilwe Moloto speaks to the Homeless Action Committee's Carlos Mesquita, about how the City of Cape Town has missed a deadline to rehouse them, and how two people in their group have since tested positive for Covid-19. In the meantime they are all staying in the Community Chest building, relying on the organisations generosity and help. Their CEO, Lorenzo Davids talks about the suffering he sees there every day.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Hong Kong’s vigil there’ll be no salute to the events of Tiananmen square.
Loosening lockdowns key steps taken in Russia & the UK despite the science.