Tonight with Lester Kiewit

Get the best of both worlds with Lester Kiewit, a writer for the Mail & Guardian by day and presenter by night. Rather than looking back at the news of the day, explore new subjects and new perspectives.

The show will tackle any issue but will also be a space to look at the humour in the news cycle pointing out some of the bizarre statements and stories that make headlines.

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Get the best of both worlds with Lester Kiewit, a writer for the Mail & Guardian by day and presenter by night. Rather than looking back at the news of the day, explore new subjects and new perspectives.


 

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[LISTEN] Voice of the underworld - a 'retired' Cape Flats gangster speaks out

[LISTEN] Voice of the underworld - a 'retired' Cape Flats gangster speaks out

Jason is a 50-year-old former member of The Americans, the largest street gang operating in Cape Town.

Sexual abuse claims at CT orphanage, manager 'under the influence of alcohol'

Sexual abuse claims at CT orphanage, manager 'under the influence of alcohol'

MEC for Social Development Sharna Fernandez says after affidavits taken and charges laid, Al-Noor orphanage has been deregistered.

[LISTEN] Special moment as political detainees from 1980s reconnect via Facebook

[LISTEN] Special moment as political detainees from 1980s reconnect via Facebook

State of Emergency detainee Lee Mostert was able to smuggle a letter from her cell to awaiting trial prisoner Chris Giffard.

Hiking with Tim Lundy: Coastal walks should never be underestimated.

Hiking with Tim Lundy: Coastal walks should never be underestimated.

Hiking guru Tim Lundy describes the increasingly popular multi-day trails and what they entail.

Cope's Deidre Carter says her ID was scanned at four different voting stations

Cope's Deidre Carter says her ID was scanned at four different voting stations

She says the ink rubbed off her thumb and she tested to see if she could have committed voter fraud, was shocked at the outcome.

[LISTEN] New Sars Commissioner Edward Kieswetter on restoring public confidence

[LISTEN] New Sars Commissioner Edward Kieswetter on restoring public confidence

Kieswetter speaks to Lester Kiewit about the huge task awaiting him at the South African Revenue Service.

Distraught caller describes harrowing experience on Baden Powell Drive

Distraught caller describes harrowing experience on Baden Powell Drive

A CapeTalk caller explained to Lester Kiewit how he went through flames and over rocks, and debris to escape his car being stoned.

NZ journo describes somber mood as Christchurch massacre victims laid to rest

NZ journo describes somber mood as Christchurch massacre victims laid to rest

The New Zealand government has made 10 000 dollars per family available for the affected families to help with the funerals.

[LISTEN] SA diver almost swallowed by whale tells his incredible story

[LISTEN] SA diver almost swallowed by whale tells his incredible story

51-year-old dive tour operator Rainer Schimpf recounts the harrowing and yet amazing story to Lester Kiewit.