The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes

Award-winning journalist and political commentator Stephen Grootes is the host of The Midday Report on 702 and CapeTalk.

This concise, one hour show is filled with national and international news, current affairs, and recaps of what’s been making headlines during the day. It also includes a daily Business Report.

Stephen has an extensive knowledge of South Africa’s political environment and through relationships he has forged he’s able to get to the crux of any issue.

He has been with Eyewitness News for over a decade and the host of The Midday Report since September 2012. Prior to his time at Eyewitness News, Stephen worked in radio news in London and was editor at the Asian community’s Sunrise Radio.

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Rugby Championship 2017: Springboks vs Argentina

Rugby Championship 2017: Springboks vs Argentina

Rugby commentator Xola Ntshinga says the Argentine's are not a team to be taken lightly especially after a loss in Durban.

Clients dump Bell Pottinger amidst claims of unethical behaviour

Clients dump Bell Pottinger amidst claims of unethical behaviour

Meanwhile, the hearing held by the PR companies regulatory body PRCA is underway looking into the conduct of Bell Pottinger.

Terror expert says Spain attack might have been more devastating

Terror expert says Spain attack might have been more devastating

Jasmine Opperman says it seems like a sophisticated attack that went awry. Cops shot dead 5 men wearing fake suicide bomb belts.

Court finds Jon Qwelane guilty of hate speech

Court finds Jon Qwelane guilty of hate speech

The case against Jon Qwelane was brought forward by the SA Human Rights Commission.

City of Joburg slams rumours that it has stopped using speed cameras

City of Joburg slams rumours that it has stopped using speed cameras

Cllr Michael Sun, City of Joburg MMC for Public Safety tells Stephen Grootes that the claims are untrue.

Sacking of Khoza was a manipulation for opposing Zuma - Ben Turok

Sacking of Khoza was a manipulation for opposing Zuma - Ben Turok

Former ANC MP Ben Turok says what needs to be emphasised is 42 ANC members defected from the party in that no confidence vote.

Grace Mugabe may not have had diplomatic immunity when she entered SA

Grace Mugabe may not have had diplomatic immunity when she entered SA

If you have to be granted immunity on an ad-hoc basis you have to notify the state about it says Prof Hennie Strydom.

Court dismisses Gordhan's application in Gupta bank case

Court dismisses Gordhan's application in Gupta bank case

The judge said there is no statute that empowers members of the national executive to intervene in private disputes.

Janusz Walus parole overturned by the Supreme Court of Appeal

Janusz Walus parole overturned by the Supreme Court of Appeal

In 1993 Walus killed SACP Chris Hani and the party is satisfied with the SCA decision believing Walus has never come clean.