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. His insider’s insight into this world led to the publication of his first book, SA Politics Unspun in 2013.

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.

Follow @StephenGrootes on Twitter or email MiddayReport@702.co.za

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Panayiotou murder trial to resume next year

Panayiotou murder trial to resume next year

Panayiotou murder trial in Eastern Cape High Court will resume in 2017, but evidence indicates the couple had unhappy marriage.

Gambia bans internet and international calls during presidential election

Gambia bans internet and international calls during presidential election

Gambia has also banned political demonstrations to avoid post-election unrest during this election period.

Scientists find 2.5-billion-year-old fossils in Northern Cape

Scientists find 2.5-billion-year-old fossils in Northern Cape

Fossils of an ancient bacteria which existed long before the planet’s atmosphere became rich in oxygen have been found.

Law stifles redistribution of surplus food to the poor

Law stifles redistribution of surplus food to the poor

About 14 million South Africans go hungry every day while tons of food goes to waste says director at Werksmans Attorneys.

DNA confirms body found along Juskei River is three-year-old Evelyn Chauke

DNA confirms body found along Juskei River is three-year-old Evelyn Chauke

Evelyn Chauke was swept away during flash floods in Alexandra last month, which also left about a hundred residents homeless.

Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital is finally a reality

Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital is finally a reality

The hospital opened on Friday in Johannesburg after years of fundraising, investment and construction, and it is world-class.

Popular soapie is switching channels

Popular soapie is switching channels

SABC to move Mzansi's second most watched show Generations The Legacy to SABC 3 in January due to African Cup of Nations coverage.

A downgrade by S&P would be unfair - Zweli Mkhize

A downgrade by S&P would be unfair - Zweli Mkhize

ANC treasurer general says government has done enough to secure the country's economic future and things are looking up.

South Africa counts down to last rating agency announcement today

South Africa counts down to last rating agency announcement today

Standard & Poor’s Global will today announce whether it is downgrading South Africa and analyst predicts it will remain unchanged.