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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EU countries can no longer rely on Britain and US - Angela Merkel

EU countries can no longer rely on Britain and US - Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel's comment came after US President Donald Trump refused to re-commit to the 2015 Paris climate deal at the G7 summit.

South Africans lack interest in starting own businesses - research

South Africans lack interest in starting own businesses - research

Poor maths and science skills are the root cause of low entrepreneurship numbers says Gibs' Fazlyn Toeffe.

 Over 90 000 pupils left stranded with no school transport this year

Over 90 000 pupils left stranded with no school transport this year

Basic Education Department says while a bigger budget has been allocated to learner transport there is an increase in demand.

Bad cost cutting decisions may be behind British Airways IT glitch - tech expert

Bad cost cutting decisions may be behind British Airways IT glitch - tech expert

Arthur Goldstuck on the system failure that resulted in scores of holiday makers stranded in the UK and other parts of the world.

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to speak at Cosatu's CEC meeting not Zuma

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to speak at Cosatu's CEC meeting not Zuma

The organisation confirmed that Ramaphosa has been deployed to give ANC's message of support, a task usually perfromed by Zuma.

Divide and rule tactic has kept Zuma in power - Mathekga

Divide and rule tactic has kept Zuma in power - Mathekga

Political analyst Ralph Mathekga says the balance of powers within the ANC favours Zuma.

I have no formal relationship with the Gupta Family - ANCYL President

I have no formal relationship with the Gupta Family - ANCYL President

ANCYL President Collen Maine says the allegations about him having connections with the Gupta Family are "utter rubbish"

"Zuma is a hero to the poor"

"Zuma is a hero to the poor"

Minister Des van Rooyen praised President Jacob Zuma at the Traditional Leaders Indaba in Boksburg on Monday.

Gauteng Safety MEC plans to decrease crime by 50%

Gauteng Safety MEC plans to decrease crime by 50%

The MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane and Police Commissioner Deliwe de Lange briefed the media on Friday calling for JMPD assistance.