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

Articles
SABC's irregular expenditure of R5 billion revealed

SABC's irregular expenditure of R5 billion revealed

An investigative journalist with the Sunday Times reveals R5 billion hole which led to the SABC getting a qualified audit.

ANC is like a multi-headed monster - analyst

ANC is like a multi-headed monster - analyst

Prof Tinyiko Maluleke says the ruling party is under a lot of pressure since the local government elections.

Woollam denies Lewis Stores claims of ongoing investigation against him

Woollam denies Lewis Stores claims of ongoing investigation against him

Shareholder activist David Woollam has been cleared of insider trading by FSB following claims by Lewis.

Zulu king not guilty of hate speech - SAHRC

Zulu king not guilty of hate speech - SAHRC

The South African Human Rights Commission found that King Goodwill Zwelithini’s comments on migrants did not entice violence.

Motsoeneng is a good employee of the SABC - Kebby Maphatsoe

Motsoeneng is a good employee of the SABC - Kebby Maphatsoe

Military Veteran Kebby Maphatsoe stands in support of Hlaudi Motsoeneng saying he has transformed the SABC to what it is.

No permanent CEO at Bara, but service not being compromised, says official

No permanent CEO at Bara, but service not being compromised, says official

Steve Mabona says things are not falling apart at Baragwanath. The hospital has been without a permanent CEO for nine months.

UJ VC urges provincial and national leaders to intervene

UJ VC urges provincial and national leaders to intervene

Vice Chancellor Profesor Ihron Rensburg says the protests are getting out of hand.

'Poll is for students afraid to express their views'- Wits Deputy VC

'Poll is for students afraid to express their views'- Wits Deputy VC

Wits is conducting a poll for students and staff on whether it should open next week with appropriate security measures in place.

SABC reports R411 million loss and ANC says Motsoeneng should go

SABC reports R411 million loss and ANC says Motsoeneng should go

SABC released its financial statements today and made a net loss of R411m in 2015/16 financial year.