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Pippa Hudson

Philippa (Pippa) Hudson completed her Honours degree in English at the University of Witwatersrand.

She trained in radio news at Johannesburg’s ABC Ulwazi broadcasting school but her on-air career started in 1998 as a news reporter at Classic FM, and a year later she moved to Cape Town to join a commercial radio station where she was later promoted first to News Editor and then to Station Manager in 2003.

Hudson opted for a short break from radio to raise her two young children, and during this period, developed a successful freelance business as a journalist and corporate writer. She was lured back into radio in 2008 by the opportunity to work at CapeTalk/702 as part of the Eyewitness News team.

“I have always considered these stations to be the premiere radio news suppliers in South Africa, and the opportunity to get back on the air and be part of this dynamic team was one I relished,” she says. “It is a privilege and an exciting new challenge for me to fulfil the role of lunchtime host.”

Follow Pippa on twitter: @pjchudson

Afternoons with Pippa is produced by Amy-Rae Rispel - email: amyri@capetalk.co.za

Provincial leaders discuss possibility of exempting Western Cape from booze ban

7 August 2020 3:29 PM

Premier Alan Winde has been locked in a meeting with his provincial Cabinet discussing a differentiated approach to the alcohol ban in the province.

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Despairing wine farmers to battle Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma in court on 18 August

6 August 2020 2:30 PM

"It’s not rational to allow packed taxis, but not a glass of wine in a controlled environment," says Francois Rossouw.

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NSPCA heads to High Court in latest battle against live sheep export

5 August 2020 4:55 PM

Animal welfare group National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) wants to put an end to the live export of animals to the Middle East.

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Fitness industry to stage nationwide protest calling on g'ment to reopen sector

4 August 2020 3:37 PM

Gyms and health enthusiasts will take to the streets on Wednesday to protest the continued closure of fitness facilities.

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Gyms employ 29 000 South Africans. They’re taking to the streets in desperation

4 August 2020 3:26 PM

"We have a 29-page set of world-class safety protocols. We want to get back!" pleads FitSA spokesperson Grant Austin.

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CT waiter killed after attempting to stop thieves' getaway car

4 August 2020 2:23 PM

A young waiter at Jakes restaurant in Tokai has died after he chased cellphone thieves who drove over him while fleeing the scene in a car.

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Massive decline in rhino poaching during hard lockdown

31 July 2020 3:51 PM

Rhino poaching has decreased by almost 53% in the first six months of 2020 as a result of the nationwide lockdown in South Africa.

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Household budget shortfall roughly R6,800 per month during pandemic - TransUnion

30 July 2020 3:28 PM

Consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion has conducted research that shows the Covid-19 pandemic’s effect on consumer finances.

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Here's how to stop dodgy subscription services from depleting your airtime

29 July 2020 6:44 PM

Unwanted charges on your cell bill? Struggling to unsubscribe from rogue content services that you never signed up for? Here's what you can do.

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