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Legal Talk - WCED's schools dagga policy

Legal Talk - WCED's schools dagga policy

26 July 2021 2:52 PM

Bronagh Hammond, the spokesperson for the Western Cape Education Department, as well as Paul-Michael Keichel, a partner at Schilder's attorneys. Schindlers are experts in the cannabis field, having represented the so-called “Dagga Couple” in their challenge to have the laws prohibiting cannabis use and possession declared unconstitutional in South Africa.


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Music with Yoav

28 September 2021 3:13 PM

In today's music segment, we feature the sounds of Yoav Sadan.
He goes by the mononym Yoav.  He's an Israeli-born musician, who calls South Africa, specifically Cape Town his home. His music, which can be categorised as Electronica or Indie-Pop, features his own vocals, often accompaniment by an acoustic guitar. Since the release of his debut album Charmed and Strange in 2008, Yoav has released four more albums, the last one in 2018.
He's back with new music, for the first time since then. His single, titled "Seven Years" has recently dropped on all digital platforms.

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World Rabies Day

28 September 2021 2:56 PM

Rabies is a viral infection that spreads from animals to humans through a bite from an infected animal, with dogs being the main source of human rabies deaths. 
It is however preventable if a dog is vaccinated against the disease.
Today marks World Rabies Day, with the World Health Organisation's theme this year focusing on eradicating the many fears and myths about the disease.
  Last month, rabies infections were identified in Khayelitsha.
Joining us now is Belinda Abraham, spokesperson at the Cape of Good Hope SPCA.

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Family Matters: Calls for urgent intervention on school dropouts

28 September 2021 2:51 PM

As you probably already know, our annual matric pass rate is not really an accurate measure of how our learners are faring in the system, because it fails to account for the huge number of learners who never make it to matric in the first place. 
Joining Pippa on the line is Merle Mansfield who is Programme Director of the Zero Dropout Campaign.  

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Diver recalls being attacked by an aggressive seal along False Bay

28 September 2021 2:29 PM

Yesterday we told you about a frightening incident that happened to a diver while swimming out in False Bay on Sunday. Jerome Petersen, who's been diving and swimming in the waters along False Bay for more than thirty years, says he's never encountered such an incident before. While swimming about 500 metres from the shoreline, Jerome had an encounter with an animal. A large one at that. One with large teeth. One would assume that it's a shark. That's exactly what Jerome thought.
But it wasn't. Jerome had an encounter with an aggressive seal, who bit and gnawed away at him, ripping his fins off his feet, and even tried to rip the speargun out of his hands.

Pippa caught up with Jerome Petersen.

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On the couch: SA sailors win inaugural Gold Cup event

28 September 2021 1:42 PM

Last week Pippa mentioned the good news that a team of South African sailors had just won the first-ever SSL Gold Cup test in Switzerland.  The brand new event is intended to be a kind of World Cup for inshore sailing – but what does it entail, and where did our team come from to claim the inaugural victory? We find out.

Guests: Members of Team Ubuntu
Joweal Klaase
Gareth Blanckenberg

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Music with Vicky Sampson

27 September 2021 3:46 PM

Frontline workers and patients at various Cape Town hospitals are going to be treated to a special concert tomorrow. The HOPEtober campaign, which is back after launching last year is aimed at encouraging people to instill hope through simple acts of kindness. The campaign which is sponsored by Adcock Ingram will see where five vocalists singing to healthcare workers and patients from the top of an open-top bus, dubbed HOPEtober bus!
One of the singers that'll be participating is the legendary Vicky Sampson.

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Rotary Club of Claremont Halloween Scavenger Hunt

27 September 2021 3:40 PM

Block out your calendar for the weekend of 20 & 31 October for a spooky, yet fun event for the whole family.
Claremont Rotary and Rotaract are presenting the Papa Paul's Halloween Party. The same team that's hosted Uncle Willy's Christmas parties for over 30 years, will be bringing 2 hours of scary fun in the sun with a Halloween scavenger hunt and entertainment for the whole family. 

Joining Pippa on the line is Lisa Morkel, Director of Club Services and President-Elect of Claremont Rotary.

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Legal Talk: Buying a home continued

27 September 2021 2:45 PM

Guest: Andrew Smith who | Director at Denoon Sampson Ndlovu Incorporated Conveyancing Attorneys 

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FOOD: Masterchef's beloved Siphokazi has a new cookbook out!

27 September 2021 2:21 PM

Siphokazi Mdlankomo was the runner-up in season 3 of SA Masterchef, which was broadcast back in 2014.  She might not have taken home the trophy in the end, but the show did provide a launchpad for a career as a food writer, product ambassador, and TV chef. She now has a new cookbook to add to the list of achievements, called Hearty Home Food with Sipho, published by Human and Rousseau.

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