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MTN-8

16 October 2020 6:04 AM

The annual MTN8 competition gets underway this weekend with Supersport United kicking off the competition versus newcomers Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila on Saturday. Editor at Soccer Laduma, Vuyani Joni, joins Africa on Early Breakfast for some pre-game analysis.

Guests: Vuyani Joni, Editor at Soccer Laduma

Host: Africa Melane, Early Breakfast

Topic: MTN-8


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Strange weather occurrence in Soweto

2 December 2020 11:52 AM

Jerome, who lives in Soweto called in to ask The Early Breakfast's weather correspondent, Puseletso Mofokeng a question about a strange weather occurence that happened overnight in the Soweto area.

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Government urgently needs alcohol restrictions in place ahead of the festive season

2 December 2020 6:29 AM

The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance in South Africa (SAAPA SA) calls on Government to urgently put alcohol restrictions in place ahead of the festive season. This is because increased social activities over this period, especially those that can be described as ‘super-spreader’ events, are likely to result in a spike in COVID-19 infections.

Maurice Smithers is Director at South African Alcohol Policy Alliance

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Visa renewal victory for asylum seekers

2 December 2020 5:47 AM

Home Affairs has been interdicted from implementing certain provisions of the Refugees Act and new regulations, which sought to return asylum seekers back to their home country for being a month late in renewing a visa.

The Western Cape High Court judgment was handed down by Judge Elizabeth Baartman on Monday will give them an opportunity to do so without the fear of being treated as an illegal foreigner and returned home.

Sally Gandar is the Head of Advocacy and Legal Advisor at the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town.

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GBV: Namola making SA feel a little safer

2 December 2020 5:18 AM

Guest: James Bell - Head of Sales ans Corporate

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World Aids Day: Managing HIV and diabetes

1 December 2020 6:47 AM

A growing number of people with HIV are developing noncommunicable diseases – especially among SA's poor populations in low urban socio-economic setting and rural areas.

Dr Edna Bosire conducted a ethnographic study to get a better understanding of how patients are impacted by the lack of integration in the public health system.

Dr. Edna N Bosire is a researcher in the Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit (DPHRU) & DSI NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development., University of the Witwatersrand

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ADTF to meet with the Department of Labour and the Road Freight Association

1 December 2020 5:53 AM

The war on South Africa’s freight road sector continues unabated. All Truck Drivers Foundation, who has denied involvement in the trucking violence, marched last week for their demands to be put in place by December 1 or the sector will face more disruptions.

ATDF general secretary Sifiso Nyathi discusses this and their sectorial meeting with Road Freight Association later today.

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GBV: Sonke Gender Justice's Safe Ride Campaign

1 December 2020 5:19 AM

Sonke Gender Justice and the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) have been running the Safe Ride campaign since 2016, which is aimed at preventing and responding to the abuse of women and girls at the hands of taxi personnel, including drivers and queue marshals.

Sonke Gender Justice community education and mobilisation unit manager, Nonhlanhla Skosana explains why a safe ride is still a major concern for woman and children.

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Sports Recap: South Africa vs England

30 November 2020 7:04 AM

International cricket finally returned to the play in South Africa with the Twenty20 international series which started at Newlands stadium in Cape Town on Friday evening. Proteas failed to defeat with a five wicket loss to England.

Stuart Hess, sports reports at Independent Newspapers shares a recap of the last match and gives some expectations for Proteas next performance on Tuesday evening.

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Acting mayor on the possibility of level 3 lockdown in Nelson Mandela Bay

30 November 2020 6:49 AM

Government is considering the reintroduction of a level 3 lockdown in the parts of the country, like Nelson Mandela Bay, where a surge in coronavirus cases has been reported.

While a final decision is to be announced this week, acting mayor Thsonono Buyeye discusses some of the measures that are being considered with Africa Melane.

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GBV: Tech-based jewellery safety solution to GBV

30 November 2020 5:13 AM

Always Safe Networks has created a security solution using 3D printing and jewellery to cleverly disguise a panic button.

The jewellery, still in development, will be paired with an app that will allow users to add emergency contacts who will be sent a message of their location incase of an emergency.

Dr Sibongile Tito is a medical doctor at Benedictine Hospital and tech social entrepreneur.

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