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Opinion: This is the moment to rebuild South Africa from the bottom up

Opinion: This is the moment to rebuild South Africa from the bottom up

26 July 2021 6:04 PM

Guest: Jay Naidoo | Former labour union organiser and government minister, as well as social entrepreneur and global thought leader


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Teacher shot dead outside Philippi school

21 September 2021 4:21 PM

Guest: Lauren Isaacs

Police in Cape Town are investigating the murder of a 52-year-old maths teacher who was shot dead as he sat in his car outside the Heinz Park Primary School in Philippi this morning.
Police spokesperson, Colonel Andre Traut, says that two suspects fled the scene after the shooting, and were yet to be arrested earlier today.
The man had been teaching maths at the school since 2008.
We speak to EWN's Lauren Isaacs who has been following the story.

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Rhino poaching in The Kruger Park

21 September 2021 4:04 PM

Guest: Dr Jo Shaw | Senior Manager for Wildlife Programmes at WWF South Africa

A recent report by South Africa National Parks (SANParks) has delivered the statistics that there are just 3,529 white rhinos and 268 black rhinos left in the Kruger Park. 
The Park continues to be home to the world's largest rhino population and these numbers have clearly revealed a devastating reality.
  Dr. Jo Shaw is the Manager of WWF South Africa's Rhino Programme and has been instrumental in steering the organizations five-point strategy for rhino conservation. She will discuss the state of affairs.

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Cape Town block of flats to become first 'biophilic' building in South Africa

21 September 2021 4:00 PM

Guest: Donovan Gillman | Landscaper

A new plant-covered building is due to be built at 142 Bree Street in Cape Town, which will be Africa's first-ever 'biophilic' building.
This approach aims to connect the people who live in the building more closely with nature. 
The exterior of the apartment block will feature a vertical garden with 50 species of indigenous trees and shrubs, and integrated PV solar panels will generate double the electricity quota needed to power the common areas.
"The Fynbos" was created by architectural firm, TwentyEightZeroTwo, and the vegetation and the highly technical water system by our guest, Donovan Gillman, who is the landscape architect for the project.

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South African travel remains in the red

21 September 2021 3:34 PM

Guest: Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa | CEO at Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA)

Analysts predicted South Africa to be removed from the red list - but this was unfortunately not the case. Petitions from citizens, appeals from the South African government and corporate pressures - to no avail.
South Africa remains on the United Kingdom red list for travel. This imposes extremely restrictive and expensive quarantine conditions for local travelers.
Travelers who have been in a country or territory on the red list in the last 10 days will only be allowed to enter the UK if they are British or Irish nationals or have residence rights in the UK.

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The Status of South African Rugby

20 September 2021 6:08 PM

Guest: Craig Ray | Sports Editor  at Daily Maverick

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The DA /IEC Con Court decision: the reopening of candidate nomination is constitutional.

20 September 2021 5:30 PM

Guest: Karyn Maughan Legal Journalist

The Constitutional Court has upheld the decision of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to re-open the candidate nomination process.
The expert legal journalist, Karyn Maughan, will elaborate.

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Water dams overflow; but City of Cape Town tariffs will not budge

20 September 2021 5:06 PM

Guest: Xanthea Limberg | Mayoral Committee Member for Water and Waste Services at City Of Cape Town

Dams supplying water in the City of Cape Town may be overflowing, but water tariffs will not be lowered to what they were before the drought. 
Rate payers have responded with great disappointed because many feel that the price has not been changed according to the logic of supply and scarcity. 
The City puts forward that sound reasoning defines tariff calculation . Counsillor Xanthea Limberg will elaborate. 

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Why water tariffs don’t come down - despite overflowing dams

20 September 2021 4:50 PM

John Maytham interviews Councillor Xanthea Limberg.

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