Guest: Nkanyiso Gumede
Guest: Jay Naidoo | Former labour union organiser and government minister, as well as social entrepreneur and global thought leaderLISTEN TO PODCAST
Guest: Pieter-Louis Myburgh | Author of ‘Gangster State’ and Investigative Journalist at Daily Maverick
An investigation by the Daily Maverick Scorpio team has so far revealed that both health minister Zweli Mkhize, who is currently on special leave, and his family benefited financially from monies disbursed by Digital Vibes.
Investigative journalist, Pieter-Louis Myburgh, says new filings from the Special Investigating Unit concerning its contract with the Department of Health illustrate how the tender process was allegedly ‘rigged’ to favour the communications firm.
Guest: Craig Ray | Sports Editor at Daily Maverick
Writing in the Daily Maverick following the Springboks defeat this weekend in their first test against the British & Irish Lions, its sports editor, Craig Ray says the Boks won't have to look far for inspiration.
Guest: Richard Browning
British inventor unveils first electric 'Iron Man' jet suit that can fly at an altitude of 12,000 feet
British inventor, Richard Browning, has created 1,050 hp jet-engine powered 'jet suit' that is being called the “Iron Man” suit … in reference to the Marvel Comics character of that name.
Guest: Debbie Schafer | MEC for Education at Western Cape - Government
In his address to the nation last night, President Cyril Ramaphosa said schools would re-open today according to strict health protocols and other measures announced by the Minister of Basic Education.
Guest: Dr Keith Cloete | Head of Health at Western Cape Department Of Health
In his address to the nation last night, President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the country is scheduled to receive around 31 million additional doses from Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson within the next 2 to 3 months.
This supply pipeline, he said, means that there will be sufficient vaccine doses available for the rest of the year.
Today, Aspen Pharmacare said it will release the first batch of the J&J Covid-19 vaccines on Monday from its Gqeberha manufacturing site in the Eastern Cape.
Guest: Larry Claasen | Financial journalist and deputy director at Moneyweb
With Jacob Zuma, facing a R18.2 million legal bill, Business Insider SA editor, Larry Claasen, suggests that the former president should consider turning his sprawling Nkandla homestead into a boutique hotel to cover the costs.
Guest: Nick Dreyer | CEO and Co-Founder at VeldskoenLISTEN TO PODCAST
Guest: Hennie van Vuuren | Director at Open Secrets Project
It's being reported that a major shake-up of the country's security cluster is on the cards following its failure to predict the recent unrest and looting that resulted in a loss of lives and some R50bn in damage to property and infrastructure.
Last week, analysts and political parties called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to get rid of incompetent ministers in his Cabinet.
But what impact would this have on the performance of those ministeries?
Guest: We speak to Arno Carstens, lead singer of the rock band Springbok Nude Girls, about the band's latest single, Flashlight.
It's taken from their highly anticipated new full-length album Partypocalypse out on the 3rd September via their new label, Mongrel Records.
Band members met in Stellenbosch in the 1990s, played their first gig there in a small bar in 1994, and released their first album, “Neanderthal 1” the following year.
Twenty-six years later, they have released 11 albums, two live recordings, an EP, and two DVDs