Our decent rainfall this winter has been welcomed in terms of filling our dams, but will they have a potentially negative side-effect by way of stronger vegetation growth and hence lead to a greater fire risk once the summer heat beats down? Refilwe Moloto speaks to Alderman JP Smith, mayoral committee member for Safety and Security for the City of Cape Town , on how the city is gearing up for the upcoming fire season.
1) Pieter Dirk-Uys is an iconic satirist and icon who, along with his alter-ego Evita Bezuidenhout, managed to tackle many of society's taboos.
2) Patric Tariq Mellett is a heritage activist and one of the finest custodians of the true story of the Cape.
China versus the US their tensions are aired at the United Nations.
Whose Gold Is whose? a court case begins on the fate of Venezuelan gold.
Luis Suarez becomes Italian but did the footballer cheat a citizenship test.
Adriaan Basson, News24 editor, explains to Refilwe Moloto why big retailers are taking KwaSizabantu products off their shelves, after they were exposed to be an abusive and violent cult.LISTEN TO PODCAST
A group called Action for Change has planned a march to the Nigerian and Embassy in Pretoria, raising concerns that it could lead to an increase in xenophobia. Organisers say they are fed up with the crimes they say are being committed by foreign nationals. Refilwe Moloto speaks to Herman Mashaba of Action SA to get his views on the issue of foreign nationals who are in South Africa illegally.LISTEN TO PODCAST
International travel will soon be opened up for South Africans, and many will be in need of passports. Refilwe Moloto speaks to Yusuf Simons, the Western Cape Provincial Manager for the Department of Home Affairs.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Just a Small Piece is listener Graham's Deneys one-man crusade to help keep our oceans and beaches clean. Do your part! instagram.com/justasmallpieceLISTEN TO PODCAST
With Stephan Lombard Breakfast show producer.LISTEN TO PODCAST
The (R4 billion) redevelopment of the River Club is going ahead after jumping it's final hurdle in a 7 year race. Metro writer Marvin Charles wraps this saga.LISTEN TO PODCAST
The SIU was tasked by the president to investigate allegations of corruption which has taken place during the procurement of goods and services during the national state of disaster. He has asked that they provide him with interim reports every six weeks. Refilwe Moloto speaks to SIU spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago.LISTEN TO PODCAST