Guest: Shaun Shelly | Chairman of the board at South African Network of People Who Use Drugs (SANPUD)
Members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy argue that cities are the authorities most exposed to the damage caused by prohibitive drug policies. As such city authorities are also the most efficient agents of change as they fight for equal access to health and social services. Shaun Shelly will unpack some of the recommendations they have made for immediate action to improve urban drug policy.
Guest: Claude Naicker | Spokesperson for the Public Servants Association
Claude Naicker is the Spokesperson for the Public Servants Association and joins Africa to speak on Public Servant wages and the Western Cape's dispute over the rising wage bill.
Prof Guy Midley is Affiliated with the School for Climate Studies at Stellenbosch University and talks to Africa on COP28 that starts today in Dubai.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Jashwin Baijoo is the Head of Strategic Engagement and Compliance at Tax Consulting SA and joins Africa to speak on SARS taking decisive action against non-compliance.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Join our favorite back marker and fitness enthusiast- Liezel van der Westhuizen on Test-It-Out Thursday as she uncovers the secrets of the USWE Outlander 2 Hydration Backpack. Discover how this pinnacle of comfort and performance enhances your mountain biking and trail running experience. Explore its bounce-free fit with No Dancing Monkey technology, lightweight design, versatile sizing, and the 1.5L Elite Hydration Bladder for superior hydration. Whether you're a pro or an amateur, this backpack, available at Vivo Vita Sport, unlocks a seamless and enjoyable adventure. Unleash the thrill of mountain biking with OUTLANDER 2 – where style seamlessly meets functionality. Listen this Test it Out Thursday to hear why this minimalist bag is the perfect choice for staying hydrated, comfortable, and secure on any terrain."LISTEN TO PODCAST
Guest: Bafana Khumalo | Co-Executive Director with Sonke
Bafana Khumalo is the Co-Executive Director with Sonke, in conversation with Africa around GBV and who the perpetrators are – why do some men resort to physical violence?
Makhosonke Buthelezi | Communications at Department of Mineral Resources and EnergyLISTEN TO PODCAST
Discover the benefits of rucking, a low-impact, full-body exercise that boosts cardiovascular and muscular health. Learn from our fitness expert -Liezel van der Westhuizen on how to start rucking, understand its risks, and compare it with other forms of exercise. Get started on your rucking journey today!LISTEN TO PODCAST
Guest: Dr Thina Nzo | Researcher Assoc for Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI) specialising in local governance
Dr Thina Nzo is a Research Associate for the Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI) specialising in local governance. She joins Africa to discuss the concept of Cities/Municipalities being placed under review or administration – when and why does this happen?
Africa Melane is in conversation with Mikel Mabaso the CEO at NAAMSA, discussing the role that governement plays in popularising the use and ownership of Electric Vehicles.LISTEN TO PODCAST