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Africa Melane

Africa Melane’s wide-ranging interests and relentless curiosity stand him in good stead to host Weekend Breakast on 702 and CapeTalk, a show that ranges from international headlines to must-visit events.

Every Saturday and Sunday morning from 6:00 – 10:00 Africa unpacks the news of the week – at a weekend pace. He takes the time to engage with the audience on stories that matter, and unpack the issues that these raise. Because it’s the weekend – Africa will also find out what it is that listeners must do, must see, must taste and must try.

An accountant by training, Africa has spent a decade in broadcasting, both on and off-air. He is open-minded, compassionate and committed to making a difference.

Follow him on Twitter @africamelane.

SAHRC report reveals racism complaints take top spot

SAHRC report reveals racism complaints take top spot

SAHRC's Advocate Bongani Majola says it is worrying that complaints relating to equality still rank at the top in South Africa.

Higher Education Dept urges students to apply to TVET colleges

Higher Education Dept urges students to apply to TVET colleges

NSFAS applications show 24% of learners are planning to enroll at TVET Colleges, while 76% are going to universities.

Tons of coal exported from SA not Eskom grade says expert

Tons of coal exported from SA not Eskom grade says expert

While South Africans are sitting in the dark million tons of coal is shipped to other countries like China, Japan and India.

Cape Town's MyCiTi bus service woes continue as yet another bus torched

Cape Town's MyCiTi bus service woes continue as yet another bus torched

A driver and a passenger were seriously injured when a MyCiTi bus was petrol bombed in Woodstock on Monday night.

Judge Dennis Davis explains estate duty when your spouse dies

Judge Dennis Davis explains estate duty when your spouse dies

Some recommendations by the Davis Tax Committee were met with concerns from members of the public on how they will be affected.

ANC candidates for 2019 must not repeat mistakes of the last 10 years - Rasool

ANC candidates for 2019 must not repeat mistakes of the last 10 years - Rasool

WC ANC election head Ebrahim Rasool outlines the type of candidates the party wants representing it in Parliament.

Couple's 20 000 km cycle tour from Amsterdam ends in the Mother City

Couple's 20 000 km cycle tour from Amsterdam ends in the Mother City

A Knysna couple who cycled 20 000 Km across 20 countries finally arrived in Cape Town on Sunday ending their 18 months journey.

'The animation (The Grinch) is beautifully stylish and pretty' - Gayle Edmunds

'The animation (The Grinch) is beautifully stylish and pretty' - Gayle Edmunds

In the movie review, film critic Gayle Edmunds shares her views of Benedict Cumberbatch's performance is 'The Grinch' movie.

Tips on how to survive the festive season booze-free

Tips on how to survive the festive season booze-free

Sobriety advocate Janet Gourand offers some tips on how to get through the so-called party season without drinking any booze.