Guest: Jean-Jacques Cornish, Africa correspondent
Host: Zain Johnson, Early Breakfast
Topic: Archbishop of York talks of environmental genocide in Nigeria.
Guinea Bissau political crisis ahead of poll next month.
Cameroon landslide death toll increasing.
Despite the tough times we are facing, the con artists never sleep. We need to take care of our money now more than watch out for these pitfalls. Also let’s look at where we can save money on our groceries – one of our biggest expenses in our monthly budget.
Guest: Sylvia Walker, Corporate specialist financial planner
Topics: Money Matters – Lockdown: Guard your cash
Singapore’s Changi Airport has been named the world’s best airport for the eighth year in a row at the annual Skytrax World Airport Awards. The awards were announced through a virtual ceremony Youtube last week. Tokyo Hanenda Airport came in second and the Hamad International Airport in Doha came in at third. Cape Town International Airport came in 23rd and OR Tambo.
Guest: Tess Faber, Travel consultant and founder of Travel Bug
Topics: The Travel Bug – Singapore’s Changi Airport has been named the world’s best airport for the eighth year in a row
There are so many online workouts flowing out to us all virtually, but not so many specific options for those with physical disabilities. Liezel & Abongile are chatting about the fitness options available to this community of differently-abled individuals (for example seated workouts, and fitness adaptations).
Guest: Liezel van der Westhuizen, KFM early mornings host
Topic: Fitness Friday’s with Liezel V – workouts for people with disabilities
*Note: Your favourite fitness presenters here are not licensed healthcare pros’s so make sure to get an all-clear from one, before trying the suggestions.
Old Mutual has committed itself to build Africa’s biggest digital classroom. This is in response to the challenges of widespread education exclusion, low financial literacy rates on the continent, uneven teacher-to-learner ratios, as well as accessibility to physical and financial resources. The program will include skills development interventions such as bursaries, internships, leadership, and graduate development programs that seek to create sustainable job opportunities and placements for learners.
Guest: Tabby Tsengiwe, Chief Communications Officer at Old Mutual
Topics: Africa's biggest digital classroom coming soon
Guest: Jean-Jacques Cornish, Africa Correspondent
Topics: UN Secretary-General praises Africa swift response to COVID 19.
Moroccan drug smugglers have to find a way around the lockdown to reach their European market.
Tanzania accuses Kenya of sabotage on the border during the pandemic
Guest: Mokete Setoaba, General Practitioner
Topics: Healthcare with Doctor Mokete Setoaba: Health and masks
Topics:From the Continent: Dakar Engineers Ease Pressure on Health Workers
Guest: Sokhu Sibiya, Editor - Africa.com
Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has announced the first part of phasing-in schooling, with grades 7 and 12 at all schools, is set to resume on the 1st of June. Schools will start receiving teachers next Monday. A new school calendar will be gazetted soon. Unions have underlined major challenges that affect most provinces and have demanded that the education department sorts these out before kids and teachers return to class.
Guest: Basil Manuel, Executive Director at Naptosa
Topics: NAPTOSA responds to schools reopening in June
Guest: Jean - Jacques Cornish, Africa Correspondent
Topics: Africa Report: Zambian Authority closed Chinese Restaurant in Lusaka
The iconic Charly's Bakery in Zonnebloem faces the threat of permanent closure amid the extended lockdown. They have since embarked on a crowdfunding campaign with the hashtag #KeepCharlysBakeryAlive. The bakery was founded by Jacqui Beiss and her late-husband Charly and is now run by Beiss and her three daughters.
Guest: Alex Beiss, Co-owner at Charly's Bakery
Topics: An update on #KeepCharlysBakeryAlive