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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

11 February 2020 5:37 AM

Guest: Natalie Fourie, Principal Reliability engineer at Anglo American platinum

Host: Abongile Nzelenzele, Early Breakfast

Topic: International Day of Women and Girls in Science


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A look at the 75th UNGA

23 September 2020 6:07 AM

The Director of the Centre for Africa-China Studies at the University of Johannesburg, Dr David Monyae, speaks to Africa on Early Breakfast on the 75th sitting of the United Nations General Assembly. The UNGA, sitting virtually because of Covid-19, will be a disgusting matter of climate change and the fourth industrial revolution.

 Guest: Dr. David Monyae, Director of the Centre for Africa-China Studies at University of Johannesburg 

Topic: A look at the 75th UNGA

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Liquor industry responds to business breaking curfew

23 September 2020 5:37 AM

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says several shebeens, taverns and restaurants are breaking lockdown rules by staying open past curfew. A representative of the liquor industry, Lucky Ntimane, speaks to Africa on Early Breakfast on where the problem areas are.

Guest: Lucky Ntimane, Representative at Alcohol Industry

Host: Africa Melane, Early Breakfast

Topic: Liquor industry responds to business breaking curfew

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Can Covid-19 transform urban planning in Africa?

23 September 2020 5:07 AM

Researchers say the Covid-19 pandemic offers a unique opportunity to reflect on the effectiveness of urban planning in Africa. One of the researchers, Research & Policy Coordinator at the University of Southern Queensland Australia, Michael Odei Erdiaw-Kwasie, reflects on their findings and recommendations. 

Guest: Michael Odei Erdiaw-Kwasie, Research & Policy Coordinator at University of Southern Queensland

Host: Africa Melane, Early Breakfast

Topic: Can Covid-19 transform urban planning in Africa?

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Tsogo Sun Hotels ready for international visitors

22 September 2020 6:07 AM

With international travel returning to South Africa from 1 October, Tsogo Sun Hotels Cape Regional Operations Director, John van Rooyen speaks to Africa on measures they have taken to ensure that guests have safe stay during their holidays.

Guest: John Van Rooyen, Cape Region Operations Director at Tsogo Sun Hotels 

Topic: Tsogo Sun Hotels ready for international visitors

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By-elections set for November

22 September 2020 5:28 AM

The IEC says it is ready to go ahead with 96 by-elections that were forced to be rescheduled due to the national lockdown. The Deputy Chief Electoral Officer for Electoral Matters, Masego Seburi, speaks to Africa on Early Breakfast about the procedures that will be followed on by-election day.

Guest: Masego Sheburi, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer: Electoral Matters at Independent Electoral Commission (IEC

Host: Africa Melane, Early Breakfast

Topic: By-elections set for November

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SANBS experiencing critical shortages

22 September 2020 5:11 AM

The South African Blood Service says it is experiencing critical supply shortages and has called on eligible people to donate blood as soon as they can. Africa speaks to Communications Officer, Khensani Mahlangu, on what people can do to assist.

Guest: Khensani Mahlangu, Communications Officer at South African National Blood Service (SANBS)

Host: Africa Melane, Early Breakfast 

Topics: SANBS experiencing critical shortages

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Charl Kinnear: Popcru calls for in-depth investigation

21 September 2020 6:15 AM

The United Public Safety Front in the Western Cape is calling for an independent investigation into the murder of Lieutenant Colonel Charl Kinnear in Cape Town. Kinnear, who was part of the anti-gang unit, was shot and killed outside his house on Friday. UPSF Director, John Cloete, joins Africa on Early Breakfast with some insights on what happened.

Guest: John Cloete, Director at United Public Safety Front

Host: Africa Melane, Early Breakfast

Topic: Charl Kinnear: Popcru calls for in-depth investigation

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ANC Gauteng PEC to release PPE findings soon

21 September 2020 5:40 AM

The ANC Provincial Executive Committee in Gauging is expected to release the findings of the integrity commission on Monday into alleged PPE corruption. The Gauteng Provincial Secretary, Jacob Khawe, joins Africa on Early Breakfast with an update on the meeting.
Guest: Xolani Dube, Political Analyst - Xubera Institute of Research and Development
Host: Africa Melane, Early Breakfast
Topic: ANC Gauteng PEC to release PPE findings soon

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Gavin Hunt to coach Chiefs

18 September 2020 6:17 AM

Four-time league winning coach, Gavin Hunt, starts his new job as Kaizer Chiefs coach on Monday. Soccer Laduma editor, Vuyani Joni, speaks to Africa on Early Breakfast on whether this is a game-changer or not.

Guests: Vuyani Joni, Editor at Soccer Laduma

Topic: Gavin Hunt to coach Chiefs

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Some exams scrapped for 2020

18 September 2020 5:32 AM

The Department of Basic Education has done away with the final exams for grades 10 and 11 for this year. Department spokesperson, Elijah Mhlanga, says they will only be doing controlled tests. Mhlanga joins Africa Early Breakfast to give an update on the rest of the school year.
Guest: Elijah Mhlanga, Spokesperson at Department of Basic Education
Topic: Some exams scrapped for 2020

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