Jeremy speaks to Rashid Toefy , He is the Deputy Director General: Economic Operations at the Department of Economic Development and Tourism and Richard Mukheibir CEO of Cash Converters Southern Africa who wrote an interesting opinion piece on the need to assist small businesses in this time of crises.
A number of religious organisations would like to resume religious services, currently prohibited under lockdown regulations. Jeremy van Wyk speaks to Pastor Barry Isaacs
of Freedom of Religion South Africa.
The traditional approach to sound financial planning is to buy a property as soon as you
can instead of renting. The rationale is that you will be better off paying for your property as soon as you can with the rent you are paying to your landlord. However, the COVID 19 pandemic has pushed economies into deep recession providing strong reasons reasons to rent a property instead of buying. Jeremy joined by Certified financial planner Paul Roelofse.
Despite the implementation of lockdowns and guidelines the world over in a bid to slow
down the progress of the coronavirus behind Covid-19, infections continue to spread at
an alarming rate. In South Africa, although the rate of spread has mercifully been slower
than many other countries, it is far from over. Jeremy van Wyk speaks to Dr Imtiaz
Sooliman to discuss how a modified approach is needed
Guest: Andre Bredenkamp Owner of Purity Flowers and GiftsLISTEN TO PODCAST
Jeremy van Wyk speaks to Waheed Adam, president of Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO), which represents 244 business owners across Couth Africa, about the move from
June 1st to Covid-19 lockdown level 3.
Listen to our weekly discussion with the BBC on the Today Show. This week Audrey
Tinlin gives the latest international update on Covid-19, a universal basic income being
discussed in Spain, and China's Xi Jinping to make a speech at the end of the Annual
Congress while at the same time China is clamping down on Hong Kong.
5,4million people are confirmed to have contracted the virus globally since last year
when it emerged, 345 thousand have died, and more than 2,17million are listed as
• There have been 22583 cases of COVID 19 confirmed in SA since the first case in
February (11 thousand are active cases) - More than a third of the new cases have been
recorded in the last week
• 429 deaths recorded to date.
• The Western Cape still has the highest number of COVID-19 infection in the country,
with 13,826 cases.
• Nineteen more COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in the Western Cape.
• This brings the total number of fatalities as a result of the disease to 276.
• 557) cases are being treated in hospital, of these 154 patients
A look at stories which have been trending with Barbara FriedmanLISTEN TO PODCAST
Jeremy speaks to Sanusha Naidoo Senior research associate at the Institute for Global Dialogue.LISTEN TO PODCAST
We received a call earlier this morning from a listener who was standing in a queue at Sassa since 3am, only to find that others arriving after her much later were being attended to first. According to Sassa's Henry De Grass, an appointment system has been in place to ensure the safety of applicants and staff.LISTEN TO PODCAST