Over the years, the Buskuid Soweto String Ensemble and Project has grown and has provided expert tuition to more than 125 youths in Diepkloof.
Award-winning journalist and political commentator, Stephen Grootes is host of the Midday Report and senior political journalist for EWN.
He is also a regular contributor to Daily Maverick, is very active on Twitter and has published a book, S.A. Politics Unspun which offers a roadmap to guide the reader through South Africa’s complex political landscape.
Stephen has an insider’s understanding of South Africa’s political environment and has built personal relationships with all the major role players. The thorn in the side of many politicians, Stephen nonetheless manages to get answers to the big questions.
His insights into our current political environment are fascinating as is his ability to offer a glimpse into where he believes South Africa is heading.
Stephen has been at Eyewitness News for almost ten years, prior to which he worked in radio news in London, and was the editor of the Asian community’s Sunrise Radio. He has also appeared on TV, including Justice Factor. Stephen took over the Midday Report in September 2012.
Follow Stephen on Twitter @StephenGrootes
The producer for the Midday report is Omogolo Taunyane - email Omogolot [at] primedia.co.za
The Gauteng Department of Health is to receive a R 1.23 billion boost from the provincial government.
The Queer Me Out Project uses multiple media to look at limitations of language in forming queer identity.
Stephen Grootes reflects on the migrant labor system and how its affected father-child relationships.
702 producer Khabazela (Jonathan Fairbairn) shares the latest addition to his dictionary.
Stephen speaks to Retired Lieutenant Colonel Martin Rupiya .
The President has denied his Cabinet reshuffles defy logic asserting his prerogative to make changes.
Stephen Grootes spoke to rugby writer and commentator Andy Capostagno.
Stephen spoke to Dr Lawrence Konyana to find out if there is legislation around transportation to carry dead bodies.