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Award-winning journalist and political commentator, Stephen Grootes is the host of the Afternoon Drive show and former host of the Midday Report. He is also a 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 and the Afternoon Drive show in January 2018.
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Email Stephen's producer Laura Wener at firstname.lastname@example.org
The state has listed 207 witnesses who will testify in the trial which includes former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein.
Safa has raised concern over what it says is a "worrying tendency of a trial by the media".
Grootes aired his final show with the Radio 702 on Thursday.
Leanne Williams, Deputy President of Patriotic Alliance has been offered position of deputy mayor.
Stephen Grootes speaks to Wits University associate professor, James Grant about the legal issues of the landmark Momberg case.
Council delivered their arguments in North Gauteng High Court on Wednesday.
Peter Fabricius, African Correspondent for Daily Maverick explains how Lesotho's King was mistreated.
The Ekurhuleni mayor delivered his state of the city address on Tuesday.