This is being called the biggest medical advancement in South African cardiology since Dr Chris Barnard's first heart transplant.
Breakfast Show with John Robbie
John Robbie loved getting the debate going with listeners about what is making headlines locally and internationally.
For over 30 years, John Robbie spoke to the newsmakers as well as those directly affected by the issues of the day. He didn’t shy away from controversy and took great pride in providing a platform for fair debate.
Named the best breakfast show presenter in South Africa at the MTN Radio Awards, John was the recipient of numerous other nominations and awards for his work in the media and for raising awareness on pressing issues and finding relevant solutions.
John moved from Ireland to South Africa 30 years ago, as an international rugby player and joined 702 shortly after the station launched in the early 80s. He has since become a patriotic South African, immersed in the country’s current affairs. Together with his team, the show gave audiences everything they needed to know from financial indicators and sport as well as regular traffic reports.
The Council on Higher Education says parents need to be wary of the increasing number of fly-by-night tertiary institutions.
University of Pretoria has developed a new app which uses a smartphone to detect hearing loss.
Barry Bateman spoke to Stephen Grootes to unpack the meaning behind the stories that dominated the headlines in 2016.
Britain recorded the worst prison riots in 26 years after 600 inmates at a prison in Birmingham embarked on a 12-hour riot.
Traffic authorities have arrested more than 3 000 people for various traffic offences, with drunk driving as the leading offence.
SABC's leadership and parliament has come under fire since the inquiry into the board's fitness to hold office.
An accident in Baltimore claimed the lives of two people after a 70 car pile up due to weather conditions.
John Robbie's 30-year run in radio has come to an end with friends, callers and colleagues wishing him a heartfelt goodbye.