The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes

Award-winning journalist and political commentator Stephen Grootes is the host of The Midday Report on 702 and CapeTalk.

This concise, one hour show is filled with national and international news, current affairs, and recaps of what’s been making headlines during the day. It also includes a daily Business Report.

Stephen has an extensive knowledge of South Africa’s political environment and through relationships he has forged he’s able to get to the crux of any issue.

He has been with Eyewitness News for over a decade and the host of The Midday Report since September 2012. Prior to his time at Eyewitness News, Stephen worked in radio news in London and was editor at the Asian community’s Sunrise Radio.

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Minister Bathabile Dlamini stood up Parly meeting, no grant clarity

Minister Bathabile Dlamini stood up Parly meeting, no grant clarity

There is still no certainty as to how Sassa plans to pay social grants when its contract with CPS ends next month.

State should consider graduate tax to fund free education says UCT VC

State should consider graduate tax to fund free education says UCT VC

UCT Vice-Chancellor Dr Max Price says a graduate tax would be one of the effective solutions solve free education funding outcry.

Brewing tensions between Black Business Council and Pravin Gordhan - Malala

Brewing tensions between Black Business Council and Pravin Gordhan - Malala

The Business Day reports a meeting between the lobby group and the finance minister turned sour on Friday.

Mashaba: We welcome foreigners, but they must respect our country and laws

Mashaba: We welcome foreigners, but they must respect our country and laws

Joburg Mayor says law enforcement agencies can't monitor crime effectively in a city with many undocumented people.

 Derek Hanekom not bothered by Cabinet reshuffle rumours, just doing his job

Derek Hanekom not bothered by Cabinet reshuffle rumours, just doing his job

Tourism minister is at the Meetings of Africa conference and says let's build on the good tourist reputation we already have.

Zuma visits Soshanguve in crime combat campaign

Zuma visits Soshanguve in crime combat campaign

President Jacob Zuma is in Sohanguve to speak to residents and visit local police station as part of his anti-crime programme.

Gauteng dams full but water restrictions remain (for now)

Gauteng dams full but water restrictions remain (for now)

Despite announcement about a lift on the current restrictions, residents will have to wait until next week before implemented.

Former Springbok James Dalton assault case postponed

Former Springbok James Dalton assault case postponed

The former Springbok rugby player is facing charges of assault, intimidation and resisting arrest.

Tearful Viola Davis wins best supporting actress at Oscar's 2017

Tearful Viola Davis wins best supporting actress at Oscar's 2017

Davis was among seven black actors nominated for Oscars this year, in stark contrast to 2016 when there were none.