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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Botswana's former President Ketumile Masire was a bastion of democracy

Botswana's former President Ketumile Masire was a bastion of democracy

Sir Ketumile Masire died on Thursday aged 91.

Dladla not compromised in any way - Lynne Brown

Dladla not compromised in any way - Lynne Brown

Brown also announced the addition of four new Eskom board members.

Ford's recall of Figos and Ikons explained

Ford's recall of Figos and Ikons explained

Business Day Motoring editor, Mark Smythe, says fumes could get inside the vehicle and in extreme cases pose a fire risk.

Will a wall quell tensions in Mahube, Tshwane?

Will a wall quell tensions in Mahube, Tshwane?

On Wednesday night, Mahube Valley residents clashed with a group of people setting up shacks illegally in the area.

Transport Minister welcomes any probe into SOEs

Transport Minister welcomes any probe into SOEs

This is the perception given by Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi at a briefing on the quarterly performances of the entities.

Reports of H5N8 bird flu in South Africa

Reports of H5N8 bird flu in South Africa

An outbreak on a farm in the Free State and another in Mpumalanga have been confirmed.

Makhosi Khoza 'taken aback' by Mkhwebane's Absa findings

Makhosi Khoza 'taken aback' by Mkhwebane's Absa findings

Stephen Grootes asks Khoza why Busisiwe Mkhwebane was deemed the perfect fit for Public Protector and her views on recent events.

New ride sharing app demonstrates an appetite for car pooling

New ride sharing app demonstrates an appetite for car pooling

The uGoMyWay app allows people to share lifts if they are going in the same direction.

More South Africans on social grants than those earning an income

More South Africans on social grants than those earning an income

According to SAIRR researcher Gerbrandt van Heerden the number of people receiving social grants has increased by 328% since 2001.