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. His insider’s insight into this world led to the publication of his first book, SA Politics Unspun in 2013.

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.

Follow @StephenGrootes on Twitter or email MiddayReport@702.co.za

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Gender Commission stumped as to why so few women in judicial positions of power

Gender Commission stumped as to why so few women in judicial positions of power

The Commission is calling for a summit on gender transformation in the judiciary to try and find out why the pace is so slow.

20% maths pass mark only on the table for 2016

20% maths pass mark only on the table for 2016

Department of Basic Education says the reduction in maths pass requirement is a once off measure for this year only.

Expert energy panel says Minister ignored advice on nukes

Expert energy panel says Minister ignored advice on nukes

Chris Yelland says Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson also refused advice from her own advisory council to force plans to go ahead.

Coffin assault accused denied bail

Coffin assault accused denied bail

The presiding magistrate said it is not in the interest of justice to grant bail and their lives may be in jeopardy if released.

Ex SABC board member says he was attacked for discussing PP's report in meeting

Ex SABC board member says he was attacked for discussing PP's report in meeting

Ronnie Lubisi says he was verbally attacked for trying to discuss the Public Protector's report on former COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Investigative journo unit exposes Gupta money laundering claims

Investigative journo unit exposes Gupta money laundering claims

AmaBhungane claims they have evidence that Gupta family using a group of holding companies to launder money and linked to SOEs.

Nehawu calls on Zuma to resign, want Ramaphosa at the helm

Nehawu calls on Zuma to resign, want Ramaphosa at the helm

Nehawu says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should take over from President Jacob Zuma to allow for a process of unity.

Government guarantees R486 billion for SOEs

Government guarantees R486 billion for SOEs

Corporate Governance researcher at Stellenbosch University Lynn McGregor explains what guarantees mean and possible pitfalls.

Uber allays fears of new app tracking update

Uber allays fears of new app tracking update

Uber's GM Alon Lits puts minds at ease saying app only tracks for 5 minutes after ride, and it's to improve pick-up experience.