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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Thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees still streaming into Bangladesh

Thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees still streaming into Bangladesh

Journo says there's no change in Myanmar with civilians still under military attack and Rohingyas flooding into Bangladesh.

About 300 bogus doctors being prosecuted - HPCSA President

About 300 bogus doctors being prosecuted - HPCSA President

On Wednesday, a Congolese woman allegedly posing as a doctor was nabbed by the police in Pimville, Soweto.

Trump slated for UN address

Trump slated for UN address

US President Donald Trump has been heavily criticised for his speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday.

Mchunu says "our turn to eat" syndrome may be plaguing political violence in KZN

Mchunu says "our turn to eat" syndrome may be plaguing political violence in KZN

Former KwaZulu-Natal Premier testified at the Moerane Commission of Inquiry investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal.

[LISTEN]  CPI figures up at 4.8%

[LISTEN] CPI figures up at 4.8%

Chief economist at Stanlib Kevin Lings says consumer inflation figures were expected and still comfortably within the target.

'Pseudo scientists refuse to believe Africans capable of building the pyramids'

'Pseudo scientists refuse to believe Africans capable of building the pyramids'

Dr Julien Benoit says the theories that credit the building of pyramids to aliens and time travellers is growing tremendously.

Motlanthe never mentioned the Guptas as a factor in the ANC crisis - analyst

Motlanthe never mentioned the Guptas as a factor in the ANC crisis - analyst

Prof Tinyiko Maluleke analysed Motlanthe's interview with Eusebius Mackaiser and says he avoided talking about the Guptas.

ANC Harry Gwala regional elective conference postponed for second time

ANC Harry Gwala regional elective conference postponed for second time

The conference meant to take place in October has now been moved after the December national conference.

Humane end for Benoni Bunny Park rabbits

Humane end for Benoni Bunny Park rabbits

Two thousand rabbits from the Benoni Bunny Park will be donated to the Johannesburg Zoo to feed the carnivores.