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Afternoon Drive with John Maytham

Afternoon Drive with John Maytham

John Maytham serves a round-up of local and international news, coupled with the latest in business, sport, traffic and weather.

US Golf Open preview

16 June 2021 5:34 PM

Guest: Stuart McLean

The 121st United States Open Golf Championship gets underway in Torrey Pines in San Diego, California, tomorrow.
We speak to Stuart McLean, editor of the golfing website, SA Top 100 courses, which notably keeps track of the golf course rankings in South Africa, to get a preview of the competition.

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World Refill Day

16 June 2021 4:41 PM

Guest: Pavitray "Pavs"  Pillay | Manager of the Sassi Programme  at WWF-SA

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Biden and Putin meet in Switzerland

16 June 2021 4:25 PM

Guest: Prof John Stremlau, professor of international relations at Wits University

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Memories of 16 June

16 June 2021 4:13 PM

Guest: Dan Moyane | Veteran broadcaster

Today is the 45th anniversary of the 1976 Soweto Uprising in that began in Soweto and spread countrywide with thousands of children taking to the streets.
 They were protesting against the Bantu education system which in 1974 decided that African high school students would be taught in both English and Afrikaans, with Afrikaans used as the medium of instruction in the sciences and mathematics.
Hundreds were killed when police responded to the peaceful protests by firing on the students.

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New alert level and vaccination programme

16 June 2021 3:27 PM

Guest: Siviwe Gwarube

 President Cyril Ramaphosa last night announced country's move back to level 3 of the government’s risk-adjusted approach to the Covid-19 pandemic in a bid to slow down the rate of transmission.
He said Gauteng, the Free State, North West, and the Northern Cape are officially in the third wave – while the other 5 provinces are approaching that point.
Ramaphosa said over the past two weeks, the average number of daily new infections has doubled, with the country recording some 7,500 additional cases daily.
  He described Gauteng as the current epicentre of the pandemic and said hospital admissions due to the virus have been 59% higher over the past 14 days than the preceding two weeks.

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First release of African penguins at De Hoop

15 June 2021 6:11 PM

Guest: Christina Hagen

BirdLife South Africa says the attempt to re-establish an African Penguin colony on the south coast of the countrytook a big step forward this week with the release of 30 juvenile penguins at the De Hoop Nature Reserve.  It has partnered with CapeNature and SANCCOB in this bid to help save the endangered species.

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Survey finds 65% of students reported psychological distress in 2020

15 June 2021 5:55 PM

Guest: Dr Carmelita Jacobs

Earlier this week, Higher Education Minister, Blade Nzimande, announced the findings of a comprehensive study on the social impact of Covid-19 on students.
The report revealed that more than 65% of students who participated in the study had experienced mild to severe psychological distress during the pandemic.
We speak to Dr Carmelita Jacobs, an educational psychologist and lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology at Stellenbosch University.

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Rising Covid cases and possibility of stricter lockdown soon

15 June 2021 5:28 PM

Guest: Mia Malan | Director at Bhekisisa Health Journalism Centre

With Covid-19 cases rising exponentially, we speak to the director of the Bhekisisa Health Journalism Centre, Mia Malan, about whether stricter lockdown measures are imminent.

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Competition Commission on Pick n Pay exclusivity provisions in lease agreements immediately scrapped

15 June 2021 5:05 PM

Guest: James Hodge | Chief economist at Competition Commission

South Africa's Competition Tribunal has confirmed a consent agreement in which Pick n Pay exclusivity provisions in lease agreements must be immediately scrapped against privately black-owned supermarkets, small businesses and speciality stores.
 
This means that supermarkets that are privately owned and controlled by historically disadvantaged persons can immediately access letting space in all shopping centres where a Pick n Pay store has exclusivity provisions in its lease agreement.
 
To find out more, we speak to James Hodge, the chief economist at the Competition Commission.

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Sick leave for Covid-19 vaccine side effects

15 June 2021 4:47 PM

Guest: Johan Olivier

Employers are now required to give their workers paid time off to get vaccinated against Covid-19, and if they experience negative side-effects that must be allowed to take paid sick leave without having to produce a medical certificate. 

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