Streaming issues? Report here
Azania Moaka 702 Gradient Azania Moaka 702 Gradient
The Azania Mosaka Show
13:00 - 15:00

Up Next: Afternoon Drive with Joanne Joseph
See full line-up
The Azania Mosaka Show
13:00 - 15:00


Volkswagen Hands Over First Phase of COVID-19 Temporary Medical Facility

Volkswagen Hands Over First Phase of COVID-19 Temporary Medical Facility

24 June 2020 7:39 AM

A COVID-19 field hospital officially opened in Port Elizabeth yesterday afternoon. The facility has been built by Volkswagen and is funded by the German government. Once the next two phases are completed and the facility is fully operational, the Reverend Doctor Elizabeth Mamisa Chabula-Nxiweni Field Hospital will be able to accommodate up to 3,300 patients. This will include high acuity patients who require oxygenation. To tell us more about the facility and their involvement in the process, Chairman and Managing Director of VWSA, Thomas Schaefer joins us on the line.

More episodes from The Best Of Breakfast With Bongani Bingwa

The prevalence of identity theft on social media

9 July 2020 9:10 AM

Just how prevalent and serious is identity theft on social media? And what does it mean? What can you do if someone has hijacked your identity on social media? Last week we took a call off-air from someone accusing prominent entrepreneur, Lynette Ntuli, of scamming him through Bitcoin on Facebook. The conversation started on Facebook, where someone purporting to be Lynette Ntuli invited him to Bitcoin trading and subsequently depositing thousands of rands.

 It turns out that it was not Lynette Ntuli, but someone using her identity on Facebook to swindle money from unsuspecting users. After following following up with Lynette, we learned that this is one of many such incidents she is dealing with. How common is identity theft on social media?

Bongani joined by Lynette Ntuli, Property and Infrastructure Entrepreneur and Emma Sadleir, Social Media law specialist.

LISTEN TO PODCAST arrow_forward

What’s Viral - former marine catches boy thrown from deadly apartment fire

9 July 2020 8:08 AM

What’s Viral with Jonathan “Khabazela” Fairbairn

LISTEN TO PODCAST arrow_forward

Warns of flatlining economy & need to do things differently to revive economy

9 July 2020 7:42 AM

South Africa’s Consumer confidence has dropped to its worst levels in 35 years, during the second quarter of 2020 as households struggle with the new economic reality of the phased lockdown restrictions. The CEO of RMB has warned that the country could get into an economic quagmire unless we find new ways to stimulate and revive growth and manage our public debt that is spiralling out of control.

Bongani joined by James Formby, CEO of Rand Merchant Bank

LISTEN TO PODCAST arrow_forward

Feedback from Prasa on the vandalism on train lines

8 July 2020 9:15 AM

Makhosini Mgitywa, Spokesperson of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa)

LISTEN TO PODCAST arrow_forward

What’s Viral - Charlie bit my finger brothers recreate video 13 years later

8 July 2020 8:02 AM

What’s Viral with Jonathan “Khabazela” Fairbairn 

LISTEN TO PODCAST arrow_forward

Health Ombud Makgoba to join international COVID-19 vaccine monitoring

8 July 2020 7:36 AM

Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, South Africa’s Health Ombud, has been invited to serve on a panel of the United States’ Data and Safety Monitoring Board, to oversee that country’s first Covid-19 vaccine clinical trials.

 Professor Makgoba is one of three non-Americans to serve on this 12 person panel.

 The United States’ Data and Safety Monitoring Board is independent of the parties conducting the vaccine trials, and will be responsible for ensuring the safety of participants. This committee also has the authority to recommend that a trial be stopped early should there be concerns of participant safety.

A renowned physician, immunologist and public health specialist, Professor Makgoba now forms part of an influential panel whose recommendations will impact the global response to Covid-19.

LISTEN TO PODCAST arrow_forward

Hospital investigating alleged rape of two year old

8 July 2020 7:30 AM

The George Mukhari Hospital is investigating an alleged rape of a 2 year old that happened at its isolation ward. When the family reported the matter, they sent from pillar to post by the hospital staff before the police were called in.

Yesterday hospital management met with the family. Is there a rape policy at the hospital.

Bongani speaks to Dr. Richard Lebethe, CEO of the George Mukhari Hospital.

LISTEN TO PODCAST arrow_forward

Reaction to court ruling that Early Childhood Centres (ECD) can reopen

7 July 2020 9:13 AM

Bongani speaks to Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Social Development.

LISTEN TO PODCAST arrow_forward

Food drive to feed foreign nationals during lockdown

7 July 2020 8:28 AM

The lockdown in South Africa has been synonymous with hunger, unemployment and unpaid UIF relief schemes and social grants. Many families have not been able to put food on the table, but EWN’s news anchor and assignments editor Aurelie Kalenga has been running a food drive to feed foreign nationals in underprivileged areas throughout Johannesburg.

This after she received numerous calls from members of her church who were seeking assistance applying for food parcels or social relief grants. She has moved from just feeding 40 families to now 600 families.

Bongani joined by Aurelie Kalenga, EWN’s Assignments Editor.

LISTEN TO PODCAST arrow_forward

The Africa Report

7 July 2020 8:04 AM

Over 160 people are killed in Ethiopia during protests over a popular singer's murder.

A corruption scandal over medical supplies taints Emmerson Mnangangwa.

LISTEN TO PODCAST arrow_forward