The average cost of a basic funeral in South Africa has risen by up to 25% since lockdown started. According to funeral parlours prices had to be hiked because of extra Covid-19 related expenditure, including protective equipment. Manesh Govender, president of the National Funeral Directors Association will shed light on the context of the sudden increase.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Dutch drugs mega-factory the scale of the drugs bust is extraordinary.
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The cops might be in hot water after CCTV caught them running over a cat in Woodstock. What are your legal responsibilities when (unintentionally) injuring an animal?LISTEN TO PODCAST
Mbhazima Shilowa speaks to Refilwe Moloto about a shocking day of testimony at the Zondo Commission where former National Treasury DG, Lungisa Fuzile squared off against the man who spent all of four days as our Finance Minister, Des Van Rooyen.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Lockdown regulations which allow leisure travel for intra-provincial travel was recently implemented. After more than four months in lockdown South Africans grabbed the chance to get out of the house over the long weekend with both hands. Accommodation providers and tourism sites have seen this first hand. Marketing manager at LekkeSlaap Gerriline Fouche is on the line to tell us how bookings have picked up.LISTEN TO PODCAST
The K53 might not change all that much, but how we prepare student drivers for the reality of the road sure has. Refilwe finds out what that entails from a local driving school.LISTEN TO PODCAST
With Stephan Lombard Breakfast show executive producer.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Haji Mohamed Dawjee tells Refilwe about month-long fight against post-Covid syndrome and the lasting effects of this invasive and destructive virus.
Unions and parents alike are concerned about grade 7s returning to class today as some SGBs and Cosas have called for schools to be shut. Yesterday the Department of Basic Education issued a warning to those thinking of disrupting classes. Ben Machipi represents the Professional Educators Union, one of the bodies that have been told by the department to see that their members toe the line.LISTEN TO PODCAST