The Department of Basic Education has said that pupils showing Covid-19 symptoms such as a persistent fever would not be allowed to write the final paper this year. This would mean that with no supplementary exams scheduled for the new year, matric learners will have to wait until June or November 2021 to write their exams. This could therefore mean an entire year wasted, and is worrying many learners.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Guests: James Bosenberg General Manager at Quicket
Julia Savage Director of Savage and Strong events production company)
Shai Evian Entrepreneur and CEO of Howler
Lethal ghost gear the growing problem of discarded fishing tackle.
Football super league a breakaway European elite is taking shape
Dr Jane Wiltshire, a senior Postdoctoral Fellow at African Wildlife Economics Institute, at the University of Stellenbosch, speaks to John Maytham about why South Africa, and Africa's Rhino population, desperately need innovative interventions to save them.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Mayco member for Water and Waste, Xanthea Limberg, speaks to John Maytham about the City’s decision to lift water restrictions in Cape Town and to move to the lowest tariff, being the no restriction, water-wise tariff from 1 November 2020.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Sassa spokesperson Paseka Letsatsi speaks to John Maytham about the extension of the special Covid-19 grant for three months beyond the initial end date of October.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Guest: Magriet Kruger Longtime 'Klowenaar.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Benjamin Cox, MD of the Neighbourgoods Market, speaks to John Maytham about how they are emerging from lockdown.LISTEN TO PODCAST
With CapeTalk Breakfast producer, Stephan Lombard.
Cape Town boat builders Robertson and Caine were dealt a blow when 50 out of their 188 orders were cancelled as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic, and also had to find a way to continue work given the restrictions of lockdown. John Maytham speaks to managing director Peter Giliam about how they've weathered the storm.LISTEN TO PODCAST