Guest: Bronagh Hammond | Director of Communications at Western Cape Education Department
Africa speaks to Bronagh Hammond, Director of Communications at Western Cape Education Department, to find out how ready the department is for schools opening.
Africa is joined by Professor Jannie Rossouw, Wits Business School (WBS) at the University of the Witwatersrand to talk about the inflation remaining at 5.9% for the month of April and what that means for consumers.
EWN reported that Stats South Africa said that it had remained unchanged from March and that the consumer price index (CPI) increased by 0.6% month-on-month. The main contributors to the inflation rate were food and non-alcoholic beverages, transport, housing and utilities.
The South African Reserve Bank is set to announce the latest interests’ rates later today and experts are saying that it's most likely to increase by 50 basis points this week.
The Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane was back in the Western Cape High Court yesterday to continue her fight against a parliamentary inquiry. She's hoping the courts will grant her an interdict into her impeachment proceedings.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Africa is joined by Motshabi Nomvethe, Head of Technical Marketing at Professional financial services company (PPS) to talk about why highly skilled professionals have lost confidence in their future in the South African job market and what measures need to be put in place to turn things around.
PPS published the results of its 2021 Graduate Professional Index (GPI) survey that drew 3,264 responses from professionals in different industries, such as healthcare, financial services, legal and engineering indicating that they're not confident in their future in the country.
20 May is World Bee Day. Get even healthier with these sweet recommendations, by our resident fitness enthusiast Liezel van der Westhuizen, on how Honey can benefit your health with various uses.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Africa is joined by Benedict Phiri, Attorney and MD of IusPrudentia Special Counsel to reflect on yet another postponement in former president Jacob Zuma corruption trial.
The case is now due back in court on 1 August.
World Hypertension Day is observed annually on the 17 May with that aim of creating awareness about Hypertension and its symptoms.
Africa is joined by Dr Nqoba Tsabedze Academic & Clinical Head - Division of Cardiology Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital University of the Witwatersrand to talk about why there has been an increase in new hypertension cases higher among the younger generation.
No matter how fit you are, we're here to guide you to becoming a runner with expert tips!
Tune in to hear our resident fitness enthusiast Liezel van der Westhuizen discussing running - what she loves and loathes about it, but especially offering up tips on how to run, run better, and stay safe while doing it.
Guest: Mlungisi Mabaso | Housing MMC at City of Johannesburg
Wasanga is joined by Mlungisi Mabaso, Housing MMC in City of Johannesburg to talk about the inner-city housing project. This comes after The City of Johannesburg knowingly destroyed the Kaserne Building in Jeppestown, making room for development that will provide low-cost housing to residents in that area.
Guest: Phelisa Mangcu | Chief Executive Officer at Ugu South Coast Tourism
Wasanga is joined by Phelisa Mangcu, Chief Executive Officer at Ugu South Coast Tourism to talk about KwaZulu-Natal South Coast tourism open for businesses. The coastal province was hit by devastating floods roughly a month ago, after the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on operations.
Guest: Liezel Van Der Westhuizen | Presenter at Talk Radio 702 / 567 CapeTalk
Liezel van der Westhuizen, our resident fitness enthusiast come rain or shine, knows the difficulties and benefits of exercise year-round.
Tune in as she shares her insights on keeping motivated to workout in winter, offers her tips on keeping safe, and loads more to prepare you for exercising in cold weather.