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Point of View with Phemelo Motene

Point of View with Phemelo Motene, delves into the day’s current affairs, touching on real issues and sharing expert advice on the audience questions between 8pm to 10pm Mondays to Thursdays.
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Calls for government to open the Lady R Inquiry

Director of Open Secrets, Hennie van Vuuren is calling on the Presidency and the US government to make public details of the mysterious cargo of the Russian vessel Lady R which docked in Simon’s Town in December 2022.
6 Jun 5PM 13 min

E- hailing attacks continue in Soweto

E- Hailing Association spokesperosn Vhatuka Mbelengwa speaks to Phemelo about the recent e-hailing attacks in Soweto after several cars were set alight in Maponya Mall and Protea Glen Mall. He says a meeting will be held with all stakeholders involved to try and put an end to the violence.
6 Jun 5PM 36 min

Over 5 hundred thousand chickens culled in the WC.

Director of Animal Health at the Department of Agriculture, Dr Mpho Maja speaks to Phemelo about the interventions government is undertaking after more than 5 hundred thousand chickens were culled in the Western Cape in the latest bird flu outbreak.
5 Jun 5PM 9 min

Joburg Transport MMC on attacks on e-hailing cabs in Soweto.

Joburg Transport MMC Kenny Kunene speaks to Phemelo after Uber and Bolt cars were set alight outside Maponya Mall in Soweto. Kunene says while he believes mini bus taxis are not to blame for the attacks, community members suspect there may be a third force fuelling tensions in the area.
5 Jun 5PM 12 min

What to Watch with Leroy Marc

This week Entertainment Reporter Leroy Marc is back to give us the latest on what to watch on our screens. His latest review features The Ultimatum: Queer Love a series on Netflix and the movie The Boogey Man 2 and much more
1 Jun 5PM 18 min

Mobile Water Treatment on the cards for Hammanskraal residents

Deputy Director General at the Department of Water and Sanitation Risimati Mathye speaks to Phemelo about the possibility of a mobile water treatment plant for the people of Hammanskraal. The department has teamed up with the Development Bank of South Africa to fast track resources and funding to upgrade the…
1 Jun 5PM 24 min

Over 9 hundred women murdered in SA in just 3 months

Director of Women’s Empowerment Organisation, WISE4Afrika, Brenda Madumise-Pajibo breaks down the latest Crime Stats focusing on crimes against women. 969 women have been killed in South Africa in the first three months of 2023.
31 May 5PM 10 min

Analysis on Ace Magashule’s possible expulsion from the ANC

Political Analyst, Sandile Swana analyses the latest news coming out from Luthuli House after the ANC found its former Secretary General Ace Magashule guilty of contravening the party’s constitution when he attempted to suspend Cyril Ramaphosa in 2021.
31 May 5PM 13 min

SAPU responds to the latest Crime Stats

The South African Police Union spokesperson Lesiba Thobakgale responds to the latest Crime Stats which have revealed that more than 6 thousand people have been killed from January to March this year, 2 hundred more than the previous year
30 May 5PM 13 min

Making sense of the new powers given to the Electricity Minister.

Energy expert Adil Nchabeleng makes sense of the new powers given to Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa’s announcement comes after months of speculation about whether he would finally give Ramokgopa the powers he needed to implement government’s responses to the country’s energy crisis.
29 May 5PM 15 min

Hammanskraal Water Crisis explained

PR Councillor at ActionSA,Hannes Coetzee takes Phemelo back to where the water crisis in Hammanskraal started and the investigations that Action SA uncovered about the contamination of water in that community. Nearly 20 years later there’s been a cholera outbreak in Hammanskraal which has claimed the lives of at least…
29 May 5PM 18 min
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