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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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ConCourt overturns Electoral Court ruling allowing Zuma to be MK Party candidate

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been barred from running for parliament in next week’s general election. The Constitutional Court ruled that Zuma’s 15-month jail sentence for contempt of court in 2021 disqualifies him from standing in the May 29 election. What does this say about the credibility of…
21 May 4PM 21 min

Race, ethnicity and elections

Race as a social construct still plays a major role when it comes to being a main factor motivating voters to vote in South Africa. Ethnicity does not fall far behind race as a motivating factor on voters. Steve Letsike of of Access Chapter 2 talks about the role played…
21 May 3PM 25 min

South Africa’s political landscape: Helen Zille

With only a few days left before the national elections, DA's federal council Helen Zille joinsPoint of View instudio where she shares her views on the possible election 2024 outcome and what the DA.
21 May 2PM 32 min

ELECTIONS 2024: ANC NEC member, Ronald Lamola

Minister of Justice and Correctional Service, ANC NEC member Ronald Lamola looks into crime and corruption as the key issues for South African voters in the 2024 election.
20 May 3PM 52 min

Tokyo Sexwale on ANC’s Gauteng campaign

The Gauteng ANC, in a bid to raise its numbers has former provincial premier Tokyo Sexwale strengthen its campaign for the upcoming elections. Most listeners and callers are concerned that all these veterans campaigning were bashing the same political party before, so what changed? Who is instructing them to do…
16 May 3PM 51 min

ELECTIONS 2024: The IEC is ready for the 2024 elections

As the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) declared its operational readiness for the 29 May general election, it emerged high profile African leaders and former presidents will be among election observers. The Commission's Gauteng Provincial Electoral Officer, Thabo Masemola gives an update on the state of readiness.
15 May 3PM 19 min

Mixed reactions to the signing of the NHI Bill

President Cyril Ramaphosa has made good on his promise to sign the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill into law before the 2024 national election, bringing the contentious healthcare system into South Africa’s reality. The president signed the NHI into law at a ceremony on Wednesday (15 May). What does this…
15 May 3PM 37 min

ELECTIONS 2024: Importance of the woman voice

Dr. Makhosi Busisiwe Khoza, a former Member of Parliament and served in the Portfolio Committee on Economic Development discussed women's political participation and how it's essential for a healthy democracy.
14 May 4PM 17 min

Re-opening of inquests into death of Chief Albert Luthuli

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola, acting on the recommendation of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), has decided to reopen inquests into the apartheid-era deaths of Chief Albert Luthuli, Griffiths Mxenge and Booi Mantyi. Chief Albert Luthuli's grandson talks about this.
14 May 4PM 25 min

ANC cadres within the SABC ban DA’s advertisement criticising the ruling party

In today's big stories, the SABC has refused to flight a controversial election television advertisement produced by the Democratic Alliance, a move the official opposition in parliament has vowed to fight in the courts. The SABC on Thursday wrote to communications regulator Icasa to inform it that it will not…
9 May 5PM 7 min

DA wants to take the SABC to court

With The SABC refusing to broadcast the DA's contentious burning flag advert, unless the party amends it., DA's National spokesperson Solly Malatsi confirms that the party is seeking legal advice and might take the SABC to court.
9 May 5PM 2 min
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