Jacaranda FM The Drive with Rob & Roz

The Drive with Rob & Roz

Rozanne McKenzie and Rob Forbes keep it real and authentic as they drive you home to the best music between 16:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday on Jacaranda FM. With their unique take on topics ranging from South African culture and travel to braais, books, and everything (interesting) in between; Roz and Rob will keep listeners plugged into what’s happening in the local entertainment circuit as well as their favourite hotspots and trending events.
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382 Episodes
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Is it safe to eat chicken and eggs?

It has recently been confirmed that five commercial chicken farms have been affected by high pathogenicity avian influenza (HPAI), more commonly known as bird flu, in the Western Cape. The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development has released an official statement concerning the recent bird flu outbreak.
2 Jun 3 min

Has the ANC expelled Ace Magashule?

The party's national disciplinary committee has found the former secretary-general guilty of misconduct. The committee found that Magashule failed to apologise for his actions, and had brought the organisation into disrepute. More in this edition of #ExplainedWell.
2 Jun 2 min

The Minister of Electricity has the power, but can he fix the load shedding crisis?

President Cyril Ramaphosa has transferred electricity generation powers from Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe to Electricity Minister Kgosietso Ramokgopa. In a statement on Friday, the Presidency said the proclamation will provide the minister with the powers necessary to direct the procurement of new generation capacity. This means…
29 May 4 min

Is there cholera in Gauteng's water?

Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu says the Hammanskraal water crisis can be traced back to 2004. The death toll in the cholera outbreak in Hammanskraal has risen to 22, the Health Department confirmed on Thursday. But what remains a mystery is where the source of the outbreak is.
26 May 5 min

Your grocery prices could be affected by where you live..

The Drive with Rob and Roz wants to understand why living costs are rising, so Jacaranda FM Newscast Editor, Christelle du Toit, will be doing some shopping every month. The team has drawn up a basic basket of groceries that, while not representative of a full month's - or even…
25 May 5 min

Johannesburg aerialists say who's the better performer: Rob or Roz

In 2019, Alana and Cheree met for the first time and started experimenting with aerial doubles until lockdown forced them to take a break. After honing their skills and growing together, they won the SA Pole Sports Federation National Competition, where they qualified for the World Championships and in October…
24 May 5 min

Unknown tax: 10 extra taxes you are paying on everything you buy

In financial services firm PwC's recent VAT Indirect Taxes in Africa report for 2023 it showed that in South Africa, the value-added tax (VAT) imposed is a flat rate of 15%. But with inflation being a constant worry in most South African households, did you know that VAT is not…
24 May 3 min

One country is no longer reporting news

A world without any breaking news? It is weird to think that there may have been a time without news channels, traffic reports and weather updates. One country's reporters, news anchors and all other media employees have come together and decided for one whole day they will not be reporting…
23 May 2 min

The Fittest Man in Africa gives realistic fitness advice

On paper, Jason Smith seems like any other 38-year-old. However, in 2009, he started competing in Crossfit competitions and has made it to the Crossfit Games three times, with 2023 being his fourth appearance. He has held the title of Fittest Man in Africa multiple times since 2013 and this…
23 May 9 min

Cholera outbreak: test results in Hammanskraal have been revealed

The city conducted sampling testing of water from multiple sites around Temba and Hammanskraal on Monday. The tests came after nearly 100 people visited hospitals and clinics since Monday last week showing cholera symptoms, including diarrhoea, stomach cramps and nausea. To date, over 50 people have been admitted to the…
22 May 6 min

WARNING: Sharing Andre de Ruyter's book could result in legal action

Just days after its release, Andre de Ruyter's tell-all book about his time as Eskom CEO, 'Truth to Power: My Three Years Inside Eskom', was leaked as a PDF online. This version of the book, which was two years in the making, has been shared on WhatsApp groups and amongst…
19 May 4 min

Is Eskom working on Stage 16 load shedding schedules?

The latest load shedding schedule comes amid a warning by the power utility that stage 8 load shedding is a real possibility during the winter months. Eskom’s chief transmission executive Segomoco Scheepers said the best-case scenario would see the power utility keeping the planned power cuts between stages 3 and…
18 May 4 min

Eskom: will the grid collapse?

As South Africans prepare for winter and the harsh cold it is bound to bring, Eskom is working on avoiding a possible grid collapse. Will it get worse before it gets better? Should we be expecting a stage 8 or no power at all? This edition of Explained Well has…
16 May 3 min

Is South Africa actually choosing Russia's side?

President Cyril Ramaphosa has used his weekly newsletter to reiterate the country’s non-aligned foreign policy. South Africa has been walking a diplomatic tightrope over Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which it has refused to condemn, saying it prefers dialogue to end the war. Ramaphosa says South Africa has not been, and…
15 May 4 min

Pretoria musician and Alicia Keys collab features in Netflix series

Ofentse Pitse is an enthusiast. An enthusiast of art, music, architecture, and Africa. A creative visionary with a deep desire to showcase the work of Black African Composers, she is also a founder of Anchored Sound, the first-ever fully black-owned and operated orchestra on the continent. Take a listen as…
15 May 13 min

Someone from DJ Jazzy D's past shares farewell message

We're saying goodbye to Jacaranda FM's very own Groove Master, DJ Jazzy D. While it's a very sad day, we wanted to not only celebrate this great man but also remind him how loved he is by everyone he's helped over the years, his Jacaranda FM family and you, our…
12 May 6 min

A special message for DJ Jazzy D's farewell

We're saying goodbye to Jacaranda FM's very own Groove Master, DJ Jazzy D. While it's a very sad day, we wanted to not only celebrate this great man but also remind him how loved he is by everyone he's helped over the years, his Jacaranda FM family and you, our…
12 May 15 min

US accuses South Africa of having supplied weapons to Russia

The US envoy to South Africa on Thursday accused the country of having covertly provided arms to Russia despite its professed neutrality in the Ukraine war, local media said. Jacaranda FM News Editor, Marius van der Walt, explains what effect this has on South Africans and even the Rand.
11 May 4 min
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