Tembisa Hospital: the first of many bigwigs raided
Sara Gon, Martin van Staden and Makone Maja talk about the first raid against an ANC treasurer in Tembisa Hospital corruption; contingencies for a total blackout in the mining industry; and Lesotho government debates demanding lots of land from South Africa (including the Free State!)
Nicholas Lorimer and Sara Gon discuss the potential liquidation of the ANC’s assets due to the party not paying its bills for the 2019 election. They also discuss the loss of so many jobs in the mining sector and how stock theft also hurts the poorest in our society.
Sara Gon, John Endres, and Michael Morris discuss the possibility that Volkswagen will leave SA because of bad policy, load-shedding, and needing to be more competitive; the significant opinion by Sunday Times Deputy Editor Mike Siluma questioning the retention of BEE; and the construction mafia in Cape Town that put…
Today's Daily Friend Show with Nicholas Lorimer, Marius Roodt, and Gerbrandt van Heerden. They discuss how much sports stars should talk publicly about their personal political beliefs. They also discuss the horrifying number of children in SA facing starvation and they chat about the huge drop in sin tax collection.
Sara Gon and Chris Hattingh discuss the Reserve Bank’s MPC leaving the repo rate unchanged but with warnings for the future, PetroSA’s proposed partnership with Russia’s Gazprombank to restart the gas-to-liquids refinery in Mossel Bay, and how the Israel/Hamas war could end the ANC-EFF-PA coalitions in local government.
Nicholas Lorimer and Michael Morris discuss the startling figures showing how much crime costs South Africa each year and how much poorer middle-class South Africans have become since 2016. They also discuss the planned removal of two judges and the Parliamentary motion to close Israel’s embassy in South Africa.