The Best of Breakfast with Bongani Bingwa
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Is Eskom on the brink of collapse?23 April 2019 | 17 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Dondo Mogajane, Director-General at Treasury and Pravin Gordhan, Public Enterprises Minister. Treasury has had to make an emergency bailout at Eskom of R5 billion after a loan deal with the China Development Bank failed to come through. It was only two months ago when the Public Enterprises Department warned Parliament that Eskom was technically insolvent and would not survive beyond April without a cash injection, in other words would cease to exist at its current trajectory.
The Gwijo Squad is here to give you all18 April 2019 | 8 Minute Listen
The Gwijo Squad is from the Eastern Cape and consists of rugby supporters who will go to the end of the world for their teams. Sometimes our national teams need a little extra motivation and the Gwijo Squad is always there to help. With the Proteas squad for this year's Cricket World Cup in England and Wales to be announced later today, nothing like the Gwijo Squad Get the crowd and the boys on the field going.
The End' could be his last stand-up comedy18 April 2019 | 7 Minute Listen
2018 was a tough year for John Vlismas, as he lost one of his favourite human beings on Earth, the loss of his father. “The End” is by far his most personal, raw, dark and deeply funny show. It takes you into the psychology of death, illustrate the lengths one goes to pretend it won’t happen and finally take you to site of his beloved Dad’s last breath.
SA's decline worst of nations not at war18 April 2019 | 12 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Claude Baissac CEO, Eunomix and Dr. Iraj Abedian CEO Pan-African Investment and Research Services South Africa has slumped to 88th out of 178 nations in 2018 from 31st in 2006 against a raft of social, economic and governance measures. Ranking worse than countries such as Mali, Ukraine and Venezuela and its peers now include Colombia, Jamaica, Latvia and the Philippines, compared with Portugal and Slovenia in 2008.
Youth Lab has put together the South African Youth Manifesto17 April 2019 | 14 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Pearl Pillay, Managing Director, Youth Lab In preparation for the election, Youth Lab has put together the South African Youth Manifesto, a mandate from young South Africans to political parties on their vision for the 2019 elections. It is also a tool that young South Africans can use to influence politics, shape policy and drive post-election accountability.
Why Durban's Golden Mile is washing away?16 April 2019 | 5 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Tony Carnie, Independent Environment Journalist Durban Golden mile boasts of golden sand, famous for its beaches, airwaves, and the warm Indian Ocean, with lots of activities, making Durban South Africa’s playground. But the golden mile is washing away and soon that part of Durban could run out of sand as the sand pumping scheme is dysfunctional. Is climate change to blame, or the overmining of the sand, or the extension of the beachfront promenade.