The Best of Breakfast with Bongani Bingwa
Why didn't the NPA prosecute Zuma all those years ago?
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Karyn Maughan Specialiast Reporter at Tiso Blackstar NPA's response, prosecutor Advocate Billy Downer has also explained by former NPA head Bulelani Ngcuka did not charge the former President, saying there was insufficient evidence at the time, but now has a strong case against the President.
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Eskom head Phakamani Hadebe quits27 May 2019 | 7 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwe speaks to Chris Yelland, Energy Analyst, EE Publishers Phakamani Hadebe has announced his sudden resignation as Eskom's chief executive officer, citing unimaginable demands impacting on his health. Eskom has had 12 chief executive officers, six chairpersons, 60 directors, and 30 executives, which cost the state company a whopping R514 million.
Public Protector's got it wrong in fact and in law says, Gordhan lawyer27 May 2019 | 8 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Tebogo Malatji, Lawyer representing Pravin Gordhan Pravin Gordhan's lawyer Tebogo Malatji has accused Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane of not following due process. Public Protector found last Friday that the Minister wrongfully signed off former SARS official Ivan Pillay's early retirement, during his tenure at the revenue authority.
Graduates leaving South Africa for greener pastures?24 May 2019 | 4 Minute Listen
Twenty five year old Thlologelo Rampa holds two degrees from Wits University, but she was unemployed for three years. Frustrated and hopeless after applying over 100 times for jobs, Thlologelo left for Australia. Within a month of arriving there, she got a job.
The Color Purple wins big at Naledi Awards24 May 2019 | 5 Minute Listen
The Color Purple won seven awards at the 2019 Naledi Theatre Awards. These awards, which honour stage and theatre performers in the country, were held at the Joburg Theatre. The Color Purple has been so popular in the country, that it will return for yet another run at the Joburg Theatre next year. What has made this musical so popular in the country?
Is ANC Deputy President David Mabuza could be playing the long game?24 May 2019 | 5 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Natasha Marrian : Political Editor at Mail & Guardian Mail & Guardian reports today that ANC Deputy President David Mabuza could be playing the long game, following his postponement of his swearing in as a Member of Parliament this week. The newspaper reports that insiders in the ANC say Mabuza is playing the long game to place him in a strong position to become President of the ANC.
Illegal dumping of waste from Europe causing a health hazard24 May 2019 | 7 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Ishaam Abader DDG in the Department of Environmental Affairs A syndicate is behind the illegal dumping containers of plastic waste from European countries in South Africa. This is according to the department of environmental affairs’ Green Scorpions. Also being dumped here is oil-contaminated soil, posing a serious risk to our environment.
I have never been a spy - Letsatsi Duba State Security Minister23 May 2019 | 8 Minute Listen
Earlier this week, Sunday Independent reported that State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba allegedly lived a double life as a Limpopo MEC and a paid spy for more than 10 years, earning millions of rand which she never declared to Parliament. Bongani speaks to Advocate Mahlodi Muofhe, Legal Advisor to the State Security Minister, for a response to these allegations.