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Is FNB charging black customers higher rates than white mortgage owners?
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Prof. Jannie Rossouw Head of the School of Economic & Business Sciences at Wits University There has been much talk about allegations of racial discrimination by FNB against black customers by charging them higher interest rates than white mortgage owners. FNB has dismissed the claims as baseless, while the Black Business Council wants a meeting with the Banking Association of South Africa.
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#StandUp4HumanRights - Constitution Hill Human Rights festival21 March 2019 | 5 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Dawn Robertson, CEO, Constitutional Hill #StandUp4HumanRights is the theme of the Constitution Hill Human Rights Festival which takes place from today at Constitution Hill. The festival highlights the work of social justice organisations and the importance of civic activism. To tell us more about the Festival
MEC Faith Mazibuko spokesperson responds to combi courts audio21 March 2019 | 9 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Nomazwe Ntlokwana, spokesperson of the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, about the leaked audio recording of MEC Faith Mazibuko's pressuring staff to deliver sporting facilities ahead of elections.
How to build a human rights culture in South Africa21 March 2019 | 10 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Justice Albie Sachs, Retired Constitutional Court Judge and Human Rights Activist. The struggle for personal, human dignity was central in the struggle for freedom in South Africa. The Bill of Rights as a cornerstone of democracy in South Africa, set out the civil and political rights formed part of the negotiations to end Apartheid. It enshrines the rights of all people in our country and affirms the democratic values of human dignity, equality and freedom.
Eskom technicians on site after Allandale substation catches fire21 March 2019 | 4 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Daphne Mokwena, Eskom’s Senior Manager at the Guateng Operating Unit Several areas around Midrand, Thembisa and Ivory Park were without power after a fire broke out at the Allandale substation. Just a week ago, areas around Vanderbijl Park were without power after an explosion at the Emfuleni substation, and there are unconfirmed reports of an explosion at substation near Randpark Ridge.
Cyclone Idai left a trail of destruction after hitting Mozambique, Zim and Malawi20 March 2019 | 5 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Muleya Mwananyanda Deputy Regional Director for Southern Africa at Amnesty International Hundreds of people have been confirmed dead, while thousands of others are missing or displaced. Mozambique President Felipe Nyusi said this week he fears the death toll could be over 1000. Amnesty International, the human rights organization, has called on foreign governments, including regional leaders, to ramp up efforts and resources available for rescue efforts.
State of the railways after Ramaphosa train trip19 March 2019 | 11 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Dr Sipho Sithole : Prasa Group Strategy Officer President Cyril Ramaphosa had to apologize for the poor state of the country’s rail infrastructure before having first-hand experience of just how bad it was. The rail agency has been crippled by maladministration, improper and wasteful expenditure for some time now. four of its senior executives have placed on leave now pending investigation into corruption.