The Best of Breakfast with Bongani Bingwa
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What's the plan on Zama Zamas: Illegal mining in SA11 July 2019 | 9 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Advocate Thabo Mokoena : Director-General at the Department of Mineral Resources. In a scathing statement, the The Select Committee on Land Reform, Environment, Mineral Resources and Energy has raised several concerns on the newly merged Department of Mineral Resources’ annual performance plan. Some of the issue raised by the committee are the lack of proper funding for mine safety, the closing of mine shafts and how the department dealt with the Xolobeni issue.
Pravin Gordhan challenges public protector report11 July 2019 | 8 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Tebogo Malatji lawyer of Minister Pravin Gordhan's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has filed court papers in an urgent bid to interdict remedial actions in a report released by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane last Friday. This is the second report being taken on review. The first related to the approval of the early retirement of former SARS Commissioner, Ivan Pillay. Earlier this week, the President had said in a statement that it would be premature to take action against Pravin Gordhan when he granted earlier retirement to Ivan Pillay.
Government has provided more that 4 million housing opportunities10 July 2019 | 12 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Lindiwe Sisulu Minister of Human Settlements, Water & Sanitation This consists of more than 1, 100 service sites and more than 3 million 2 hundred housing units completed. But there housing backlog remains at 2.3 million. The provision of housing has become a ticking time-bomb with the rapid rise of urbanisation, demand is simply not supply, and we have seen sporadic protests across the country over service delivery, illegal occupation of land, and the demolition of shacks occupying land. How will this be resolved? And will the expropriation bill help resolve this
Can you be complicit to a rape crime by simply knowing?09 July 2019 | 10 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Busisiwe Kamolane Candidate Attorney at the Centre for Applied Legal Studies. A case that raises important questions around the applicability of the doctrine of common purpose to common law rape and also to all sexual offences. Two gang members are trying to overturn their rape convictions simply because they were not the perpetrators of the crime and ae seeking for clarity from the Constitutional Court on whether the doctrine of common purpose is applicable to common law rape. The Centre for Applied Legal Studies has applied to the Concourt to be legal adviser.