The Best of Breakfast with Bongani Bingwa
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Alex residents refuse Mayor Herman Mashaba address them16 April 2019 | 13 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Sandile Mavundla organiser of #AlexTotalShutdown and Herman Mashaba, Executive Mayor, City of Johannesburg. The much-anticipated meeting between the residents of Alex and the Mayor of Joburg failed dismally as the residents refused to be addressed by him at Marlboro, demanding he address them in Alex. Mashaba was booed off stage. Was moving the meeting to Alex a miscalculated move, or was this the Mayor refusing to play in a situation orchestrated by the ANC, as the DA claims?
Kids at EC school without toilets after department fails to pay supplier15 April 2019 | 5 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Lulama Matsiliza Principal of Dalibango Primary School in the Eastern Cape.It was just two months ago when we did a story of government allegedly spending R4.8 million on just nine pit latrines, which were not even completed at Myolwa Primary School in Lusikisiki. Now a school in the South of Butterworth is without toilets because the Eastern Cape Department of Education has failed to pay the suppliers of mobile toilets which were brought in to replace open pit latrines which were demolished. Now the pupils of that school are forced to relieve themselves in the bushes.
R.E.S.T.O.R.E Worldwide provides free reconstructive surgery12 April 2019 | 10 Minute Listen
Dr Michael Obeng is in the country as part of his new initiative to provide free reconstructive surgery to children and adults in various African countries with disfiguring deformities from birth, accidents and diseases involving not only the head and neck region, but also the extremities, trunk and breasts.
ANC launches political school named after OR Tambo12 April 2019 | 7 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Dr David Masondo : Board member and Principal of the OR Tambo School of Leadership Can political education bring the ANC back to its former glory? Yesterday, President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the ANC’s political school, named after struggle stalwart, Oliver Tambo. The 13 courses to be offered at the OR Tambo School of Leadership include political economy, developmental state, ANC vision, values and principles, Africa in the global economy, as well as gender and women emancipation.
Where is the missing billion for Alex Renewal Project12 April 2019 | 6 Minute Listen
Bongani Bingwa speaks to Parks Tau, Former Joburg mayor. Where is the Alex Renewal Money? As the Alex Shutdown intensified, and the blame-shifting continues between the ANC and DA over who is to blame for the service delivery failure, the two parties now have an axe to grind over the missing R1.6 billion allocated for the Alex Renewal Project which ended up in the pockets of nobody knows who.