The Midday Report with Mandy Wiener
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The M1 highway in Johannesburg was closed to traffic between Xavier Street and Booysens Road due to a cash-in-transit heist after a shootout between police and suspects last night.28 September 2023 | 45 Minute Listen
The Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services provides a status update on extradition cases from and to South Africa.Stats SA released the quarterly employment figures for the second quarter. Mandy’s book of the week: "Statues and Storms” by Max Price.
Emergency officials are on high alert as bad weather conditions and floods ravage the Eastern and Western Cape.26 September 2023 | 44 Minute Listen
William Nicol Drive has been renamed to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The Police Minister provides an update on recent successes achieved by the South African Police Service (SAPS) in response to serious and violent crime, especially aggravated armed robberies, kidnapping, extortion and Cash in Transit (CIT) heists. Rand Water states that it continues to hold technical meetings with the City of Johannesburg, the City of Ekurhuleni, and the City of Tshwane to develop solutions to ensure that communities in Rand Water's supply areas receive water.
City Manager Floyd Brink leads an operation to cut off defaulting and non-paying business customers in Naturena, South of Johannesburg.19 September 2023 | 45 Minute Listen
The Democratic Alliance (DA) lodged a human rights complaint against the government for failing to pay pensioners their social grants this month. The National Assembly is set to consider the DA's bill to end cadre deployment today as the ANC heads to the Constitutional Court to stop this.
The country is back to stage 2 load shedding after the Kusile Power Plant was offline for 20 days.18 September 2023 | 47 Minute Listen
The Tshwane Municipality holds a media briefing to present its Energy Action Plan. Due to high consumption levels, Gauteng residents are urged to use water sparingly. Spring tides have wreaked havoc across several coastal communities, so NSRI urges people to be cautious. EWN speaks to more NPOs impacted by Postbank’s payment system’s glitches. The Democratic Alliance will lay a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission over the South African Social Security Agency's payouts. President Cyril Ramaphosa attended the 78th session of the General Assembly. SPORTS WRAP WITH MAWANDE.
702 listener donates money to SASSA recipient after listening to a heartbreaking story on grant payout.15 September 2023 | 45 Minute Listen
Denise Adriaans, 66, from Lotus River, is among those who have been unable to access their money for over a week due to technical difficulties. Yesterday, our reporter, Carlo Petersen, spoke to various recipients, some of whom have been sleeping outside of the Post office waiting to receive their grants. Denise shared her story. A good Samaritan, Patrick heard Denise’s story and donated money to her. Has a resolution been reached between SAMWU and the City of Tshwane? Sports Wrap with Tholakelele. Spreading good news with Brent Lindeque.