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Fitness with Liezel van der Westhuizen - Napping and walking
Our resident Fitness Enthusiast Liezel van der Westhuizen takes us through this week's most fascinating fitness news and finds, from around the world. From training tips for US soldiers to the rise of "awe walks", what budget-friendly fitness secret British royalty uses, and even which piece of fitness equipment has been recalled, Liezel has the fitness info download for you. Guest: Liezel Van Der Westhuizen, KFM Mornings host at KFM Host: Africa Melane Topic: Fitness with Liezel van der Westhuizen - Napping and walking
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Visa renewal victory for asylum seekers02 December 2020 | 16 Minute Listen
Home Affairs has been interdicted from implementing certain provisions of the Refugees Act and new regulations, which sought to return asylum seekers back to their home country for being a month late in renewing a visa. The Western Cape High Court judgment was handed down by Judge Elizabeth Baartman on Monday will give them an opportunity to do so without the fear of being treated as an illegal foreigner and returned home. Sally Gandar is the Head of Advocacy and Legal Advisor at the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town.
World Aids Day: Managing HIV and diabetes01 December 2020 | 7 Minute Listen
A growing number of people with HIV are developing noncommunicable diseases – especially among SA's poor populations in low urban socio-economic setting and rural areas. Dr Edna Bosire conducted a ethnographic study to get a better understanding of how patients are impacted by the lack of integration in the public health system. Dr. Edna N Bosire is a researcher in the Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit (DPHRU) & DSI NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development., University of the Witwatersrand
ADTF to meet with the Department of Labour and the Road Freight Association01 December 2020 | 18 Minute Listen
The war on South Africa’s freight road sector continues unabated. All Truck Drivers Foundation, who has denied involvement in the trucking violence, marched last week for their demands to be put in place by December 1 or the sector will face more disruptions. ATDF general secretary Sifiso Nyathi discusses this and their sectorial meeting with Road Freight Association later today.
GBV: Sonke Gender Justice's Safe Ride Campaign01 December 2020 | 12 Minute Listen
Sonke Gender Justice and the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) have been running the Safe Ride campaign since 2016, which is aimed at preventing and responding to the abuse of women and girls at the hands of taxi personnel, including drivers and queue marshals. Sonke Gender Justice community education and mobilisation unit manager, Nonhlanhla Skosana explains why a safe ride is still a major concern for woman and children.
Sports Recap: South Africa vs England30 November 2020 | 7 Minute Listen
International cricket finally returned to the play in South Africa with the Twenty20 international series which started at Newlands stadium in Cape Town on Friday evening. Proteas failed to defeat with a five wicket loss to England. Stuart Hess, sports reports at Independent Newspapers shares a recap of the last match and gives some expectations for Proteas next performance on Tuesday evening.
Acting mayor on the possibility of level 3 lockdown in Nelson Mandela Bay30 November 2020 | 13 Minute Listen
Government is considering the reintroduction of a level 3 lockdown in the parts of the country, like Nelson Mandela Bay, where a surge in coronavirus cases has been reported. While a final decision is to be announced this week, acting mayor Thsonono Buyeye discusses some of the measures that are being considered with Africa Melane.
GBV: Tech-based jewellery safety solution to GBV30 November 2020 | 10 Minute Listen
Always Safe Networks has created a security solution using 3D printing and jewellery to cleverly disguise a panic button. The jewellery, still in development, will be paired with an app that will allow users to add emergency contacts who will be sent a message of their location incase of an emergency. Dr Sibongile Tito is a medical doctor at Benedictine Hospital and tech social entrepreneur.
This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection.27 November 2020 | 7 Minute Listen
This Is Not a Burial, Its a Resurrection is directed by Lemohang Jeremiah Moses, the film is the first by a Mosotho filmmaker in the Sotho language to be screened internationally. It features a final, poignant and awesome performance from the late actor Mary Twala Mhlongo. It kicks off its Oscar-qualifying run today. Jerry Mofokeng speaks to about co-starring in this film alongside Ma Mary Twala
Will stricter lockdown restrictions for the EC influence shared borders?27 November 2020 | 8 Minute Listen
Health minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed the Eastern Cape accounts for about 50% of SA’s daily Covid-19 cases, with the possibility of lockdown restrictions being discussed. Bonginkosi Madikizela, Transport and Public Works MEC at the WC Government discusses when it maybe necessary to petition for stricter border control of movement between the Eastern and Western Cape provinces.