Early Breakfast with Africa Melane
Episodes in this series - Page 2
GBV: #MakeTime to speak to our sons27 November 2020 | 8 Minute Listen
1000 Women Trust asks to #MakeTime to speak to our sons to teach them about consent, boundaries and respect for women. The campaign centres on a children’s doll – Krissy Doll – that appears to have been brutally assaulted, exhibiting all the hallmarks of domestic violence. Guest: Tina Thiart, 1000 Women Trust
Nehawu national strike for community health workers to be recognised26 November 2020 | 7 Minute Listen
The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union members are striking for community health workers to be recognised. The union announced a nationwide strike to intensify the call on the government to employ workers permanently. Nehawu President, Mzwandile Makwayiba speaks to these and other issues that they want to bring to the fore today.
GBV: Taverns Dialogues confront gender based violence26 November 2020 | 8 Minute Listen
Men will confront their demons in a series of facilitated dialogues on gender-based violence and femicide which will be hosted in taverns around Cape Town this week as the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children kicks off. Sholto Sims is Distell's South Region General Manager, Distell is running this initiative in partnership with various formations of liquor traders.
EC Cogta anticipate an increase of illegal initiates25 November 2020 | 6 Minute Listen
Initiations are suspended under Alert Level 1 lockdown, 13 initiation schools were shut down in the Eastern Cape for operating illegally on Monday. It is anticipated that the number of illegal initiates will increase as officials continue raiding illegal schools who operate in defiance of lockdown regulations.
Road Freight Associations appeals to presidency to intervene trucking violence25 November 2020 | 9 Minute Listen
The ATDF is scheduled to continue protest action, after hundreds of its members protested against the hiring of foreign nationals in the Durban CBD yesterday. Road Freight Association CEO Gavin Kelly is appealing to Pres. Ramaphosa to intervene calling trucking violence an outright war on the SA economy and its citizens
What you really should be doing with your 13th cheque25 November 2020 | 8 Minute Listen
Many of us won't be lucky enough to receive a 13th cheque this year round. However bonus payment can be hugely beneficial at a time when expenses tend to run high. If you are one of this lucky few, before you rush out to overspend on Christmas presents, certified financial planner Tsungai Masendeke, suggests some of the other ways in which you can put the extra money to better work.
Democratic Lawyers of SA backs Zondo24 November 2020 | 5 Minute Listen
The National Association of Democratic Lawyers of South Africa (Nadel) backs Judge Zondo, coming out against former President Jacob Zuma’s decision to “excuse himself” from the Commission. Mvuzo Notyesi is the president of the National Association of Democratic Lawyers of South Africa (Nadel)
Initiation rites will remain suspended in the Eastern Cape24 November 2020 | 10 Minute Listen
Male initiation rites will remain suspended in the Eastern Cape as the provincial government is concerned about the surge in Covid-19 infections, which signal a second wave of infections in the province. Nkosi Mkhanyiseli Dudumayo is the Provincial Secretary of Contralesa in the Eastern Cape
Travel & Tourism: The Tourism Technology Grassroots Innovation and Incubation Programme24 November 2020 | 11 Minute Listen
The Tourism Technology Grassroots Innovation and Incubation Programme aims to support young tourism-tech entrepreneurs who can develop technologies that will address the needs of the tourism sector, with strong emphasis on digital and green technologies. Spokesperson for the Department of Tourism, Blessing Manale discusses the called for applications and who can apply.
Truck burnings an escalating problem23 November 2020 | 7 Minute Listen
Several trucks were petrol-bombed and destroyed on various roads in the Heidelberg area during the course of the week and weekend. According to the Road Freight Association (RFA) the trucks were among at least 30 that were attacked across SA this week, sprouting fears of a truck war Ngcebo Ndlovu is the national spokesperson of the All Truck Drivers Forum and Allied South Africa Guest: Beyers Mamakoko is the secretary general at Trucker Association South Africa