Today with Kieno Kammies
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Reach for a dream campaign- Zach Ernstzen25 September 2020 | 8 Minute Listen
Today is World Dream Day and reach for a Dream, the world-famous charity that makes the dreams of terminally ill children come true. One such child is Zach Ernstzen, The 11-year-old was diagnosed with Lymphoblastic leukemia, a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow that affects white blood cells. Zach had his dream fulfilled by the foundation. Kieno is joined by his mom Cindy to share more about his experience.
Home Affairs offering Visa services24 September 2020 | 8 Minute Listen
The Department of Home Affairs says that Visa and other support services will be resumed from Tuesday, 22 September 2020. This includesVisa Facilitation Centres (VFS) and South African Embassies abroad. With the announcement of the opening of borders the expectation is that we will see an increase in appliaction for expat visas. Kieno joined by Marisa Jacobs, Director at Xpatweb.
The Social Dilemma Doccie on Netflix24 September 2020 | 18 Minute Listen
The Social Dilemma - are our kids puppets to social media? Netflix smash hit movie on the influence of social media is one of the most talked about this year. With 4.5bn online - and approximately 4bn of them on mobile devices - social media is now as commonplace as eating lunch. It is not an exaggeration to say that most people spend more time on social media than they do eating or bathing, or even talking in person to other human beings. The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) - and COVID-19 - have dramatically accelerated the adoption of technologies and smart devices, but are we ploughing into the future as the untested guinea pigs of these technologies, in a race to compete or to be accepted socially? Kieno joined by Dean McCoubrey, Founder of MySociaLife.