Afternoon Drive with John Maytham
Report on proactive lifestyle audit of Mayoral Committee members
Guest: Geordin Hill Lewis joins John to explain why he is satisfied that the lifestyle audit of Mayoral Committee members was sufficiently invasive to ensure capetonians can rest assured that our local government respects public money and expects integrity from all members appointed to public office.
Latest episodes in this series
Ukraine: the history behind Russia’s claim that Nato promised not to expand to the east23 May 2022 | 8 Minute Listen
Guest: Gavin Hall, a Teaching Fellow in Political Science and International Security, at The University of Strathclyde to discuss the role of Nato and the friction over the eastward expansion of the alliance in the development of the crisis
KZN Floods/Weekend Rains23 May 2022 | 4 Minute Listen
Guest: Nhlanhla Mabaso is the KwaZulu-Natal-based reporter for Eyewitness News. He joins John to report on the heavy rains over the weekend that caused severe flooding in parts of KwaZulu-Natal. This comes after last month’s devastating floods which claimed over 450 lives.
Eskom has been hit yet again by sabotage23 May 2022 | 5 Minute Listen
Guest: Chris Yelland is the Managing director at EE Business Intelligence and he joins John to discuss Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan's disclosure in his budget vote speech in parliament on Friday that a critical cable at the Hendrina power station had been cut and stolen by “people working within the power station
Are the world’s tennis bosses wrong to punish Wimbledon ?23 May 2022 | 8 Minute Listen
Guest: Derek Laud explains his opinion that the decision of the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) and WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) to withdraw ranking points from this year’s Wimbledon is unjustified.
South Africa's 'big flags' should be inspired by South Korea's cultural pride policy23 May 2022 | 9 Minute Listen
Guest: Lindiwe Mazibuko joins John to draw an important comparison between South Africa's arts and cultural policy and that of the one built by South Korea. Since the 1990s, the South Korean government has enacted a series of Korean culture policies with the aim of re-establishing a national cultural identity and it has had an important impact that we must learn from.
Vaughn Ahrens starts the weekend with his latest collaboration track ‘Small Talk’20 May 2022 | 9 Minute Listen
Guest: Namibian singer-songwriter Vaughn Ahrens starts your weekend with all the nifty, breakneck penchants of his latest track, “Small Talk”. He joins Pippa to describe his collaboration with SA drummer Adam Brandon-Kirby, and Zimbabwean bassist and pianist Raymond
Remy Kloos is Cape Town's first South African to conquer Mount Everest and Mount Lhotse within 24 hours20 May 2022 | 9 Minute Listen
Guest: Remy Kloos returned to Cape Town, and she joins Pippa to celebrate the victory of becoming Cape Town's first South African to conquer Mount Everest and Mount Lhotse within 24 hours