Afternoon Drive with John Maytham
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The Birding Big Year04 December 2023 | 6 Minute Listen
Mike Buckham is the Cape Bird Club Chairman and he joins John to reflect on the highlights of Cape Town Birding Big Year that ran from 1 January 2023 in celebration of its 75th anniversary as a bird club in South Africa and is due to complete on 31 December 2023
Con Court ruling on independent candidates04 December 2023 | 10 Minute Listen
Lawson Naidoo is The Executive Director of the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC) and he joins John to consider the Constitutional Court judgment delivered today to the case brought by the Independent Candidates Association (ICA) to challenge the restrictions placed on independent candidates contesting National Assembly seats.
Why are Big Tech pioneers such arseholes?04 December 2023 | 8 Minute Listen
Burnet Media Publisher and Author Tim Richman joins John to discuss the negative impact of social media on society, culture, and politics over the past decade and a half and questions why the leaders of Big Tech companies allowed this to happen.
The Shosholoza Meyl is back on track04 December 2023 | 12 Minute Listen
PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) Spokesperson Andiswa Makanda joins John to discuss PRASA’s announcement of the resumption of passenger train services between Johannesburg and Durban, as well as Johannesburg and Cape Town, starting next week.
Paddle out in yellow for Oscar Chalupsky on 02 Dec01 December 2023 | 6 Minute Listen
Rob Mousely is the joint founder of surfski.info and is a prolific writer and avid surf-skier. He invites listeners to wear yellow and to join paddlers from around the world to head out tomorrow in support of the world's best paddler - SA's Oscar Chalupsky that is suffering from multiple myeloma cancer.
The Israel-Hamas War01 December 2023 | 11 Minute Listen
Dan Perry is the Former chief of the associated press news agency in Europe, Africa and the Middle East and former chairman of the foreign press association in Jerusalem and he joins Mike to bring an update on the state of affairs across the Gaza Strip as the Israeli military resumed combat operations against Hamas after efforts to extend the truce failed.