The Best of Breakfast with Bongani Bingwa
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How can we assess the number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa?02 April 2020 | 13 Minute Listen
How can we assess the number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa, and the country's response to the outbreak? What should the responsibility of the country's citizens be in this process? Bongani speaks to Professor Helen Rees, who is one of the leading authorities on managing and finding possible solutions to the global Covid-19 outbreak.
Plans to support for spaza shops during national lockdown01 April 2020 | 10 Minute Listen
Bongani speaks to Khumbudzo Ntshavheni Minister of Small Business Development One of the concerns of the country's 21-day lockdown has been the question of what happens to the country's small businesses and spaza shops. Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, the Minister of Small Business Development, has now outlined steps to support small businesses and spaza shops in the country. 500 million rand in support will be made available. But the country's 100 000 spaza shops will have to meet some conditions to qualify for government support.
The behaviour of SAPS and SANDF during the country’s nationwide lockdown01 April 2020 | 8 Minute Listen
Bongani speaks to David Bruce Independent Policing Researcher We go back to see if reports compiled scrutinizing South Africa’s policing system were ever implemented and whether these findings could be attributed to excessive violence displayed by SAPS and SANDF towards South Africans during the COVID19 lockdown.
Gauteng implements 24 hour lockdown on national roads in the province30 March 2020 | 9 Minute Listen
Bongani speaks to Lieutenant-General Elias Mawela : Gauteng Provincial Police Commissioner The lockdown in Gauteng will be strengthened with roadblocks on major roads to prevent the movement of people to other provinces. This comes after the huge movement of people out of Gauteng ahead of the lockdown, despite government appeals for people to stay where they were to prevent the spread of the coronavirus to other provinces and rural areas.