The Best of Breakfast with Bongani Bingwa
Indian variant not yet detected in SA
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, continues to monitor COVID-19 trends both nationally and abroad. India has recently made headlines, following a resurgence of COVID-19 cases attributed in part to circulation of different variants, including the B.1.617 coronavirus variant. Bongani speaks to Prof Adrian Puren, Acting Director at the National Institute of Communicable Diseases
Latest episodes in this series
7702 Weekly Favour: Artisan college looks for work places for students to gain experiences14 May 2021 | 4 Minute Listen
The Ekurhuleni Artisns and Skills Training College is looking for workplaces that can offer practical skill training for its learners. Bongani speaks to Sean Fenn, CEO of the Ekurhuleni Artisans and Skills Training College.
Is South Africa ready for phase two of the country’s vaccination programme14 May 2021 | 11 Minute Listen
South Africa is set to begin phase 2 of the country’s vaccination programme. Bongani speaks to Professor Ian Sanne, protocol leadership member of the Sisonke Johnson and Johnson vaccination trial.
South African government on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict13 May 2021 | 9 Minute Listen
Condemnation grows for the violence in Jerusalem and the occupied Palestinian territory continues to grow. Bongani speaks to Anil Sooklal, Deputy Director-General for Asia and the Middle East in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation.