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Point of View with Phemelo Motene

Point of View with Phemelo Motene, delves into the day’s current affairs, touching on real issues and sharing expert advice on the audience questions between 8pm to 10pm Mondays to Thursdays.
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Talking Relationships

In this week’s Relationship Feature we discuss the so called 'Me and my husband wives' with the Zwanes.
16 Aug 5PM 54 min

ANALYSIS: Multiparty Charter for SA

Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Johannesburg, Siphamandla Zondi unpacks the Multiparty Charter for South Africa formed by opposition parties seeking to unseat the ANC in the 2024 elections.
16 Aug 5PM 10 min

11 th Anniversary of Marikana Massacre

Attorney at the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI), Asenati Tukela speaks to Phemelo about how victims of the Marikana Massacre are still waiting for justice 11 years on. SERI represents 36 families of the miners killed. One of the widows of the miners who lost their lives, Matumelo…
16 Aug 5PM 23 min

Kaya Car Torque

In this week’s Car Feature we discuss, when should one put water in their car and how important is an oil change, we also tackle some of your car issues with Motoring Expert, Pogiso Dibakoane.
15 Aug 5PM 43 min

City of Joburg sets the record straight on property rates hike

Group Head of Property Branch in the City of Johannesburg, Sihle More speaks to Phemelo about the property rates hike following concerns raised by OUTA that the city in July on average charged Joburg residents 37% higher in property rates than in June.
15 Aug 5PM 7 min

Graft allegations levelled against Joburg MMC

Joburg Speaker of Council Colleen Makhubele says her office is seeking legal advice on the corruption allegations levelled against Economic Development MMC Nomoya Mnisi. Phemelo speaks to ActionSA Joburg Chief Whip, Zark Lebatlang after the party laid a criminal complaint with the police accusing Mnisi of trying to direct funds…
15 Aug 5PM 7 min

No schooling at Eldorado Park Secondary School

Chairperson of Committees in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane speaks to Phemelo about her shocking surprise visit to the Eldorado Park Secondary School in the South of Johannesburg where she found classes locked at 10 o'clock in the morning and some students sitting behind the school smoking what she…
15 Aug 5PM 12 min

ActionSA wants ‘Moonshot Pact’ renamed

ActionSA Eastern Cape Provincial Chairman Athol Trollip speaks to Phemelo about the two-day Multi Party National Convention aimed at coming up with a plan of unseating the ANC in the 2024 elections. Trollip says a new name will be announced soon to replace the DA’s ‘moonshot pact’.
15 Aug 4PM 7 min

SA student funding crisis

The South African Union of Students’ Asive Dlanjwa speaks to Phemelo about protests at various universities over Nsfas funding. SAUS has accused the National Student Financial Aid Scheme of being on an alleged defunding project leaving many students in limbo. TUT SRC President, Keamogetswe Masike speaks to us about his…
15 Aug 4PM 19 min

Health Feature: Mental Health Support

In this week’s Health Feature Phemelo discusses Mental Health Support with Dr Samke Ngcobo. The topic explores psychotherapy, mental health apps suicide risk and more.
14 Aug 5PM 53 min

OUTA concerned over Joburg property rate hikes

OUTA’s CEO Wayne Duvenage speaks to Phemelo about a petition the organisation has launched against the City of Joburg’s 37% property rates hike. The organisation says this is a stark contrast to the 2% property rates hike announced by Finance MMC Dada Morero in June
14 Aug 5PM 6 min

SANTACO threatens court action over impounded taxis

SANTACO Western Cape General Secretary, Elryno Saaiers speaks to Phemelo about how their relations with the City of Cape Town have not improved despite promises that their taxis would not be impounded. COSATU Deputy Parliamentary Coordinator, Tony Ehrenreich speaks to Phemelo about their calls for a national discussion on formalising…
14 Aug 5PM 16 min

SAMWU strike impacts Tshwane Service Delivery

MMC for Utilities in the City of Tshwane, Themba Fosi speaks to Phemelo about the South African Municipal Workers’ protest which began earlier this month and is impacting on service delivery to the people of Tshwane. SAWMU Tshwane Acting Regional Secretary, Precious Theledi joins the conversation and weighs in on…
14 Aug 5PM 22 min

What to Watch

This week Entertainment Reporter Leroy Marc reviews, Till Death Do Us Apart , Jules which are both in theatres and HiJack - Series : Season Finale on Apple TV + and much more.
10 Aug 4PM 21 min

ANALYSIS: Will Zuma go back to jail?

Correctional Services Commissioner Makgothi Samuel Thobakgale is expected to announce on whether former president Jacob Zuma must return to prison to complete his sentence. Many in KwaZulu-Natal fear a repeat of the July 2021 unrest, we speak to Legal Expert Mpumelelo Zikalala for analysis.
10 Aug 4PM 8 min

Outa asks SIU to investigate NSFAS tenders

Outa’s Portfolio Manager, Rudie Heyneke speaks to Phemelo about alleged shoddy work of third-party operators that were awarded the responsibility of issuing student allowances, starting in June last year. Outa believes the awarding of tenders for the new direct payment system implemented by the scheme was irregular and has asked…
9 Aug 4PM 5 min

Netflix Special Relationships Feature: Girl/Bro Code

In this week’s Netflix Special Relationships Feature we discuss the girl/bro code, what happens when you break the trust of a friend or family member by dating their ex? We discuss this more with the Zwanes.
9 Aug 4PM 53 min

Kagiso mining protests

Mogale City Local Municipality Speaker, Lucky Sele speaks to Phemelo about their interventions to assist the people of Kagiso following protests over a lack of mining jobs, despite Pan African Resources mining in the area and unmet promises of job creation for locals.
8 Aug 4PM 28 min

Feature: Kaya Car Torque

In this week’s Car Feature we discuss women in the motoring industry with Motoring Expert Pogiso Dibakoane, Technical Director at BMW, Phumzile Phiri, Head of Marketing & Communications at MAN Automotive SA, Busisiwe Mkwanazi, Award-winning Motoring Journalist and TV Presenter, Ziphorah Masethe and Motor Content Creator, Tumi Mmope.
8 Aug 4PM 47 min
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