Kaya 959 Point of View with Phemelo Motene

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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Music Feature

1st December marks World Aids Day. Over seven million people continue to live with HIV and AIDS in South Africa. This week we look at Aids Anthems with Musicologist, singer and songwriter, Sheldon Rocha Leal
30 Nov 2023 3PM 22 min

What to Watch

Leroy Marc is back in studio, with the latest entertainment. This week he reviews, Silent Night, Renaissance: A film by Beyonce and Eileen
30 Nov 2023 3PM 15 min

Soweto Clinics Manager says she was unaware of chronic medication shortage

Manager of all Clinics in Soweto, Maria Mazibuko speaks to Phemelo about the shortage of some chronic medication at some Soweto clinics. It’s understood clinics including Tladi Provincial, Zola & Tladi TB clinic issues with suppliers. The issue was brought to light by a Soweto resident who spoke to Point…
30 Nov 2023 3PM 35 min

Talking Legal Matters

As we mark 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, we unpack the domestic violence act and various aspects of criminal law with Legal Expert, Nthabiseng Dubazana.
29 Nov 2023 3PM 48 min

Some Soweto clinics out of stock for chronic medication

Clinics around Soweto have run out of chronic medication due to issues with suppliers, namely Tladi Provincial, Zola & Tladi TB clinic. We speak to a Soweto Resident whose mother hasn't been able to get her diabetic medication and DA Shadow MEC for Health, Jack Bloom helps us unpack the…
29 Nov 2023 3PM 9 min

Kaya Car Torque

Motoring Expert, Pogiso Dibakoane discusses some very helpful road rules and safety tips ahead of the festive season.
28 Nov 2023 3PM 49 min

Concerns over when Joburg city library will reopen

The Joburg City Library has been closed since May 2021 due to non-compliance with fire safety regulations. In a written council response to the Democratic Alliance (DA), MMC for Community Development Lubabalo Magwentshu said due to budget limitations, it’s going to take at least three financial years to complete the…
28 Nov 2023 3PM 21 min

11 miners killed in Impala Mine tragedy

Phemelo speaks to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) President Joseph Mathunjwa after he visited Impala Platinum Mine in Rustenburg where at least 11 miners were killed in a serious safety incident. Mining Expert, David van Wyk gives us analysis on mine safety in South Africa
28 Nov 2023 3PM 26 min

State of South African Child Report

The State of the South African Child Report provides a comprehensive assessment of the prevailing issues faced by children in South Africa. The report further sheds light on the alarming rates of violence, poverty, inequality, and inadequate access to essential services that continue to hinder the survival, growth, and development…
27 Nov 2023 3PM 59 min

COJ to petition Supreme Court of Appeal on Brink Judgment

Phemelo speaks to DA Johannesburg Caucus Leader, Belinda Kayser Echeozonjoku after The City of Johannesburg's application to appeal the finding that its City Manager Floyd Brink was hired illegally was denied. City of Johannesburg Mayoral Advisor, Mlimandlela Ndamase confirms that the city will now petition the Supreme Court of Appeal…
27 Nov 2023 3PM 14 min

Music Feature

Artist and writer, Percy Mabandu discusses Dr John Kani’s acceptance of the honorary Order of the British Empire in recognition of his services to drama. The OBE is a highly esteemed British honour that is granted exclusively by the king to exceptional citizens and non-citizens in various fields, including business,…
23 Nov 2023 3PM 34 min

Our churches are being targeted, Primrose CPF

The Primrose Community Policing Forum has warned community members to be very vigilant when attending church services due to a rise in criminals targeting places of worship in the province. Phemelo speaks to the Chairperson of the Primrose CPF Executive Committee, Tracy Enslin.
23 Nov 2023 3PM 5 min

Rape, murder of women & children decrease in GP

Gauteng has seen a decrease in rape cases between June and September, which have dropped by more than 160 compared to the same period last year. Gauteng police commissioner Lt-Gen Elias Mawela presented the crime statistics for the second quarter of the 2023/2024 financial year before the Gauteng legislature. Phemelo…
23 Nov 2023 3PM 15 min

Talking Legal Matters

Legal Expert, Nthabiseng Dubazana continues to unpack what the law says about unfair dismissals
22 Nov 2023 3PM 48 min

Parliament recommends Hlophe, Motata be removed

Parliament’s justice committee has resolved to recommend to the National Assembly that it impeaches retired Gauteng judge, Nkola Motata, and Western Cape High Court Judge president, John Hlophe. Only the Economic Freedom Fighters has objected, arguing the decision is heartless and not in the public interest. It will be the…
22 Nov 2023 3PM 8 min

Woman’s body recovered in Klip River

Johannesburg Emergency Management Services (EMS) personnel have recovered the body of an “unidentified female” in the Klip River five days after two young people drowned during a cleansing ritual at the stream. Phemelo speaks to Kaya News Reporter, Tsholofelo Tsoku and Joburg EMS Spokesperson, Xolile Khumalo.
22 Nov 2023 3PM 13 min
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