Lester Kiewit speaks to climatologist about the heatwave across South Africa
It’s been a pretty balmy start to the summer months and if you have family up country, particularly in Durban and Johannesburg, the heat has been quite uncomfortable. And with load shedding – no AC too! Lester Kiewit speaks to climatologist Professor Francois Engelbrecht.
Lester Kiewit looks back to the urban terror campaign of late 1990s
In the late 1990s, a series of bombs were detonated in popular areas around Cape Town, from the V&A Waterfront to Camps Bay. Lester Kiewit speaks to a number of roleplayers from that period, including Bruce Walsh who was injured in the Planet Hollywood bombing and Jeremy Vearey who was with police …
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Lester Kiewit speaks to one of three runners who were mugged during an international race at the weekend
Lester Kiewit speaks to Al Leslie, a UK runner who was mugged while taking part in the RMB Ultra Trail Cape Town.
Lester Kiewit finds out how locals are fighting to keep a gold mining project from starting up in the Overberg
Andre Morgenthal, project manager for the Agulhas Wine Triangle group, and Grant Forbes, conservation manager at the Overberg Renosterveld Conservation Trust, speak to Lester Kiewit about their fight to stop plans for a gold mine on the area.
Lester Kiewit finds out why Ralph Stanfield is seen as one of the country’s most dangerous underworld figures
Lester Kiewit speaks to investigative journalist Aron Hyman about why Ralph Stanfield is regarded as one of the country’s most powerful underworld figures.
Lester Kiewit finds out if rights were violated by a flag ban in the City
Lester Kiewit speaks to Samkelo Mokhine, executive director of the Freedom of Expression Institute, about whether any rights were violated after authorities banned flags and banners bearing the flag or colours of Palestine at the weekend.
Lester Kiewit looks at how South Africans spent their money on Black Friday
Lester Kiewit speaks to Shaylen Padayachee, head of brand for the secure instant EFT and online payment specialists Ozow, to find out what their Black Friday dashboard revealed about some of the spending patterns tracked in the build up towards Black Friday.
Lester Kiewit speaks to JP Smith about directive to remove Palestinian flags and banners at Festive Lights event
Lester Kiewit speaks to City of Cape Town Safety & Security and Events Mayco Member, JP Smith, about the reports of officials not allowing the display of Palestinian flags at the annual switching-on of the festive lights in the Cape Towm CBD.
Lester Kiewit finds out why the City of Cape Town is using the wrong image of the woman known as Krotoa
The City of Cape Town is conferring civic honours on Krotoa. Lester Kiewit finds out why the photograph the city is using, is not that of Krotoa, but of another woman who lived in the Cape at the time. Local historian and culture tour guide, Hybre Van Niekerk has uncovered the true story.