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The Daily Dispatch newspaper has a long and rich history dating back to 1872. It was the first penny daily newspaper published in the Eastern Cape in 1898 – and by 1906, the paper boasted a circulation larger and more widely distributed than any colonial paper published outside Cape Town. The Dispatch – published from Monday to Saturday – covers issues and debates that should be a priority for every Eastern Cape reader. It covers a region that is the birthplace of many prominent South Africa ...
 
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There are 11m vehicles on SA’s roads, with an average age of 10 years. In 2022, there will be more vehicles, and they will be getting older, especially in Eastern Cape.So, if you’re in the aging vehicle category, do you trade in on a new machine, buy a good pre-owned one, or bite the bullet and drive your old jalopy into the ground?Peter McNorton, …
 
Corporate capture is the focus in this edition of the Business Day Spotlight. Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Justin Rovian Naidoo, chief investment officer at MyGrowthFund Venture Partners. Topics of discussion include: corporate capture defined; problems around enterprise supplier development; ways in which to improve the current status quo; …
 
1:05:07 – Welcome to Tape Land! On each episode, I’ll present the audio of a cassette tape or historic material from my personal archives. Thursday, September 2, 2010, a day where I tried to record a lot of stuff but nothing seemed to work. Starting at 9:36 AM walking to work from the Port Authority Bus Terminal over to Third Avenue, I started Fran…
 
Daily Dispatch correspondent Ted Keenan talks to Red Alert Security's Brett Harvey about the explosion of violent crime in Buffalo City that has recently escalated to a high number of armed robberies and carjackings in the metro, who and what the targets are, what is behind the steep incline and what we need to do to deal with it.…
 
Daily Dispatch correspondent Ted Keenan talks to Red Alert Security's Brett Harvey about the explosion of violent crime in Buffalo City that has recently escalated to a high number of armed robberies and carjackings in the metro, who and what the targets are, what is behind the steep incline and what we need to do to deal with it.…
 
1:33:57 – Caneca (live at WFMU 2011 Record Fair) (CSC Funk Band, Attribution NC ND 3.0), All My Sorrows (Southern Nights, Atribution SA 3.0), AM 830 WCCO – radio aircheck, 8/27/11 (excerpt) (collection), Tucson 1989 Home Movie (audio journal entry from 6/26/11), Bamboo Cactus (I, Cactus, Attribution NC ND), You Are A Universe – Wade (tenali, Attrib…
 
In 1983, a Bonnie and Clyde-like scenario played out in South Africa that would end in the deaths of four innocent people and the death sentence of one of the perpetrators. The surviving perpetrator, a 19-year-old girl, remained the subject of many answered questions (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patr…
 
Mampho Brescia is glamorous. Even in a pair of shorts whilst tuckinginto some edamame beans, she exudes a worldly glow that speaks to her global outlook. The fact that she can break into Japanese and Italian with breezy insouciance adds to the general effect. She has a kind of Old Hollywood presence, as if she is glimmering on a silver screen. She’…
 
Situated in one of the world’s most biodiverse regions in the world, the Alexandria dunefield, one of the largest coastal dunefields in the world, is on the Unesco World Heritage Site tentative list.But what makes this dunefield, stretching from the Sundays to Bushmans rivers along the Sunshine Coast, so special?And what does being a World Heritage…
 
The failure by government to provide feedback on November 3 to small truck operators regarding the employment of foreign national truck drivers working in SA resulted in the blockade of the N3 highway near Van Reenen on Friday. Several sources within the trucking fraternity told TimesLIVE Friday’s truck protest followed a memorandum of demands hand…
 
Black Friday transaction data is the focus in this edition of the Business Day Spotlight. Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Karen Nadasen, CEO of fintech company PayU SA. She is also the chair of the Ecommerce Forum of SA. Topics of discussion include: transaction data for Black Friday from payments providers; pressure on consumer pockets; growth…
 
3:42:47 – Frank in New Jersey, plus the Other Side. Topics include: In my childhood house alone with cats, questions of history, the next day, TV news channels, Phish records, Barbados becomes a republic, kings and queens, the next day, The Wool Gathering, alternate reality countries (Imeland, Monpana), U-Haul, Toys “R” Us returns, stories, Ringo S…
 
Recently SA scientists discovered the B.1.1.529 variant of coronavirus, named Omicron by the WHO. B.1.351 (Beta), the first variant of concern in the world, was discovered by SA scientists in May last year, just two months after Covid-19 was first detected in the country.Prof Thumbi Ndung'u, director for basic and translational science at the Afric…
 
Loss is not easy to deal with and while there may be expectations on how we grieve, we ultimately have to embrace our own unique path. For Edna, Nelson, she took to penning down a book titled Full Circle. She joins me in this conversation to talk about losing her husband just 4 days after they had gotten married. She talks about grieving him, embra…
 
Robert Marawa brings Black Coffee into the studio on his new show to talk about music, culture and his Grammy nomination.Nathi Maphumulo is best known to his fans as Black Coffee, a world-renowned DJ and producer who is considered the godfather of South African house music. The legendary artist hadn't released an album in five years and now Subcons…
 
Google advertising as a growth driver for small businesses is the focus of this edition of Business Day Spotlight.Host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Michelle Geere, CEO of Adbot. Adbot is a Google marketing and online advertising platform for owners of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa.Geere says:“If you have a business, you need Goo…
 
We speak with John Rance, chairperson of the Kei Mouth Ski Boat Club. When plans for seismic exploration for oil and gas were mooted in 2012 and 2013 he was Chief Environmental Officer for Border Deep Sea Angling Association, which was among the first organisations to oppose Shell's plans Friday is D-Day for decision on Shell exploration…
 
We speak with John Rance, chairperson of the Kei Mouth Ski Boat Club. When plans for seismic exploration for oil and gas were mooted in 2012 and 2013 he was Chief Environmental Officer for Border Deep Sea Angling Association, which was among the first organisations to oppose Shell's plans Friday is D-Day for decision on Shell exploration…
 
2:08:39 – Chad Bowers (twice)!! Doc Sleaze!! Rubenerd!! Frank Edward Nora!! A splendid collision of monologues with tips of all types, hosted by PQ Ribber!!! Next: Losers This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States License. Overall attribution by PQ Ribber , all other hosts appear courtesy of …
 
50:55 – Another Opening Another Show/Under the Boardwalk (field recording of show choir from Shambles Constant’s high school variety show, 5/4/91), Vic and Sade: Sade Muses on Her Friendship With Mrs. Scott (1/9/40), Tony Clifton on Letterman (2/18/82) (from YouTube), Think of Me (Stark Effect, Attribution NC), Jean Shepherd: Hippo (11/24/67). FCC …
 
Fusebox 185: “Who Are We?” 27:57 – The Holiday Spirit, Taking To The Slopes Mr Kanes? Wave Running With Snow Mobiles, Fusebox Liner ID, Fusebox Holiday Greetings: “Sweater Hell”, The Sound Exchange Heroes Pave The Way, The American Music Fairness Act, Just Giving It All Away, Hainbach’s Solution, The Figurski Journal: Shanna And The Pig At Findhorn…
 
Social development minister Lindiwe Zulu appeared before the SA Human Rights Commission on Wednesday. She outlined to the commission how her department helped the most vulnerable after the unrest.The minister said, “Sassa in KwaZulu-Natal issued food vouchers to 5,518 destitute families to the value of R3,862,000, benefiting more than 16,554 indivi…
 
In this edition of Eusebius on TimesLIVE, he was joined by Judi Nwokedi, Chair of the AIDS Consortium in South Africa, to take stock of the war against HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day. South Africa has the largest antiretroviral rollout programme in the world. Yet, despite this achievement, Nwokedi warns against complacency.She argues that it is a mista…
 
Reeva Steenkamp, Jayde Panayiotou, Susan Rohde, Tshegofatso Pule, Nosicelo Mtebeni, Sinthia Williams and Vicki Terblanche.We know these names well as they are the faces of women brutally murdered and their partners have been placed at the centre of their deaths.With the annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign …
 
41:13 – Paramount Is On The Air – College Rhythm (1934), Euphoria (Oneiro, Attribution NC ND 3.0), Traveling to Chicago (Snot Patties, Attribution 3.0 U.S.), Severn Suzuki (pandoras.box, Attribution NC ND 3.0), Let’s Murder! (field recording from 5/19/20), Festival of the Kappas (Sypha Nadon, Attribution NC ND 4.0 International), Waiting for ELO (A…
 
48:33 – Back to the seamier side of trash cinema, where slimy aliens are after our women – twice, French glamour models are menaced in a Gallic Giallo and soap operas inspire real life sex and violence – allegedly. Oh, and what does lie behind those locked doors? Includes: Forgotten Film: Breeders (1986) including trailer ¦ Nasty Videos ¦ The House…
 
The SA Human Rights Commission continued its national investigation into July's unrest and riots on Tuesday. National police commissioner Gen Khehla Sitole and KwaZulu-Natal police commissioner Lt-Gen Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi gave evidence. Sitole told the commission that anyone who wanted to find him during the crisis could have found him.…
 
1:47:15 – Frank in New Jersey, plus the Other Side. Topics include: New cardboardpocalypse, dishwasher woes, various mishaps, food car dream, traffic jam, massive thrift shop, bric-a-brac, hospital, USFL, The Beatles: Get Back (2021), Christmas village, Doctor Who: Flux, Phish Clifford Ball (1996), Julesworks Follies, Planetarium People, and much m…
 
The head of hospital services at the Gauteng Health Department, Dr Freddy Kgongwana, says the province is well equipped for a Covid-19 fourth wave. He said the province' hospitals has 4,407 beds and is well equipped with oxygen tanks.He said the province's hospitals have 4,407 beds and are well equipped with oxygen tanks.…
 
Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Sanisha Packirisamy, an economist at Momentum Investments.Topics of discussion include: local and international inflationary pressures; how the Reserve Bank is aiming to limit inflation risk through interest rates; the regulatory crackdown in China; the recently presented mid term budget; and local government ele…
 
Peter Bruce talks exclusively to Wits vaccinologist and Dean of medicine Prof Shabir Madhi about our response to the Omicron Covid variant. And there is good news and bad (beyond that fact that Japan has entirely closed its borders, including to the economies that have shut SA out). First, early outbreaks with the variant appear to be relatively mi…
 
The emergence of a new Covid-19 variant known as the Omicron has rocked the world. TimesLIVE podcasts brings you a round-up of all you need to know regarding the new variant, including what is known about it, the politics of travel bans implemented against SA, and the readiness of the country to deal with the new variant of concern.…
 
There are 11m vehicles on SA’s roads, with an average age of 10 years. In 2022, there will be more vehicles, and they will be getting older, especially in Eastern Cape.So, if you’re in the aging vehicle category, do you trade in on a new machine, buy a good pre-owned one, or bite the bullet and drive your old jalopy into the ground?Peter McNorton, …
 
A leaked audio recording has shed light on how Ace Magashule’s former PA refused to implicate her ex-boss when she was interrogated by Hawks investigators in connection with the Free State asbestos case.This explains why the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) removed Moroadi Cholota from the witness list and intends to charge her alongside Magash…
 
As South Africans increasingly turn to their mobile phones and social media for shopping inspiration, we are seeing a shift from people finding products, to products finding people. Elizma Nolte, Head of Marketing Africa for Meta, discusses what this means for brands looking to maximise holiday sales this Festive Season.…
 
South Africans have been up in arms over applications for offshore seismic exploration projects off the Eastern Cape, threatening to boycott at least one of the companies behind the project.While opposition to the exploration off the Wild Coast has been mounting, a French multinational has now also applied to explore the area from Gqeberha to Plett…
 
Daron Mann speaks to Gary Koekemoer from the Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa, which has called on the government to immediately halt all seismic exploration off the nation's coastline citing recent research that shows the incredible ecological devastation it could cause. www.dispatchlive.co.za…
 
Daron Mann speaks to Gary Koekemoer from the Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa, which has called on the government to immediately halt all seismic exploration off the nation's coastline citing recent research that shows the incredible ecological devastation it could cause. www.dispatchlive.co.za…
 
Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Michelle Manook, CEO of the World Coal Association, which represents the global coal industry. Manook says diversification will be key in the long transition from reliance on coal.According to the department of mineral resources & energy, about 77% of SA’s primary energy needs are provided by coal. This is unlike…
 
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