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Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto

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News, views, business, traffic and weather – everything you need to start your weekday is served on Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto between 6am and 9am.

Financial analyst turned media maven Refilwe shares her top three business stories at 7.27am – the daily financial update that you simply can’t miss.

On Wednesdays, Refilwe delves even deeper into the week’s biggest local and international headlines with a panel discussion just after 8am, which explores the biggest stories in even greater detail.

And on Fridays, tune in from 8am to round out your week on an inspirational note and hear from the trailblazers, creatives, chefs and entertainers making waves in the city.

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Episodes

Live with Leanne

August 09, 2022 06:44 - 7 minutes - 6.97 MB

With Leanne de Bassompierre. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Power Spot: Eskom Se Push

August 09, 2022 06:27 - 10 minutes - 9.41 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Eskom co-founder, Dan Wells about loadshedding trends and a recent extension on the app called AskMyStreet. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

IFQSAT

August 09, 2022 06:24 - 4 minutes - 4.14 MB

I Feel Quite Strongly About This. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Meet the first female track master at Metrorail Western Cape

August 09, 2022 06:22 - 6 minutes - 6.33 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Chantel Lorenzo about her journey thus far as the first female track master at Metrorail Western Cape. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Is USA looking to Africa to find allies in new "Cold War"?

August 09, 2022 06:18 - 8 minutes - 7.81 MB

Dr Bob Wekesa, director of the African Center for the Study of the United States at Wits, speaks to Refilwe Moloto about the significance, and timing of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to South Africa and the continent. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

New app filters out harmful sites as your kids surf the net

August 09, 2022 06:12 - 7 minutes - 6.46 MB

Christopher Wilton is a partner at Lighthouse Technologies and speaks to Refilwe Moloto about their new app which filters out harmful and offensive content as your kids surf the internet. Other parental control tools only block websites that have been red-flagged. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The World View - Nuclear Threat In Ukraine after missile attacks on a power plant

August 09, 2022 06:09 - 7 minutes - 6.98 MB

Tributes to Olivia Newton-John a cultural icon RIP. An unsporting climate global warming & the Commonwealth Games. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Rooting out toxic masculinity in our boys

August 09, 2022 06:03 - 5 minutes - 5.08 MB

Nkosinathi Moshoana is the GM of youth-development programme facilitator Primestars. He speaks to Refilwe Moloto about their new project, called ‘What About the Boys?’ which promotes gender justice and hopes to prevent violence by engaging young men and boys via a unique educational platform. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Proximity bias: new threat to gender transformation in the workplace

August 09, 2022 06:01 - 5 minutes - 5.37 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Advaita Naidoo, Africa MD at Jack Hammer Global about the impact of proximity bias on women in the labour force. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Unchain the Plain

August 08, 2022 13:15 - 4 minutes - 4 MB

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Emerging economies - Focus on Latin America

August 08, 2022 06:37 - 6 minutes - 5.91 MB

Prof Lyal White Research associate at the Brenthurst Foundation, founder of the organisation Contextual intelligence. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

WC MEC Community Safety: long way to go to make province safest in SA

August 08, 2022 06:33 - 13 minutes - 12.5 MB

Africa speaks to Western Cape Community Safety and Police Oversight MEC Regan Allen on the safety strategy in place for the Western Cape. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The World View - Ceasefire in Gaza after 3 days of Palestinian & Israeli violence

August 08, 2022 05:51 - 4 minutes - 4.58 MB

Sold into slavery a report into the plight of Ukrainian children. Death by lightning as a fuel depot in Cuba was ignited. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Africa Report - Kicking off African tour in SA Secretary of State Anthony Blinken's

August 08, 2022 05:37 - 9 minutes - 8.53 MB

New commander of US Africom will be first black four-star general for Marines. Rwanda extracts methane gas from Lake Kivu. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Plotting Intercape's route out of fear and extortion hell run

August 08, 2022 05:33 - 9 minutes - 8.57 MB

Africa speaks to Intercape attorney, Jac Marais about the escalation in attacks on their drivers, extortion threats, and the help they desperately need to keep staff and passengers safe. He recently made a presentation to the Western Cape Standing Committee on Transport on the more than 150 violent attacks in recent months. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Moolah Monday - Gender pay gap resulting in women being underinsured

August 08, 2022 05:30 - 4 minutes - 4.26 MB

The gender pay gap has resulted in more women being underinsured when compared to men. This was one of the findings from a recent survey undertaken by Sanlam Individual Life, which surveyed over 900 South Africans. Africa speaks to Karen Bongers, Product Actuary at Sanlam Individual Life. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

How loadshedding impacts your water quality

August 08, 2022 05:23 - 4 minutes - 4.32 MB

Prof Anthony Turton from the Centre for Environmental Management at the University of the Free State speaks to Africa about the impact of loadshedding on water quality, after the City of Cape Town asked residents to boil their tap water because blackouts had hampered water treatment facility operations at Faure Water Treatment Plant.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sports Showdown

August 05, 2022 07:18 - 6 minutes - 5.58 MB

Carl Lewis Head of Content at bet.co.za: Sports Showdown.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Trailblazer: Let's live a little with PURA

August 05, 2022 06:28 - 12 minutes - 11.7 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to PURA Beverages CEO, Greig Jansen about the success of PURA on the South African palate. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The World View - 9 years in Russian jail for a drug smuggling US basketball player

August 05, 2022 06:11 - 8 minutes - 8.07 MB

Confiscating turbans a bizarre & illegal American border procedure. Iceland’s erupting Volcano it’s beautiful but troubling. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

POV: Life as a domestic worker in South Africa

August 05, 2022 05:39 - 7 minutes - 6.61 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Tshedza Maphosa, chairperson of the Izwi Domestic Workers Alliance on working conditions for domestic workers in South Africa.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

How SAPS national anti-crime plan will hit Western Cape

August 05, 2022 05:27 - 11 minutes - 10.9 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Western Cape Police Commissioner, Lieutenant-General Thembisile Patekile about how National Police Commissioner Fannie Masemola's anti-crime strategy will be enforced in the province. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

City Fave: Cape Town Science Centre

August 05, 2022 05:11 - 4 minutes - 3.8 MB

This week's City Fave is the Cape Town Science Centre, in part due to this being National Science Week (1-7 August). Refilwe Moloto speaks to director Julie Cleverdon about the upgrades they are undergoing as well as their fun day on Saturday 6 August where entry will be FREE! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Baby Saver drop-offs - what happened to the babies?

August 05, 2022 05:03 - 6 minutes - 5.79 MB

Baby hatches are specially-designed receptacles for mothers to leave their babies when they would otherwise abandon them, so that they can be taken in and cared for. Refilwe Moloto speaks to Lucinda Evans, head of the NGO Philisa Abafazi Bethu, who operates such a facility in Lavender Hill. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Golden Arrow Bus Services takes on solar

August 05, 2022 04:59 - 4 minutes - 3.81 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Golden Arrow Bus Services' Bronwen Dyke Byer, on how GABS has invested in solar and the impact this has had on the oldest bus service in Cape Town. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Collection of residential recycling waste paused in Northern Suburbs

August 04, 2022 06:41 - 4 minutes - 4.08 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Alderman Grant Twigg, Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Waste Management, City of Cape Town, about the suspension of the collection of residential recycling waste in parts of Cape Town. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Power Spot: Eskom on withdrawing services to parts of Khayelitsha due to extortion threats

August 04, 2022 06:33 - 11 minutes - 10.3 MB

Eskom is to withhold services to Harare, Khayelitsha, with immediate effect, due to workers being asked to pay a protection fee of R20 000 by alleged gangsters. Refilwe Moloto speaks to Zama Mpondwana, Cape Coastal Cluster Stakeholder and Industry Support Manager at Eskom See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Power Spot: Golden Arrow Bus Services takes on solar

August 04, 2022 06:33 - 11 minutes - 10.3 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Golden Arrow Bus Services' Bronwen Dyke Byer on how GABS has gone solar and the impact this has had on the older bus service in Cape Town.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The World View - Chinese military muscle heated tension over the future of Taiwan

August 04, 2022 06:02 - 7 minutes - 6.76 MB

One Huge Sinkhole & it’s growing in a remote region of Chile. Batgirl Binned the shelving of a very expensive Hollywood blockbuster. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Inside the fifth annual SweepSouth Report on Pay and Working Conditions for Domestic Work across Africa

August 04, 2022 05:53 - 8 minutes - 8.15 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to  author of the fifth annual SweepSouth Report, Luke Kannemeyer on the findings of Pay and Working Conditions for Domestic Work across Africa.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

UK takes action against Bain & Co for role in SA state capture

August 04, 2022 05:31 - 8 minutes - 7.64 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Atholl Williams, the whistleblower on Bain & Co, after the consultancy was banned from doing business with the UK government because of its role in state capture in South Africa. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Trendspotting Thursday: Subscription service or stealth extortion?

August 04, 2022 05:14 - 6 minutes - 6.02 MB

Imagine buying a vehicle with an array of features, except you have to pay a monthly subscription fee to use them. Refilwe Moloto speaks to Brett Rogers , Culture Lead at HaveYouHeard Marketing, about this trend.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Eskom withdraws services to parts of Khayelitsha due to extortion threats

August 04, 2022 05:09 - 5 minutes - 4.86 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Weekend Argus report Velani Ludidi about Eskom withdrawing services in Harare, Khayelitsha, with immediate effect after Eskom workers were asked to pay a protection fee of R20 000 by alleged gangsters. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Eskom cuts supply to Khayelitsha due to extortion

August 04, 2022 05:09 - 5 minutes - 4.86 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Weekend Argus report Velani Ludidi about Eskom withdrawing services in Harare, Khayelitsha, with immediate effect after Eskom workers were asked to pay a protection fee of R20 000 by alleged gangsters. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Blow to foreign nationals studying law in SA with no permanent residency

August 04, 2022 05:04 - 8 minutes - 7.44 MB

The Constitutional Court has found that a section of the Legal Practice Act (LPA) stating that only allows South Africans or permanent residents can be admitted as lawyers is indeed constitutional. This means foreign nationals  studying law in SA, who don't hold permanent residency, cannot be enrolled as legal practitioners. Refilwe Moloto speaks to  a disappointed Muchengeti Hwacha, director of Asylum Seeker, Refugee and Migrant Coalition. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Wednesday panel: Where is the money and support for women's professional sport in South Africa?

August 03, 2022 06:40 - 19 minutes - 17.9 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Romaney Pinnock FIFA MA student and founder of Badgers Football Academy and Carl Lewis about the challenges and pay disparity that exists in women's professional sport in South Africa.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The World View - Chinese anger directed at the US over Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

August 03, 2022 05:59 - 5 minutes - 5.16 MB

Russian anger directed at the US over the use of rockets by Ukraine. NASA’s sheepish Astronaut set for a world first in space. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Kasipreneurs and big brands benefit mutually thanks to Vusi Vokwana

August 03, 2022 05:47 - 11 minutes - 10.5 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Vusi Vokwana, Founder and Director of Kasi Catalyst, who specialises in helping corporates enter the township and rural economies, as well as providing access to alternative finance solutions.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

As energy crisis escalates environmental groups head to court to stop massive gas plant

August 03, 2022 05:19 - 5 minutes - 5.36 MB

Avena Jacklin, groundWork’s climate and energy justice campaigner, speaks to Refilwe Moloto about why they are asking a high court to set aside the authorisation of a gas-to-electricity power plant in Richards Bay. (3,000MW gas power plant). Part of their argument is that South Africa has run out of atmospheric space to pollute with fossil fuel emissions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Wanderlust Wednesday: Girl Guides

August 03, 2022 05:05 - 4 minutes - 3.76 MB

Girl Guides are essentially the equivalent of the Boy Scout movement, but for girls. Refilwe Moloto speaks to Katelijne Wademan, Regional Commissioner for Cape West Girl Guides, about the valuable lessons they teach in this day and age.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

What does the halting of anti-dumping import tariffs mean for South Africa's importers, famers and consumers?

August 03, 2022 05:02 - 5 minutes - 5.04 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to SA Poultry Association CEO Izaak Breitenbach about the impact the 12-month pause on anti-dumping tariffs on chicken imports will have on the industry. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

It's happening - CoCT arrests 4 suspects after attempting to siphon diesel in Parow

August 03, 2022 04:59 - 6 minutes - 6.21 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to mayco member for safety and security at the City of Cape Town, Alderman JP Smith, on the arrests of 4 suspects caught in an attempt to siphon diesel from a truck in Parow this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Power Spot: How to become a solar PV technician and get into the SAPVIA Greencard Program

August 02, 2022 06:22 - 4 minutes - 4.58 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to SAPVIA member of management committee and Solareff co-founder and COO, DeVilliers Botha about becoming a solar PV technician and the Green Card Program. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The World View - Nuclear Annihilation 2 chilling words & the UN says we’re closer to them

August 02, 2022 06:00 - 7 minutes - 7.06 MB

An amazing operation the separation of conjoined Brazilian twins. Put a sock in it complaints at Balmoral about the royal bagpipers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Evaluating Police Commissioner's plan to get violent crime under control

August 02, 2022 05:41 - 10 minutes - 9.4 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to author and safety and security analyst Ziyanda Stuurman about National Police Commissioner, Fannie Masemola's plan to reduce violent crime by focusing on the enforcement of legislation that governs illegal firearm possession and use, alongside national and provincial legislation that governs the sale of liquor.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Busisiwe Mavuso: Basic Income grant should not be on national agenda

August 02, 2022 05:27 - 9 minutes - 8.79 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Busisiwe Mavuso, CEO of Business Leadership South Africa, about why talk of a basic income grant does not belong in an ANC policy conference or on any national agenda in South Africa. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Tech Tuesday: Nafisa Abakor deals with your FAQs

August 02, 2022 04:54 - 7 minutes - 6.58 MB

Technology has made our lives easier in so many ways, but with it comes a new set of challenges. Technology journalist Nafisa Akabor will be joining Refilwe Moloto once a month to help you navigate your way through the many Ts and Cs which come, so that you aren't left feeling perplexed.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

"Tech Tuesday: Nafisa Akabor deals with your FAQs"

August 02, 2022 04:54 - 7 minutes - 6.58 MB

Technology has made our lives easier in so many ways, but with it comes a new set of challenges. Technology journalist Nafisa Akabor will be joining Refilwe Moloto once a month to help you navigate your way through the many Ts and Cs which come, so that you aren't left feeling perplexed.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Port chaplain sends SOS to reopen Mission to Seafarers as save haven

August 02, 2022 04:52 - 6 minutes - 5.54 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Father Rico Talisic, the Port Chaplain of Stella Maris Cape Town, about efforts to reopen the Mission to Seafarers, a safe haven for those who spend long periods of time at sea. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Infrastructure deadline to be done away with according to DBE proposal

August 02, 2022 04:48 - 6 minutes - 5.62 MB

Refilwe Moloto speaks to Tarryn Cooper-Bell, senior attorney at Equal Education Law Centre, about the DBE's proposed new changes to the school infrastructure law. The proposal which does away with project deadlines, has been deemed drastic and unacceptable by Equal Education Law Centre. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.