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Busisiwe Mavuso, CEO at Business Leadership South Africa gives a timeline on when they will start to collaborate with the NPA to aid them with skills it needs to prosecute cases. On The Money Show Explainer, Ahmore Burger-Smidt, director at Werksmans Attorneys discusses how mergers and acquisitions work in the telecommunications sector as Rain and …
 
It’s been described as one of the most seismic events of the 20th century, but how did the Partition of the former imperial domain of British India into two countries, India and Pakistan, affect women? The split led to violence, disruption and death with women facing kidnapping, rape and forced suicide. It was a time of huge destruction and disrupt…
 
Having led the England women’s team to Euro 2022 victory, Lionesses captain Leah Williamson joins Woman’s Hour for a very special programme. Leah joins Jessica Creighton to reflect on winning England’s first major trophy since 1966 and to discuss the future of women’s football both at the elite level and in schools. She also talks about her passion…
 
Ralph Mupita, CEO at MTN Group comments on their solid financial results and on the news that Rain, a data-only mobile network wants to merge with Telkom. Meanwhile, Duncan McLeod, founder and editor at Techcentral analyses Rain’s proposition to join with Telkom, weeks after MTN revealed its interest in the latter. Then, Gregg Sneddon, certified fi…
 
Mike Brown, CEO at Nedbank Group on their improved half year results, and how they are working to grow their customer base. Paresh Prema, health branch head at Alexforbes and Craig Comrie, CEO at Profmed explains how the past year has changed the way medical aid schemes consider their price increases. It has now become a balancing act of inflation …
 
In a report published on Friday, the Joint Committee on Human Rights says the Government bears ultimate responsibility for the pain and suffering caused by public institutions and state employees that railroaded mothers in the 1950s, 60s and 70s into unwanted adoptions in England and Wales. Anita Rani speaks to Harriet Harman MP, who is Chair of th…
 
It looks like Serena Williams is leaving tennis. She's won 23 grand slam titles and four Olympic golds but has suggested it's time to move on. She's made the announcement in Vogue, where she's said retirement - "causes a great deal of pain. I hate it." So she hasn't explicitly said she's giving up but she's given a large hint, saying she wants to f…
 
Mary-Jane Morifi, chief corporate affairs and sustainability officer at Tiger Brands discusses how and why the food producer spent R4.2-billion to support black women-owned enterprises, specifically farmers. Zanele Njapha, the Unlearning Expert & Innovation Facilitator looks at the gender pay gap and why it continues to persist. For Investment Scho…
 
The British-born actor and singer Olivia Newton-John has died at the age of 73. Best remembered for playing the iconic role of Sandy in the musical film Grease. We pay tribute with Stockard Channing who played Rizzo in Grease, and the film critic Karen Krizanovich and Olivia Moore who is currently playing her in the stage version in London's west e…
 
Karyn Maughan, legal journalist at News24 on the findings of the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on the suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane — that she violated the South Africa Revenue Service's official, Ivan Pillay, on her latest report on the revenue service. Wayne Duvenage, CEO at Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse explains how the private…
 
In 2020, a black 15-year-old schoolgirl, known as Child Q, was strip-searched by police while on her period after being wrongly suspected of carrying cannabis. A safeguarding report on the incident concluded it was unjustified and racism was "likely" to have been a factor. New data published by the Children’s Commissioner has found what she calls a…
 
This time last week we were looking forward to the big match: The Lionesses at the European Championship Final at Wembley. We hoped, but we just couldn't predict what would happen, but what a great moment when they won against Germany! But don't let the success of women's football overshadow the sport that's been with us all along: netball. At the …
 
Ismail Momoniat, Acting Director General at National Treasury on how the South African government and private sector can hold Bain & Co responsible for its involvement in capturing SA Revenue Services—after the UK government suspended doing business with the firm for three years. Prof Tracy-Lynn Field, professor of Law at Wits looks at the missed o…
 
Last week we talked about the Spanish equality ministry’s summer campaign promoting body positivity on the beach featuring diverse women of different shapes and sizes. But the campaign has received a lot of criticism since as it used multiple women’s images without their permission. We hear from one, Juliet Fitzpatrick who had a double mastectomy, …
 
Lord Peter Hain, British politician & anti-apartheid fighter and Athol Williams, former senior partner at Bain & Company discuss the decision by the UK government to suspend doing business with Bain & Company for three years — and why the SA government is silent on the matter. Coen Jonker, co-founder & CEO at TymeBank on the digital bank acquiring …
 
Kansas is the first state in the US to decide in a referendum to protect abortion rights in a major victory for pro-choice groups. What impact could this have across the rest of America after the overturning of Roe vs Wade? Professor Fiona De Londras, Chair of Global Legal Studies at Birmingham Law School updates us.The Lionesses win is still being…
 
Cas Coovadia, CEO at Business Unity SA on why bilateral talks are needed between government and business in order to implement plans to change the country’s economic trajectory. Dr Leila Fourie, CEO of the JSE discusses the stock exchange’s interim financial results. Then on Investment School, Maya Fisher-French, personal finance journalist at Maya…
 
The Commonwealth Games in Birmingham are underway and for the first time in a major multi-sport event, more medals will be awarded to women than men, with the medal programme confirming a total of 136 events for women compared to 134 for men. Jessica speaks to BBC Sports presenter Clare Balding as well as the first ever female Chef de Mission for T…
 
Lisette IJssel de Schepper, economist at Bureau for Economic Research looks at how the country’s power crisis has impacted the manufacturing sector. Paul Matthew, CEO at Association of Meat Importers and Exporters on why the suspension of chicken tariffs is a major win for SA consumers. Clive Morris, founder & CEO of Clive Morris Productions speaks…
 
The actor Samantha Womack on her new role as the White Witch in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.As the Lionesses reach the final of the Euros on Sunday let's not forget that the FA, the Football Assocation, banned the women's game for fifty years. Jacqui Oatley, the first female Match of the Day commentator, reflects on the women's game.Women …
 
Ferial Haffajee , Associate Editor at Daily Maverick and Lumkile Mondi,| Senior Lecturer at School of Economics and Business Science of the University of the Witwatersrand analyse the importance of the ruling party’s policy conference on South African citizens as the economy struggles. Michael Fridjhon, International Wine Expert at Wine Wizard spea…
 
We talk to journalist Fiona Govan based in Madrid who writes for Olive Press about the controversy surrounding a new ad campaign in Spain proclaiming “All Bodies are Beach Bodies”. Posters including women of all shapes and sizes, including women with mastectomies with a slogan “Summer Belongs to Us too.” Helpful messaging? Or “absurd” as some oppos…
 
Anglo American’s new CEO Duncan Wanblad takes Bruce Whitfield through his maiden half year financial results. He explains why the mining giant decided to reduce its dividend pay-out. Prof Adrian Saville, Investment Specialist at Genera Capital explains why the US Fed is not panicking about inflation See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informati…
 
Friends and business partners Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin have become stars of pandemic feel-good TV, with their Netflix show Get Organised with The Home Edit. They go into someone’s home – be it a Hollywood celebrity or a stressed family of five - and transform a cluttered space into something beautiful and functional. The emphasis is firmly on…
 
Portia Derby, CEO at Transnet on how they are turning their fortunes around. Paul Cruickshank, CEO of RCL Foods and Evan Walker, portfolio manager at 36ONE Asset Management discusses global inflation and how its impacting local food production. Coen Jonker, CEO at TymeBank is our Shapeshifter for the week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in…
 
It’s been just over a month since Roe vs Wade was overturned by the Supreme Court in the United States. On this programme we’ve covered the aftermath of this ruling many times, but what about the woman at the centre of it all? Jane Roe, or a name you might be less familiar with, Norma McCorvey, the real person behind the Roe vs Wade court case of 1…
 
After an eight month UK tour the children’s classic, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe comes to London's West End with Samantha Womack - best known for playing Ronnie in Eastenders - taking on the role of the White Witch. Following last night's first TV debate Emma's joined by two women who will have a vote but have yet to decide whether to back…
 
Natascha Viljoen, CEO of Anglo-American Platinum on their financial results and her suggestion on how President Cyril Ramaphosa can solve SA’s energy crisis. Nyimpini Mabunda , CEO of General Electric Southern Africa discusses his book, Take Charge: Life Lessons. Then Temba Bavuma, South Africa batsman and limited-overs captain talks his career and…
 
The BBC’s first Green Sport Awards has announced the winner of its Evergreen Award. Leilani Münter is an American former professional stock car racing driver whose environmental activism has been central to her career. Leilani used her race car as “a 200mph billboard” to get environmental messages in front of the 75 million race fans in the USA. Le…
 
TV personality Vicky Pattison shot to fame on the reality show Geordie Shore, where her extreme party-girl lifestyle in Newcastle was lived out in front of the cameras. Now, she’s taking a long, hard look at her past in a new documentary which centres around her father’s struggle with alcoholism for most of his adult life. She explains how this has…
 
Siobhan Redford, economist at RMB scrutinises the government’s intention to introduce a price cap for 93 octane petrol. In the Money Show Explainer, Dr Thabi Leoka, independent economist answers why the SARB is increasing interest rates to tame headline inflation. For Friday File, Peter Tempelhoff, chef patron at South Africa’s top restaurant, Fyn …
 
Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward from Bananarama come into the Woman's Hour studio to talk about how it all started, their friendship and their new album, Masquerade.The Baby is a new TV drama about a woman who suddenly gets a baby. It literally lands in her arms without warning. What's she going to do when she never wanted a baby in the first place?…
 
Exports analyse whether the latest increase on the repo rate will be enough to reign on inflation — and how it will impact consumers. Busisiwe Mavuso, CEO at Business Leadership South Africa discusses how the cost of running a business will increases after the latest interest rate hike. Then, Warren Ingram personal financial advisor and executive d…
 
TV personality Vicky Pattison shot to fame on the reality show Geordie Shore, where her extreme party-girl lifestyle in Newcastle was lived out in front of the cameras. Now, she’s taking a long, hard look at her past in a new documentary which centres around her father’s struggle with alcoholism for most of his adult life. She explains to Nuala McG…
 
Patrick Kelly, chief director at Stats SA and Razia Khan, chief economist Africa and Middle East Global research at Standard Chartered Bank looks at South Africa’s rising inflation —- and how it differs from other emerging markets. Dr Terence McNamee, global fellow of the Africa program at The Wilson Center looks at how creative destruction can end…
 
Today the government launches its much awaited Women’s Health Strategy for England. For generations women have lived with a healthcare system that is designed by men, for men. Despite making up 50 percent of the population and living longer than men, women have been under-represented in research, with little known about some female-specific issues,…
 
Economist debate whether the global economy is fulfilling its own prophecies of pending recession. Caro De Waal, former editor at Food24 takes a look at the state of SA's restaurants as three local eateries make it into the world's top 100 list. In investment school, Viv Govender portfolio Manager at Rand Swiss explains what does Stagflation mean, …
 
It’s being called medicine’s Me Too moment. Two female doctors have launched an online campaign gathering testimony about sexual harassment and a culture of sexism in the world of health care. Dr Becky Cox and Dr Chelcie Jewitt join Krupa to explain why they launched Surviving in Scrubs. Last week we looked at radical solutions to the ageing popula…
 
Conrad Wood, head of fixed income at Aluwani Capital Partners looks at South Africa’s risks of defaulting on its debt. Syd Vianello independent retail analyst looks at the last remaining refineries in SA and what could it mean for fuel production in the country. Lawson Naidoo, executive secretary at Council for the Advancement of the South African …
 
American author R J Palacio talks to Krupa Padhy about her latest novel "White Bird" Following the overturning of Roe V Wade in the US more women have talked openly about having had an abortion but many never speak openly about their experiences. In a series first broadcast in 2019 we hear five different personal testimonies from women. Today, a wo…
 
Dobek Pater, Telecoms Analyst at Africa Analysis discuss the implications of MTN buying Telkom. He explains how the telecoms sector in South Africa will change should the transaction go ahead. Michael Zahariev , co-founder of Luxity talks of the growth of the business. The business sources and sells pre-owned designer luxury brands. See omnystudio.…
 
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