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Wendy Knowler is arguably South Africa’s most experienced consumer journalist. She’s helped more consumers over her 20 year career in consumer journalism than she could count. But while known as a champion of consumer rights, Wendy is also known and respected by corporates for her fair, accurate and balanced reporting. Want to be a more sussed consumer or corporate? Listen to Wendy's episodes here.
 
Up to the minute analysis of the action on the JSE Securities Exchange and international markets. A fascinating wrap of the JSE day with some of South Africa’s most prolific and respected commentators. All the major movers analysed, corporate results laid bare, and fascinating inside stories of who is doing what, and why. Arguably, our most important feature for investors, and comes to you daily.
 
Find out where the money’s going, who’s got the money, how you can make more of the money and who’s making decisions about the money. Every Monday on The Gareth Cliff Show we get an update on what’s happening in the world of finance from money manager, Anthea Gardner – MD of Cartesian Capital, founder of 43nord.com, Ironman, prolific reader, Francophile, survivor of the Arab Spring & wine enthusiast.
 
Meet intrepid entrepreneurs from Africa and South Asia, hear their stories of trial & triumph, and gain insights and guidance from Stanford University faculty and global business experts on how to transform today’s challenges into tomorrow’s opportunities. From securing investment and planning family succession, to mindful leadership and managing in adversity, you’ll learn firsthand from entrepreneurs and experts on how to develop the grit you need to grow your business — in times of crisis ...
 
Award-winning Current Affairs and news talk show bringing you topical news issues of the week. Relevant to Lotus FM - we cover issues YOU want - beating deadlines, making headlines. 6-7am, 1-1:30pm weekdays and weekends from 1-2pm.
 
A podcast that brings to you cutting edge ideas on how to create a just economy and society. We have conversations with policy makers and activists at the forefront of efforts to transform our society. Together, Duma Gqubule, an Economist and Financial Journalist, and Isobel Frye, a Lawyer and Social Justice Activist, strive to provide you with information and insights so that you can have meaningful debates in your spaces and communities another SolidGold.co.za podcast #BeHeard
 
Presented by Teboho Mafodi and Bulelani Balabala, 360 Biz is a show that brings many viewpoints to the table on “all things business”. Incorporating all stakeholders – established business, government, SMMEs, entrepreneurs, professionals and legislators – to tackle and provide practical solutions for real challenges facing African businesses – big, small, formal and informal.
 
Featuring a variety of guests on each show, we highlight the work and thinking undertaken by the Bertha Centre and innovators researching, teaching and working in the field. The podcast focuses on the broad topics of social innovation and social justice - making these topics digestible and thought provoking for a cross section of society. We aim to appeal to people who are curious about solving social issues in the world around them and especially those who believe we can make the world a be ...
 
The Answer Series (or TAS), the best-selling study guide series in South Africa, has been empowering high school learners since 1975. TAS has now launched the first-ever subject-specific podcasts for teachers in South Africa. It is called Subject Scoop or SS in short. In the words of TAS CEO, George Eadie, “Our purpose is to impart the gift of confidence.” In this way TAS endeavours to offer support to teachers and to impact positively on education in South Africa. In each episode of Subject ...
 
The Global Startup Movement podcast delivers independent emerging market focused technology, digital and innovation insights and analysis. We produce podcasts, live events, and bespoke market insight content with a deep understanding of the complex dynamics of the stakeholders within startup ecosystems around the world. The show is executive produced and presented by podcaster and entrepreneur, Andrew Berkowitz (www.thegsm.co).
 
In Search of Black Power challenges conventional narratives around Black policy, Black movements, and Black Life. Blending art, storytelling, and policy analysis, and dialogue. We give a substantive yet accessible look at the critical issues impacting the Black community. Using the unique perspective of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, with its experience building independent black institutions and advancing a political philosophy stemming from Pan Afrikan Liberation Struggle and the Black r ...
 
Career Foreign Service Officers interview America’s most influential diplomats, capturing the sacrifice, professionalism, humor, heroism, wisdom, and triumph of modern-day American diplomacy. Through personal anecdotes, guests explain what they were trying to achieve with a given foreign policy, how they tried to accomplish those objectives, and where things went right (or wrong). Featuring conversations with America’s greatest foreign policy minds, including Thomas Pickering, John Negropont ...
 
The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law is the scholarly home of International law at the University of Cambridge. The Centre, founded by Sir Elihu Lauterpacht QC in 1983, serves as a forum for the discussion and development of international law and is one of the specialist law centres of the Faculty of Law. The Centre holds weekly lectures on topical issues of international law by leading practitioners and academics. For more information see the LCIL website at http://www.lcil.cam.ac.uk/
 
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The United Nations General Assembly on Friday called for a stop to the flow of arms to Myanmar and urged the military to respect November election results and release political detainees, including leader Aung San Suu Kyi.The General Assembly adopted a resolution with the support of 119 countries some four months after the military overthrew Aung S…
 
For this special edition of the show, we're at the VivaTech trade fair in Paris, the biggest European startup and tech event. Julia Sieger asks VivaTech Managing Director Julie Ranty how the tech world is preparing for the post-Covid 19 rebound. We also take a look at some of the most promising biotech inventions. And Peter O'Brien shows us the lat…
 
With US-Russia relations at a post-Cold War low, the bar for success was low on the Lake Geneva shoreline. Before shaking hands with Vladimir Putin, Joe Biden had spent a week rallying the troops at the G7 summit, at the Nato summit, at the EU-US summit. No hitting reset buttons or staring into souls. Even when it was over, the pair managed expecta…
 
A “huge number” of poorer countries have had to suspend their coronavirus vaccination programmes due to a lack of doses, the World Health Organization said Friday.The shortages often mean people who have received one dose of Covid-19 vaccine have to wait too long before they can get their second jab.“We have a huge number of countries that have had…
 
Hundreds of farmers and buyers come from all over Sudan to the El Molih market, one of the biggest dromedary markets in Africa. Most of the animals are sold for their meat, but the most expensive dromedaries are used for transport or even racing. Bartering can be a tough business, with stiff competition for the best animals. Our colleagues at Franc…
 
In his first one hundred days Joe Biden looked ruthless, but his ambitious legislative agenda has since hit a wall. A series of crucial votes are expected in the coming month. Is gridlock inevitable? Sarah Binder of George Washington University says Congressional logjam has become the norm. The Economist’s Lexington columnist James Astill profiles …
 
Yena Lee joins us to tell us about Omar Sy’s second outing as "Lupin", the charismatic crook and master of disguise who has seduced 76 million households worldwide. We discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the Netflix French-language hit. We also hear about why the complex and touching "Feel Good" has impressed our reviewer, as protagonist Mae Ma…
 
A captivating crustacean and a ferocious predator: in this edition we discover a transatlantic invader that's taking no prisoners in its quest for domination. Safe from its natural predators on the Atlantic coast of North America, the blue crab devours everything in its path, dealing a painful blow to an already fragile ecosystem.…
 
In our show "Correspondence", we explore how the world is coping with the twists and turns of 2021, amid the consequences of Covid-19 and beyond. FRANCE 24 brings you a selection of original reports from our correspondents and teams around the globe. This week, we take you to Thailand, Tunisia, South Africa and Lebanon.…
 
Vietnamese citizens are being lured into migrating to Cambodia, sometimes illegally, with attractive but often fraudulent offers to work in casinos and online gaming establishments, Vietnamese officials have warned. The Vietnamese embassy in Cambodia last week highlighted the risks of trafficking, noting both the effects of the coronavirus pandemic…
 
This June would normally have seen the French capital host the biggest event of the year for the aerospace industry, the Paris Air Show. But like so many others, it was cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic. As demand for air travel remains well below normal levels, we look a closer look at how much damage has been done to the aerospace indust…
 
This week on Womanity-Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to member of parliament, Nomsa Marchesi from the Democratic Alliance. She serves on the portfolio committee of Higher Education, Science and Technology. We address the role of a country’s education systems, not just from the view of knowledge gain, the ability to access the job ma…
 
In this edition, we meet one of the women behind the new feminist approach when it comes to drafting Argentinian government policies; the country's first ever director of economy, equality and gender, Mercedes D'Alessandro. Plus the vulnerability of Spain's domestic workers; many of whom are women, living illegally and thus facing a precarious situ…
 
Yokohama resident Nana Kimura remembers rolling her eyes when her sports-mad husband admitted two years ago that he had paid 150,000 yen (US$1,360) for three tickets to the women’s 100-metres final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.With less than five weeks to go to the Games and worries that the event could still trigger a cluster of Covid-19 infect…
 
The global Covid-19 pandemic has prompted many of us to ask some big questions about the way we live our lives, while the upending of normality has pushed others to rail against the scientific evidence and embrace conspiracy theories. How can studying philosophy help us come to terms with a rapidly changing world? We speak to Nigel Warburton, philo…
 
With Iranian voters heading to the polls for a presidential election, we take a closer look at the economic situation in the country. As Iran grapples with tough US sanctions, the economy suffers from hefty inflation and double-digit unemployment. Also, HSBC is finally set to announce a deal to sell its French retail operations to American private …
 
The raid of an outspoken pro-democracy newspaper, carried out under the city’s newish security law, has further spooked its media outlets. We ask what remains of press freedom. Our correspondent visits Europe’s and Africa’s largest slums to see how a grinding pandemic has affected their residents. And how Somaliland’s curious, silent camel-trading …
 
The raid of an outspoken pro-democracy newspaper, carried out under the city’s newish security law, has further spooked its media outlets. We ask what remains of press freedom. Our correspondent visits Europe’s and Africa’s largest slums to see how a grinding pandemic has affected their residents. And how Somaliland’s curious, silent camel-trading …
 
IN THE PRESS – Friday, 18.06.2021: We take a look at fears of high abstention rates at elections in both France and Iran. We also discuss how the press is covering a controversial construction project at the Acropolis. Finally, we learn about the Lindy Way and uncomfortable shoes.By FRANCE 24 English
 
A World Bank-led project declined to award a contract to lay sensitive undersea communications cables after Pacific island governments heeded US warnings that participation of a Chinese company posed a security threat, two sources told Reuters.The former Huawei Technologies Co. Marine Networks, now called HMN Technologies and majority owned by Shan…
 
Belgium qualified for the knockout stages of Euro 2021 after pulling off a 2-1 comeback in a game full of drama and emotion against Denmark, who returned to Parken Stadium where midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed on Saturday. The Netherlands joined them in the last 16 with a game to spare after they eased past Austria 2-0. Get all the analysis …
 
Since the 1980s China has witnessed massive economic growth. It’s become known as the 'world’s factory'. The driving force behind much of it has been a vast migrant workforce of millions of people, many from the countryside. But at what cost to village life and rural communities? Rebecca Kesby has been speaking to writer Liang Hong about her experi…
 
Singapore on Friday announced that it would take a calibrated approach in its reopening as it battles a slight uptick in domestic cases of Covid-19.The city state eased some social distancing measures on Monday, allowing social gatherings of five people, up from a previous limit of two, and museums, libraries and tourist attractions have started op…
 
By Newsbreak's Rachel Vadi - International Yoga Day will be observed on the 21st June - and a world-wide movement for transforming human consciousness dubbed, ' Ekam' are hosting a Oneness Yoga Challenge to help individuals obtain a greater self-awareness and calmness. The online challenge is hosted by Sri Preethaji, founder of Ekam. Preethaji says…
 
By Newsbreak's Hoosen Ebrahim - Economic Development MEC, Ravi Pillay has sent the stones found in KwaHlathi area in LadySmith, KwaZulu-Natal for further analysis to determine its authenticity as Diamonds. The MEC had called on people to stop the digging as the area poses a hazard and Covid-19 threat, as thousands of people continue to flock to the…
 
By Newsbreak's Tashlan Naidoo - The South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) is calling for an internal investigation by the Independent Media group over Piet Rampedi, editor-in-chief of the Pretoria News, who authored a lead story in the newspaper and on the IOL website that stated as fact that a Gauteng woman had given birth to 10 babies. The…
 
By Newsbreak's Genevieve Lanka - KwaZulu-Natal police have arrested a 39 year old suspect allegedly involved in the brutal murder of 28-year-old Anele Bhengu in KwaMakhutha, south of Durban. As June marks Pride Month, the spotlight has once again been cast on violence against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. The 28-year old's …
 
By Newsbreak's Taresh Harreeparshad - KwaZulu-Natal Human Settlements and Public Works MEC Jomo Sibiya has called for an audit into all the vacant properties owned by government. This is in a bid to re-distribute them to deserving communities. MEC Sibiya has just handed over property to a community in eSikhawini Township, north of the province. Thi…
 
After months cooped up in coronavirus-hit Manila, Tanya Mariano fled the Philippine capital to work from the beach, joining a growing number of digital nomads helping a devastated tourism industry stay afloat.A ban on foreign holidaymakers entering the archipelago nation and domestic travel curbs since the pandemic began last year have forced many …
 
Zambia's founding father and former President, Kenneth Kaunda, has died in the capital Lusaka at the age of 97. He was hospitalised last week with pneumonia. Kaunda led Zambia to independence from Britain - ruling the country from 1964 until 1991. He was also instrumental in assisting other Southern African countries gain independence from minority…
 
Labour Federation, COSATU, says it will continue to put pressure on both the National Treasury and Parliament to speed up the processing of amendments to the Pension Act to allow workers in financial distress limited access to their pensions. COSATU says it made this call last year after witnessing the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on…
 
Wendy Knowler is arguably South Africa’s most experienced consumer journalist. She’s helped more consumers over her 20 year career in consumer journalism than she could count. But while known as a champion of consumer rights, Wendy is also known and respected by corporates for her fair, accurate and balanced reporting. Want to be a more sussed cons…
 
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said his country needs to prepare for “both dialogue and confrontation” with the United States under President Joe Biden, state media reported on Friday.At a plenary meeting of the central committee of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea on Thursday, Kim outlined his strategy for relations with Washington, and the…
 
In this week’s 15-minute podcast, we enter the murky world of so-called intelligent drone strike technology and concerns about their proliferation in an interview with the UN Institute for Disarmament Research. Also, an alert over Africa’s third COVID wave, a new UN report likening drought to a new pandemic and a warning over the plight of millions…
 
A plan by the Group of Seven (G7) nations to counter Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative has been welcomed by countries in China’s immediate orbit of influence, but will need to overcome doubts about Western commitment to emerging market projects.The Build Back Better World initiative, or (B3W), was promoted at last week’s G7 summit in Britain but r…
 
In tonight's edition: Thousands of Ivorians turn out to cheer on former president Laurent Gbagbo as he returns from a decade in exile. He spent much of that time facing war crimes charges at the International Criminal Court before being acquitted in 2019, a decision that was upheld earlier this year. Gbagbo said he was glad to return to Ivory Coast…
 
The UN General Assembly will on Friday vote on a non-binding resolution condemning the military junta in Myanmar and calling on member states to curb the “flow of arms” into the country, diplomats said.The vote will come on the same day that the Security Council holds informal talks on the situation in the former Burma, where the military ousted ci…
 
China said it “regrets” Japan’s decision to complain to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over anti-dumping duties that it has been placing on stainless steel products since July 2019.Japan’s government confirmed last week that it had complained to the Geneva-based body, with the request for consolation officially circulated to WTO members on Tues…
 
An American journalist detained in Myanmar since May appeared on Thursday in a special court, his employers said, where he faces charges under a law that criminalises encouraging dissent against the military.Danny Fenster, managing editor of the Frontier Myanmar news outlet, appeared in court “to face a charge under section 505-A of the Penal Code”…
 
Highly contagious coronavirus variants are fuelling a surge in infections in Africa, the World Health Organization warned on Thursday, while in Europe more governments eased their pandemic restrictions.France savoured a fresh sense of freedom as people were allowed to remove face masks while outside for the first time since last autumn, and Disneyl…
 
The Money Show paid tribute to the late businessman Jabu Mabuza who died on Wednesday due to Covid-19 complications. Many people say that his passing is a huge loss to the country's business community. As Covid-19 numbers continue to rise, Craig Comrie CEO at Profmed joined us to discuss the progress they have made in vaccinating their members - an…
 
His supporters had been waiting ten years for this day. Laurent Gbagbo basked in a hero's welcome for his grand return to Abidjan. It took a brief rekindling of Ivory Coast's civil war to force out the former president when he refused to concede the 2010 election to current leader Alassane Ouattara. After the case against Gbagbo fell apart at the I…
 
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