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#PODCAST: Charged for conspiracy to commit murder, community of Wentworth laud the arrest of a police officer

By Newsbreak Producer Rachel Vadi - The community of Wentworth, south of Durban have applauded the arrest of a 49-year-old police officer, charged for conspiracy to commit murder. It is believed that Warrant Officer Brian James - stationed at the Wentworth Police Station - is linked to gang members arrested earlier this month for shooting two men in July this year. Chairperson of the Merewent Community Policing Forum, Donovan Anderson says the community are optimistic that the criminal climate is changing in Wentworth...
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#PODCAST - SA to move to #lockdown #Level1

By Newsbreak Talk Host, Taresh Harreepershad
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that a number of South Africa’s lockdown regulations will be relaxed as the country moves to a level 1 lockdown from midnight on Sunday (20 September). We canvasss the views of Newsbreak Talk listeners as well as provide information on the regulations for Lockdown Level 1
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#PODCAST - Health bodies demand answers on the death of Dr. Abdulhay Munshi.

By Newsbreak Producer, Taresh Harreepershad
Healthcare bodys say that if there is indeed a link between the killing of Dr. Abdulhay Munshi and the culpible homicide case where he appeared in court for the death of a patient- then the public should be outraged. Dr. Munshi was shot near his Johannesburg home this week- in what many have labelled as an assisination. He was a co-accused in a culpable homicide case with paediatric surgeon Doctor Peter Beale. The two were taken to court following the death of ten-year-old Zayyaan Sayed at Park Lane Clinic after surgery last year. They were to appear again in November. In a joint statement The Islamic Medical Association of South African and the South African muslim Network (SAMNET) say Dr. Munshi's killing is an attack on the entire medical profession. SAMNET's Dr. Faisel Suleman..
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#PODCAST - Burning incense dispute resolved

By Newsbreak Producer, Rachel Vadi
The South African Hindu Maha Sabha will be hosting a webinar next Thursday to address religious intolerance. This comes after an agreement was reached between the Sabha and the Morningside Ridge's board of Trustees - in the recent debacle involving the burning of incense sticks and the performing of the Havan, (a Hindu religious prayer) at the complex. President of the Sabha, Ashwin Trikamjee says they are happy that an agreement was reached to ensure social cohesion.
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#PODCAST - How do you define your heritage?

By Newsbreak Talk Host, Taresh Harreepershad
In a country best described as a melting pot of culture, how do you define your heritage? Newsbreak Talk speaks to Professor Kiren Thathiah who says we need to embrace both the intrinsic values and external periphery.
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#PODCAST: SAMA react to the "senseless killing" of JHB anaesthetist Dr. Abdulhay Munshi

By Newsbreak Producer Hoosen Ebrahim - The medical fraternity remains shocked at the senseless killing of Johannesburg Anaesthetist, Dr Abdulhay Munshi. He was gunned down by a motorist who rear-ended his vehicle and then opened fire multiple times. Munshi was one of two prominent doctors who found themselves in the midst of a medical storm, after they were blamed for the death of a patient after surgery and charged with culpable homicide. Meanwhile, The South African Medical Association (SAMA) - calls on all of its members to wear a black arm-band for the next seven days to express their concern over the violence directed at health-care workers nationally. SAMA chair Dr Akhtar Hussain explains government's role in ensuring front line workers are protected against disgruntled patients...
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#PODCAST: "World Manta Day" aims to help boost understanding of the species in South Africa

By Newsbreak Producer Hoosen Ebrahim - As the country celebrates Heritage Month - a new global celebration has been born dubbed "World Manta Day". It's been brought about to study and understand the Manta Ray and how it has evolved globally. With very little research on Mantas, Scientists hope that this annual recognition will help boost understanding of the species. It was celebrated for the first time yesterday. KwaZulu-Natal South Coast-based manta expert, Michelle Carpenter is at the forefront of studying manta's in South Africa...
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#PODCAST: South African Bone Marrow Registry (SABMR) encourage able citizens to become donors #WorldMarrowDonorDay

By Newsbreak Producer Hoosen Ebrahim - Over 1.2 million stem cell transplantation have been done across the world, with over 70,000 of that number taking place here in South Africa. Tomorrow marks World Marrow Donor Day (WMDD) - which will be celebrated in more than 50 countries around the world. The campaign, which originally was held as a European event in Italy, Spain, France and Belgium - expanded to a worldwide celebration in 2015. Now, experts have encouraged all able citizens between the ages of 16 and 45 to become a donor. Newsbreak's Hoosen Ebrahim spoke to Donor Recruitment Officer - Nadia Chalkley...
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#PODCAST: Two massive narcotics busts in KZN hailed as "significant" in the ongoing fight against drugs

By Newsbreak Producer Taresh Harreeparshad - Law enforcement authorities have made significant drugs busts in KwaZulu-Natal this week. In two separate operations, the SAPS recovered dagga to a total value of 4.5 million rand. And the Hawks meanwhile, seized drugs worth over 1 hundred million rand at the Simbith Eco Estate in Umhlali, north of Durban. While these have been hailed as significant in the fight against drugs - concern has been raised about what happens to these drugs once they are confiscated? Hawks spokesperson Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo explains that these drugs are sent for forensic testing - until the case is finalised...
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#PODCAST: After three days of unrest, NAFUPA say funeral services will resume today

The National Funeral Practitioners Association of South Africa (NAFUPA) says that funeral services will resume today. That's after many funeral homes have been on a three-day nationwide strike since Monday. Undertakers say the government has made it difficult for smaller and emerging parlours to grow. They also disapprove of regulations that require a certificate of competency to move bodies and dig graves. Horisani Sithole reports...
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#PODCAST: Restrictions on public gatherings relaxed, as the country gets set to welcome in "Alert Level One"

President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned that the country needs to guard against a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic as it moves to "Alert Level One" of the nationwide lockdown. Alert Level One will come into effect from early Monday morning the 21st of September. It will see the easing of restrictions on public gatherings with 250 people now being allowed to attend indoor gatherings and 500 people for outdoor gatherings. The number of people attending funerals is also increased to 100, while night vigils are still not permitted. Political Correspondent Ntebo Mokobo has the details...
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#PODCAST: We unpack the controversial "Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill" with the SA Drug Policy Initiative

By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - The South African Drug Policy Initiative (SADPI) has lamented the proposed "Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill" that has been released for public comment, saying it discriminates against the poor. Chairperson Dr Keith Scott says this bill only benefits the middle and higher class citizens of South Africa. Some of the regulations in the proposed bill are a maximum jail term of 15 years for anyone who deals in cannabis, or provides it to a child. Home rules meanwhile, allow for possession of 600 grams of dried cannabis if you live alone, or 1.2 kilograms in homes with two or more adults. In public places, possession is set to 100 grams. In this week's Greenscene, Dr Scott unpacks the bill and talks about some of the changes he'd like to see...

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