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15
MAY
1am

Analysis on unemployment rate increase

Yesterday statistics South Africa said that the number of employed persons decreased by 237 000 to 16,3 million in the first three months of this year. This has taken the unemployment rate to 27.6 percent from 27.1 percent in the last quarter of last year.

Guest: Bheki Ntshalintshali COSATU secretary general

Dr Iraj Abedian- Economist And CEO Of Pan-African Investment And Research Services
15
MAY
12am

Energy regulator has granted Eskom a tariff increase of more than 15%

Nersa spokesperson Charles Hlebela on reports that the energy regulator has granted Eskom a tariff increase of more than 15% This follows a statement released by Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba. Hlebela says this fee relates to a guideline for bulk purchases for municipalities.

Guest: Nersa spokesperson Charles Hlebela
14
MAY
2am

Basic education dismissed a report that grade 4 learners would be taught about sex

The department of basic education has dismissed a recent media report that grade 4 learners would be taught about masturbation in schools as being “misleading”. According to the Department spokesperson the report is a complete misrepresentation of the work the department is doing.
In reaction to the article, the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) said on Monday that the country's basic education minister and her department should hang their heads in shame for prioritising the teaching of masturbation over maths, science and Information Technology.

Guest: Elijah Mhlanga - Basic education spokesperson
14
MAY
1am

Dubai trip for various individuals funded by the Guptas

Outa has published a list of booking details for various individuals who stayed at a hotel in Dubai which was funded by the Guptas. Outa believes the proof of bookings helps to shed light on the corrupt relationship the infamous family had with state-owned enterprises and some government officials.

Guest: Rudie Heyneke – OUTA portfolio manager
14
MAY
1am

Prasa has welcomed the Constitutional court ruling over Swifambo

Prasa has welcomed the Constitutional court ruling decision on Swifambo Rail Leasing. The Constitutional Court dismissed an application brought by Swifambo Rail Leasing, for leave to appeal an earlier Supreme Court decision not to reinstate a contract for the Afro 4000 locomotives to Prasa.

Guest: Khanyisile Kweyama –PRASA Chairperson
14
MAY
1am

Mmusi Maimane will stay on as leader until 2021

The DA has publicly quelled any notion that party leader Mmusi Maimane would no longer be leader of the party, following a disappointing showing at the polls.
Yesterday the party announced that Mmusi Maimane is to remain leader of the party until its federal congress in 2021.

Guest: Mabine Seabi – Democratic Alliance Spokesperson
14
MAY
1am

Buthelezi will stay on until the July 2019 elective conference

In KwaZulu-Natal, the ANC received 54% of the votes while the IFP regained almost 200,000 of its votes. IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has confirmed that he will return to parliament as an MP in the newly-elected National Assembly.

Guest: Mkhuleko Hlengwa -IFP Spokesperson

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