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Point of View with Phemelo Motene

Point of View with Phemelo Motene, delves into the day’s current affairs, touching on real issues and sharing expert advice on the audience questions between 8pm to 10pm Mondays to Thursdays.
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Road to 2024 Elections: Xiluva

In this week’s political feature, Phemelo is joined by Xiluva Leader, Bongani Baloyi. Xiluva (from the Tsonga word meaning "flower") is a South African political party launched in March 2023 by Baloyi who is the former ActionSA Gauteng provincial chairperson, and former Executive Mayor of the Midvaal Local Municipality for…
26 Feb 3PM 54 min

Pretoria high court judge questions all-white legal team

A judge in the Pretoria High Court has demanded that an all-white group of lawyers explain why there is not a single black lawyer among them. Last Friday, out of the blue, Judge Mandlenkosi Motha sent an email to all four advocates in a case which deals with black economic…
26 Feb 3PM 16 min

Phone lines down at major Gauteng hospitals

The DA says telephone lines at some Gauteng hospitals are down because the provincial health department hasn't paid its bills. According to the DA the situation is a "communication crisis". According to the party patients and their relatives could not get through to hospitals for appointments, enquiries or updates. Charlotte…
26 Feb 3PM 9 min

What to Watch

Entertainment contributor Leroy Marc is back in studio to review the latest tv shows and movies. This week he reviews Driveway Dolls , Thabo and the Rhino Case which are both in theatres, A Soweto Love Story on Netflix and much more.
22 Feb 3PM 11 min

Parliament impeaches 2 high court judges

In a historical first for Parliament, it resolved to impeach, not one, but two high court judges. After losing an urgent legal bid to stop the vote against him, Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe was first on the chopping block. Three hours later, retired Gauteng High Court…
22 Feb 3PM 18 min

Talking Legal Matters

Legal Expert, Nthabiseng Dubazana is back in studio with us this week she continues her discussion around marital contracts and proposals. Dubazana also discusses an interesting case where a mother has been deprived parental care after she kept her children away from school for about a year.
21 Feb 3PM 48 min

Panyaza Lesufi in conversation with Phemelo

Following his state of the province address, Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi speaks to Phemelo on various issues including crime, e-tolls and the provinces economy.
21 Feb 3PM 36 min

Kaya Car Torque

Motoring Expert, Pogiso Dibakoane is back in studio, this week he discusses Gauteng’s new high tech number plates which are set to launch in April, Hydrogen vehicles and tackles some of your car issues.
20 Feb 3PM 1 hr 11 min

Education bodies react to Primrose Principal shooting

The Germiston pupil who shot and wounded a principal at a Gauteng school last week, had also planned to kill the deputy principal and his class teacher, Education MEC Matome Chiloane has alleged. According to the plan had apparently been outlined in a WhatsApp group created by pupils at Primrose…
20 Feb 3PM 24 min

What to Watch

Entertainment Contributor Leroy Marc Joins Phemelo in studio every Thursday to review some of the latest on the small and big screens. This week he reviews Youngins ,Red Ink which are both on showmax, Madame Webb in theatres and much more.
15 Feb 3PM 9 min

Under DA-led government Gauteng will be cleaner, safer, and well-governed - Msimanga

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng said it would introduce wide-ranging lifestyle audits for politicians and officials if it gets into provincial office. They party’s Gauteng leader and Premier candidate, Solly Msimanga, delivered what he termed the ‘true state of the province address’. Phemelo speaks to Msimanga about his address.
15 Feb 3PM 24 min

Talking Legal Matters

Legal Expert Nthabiseng is back in studio, this week she unpacks marriage contracts and marriage proposals which can be challenged in court if breached and she also answers some of your legal questions.
14 Feb 3PM 40 min

Presidency request ICJ to stop Israeli attacks on Rafah

The South African Government has made an urgent request to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to consider whether the decision announced by Israel to extend its military operations in Rafah, which is the last refuge for surviving people in Gaza, requires that the court uses its power to prevent…
14 Feb 3PM 17 min

Salga concerned about “unintended consequences” of Aarto on municipalities

The South African Local Government Association (Salga) has voiced its concerns about “unintended consequences” on municipalities from the implementation of the controversial Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act. It says this includes removing the adjudication function of traffic fines to national government. Phemelo speaks to Spokesperson of the…
14 Feb 3PM 27 min

ActionSA Ekurhuleni submits motion of no confidence against Mayor

ActionSA has submitted a Motion of No Confidence against Mayor Ngodwana and his team of MMCs in a bid to save Ekurhuleni from the brink of collapse. Since his election, with the help of the ANC, EFF & the Super 7 Minority parties such as the ATM, ICM, PAC, COPE,…
14 Feb 3PM 12 min

Areas of Primrose declared high risk following shooting

The Primrose CPF has issued an advisory calling in residents to avoid certain areas of the community following a shooting in the early hours of Valentines Day. The CPF says it wants to caution residents due to a high risk of further incidents while law enforcement authorities monitor the situation…
14 Feb 3PM 7 min

South Africans warned not to fall victim to bogus colleges

Quality assurance bodies in the country have voiced concerns over the “rapid increase” in bogus institutions sprouting up in major economic centres across the country. In a joint briefing held in Pretoria, Umalusi, alongside the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) raised…
13 Feb 3PM 15 min

Zuma’s MK party could grab half of ANC support in KZN, poll finds

A shock poll released by the Social Research Foundation (SRF) has revealed that the ANC could lose close to half of its support in KwaZulu-Natal to the uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) Party, which is led by former president Jacob Zuma. The poll found that ANC support in the province had plummeted…
13 Feb 3PM 17 min

Convicted kidnapper, rapist escapes from custody

An inmate Clatta Gumbo escaped from custody during a hospital visit in Pretoria. The inmate appears to have attacked an official, enabling him to escape. He is serving a life sentence for kidnapping and rape. Phemelo speaks to Correctional Services Spokesperson, Singabakho Nxumalo.
13 Feb 3PM 10 min

Road to 2024 Elections

Every Monday from 9pm -10pm POV sits down with leaders from various political parties and unpacks their manifestos this as we head to the 2024 general elections. This week Phemelo is joined in studio by newly formed political party, The Transformation Alliance(TTA) leader, Abel Tau.
12 Feb 3PM 48 min
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