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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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South Africa’s Heritage Songs

In this week’s Music Feature we explore South Africa’s heritage music with Musicologist and Musician, Dr Sheldon Rocha Leal.
21 Sep 5PM 20 min

What to Watch

Entertainment Reporter Leroy Marc joins Phemelo in studio to review some of the latest movies and series’. This week he looks at Miseducation on Netflix, A haunting in Venice and Invisible Beauty which are both in theatres and much more.
21 Sep 5PM 26 min

7 suspects arrested for Wits student kidnapping

Police haave rescued a Wits University student who was lured and kidnapped via gay dating site ‘’Grindr’’ it understood the suspects demanded a ransom from his family. 7 men linked to the crime have been arrested and charged with kidnapping and extortion. Phemelo speaks to National Police Spokesperson, Athlenda Mathe…
21 Sep 5PM 13 min

Talking Relationships

We discuss Sex and desire in romantic relationships. Is sex ever good enough? How do you keep up with desiring each other in a relationship, particularly those in long term relationships? We discuss this and more with Clinical Psychologist & Spiritual Healer, Anele Siswana.
20 Sep 5PM 49 min

NSFAS funding uproar

Higher Education Department Spokesperson, Ishmael Mnisi speaks to Phemelo about the Nsfas funding uproar. During a media briefing Nzimande lashed out at ANC ‘detractors’ who said that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme was in crisis. The South African Union of Students Spokesperson, Asive Dlanjwa & Tshwane University of Technology…
20 Sep 5PM 49 min

Kaya Car Torque

In this week’s Car Feature we discuss fuel-efficient driving techniques and how to keep your battery in good condition for longer with Motoring Expert, Pogiso Dibakoane
19 Sep 5PM 34 min

DA turns to the Human Rights Commission to act on disastrous Sassa saga

DA’s Shadow MEC for Social Development Refiloe N’tsekhe speaks to Phemelo after the party laid a formal complaint at the South African Human Rights Commission against the Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu, her department (Sassa) and the Postbank for their part in the ongoing social grants payment failures. Postbank Spokesperson…
19 Sep 5PM 25 min

City Power cuts lights to non-paying Naturena residents

City Power Spokesperson Isaac Mangena speaks to Phemelo following the utility’s operation to cut electricity to non-paying residents. The Naturena community owes the City of Joburg a collective R309 million in unpaid electricity bills, while over R10 billion is owed by non-paying residents and businesses around the whole municipality.
19 Sep 5PM 23 min

E-hailing march in Joburg

E-hailing Partners Council Spokesperson, Kenny Moretsele speaks to Phemelo about their planned march this week to the offices of Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi and to Uber and Bolt offices. The drivers are protesting against government’s partnership with Uber Eats and Bolt Bajaj and high commission and unsustainable prices amongst other…
18 Sep 5PM 11 min

Human Trafficking

POV discusses Human Trafficking which disturbingly on the rise in the country with founder of NPO, The Olive Grove & Psychologist Olivia Nagan.
18 Sep 5PM 25 min

Joburg Mayor Gwamanda visits Diepsloot

Diepsloot Community Leader Loyiso Toyiya speaks to Phemelo following a visit by Joburg Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda. The Mayor joins in on the conversation and elaborates on some of the interventions the city has put in place to assist the people of Diepsloot. The township has been battling high levels of…
18 Sep 5PM 20 min

Tshwane announces Energy Master Plan

Tshwane Mayor Cilliers Brink speaks to Phemelo about the city’s energy master plan which seeks to reduce the city’s dependence on Eskom and to alleviate the burden of load shedding.
18 Sep 5PM 13 min

Jagersfontein victims lament slow progress

POV brings you an in-depth discussion about the Jagersfontein mudslide disaster, it’s been a year since the dam collapse and communities say there’s been little to no change and they believe they have been forgotten. Phemelo speaks to Jagersfontein Development Mine Spokesperson, Billy Bilankulu; Lawyer representing 50 Jagersfontein families, Andries…
13 Sep 5PM 1 hr 03 min

Pensioners still struggling to access grants

Human Rights Organisation BlackSash's Western Cape Regional Manager, Thandi Henkeman speaks to Phemelo about pensioners who are still struggling to access grants a week after Postbank and the South African Social Security Agency told the public of a "system glitch'' affecting people who receive their grants via SASSA and Postbank…
13 Sep 4PM 10 min

Marshalltown Building fire Inquiry to begin in October

Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi speaks to Phemelo about the terms of reference for the commission of inquiry into the Marshalltown building fire. Lesufi has announced that the inquiry will begin in October and will be chaired by retired Constitutional Court Justice, Sisi Khampepe. The panel is set to investigate the…
13 Sep 4PM 6 min

Part 2: The legacy of Mangosuthu Buthelezi

We continue with our discussion with Author and Historian, Steve Lebelo about the complicated legacy of Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi. His death has begun a debate about his legacy, for some it also brought back memories of the black on black violence that left over 20 thousand people dead in KwaZulu-Natal…
12 Sep 5PM 40 min

De Ruyter may face legal action over Eskom probe

Legal Expert, Mpumelelo Zikalala gives us analysis following the SIU’s presentation in Parliament where the investigating unit told MP’s that legal action could not be ruled out against De Ruyter over the Eskom probe.
12 Sep 5PM 15 min

Tshwane says it’s in no position to pay salary hikes

SAWMU Deputy General Secretary, Nkhetheni Muthavhi speaks to Phemelo about their call for the City of Tshwane to implement the SA Local Government Bargaining Council’s decision to compel the city to pay a 5.5% salary increase that was promised to SAMWU workers in 2021. City of Tshwane Finance MMC, Peter…
12 Sep 5PM 48 min
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