Smile FM The Honest Truth

The Honest Truth

Detailed, in depth conversations around the news, politics and happenings in Cape Town. Monday to Thursday 9pm-11pm.
Weekly English South Africa News Commentary
96 Episodes
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Why the upcoming winter may be unseasonably dry

Lehlohonolo Thobela: Meteorologist and forecaster, at the South African Weather Service shares insight on why the upcoming winter may be unseasonably dry in the southwest and unseasonably wet in the northeast of the country, as well as what insights from the latest Seasonal Climate Watch means for you and I.
14 Apr 13 min

Why did authorities drag their feet investigating Thabo Bester escape

Dr Saths Cooper: Clinical Psychologist and President, at Pan-African Psychology Union (PAPU) joins the conversation to weigh in on how it could’ve been possible for authorities to have dragged their feet, into investigating the escape of Thabo Bester. This, after being notified of his escape in August last year, yet…
13 Apr 19 min

The keys to making an interracial relationship work

Shelley Lewin, Founder of the Relationship Architect Coaching and Consulting, shares insight on the keys to making an interracial relationship work, as many people fall madly in love with each other - despite the confines and expectations of society's stereotypes.
12 Apr 9 min

What not to do with your money this year.

Corne shares insight on the best financial resolutions to consider this year as well as the top five steps you'd need to act out today, to get ahead of tomorrow's possible financial conundrums.
10 Jan 7 min

Are You Dreading To Be Back At Work?

Anja van Beek shares pragmatic advice on how you could unshackle yourself from the associated dread, of heading back to work. This is as nearly one in every five employees worldwide intends to pivot their careers over the next 12 months.
9 Jan 12 min

The Internet VS Your Under 14-Year-Old.

Zahraa Shroeder sat down with Dr Marlena Kruger, to find out more about why she’s encouraging parents to hold off on granting their teen access to the Internet and social media - at least, until the age of 14. The two also unpacked how you could join like-minded parents, in…
9 Jan 15 min

Get Ready, it's #Mex22

Martin Myers fills us in on what we could expect at this year’s ear-drumming rendition of #Mex22, as well as how you could get involved in experiencing Cape Town’s premier music exchange conference.
3 Nov 2022 19 min

Toxic Working Environment

What is a toxic working environment? What consistutes toxic behaviour with in a working environment and what are the tell tale signs? Benito chats to ICHAF training CEO, Devan Moonsamy on The Honest Truth.
26 Oct 2022 10 min

Is the Reserve Bank's MPC overreaction, becoming a habit?

Dr Roelof Botha will share insight on why US monetary policy shouldn’t be replicated in South Africa; why the Reserve Bank's MPC is making it a habit to overreact, as well as why he believes the SARB’s ignorance of the nature of inflation, will only hurt the future stability of…
12 Oct 2022 19 min

Coolplay and We Are Guernsey join forces

Tori joined Ziaan in studio earlier this week to chat about their partnership with We Are Guernsey. Tori talks about the delegate of 32 who came down to see the Coolplay team and action, and how they bought into their program. Tori also chats about the Coolplay organisation, what they…
7 Oct 2022 13 min

Breast cancer accounts for 25% of new cancers in SA women?

Eugene Jooste demystifies whether the thickening of your nipple, could be a cause for greater concern; as well as why mammograms remain the gold standard, in squashing the shelf life of tumours. This is as October kicks of breast cancer awareness month across SA!
3 Oct 2022 9 min

Hold on to your flower crown!

Geronimo De Klerk and Gundula Deutschlande fill us in on why they’re calling on you to ‘down your tools and hold on to your flower crown - this Sunday, as we’re set to observe SA’s annual Garden Day!
3 Oct 2022 18 min

What are the top liquidation and business rescue trends for 2022?

Lerothodi Mohale shares insight into what the top liquidation and business rescue trends for 2022 are; why the real estate sector remains on a high alert, as well as to offer advice on how businesses could take proactive steps to avoid becoming a casualty.
3 Oct 2022 8 min

SA's tourism recovery, is on the up!

Rosemary Anderson fills us in on whether SA’s hospitality sector is indeed on the road to recovery - post-pandemic; what the latest StatsSA statistics on Tourist Accommodation agree with this sentiment, as well as to unpack why she believes business as usual – won't alone ramp up our road to…
3 Oct 2022 9 min

The Opinionated - Ep 6 - Rugby Championship & URC

Dylan Jack and Martin Myers return to the Smile 90.4fm studios to join Ziaan in conversation about all things rugby. The three reflect on the last round of the Rugby Championship, which saw the Springboks come up short in the race for the title. The guys also break down round…
30 Sep 2022 41 min

How to be a Local, in a Global Village!

Merilyn Makelve unpacks whether digital communities have bred cultural assimilations amongst SA's youth; how we could encourage greater diversity within the workplace, as well as share insight on how we could embrace cultural diversity within our education system.
29 Sep 2022 9 min
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