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Foundation calls for individual rights


Government should not interfere with people's lives. That is a view of Free Market Foundation CEO David Ansara. The foundation recently launched is campaign for Home Rule which speaks of decentralization of governance, emphasizing individual rights, private property, and the role of local communities in decision-making. He chats to Daron Mann in this episode.


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Mabuyane visits East London harbour to witness loading, while NSPCA has serious concerns over welfare of livestock


Amid the heated discussion over the export of South African livestock, Wednesday was a bustling day at the harbor in East London. 56,000 sheep, 1,500 cattle, and 200 goats were put into the animal carrier Al Messilah. They are to be taken to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia for slaughter. Pieter Cloete, president of AgriSA in the Eastern Cape and Dr Smaragda Loew, president of Ban Animal TradingSA join Daron Mann in this podcast to discuss the issue.


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NSPCA raises alarm over infectious disease outbreak as thousands of sheep are loaded onto livestock ship


The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has raised the alarm over an infectious disease outbreak at a feedlot housing 56,000 sheep destined for live export by ship from East London to the Middle East. In this second segment, host Daron Mann chats to SPCA's Jacques Peacock about the latest discovery inside the livestock carrier Al Messilah ahead of the three-week journey to the Middle East. Tune in!


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Long and desperate property value chain stuck in metro's dawdling backlogs


If BCM's town planning unit does not sharpen up, construction companies will migrate to municipalities that don’t take two years to process an application. This warning comes from Contour Projects MD Henk Massyn, one of East London’s top township and infrastructure development companies. He chats to Ted Keenan in this episode.


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UDM growing stronger in Eastern Cape, says Holomisa


UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says he remains positive about his party’s future in the Eastern Cape and has issued a warning to those undermining former president Jacob Zuma’s popularity in the province in light of his new party uMkhonto weSizwe’s rise to prominence. He chats to DispatchLIVE's Mandilakhe Kwababana in this episode about his plans for the province.


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Tensions rise over shipment of live animals


Amid the heated discussion over the export of South African livestock, Wednesday was a bustling day at the harbor in East London. 56,000 sheep, 1,500 cattle, and 200 goats were put into the animal carrier Al Messilah. They are to be taken to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia for slaughter. Pieter Cloete, president of AgriSA in the Eastern Cape and Dr Smaragda Loew, president of Ban Animal TradingSA join Daron Mann in this podcast to discuss the issue.


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World’s largest floating book fair docks in East London


The 12,519-tonne floating book fair is eagerly awaiting its next throng of visitors. The ship, which boasts more than 5,000 book titles, docked in East London last week and will be here for three weeks. In this episode, Daron Mann chats to Anastasia Leushkina about the ship and its activities.


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History in the making


Daron Mann talks to Eastern Cape DA leader Andrew Whitfield about the party’s call for the devolution of police powers to the province to fight rising crime...


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 March 7, 2024  26m
 
 

Infant freed from shallow grave after church steward alerted by muted cries


When Methodist Church steward Mbuyiselo Manyonga set off to find the source of the muffled cries he heard while preparing for Sunday service, he thought there was a cat in distress. However, what he found buried in a shallow grave inside an incomplete building next to the church was not someone’s pet, but a newborn baby boy. The baby boy, found with his umbilical cord still attached, is in a stable condition at Indwe Hospital. His mother is not known...


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 March 1, 2024  7m
 
 

Breathing new life into a rundown former Transkei village


Umjelo Non-Profit Organisation, has taken on the Herculean task of turning the impoverished Mamolweni village, on the coast in the former Transkei, into a flourishing community. In this episode, Ted Keenan chats Templeton “Pinkie” Yoba about Umjelo’s objectives...


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 March 1, 2024  11m