Thursday, June 12, 2014

Thursday -Labour_children have the right to play !!!

Today on our show we spoke to- Cebo Kutuka ,Assistant Director at the Department of Labour. His was here to tell us about The Child Labour Programme of Action (CLPA) ,he also mentioned children should not do chores that are performed for a long period of time. The highlight of the interview was that people need to be aware that this is  another form of exploitation of children and people need to be aware of this .However not all work  done by children is considered as Child Labour but the is a limit. 
To get involved or if you have any questions please Visit . webmaster@labour.gov.za

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Wensday -Gender_Celebrating fathers!

Today it is Wednesday which really means we are talking about all matters related to Gender. On our show we spoke to -Patrick Godana from the Sonke Gender Justice , the message he was spreading today was that  we need to celebrate all fathers that are doing good in taking take of their families. He also gave guidelines on how to be a good father and added that all you need is to love your kids and accept them as they are . for more information on health for men related issues please visit- info@genderjustice.org.za

Monday, June 09, 2014

Mens Health Week 9-15th June

We also got the previledge of talking to -Dr Martin De Villers ,a  physician and Executive Manager at the Independent Clinical Onocology Network (ICON). He told us about the Mens Health Week which starts on the 9-15th June 2014. The point that he was trying to emphasize was the fact that men need to take their health more seriously. For more information    

Monday-Health -World Blood Donor Day on the 14th June 2014

Today in shakhisizwe we spoke to -Vanessa Raju from the South African National Donor Service, with regards to the World Donor day that is on the 14th June 2014. Vanessa briefly told us about the World Donor Day , how one can became a donor as well as the process you have to follow. She highlighted that part of the reason they have this day is  to raise awareness of the need for safe blood, to thank and honour those blood donors who make transfusion possible and to encourage regular blood donation by suitable donors.for more information please visit.- vanessa.raju@sanbs.org.za

Friday, June 06, 2014

Friday -Arts and Culture _Redefining Afrikanism !

On todays show we spoke to -Ziphozakhe Mhlume one of the founders of the Redefining Afrikanism Movement. Based in Cape Town, this movement recently started last month when they had their first event about Afrika Day on the 25th May 2014.Ziphozakhe also mentioned that part of the reason the why they started this movement was to have Afrika Day everyday. As a result they have workshops , sessions and debates on self identity as African and what it means to us . They also have open space for  these discussions  in Khayelitsha which is also open to anyone that would like to join in their discussions. For more information please visit .ziphozakhe.hlono@gmail.com

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Thursday- Labour -Departmenrt of Labour invites All Domestic Workers for public hearing around the country

We also spoke to -Steven Rathayi from the Department of Labour with regards to the Three-year Sectoral Determination governing the minmum wages for Domestic Workers in South Africa is coming to an end this year. The Department of Labour is hosting a month-long series of Domestic Workers Public hearings to allow all workers to have a  say in the determination of their new wage structure and other conditions of employment.The hearing began on the 2nd June 2014 to conclude on the 29th June 2014. For any one that is around Khayelitsha please get more information about the next hearing as it promises to be that side soon . for more information please visit webmaster@labour.gov.za.

Better Living Challange! for all design students


Today on our show we spoke to - Fran Cox Project Manager for the Better living challenge .A  
competition that calls for designers and innovators to showcase ideas and concepts that are innovative, affordable and environmentally sustainable.The due date for application was on the 31st May 2014 , Fran also added that this challenge will be beneficial to the community as it will help build houses that are affordable, safe as well as comfortable to live in. The competition was open to professional designers and well as back-yardinventors who have a concept or an existing product.for more information
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Monday, June 02, 2014

Monday Health - World No Tobacco Day 2014

We also spoke to Gabriel Eskeen - A dietition and health promotion officer from the Heart and Stroke foundation. He spoke to us about the World No Tobacco day which was on the 31st May 2014, the dangers of smoking and the significance of the Day . If someone would like to find more information or get advise on how to quit smoking.Please visit www.saltwatch.co.za.
 

Today on our show we spoke to-

Andrea du Plessis is a registered dietician (B.Sc Dietetics; M.Phil Exercise Science) with a passion for healthcare through nutrition, natural remedies, and a healthy lifestyle. As head of customer care at Vital, she shares her knowledge on nutritional supplements and natural healthcare with regular radio talks and educational workshops, magazine articles, and on television. We spoke with regards to obesity amongst women , reason to that and how can we prevent it. She also gave tips on how to eat healthy this winter. For more information on the subject and more get her on twitter (@andreaduplessis) facebook- Andres Du Plessi or check her website-  www.vital.co.za/expert/andrea-du-plessis