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The home of News24's podcasts: from politics to crime, to weekly news - we're breaking news first. And in audio.

    THE STORY | A series of botched surgeries - The heartbreaking claims against Dr Beale

    THE STORY | A series of botched surgeries - The heartbreaking claims against Dr Beale

    He was suspended from practising at Mediclinic hospitals in 2016 and, now, is barred from Netcare theatres too. Prominent Johannesburg paediatric surgeon Dr Peter Beale, 73, stands accused of negligence that led to the deaths of at least three of his young patients.

    The death of 10-year-old Zayyaan Sayed has spurred father Mohammadh to lay criminal charges against the well-known paediatric surgeon as well as anaesthetist Dr Abdulhay Munshi.

    This episode was hosted by Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath and produced by Nokuthula Manyathi.

    • 13 min
    THE STORY: Dodgy PPE tender procurements land government officials in hot water

    THE STORY: Dodgy PPE tender procurements land government officials in hot water

    This week on The Story, we take an in-depth look at the cloud of controversy hanging over the Gauteng health department as allegations of tender corruption surfaced.

    • 13 min
    THE STORY | Remembering the life of anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni

    THE STORY | Remembering the life of anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni

    On this week’s episode of The Story, we reflect on the life and times of anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni, who passed away in Pretoria on Tuesday.

    • 14 min
    THE STORY | Schools under pressure as SA’s Covid-19 pandemic gains momentum

    THE STORY | Schools under pressure as SA’s Covid-19 pandemic gains momentum

    On this week’s episode of The Story, we try to make sense of what lies ahead for South Africa’s fraught education system, and the country’s schoolchildren, in the midst of an unpredictable pandemic.

    • 14 min
    THE STORY | What lies ahead for Gauteng as it overtakes the Western Cape as SA's coronavirus hotspot

    THE STORY | What lies ahead for Gauteng as it overtakes the Western Cape as SA's coronavirus hotspot

    Gauteng has officially overtaken the Western Cape as the country's coronavirus hotspot with the highest number of cases cumulatively, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced late on Wednesday.
    Gauteng is South Africa's smallest but most densely populated province. The spike in Gauteng infections had been anticipated and expected.

    • 16 min
    THE STORY | Will removing statues representing oppression remedy ills of the past?

    THE STORY | Will removing statues representing oppression remedy ills of the past?

    Statues across the world are being torn down or vandalised in response to legitimate anger about racism and historical oppression.
    What is to become of the many remaining statues of historical figures from past eras in South Africa’s fraught history? And will removing them remedy the ills of the past?

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

AndreasCT ,

Andreas

A good summary and analysis of South African news. Wish it was a bit more regular, i.e weekly.

Marti_76 ,

Yes!

Love it! It's the best!

InertiaCreep ,

The best place to understand what's happening to our country

Awesome podcast. Really delves into the big stories here in RSA!

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