Understanding Western Cape election results

Cape Town, May 9, 2019 – The Democratic Alliance looks set to retain the Western Cape. They have received just over 54 percent of votes counted in the province so far. Tracking developments for us from the IEC’s Western Cape results centre is reporter, Pheladi Sethusa.

DA has taken lead in Cape Town

Cape Town, May 9, 2019 – Reporter Pheladi Sethusa is in the Mother City for us as counting of the Western Cape votes continues. Courtesy #DStv403

Voting underway in Cape Town

Cape Town, May 8, 2019 – Ordinary South Africans and political leaders have come out in numbers today to elect their new government. Pheladi Sethusa was in Kenilworth earlier this morning where ANC veteran Andrew Mlangeni and now joins us from Joe Slovo Park.

Farm evictions persist amid land reform talks

Cape Town, 2 August 2018 – According to research by the University of the Western Cape, 2-point-3 million people have been displaced from South African farms since 1994. Just under half of them forcibly removed from land they worked and lived on for decades. As Parliament’s land hearings reach the Western Cape this week, we focus on one such eviction, in Stellenbosch. Farm workers say they’re not protected, and need better security of tenure, especially now that new legislation is being considered. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has the story.

 

Parliamentary work on land expropriation starts

Cape Town, 11 May 2018 – The parliamentary process for land expropriation without compensation, will start in earnest in mid-July. That’s when the window for public written submissions closes. The Constitutional Review Committee has now even pushed back their report back date, as their first mammoth task is sifting through thousands of submissions. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports.

Get ready to pay more for South African wine

Cape Town, 9 May 2018 – Wine producers in the Western Cape have suffered a 200-thousand ton loss, as a result of the ongoing drought. This year’s harvest is the lowest in12 years. Industry experts say this is why consumer prices have to be increased. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports.

Earlier this year (19 January 2018), some in the industry was preparing for the worst as job cuts and a smaller than expected harvest predicted.

 

Reaction to progress towards free higher education

Cape Town, 24 April 2018 – Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor, earlier today gave feedback on government’s progress towards implementing free higher education. For some reaction, eNCA reporter, Pheladi Sethusa, speaks to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s Lauren Kansley.

Corporate SA plans to give unemployed youth a hand up

CAPE TOWN 02 JUNE 2017 – Leading South African corporates have committed to creating more than 300,000 jobs annually, following the announcement that a staggering 58 percent of South Africa’s 14.6 million unemployed people are aged between 15 and 35. Watch full story here.