Category Archives: News & Talk Shows

Preview: CNN International programme information weeks 7&8

This includes programme information and airtimes for the following programmes on CNN International: Winning Post In February, CNN’s ‘Winning Post’ is joined by British sports presenter and journalist Aly Vance (nee Rowell) as the new host of the network’s monthly flat-racing show (full synopsis below).   Make Create Innovate This month, ‘Make Create Innovate’ explores how food and technology is changing the way people eat. CNN On The Road India In February, ‘On the Road’ visits India, a country where even a lifetime of journeys…

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Is Donald Trump the best man to defend America against ISIS — or the one the extremists would like to see in the White House?

By Jonathan Mann, CNN Anchor “What Mr. Trump’s saying about how to handle this war is empowering the enemy,” said Senator Lindsey Graham, one of a dozen candidates trailing Trump in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Graham said that ISIS “loves Donald Trump because he is giving them an opportunity to bring people their way.” It’s a damning accusation that would seem to run against the views of millions of American voters. And this was before Trump sparked near-universal opprobrium with his call…

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CNN International programme information, weeks 50 – 52

This includes programme information and airtimes for the folowing programmes on CNN International: Defining Moments 2015: ‘Defining Moments’ looks back at the most riveting and talked about stories of the year (more info below). CNN Republican Presidential Primary Debate: In December, CNN hosts the fifth Republican presidential primary live debate held in Las Vegas. Fight for Freedom: Confronting Modern-Day Slavery: In a special panel programme, Harvard University and the CNN Freedom Project join forces in the fight against human trafficking in America: ‘Fight for Freedom:…

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‘In 24 Hours’ on CNN International

NEW monthly 30 minute travel series on CNN Launch show: ‘New York In 24 Hours’ airs Wednesday 9 December CNN International today announced the launch of a new 30 minute travel programme,   ‘In 24 Hours’ which will descend on a vibrant city each month to experience a perfect day’s down time. From morning until after hours, host James Williams will bring viewers unique and exclusive experiences from one of the world’s greatest cities. CNN’s audience will get a personal tour of each location, finding out…

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CNN International and MTN launch ‘Africa View’ news app

App offers latest trends, stories and news affecting the African continent CNN International and Africa’s leading mobile operator, MTN, today launched a dedicated ‘Africa View’ news app. The app launch is part of a multi-platform commercial partnership between CNN and MTN, spanning advertising, sponsorship and digital components. The ‘Africa View’ app curates CNN International’s extensive Africa content, including the network’s ‘Africa View’ weekly infographic content, providing background and context to trends, figures and initiatives shaping the African continent. The app also showcases content from CNN’s…

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IFP shocked at SABC’s decision to cut indigenous languages broadcasts

The Inkatha Freedom Party utterly opposes the public broadcaster’s decision to remove news broadcasts in South Africa’s Indigenous languages. SABC News stated that as of April 1st, they will no longer have Afrikaans news or news in any of the Nguni languages. They will replace the slots with a government programme called “The State of our Nation.” The IFP’s Secretary General, Ms Sibongile Nkomo, MP said, “The SABC is now contradicting its own mandate, as it has previously stated that the SABC News channel would…

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Special Assignment

Lolly Town

“LOLLY TOWN” A SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT INVESTIGATION It’s called a Lolly lounge, or Suiker-huis. It’s a name commonly known in predominantly coloured communities like Eldorado Park and Westbury in Johannesburg – a standard house or flat, usually rented, where young girls are lured in with free drug fixes and then led into a life of prostitution and drug addiction. The name – lolly lounge – is derived from the glass pipe/popper bottle used to smoke drugs like crystal meth and tik which is shaped like a…

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SAUK minag Afrikaanse TV-kykers

SAUK minag Afrikaanse TV-kykers Die VF Plus gaan vrae in die parlement en in die portefeuljekomitee vra oor die swak programbeplanning by die SAUK wat tot die verwarrende rondskuif van programme en die opskorting van die Afrikaanse nuus gelei het. Dit sal ook vrae behels oor die advertensieskade wat die korporasie gelei het deur hierdie ondeurdagte skuiwe. Afrikaanse televisie-nuuskykers het nog verstaan dat hulle tydelik moet skuif om plek vir die Wêreldbekersokker te maak. Maar daar is nooit gesê dat die Afrikaanse TV-nuus op SABC2…

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SABC – Dumping of Afrikaans programming not true

SABC – Dumping of Afrikaans programming not true Johannesburg, 26 June 2014-The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) would like to express its misgivings on the article published today on TV with Thinus, an online publication, which claims to do news and analysis on South African Television. The Cape Town based self-proclaimed TV critic, Mr. Thinus Ferreira’s article is questionable and is perceived by the SABC as a move to cause confusion and to some extent instigate racial and linguistic divisions. The article alleges that SABC…

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