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5 minutes | 2 years ago
MyBallito chats with Jack Parow
Zander Taylor, best known as Jack Parow, has become one of South Africa's top Afrikaans hip-hop artists. As the Afrikaans community in Ballito has increased drastically over the last few years, it is quite fitting that Jack will be performing live in Ballito on 19 October at the Pumpkin Theatre. We decided to catch up with Jack Parow, the legend himself
7 minutes | 2 years ago
Massive fuel price hike expected in October 2018
In September, the Department of Energy took an unprecedented decision by limiting the fuel price hike to only five cents a litre, but experts feel that this is only delaying the inevitable. The AA has predicted a massive price hike in October that will leave motorists with a very bad taste in their mouths. To find out more, we are now chatting to Layton Beard from the Automobile Association of South Africa
1 minutes | 2 years ago
1 Dead - 1 critically injured in car accident near Tongaat.
1 person has passed away and 1 has been critically injured in a car accident near Tongaat a few minutes ago. The critically injured passenger has been airlifted to hospital by Black Eagle/IPSS aeromedical team after a collision in Tongaat. We now cross over to Paul Herbst from IPSS Medical Rescue who is on the scene:
11 minutes | 2 years ago
We chat to South Africa’s first Michelin Star chef
As we enter spring on the beautiful North Coast of KZN, MyBallito and theSouthAfrica has been inundated with requests from our audience to share some recipes that scream Sun, Sea and warm, humid days. We decided to chat to an expert to give us advise on how to get the most out of spring/summer when it comes to food. As South Africa’s first Michelin star Chef – world-famous restaurateur, and all round food hero – Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen is the perfect person to chat to regarding our quest for beautiful food. Jan-Hendrik owns the Restaurant Jan, a Michelin star masterpiece in Nice – and even has his own television show of the same name
5 minutes | 2 years ago
Trees are being killed in South Africa by a small beetle
Big trees across South Africa are being killed by a beetle no bigger than a peppercorn. The polyphagous shot hole borer, native to Southeast Asia has landed in South Africa and is causing havoc. It is yet unknown how the beetle ended up in South Africa - however one thing is clear - they are reproducing at an alarming rate. We are now chatting to Professor Marcus Byrne, an Ig Nobel prize winner and entomologist at the University of Witwatersrand to find out more
3 minutes | 2 years ago
Holiday Letting scammers hit Ballito
a Ballito resident, Greg Kruger, a local Estate Agent, caught a scammer red-handed this week when he noticed a property he has a sole mandate on being advertised on Gumtree under the Holiday Rental category. There are three problems with this revelation: 1. Greg Kruger knows the owner of the house 2. He definitely did not list it on Gumtree for Holiday Rental 3. Greg is an Estate Agent himself – if anyone is letting or selling this house it will naturally be him. We chat with Greg to find out more:
3 minutes | 2 years ago
Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa has been contained
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced that the Listeria outbreak in South Africa is officially over. One of the deadliest epidemics of Listeriosis resulted in more than 203 deaths. It is still unknown how the bacteria landed up in our processed meats. According to Motsoaledi, all 157 processed meat factories in South Africa have undergone an inspection by WHO health inspectors. We are now chatting to Nkululeko Luthuli, Spokesperson for the South African Meat Processors Association
2 minutes | 2 years ago
Land debate drastically effects housing market in SA
It has been revealed that Expropriation of land without compensation has harshly affected the affordable housing market. One company reports that the demand for affordable housing dropped by over 40% in the past two months as homeowners or potential homeowners believe that they will be given a free house - removing them from the buyers pool. The issue is escalated by tenants living in affordable housing failing to pay their rent as they believe they are entitled to free housing and land. We are chatting to Wikus Lategan, the Chief Executive Officer of Calgro M3 Holdings, a listed housing developer.
6 minutes | 2 years ago
Can you become rich with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies?
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have become buzzwords in South Africa over the last few years. Folks seem to have a love-hate relationship with the cryptocurrency world. Many people believe that buying into cryptocurrency will make them overnight millionaires. We have decided to shed some light on the craze. We are chatting to Russel Luck, a Specialist Technology Attorney from Swift Tech Law to give us the breakdown.
4 minutes | 2 years ago
Discussion with Superintendent Parboo Sewpersad
It has been revealed that the eThekwini Metro Police is grossly understaffed. According to the Head of Metro Police, Commissioner Steve Middleton, the last time the Metro police ran a recruitment drive staff was over 9 years ago. We now chat to Senior Superintendent Parboo Sewpersad of the Durban Metro Police to find out more regarding this development
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