'Names are so important': Outrage over JP Smith's refusal to say host's name
Before City of Cape Town Mayco member JP Smith started his speech, he said he would not even try to pronounce event host Abongile Nzelenzele's surname because, in his words, it had 'too many vowels, too awkwardly placed'.
'This is a disaster': What must be done to address SA’s youth unemployment?
The job market is shrinking amid a struggling economy crippled by lockdowns and the COVID-19 pandemic, while the gap between skills shortages and access to training is widening.
Men are intimidated by sex toys and think they are being 'replaced' by them
702's Clement Manyathela invited back sex-positive activist, Makgosi Letimile, to educate on all things toys.
S.Africans pitch in to help mom who had all limbs amputated after giving birth
After 20-year-old Nomonde had to have both her legs and forearms amputated after experiencing complications following her pregnancy, the 702 Breakfast team on Thursday visited her to see how she had been holding up.
'Phased-in resumption of school year workable, but stretching to July excessive'
Teachers' Organisation of South Africa (Naptosa) executive director Basil Manuel points out this is still a document in discussion.
Hamba kahle, Mphephethwa. Rest in peace, Xolani Gwala
Radio broadcaster, husband and father Xolani Gwala has died after a long battle with cancer. We pay tribute to a beloved man.
Facebook group #ImStaying responds to 'extremely elitist' backlash
The group says that it is giving hope to despondent locals by posting uplifting messages about South Africa, encouraging them to stay in the country.
Formalising grade 9 as point of exit to open new pathways: expert
The announcement meant that pupils were able to complete the grade and attain a general education certificate.
WATCH: Dad can't wait for schools to go back...after kids finished all his Oros
It is school holidays for some Gauteng schools and a dad wants the schools to reopen as soon as possible because his kids are finishing his Oros which he bought the day before.
WATCH: Man stopping car from moving with bare hands goes viral
Imagine stopping a car from moving with your bare hands. Impossible right? Well, not quite. A video has gone viral and it shows a tough man limiting a car from moving.
'I asked an academic question': AfriForum CEO defends tweeting apartheid flag
Speaking on 702's Afternoon Drive, Ernst Roets said he was not disrespecting the latest judgment which declared the display of the flag as hate speech.
'Comedy of errors' shows Mkhwebane's Absa subpoena intended for FNB
'Mail & Guardian' investigative editor Thanduxolo Jika has written an article about a series of errors that resulted in Busisiwe Mkhwebane serving Absa a subpoena intended for FNB.
Sygnia denies making donations to CR17 presidential campagin
Over the weekend, a list of the CR17 campaign funders and beneficiaries of funds was published the Sunday Independent.
Gordhan vs PP: The president shouldn’t create super ministers, says analyst
Dr Somadoda Fikeni, a political analyst, weighs on Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s case against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Best-before dates: Why you need to stop throwing away perfectly good food
Wendy Knowler, consumer expert, said there are three things you need to know about the dates on your groceries:
What do Bafana Bafana need to do to win against Egypt in Afcon last 16?
Former Banyana Banyana captain Amanda Dlamini said Bafana Bafana have to apply themselves in the whole 90 minutes to win their Afcon game against Egypt on Saturday.
Right2Know calls for Red Ants to be permanently banned
Last month, the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority announced it was investigating "the alleged callous demolitions of homes" by the security and eviction firm in Alexandra, Johannesburg.
Journalist Marianne Thamm: Here's why I dug through EFF's trash for a story
In her piece on Daily Maverick, Marianne Thamm revealed how the EFF allegedly rented a villa priced at between R7,100 and R25,000 a night during the Sona period.