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Let’s Talk Justice: Live Your Rights radio programme.

Starting July 2018, we bring you Season 04 of the Let’s Talk Justice: Live Your Rights radio programme every Tuesday and Thursday.
Episodes can be viewed on our YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/JusticeGOVZA or on GovernmentZA. Follow this link to view Let's Talk Justice Season 01, Season 02, Season 03, Season 04

It’s your chance to call in, talk to us and learn more about Maintenance, Careers in Justice, Ukuthwala, Domestic Violence, Child Justice and loads more. Each week we tackle a new topic, so stay tuned and learn with us. Remember, you can call in or send your comment/question via Facebook or Twitter live during the show.

Season 05 Episode List:

Episode 20: 19 Mar 2020 (COVID-19)
Guest: Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize
In the wake of the President’s announcement of a National State of Disaster due to Corona Virus (COVID-19), and in the spirit of working together to fight the virus, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has allocated tonight’s episode of the Let’s Talk Justice Radio show to Social Development Minister, Ms Lindiwe Zulu.

Episode 19: 12 Mar 2020 (The rights of a child during separation or divorce)
Guests: Advocate Nashvile Britz: Office of the Family Advocate

As the nation commemorates Human Rights Month under the theme: “The year of unity, socio-economic renewal and nation-building.” This evening we are discussing the rights of a child during separation or divorce. Joining me for the discussion is Advocate Nashvile Britz from the Office of the Family Advocate.

Episode 18: 05 Dec 2019 (Sexual Offences Courts)
Guests: Advocate Praise Kambula: Head: Promotion of the Rights of Vulnerable Groups Unit (DOJ&CD)

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As a nation we continue to commemorate 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign under theme Enough is Enough – 356 days to Gender-Based violence and Femicide (GBVF). In order to combat sexual violence, especially against women and children in the country, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD) reintroduced the Sexual Offences Courts in the country in 2013.

Episode 17: 28 Nov 2019 (The role of behaviour change in men and boys in the fight against Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF))
Guests: Mr. Max Mpuzana (DOJ&CD), Mr. Javu Baloyi (Spokesperson, Commission for Gender Equality) & Mr. Siyabulela Jentile (Not In My Name)

Violence against women and children continues to be a problem in our country. On Monday it was the official launch of 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign. Tonight we are discussing the role of behavior change in men and boys in the fight against Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF).

Episode 16: 21 Nov 2019 (Divorce)
Guests: Ms. Peta Josephine: Senior Legal Admin Officer: Office of the Family Advocate (DOJ&CD)

When you say “I do”, getting divorced may be the last thing on your mind. A divorce can be stressful and confusing for couples and families and there is no easy way to get through the legal process or to recover emotionally. Tonight we are discussing Divorce in South Africa.

Episode 15: 15 Nov 2019 (Domestic Violence)
Guests: Advocate Praise Kambula: Head: Promotion of the Rights of Vulnerable Groups Unit (DOJ&CD)

To some people Domestic violence has been viewed as a private matter or a personal matter but this is a criminal offence which is punishable by law. Government through various Departments has introduced and implemented various pieces of legislation and support programmes to help curb Domestic Violence.

Episode 14: 06 Nov 2019 (High Courts in South Africa)
Guests: Advocate Matome Modiba - Legal Admin Officer at DOJ&CD Gauteng Regional Office


Tomorrow President Cyril Ramaphosa will officially open Mpumalanga High Court in Nelspruit. Mpumalanga Division of the High Court of South Africa came into operation on 01 May 2019. Mpumalanga community members will no longer have to incur traveling costs to Pretoria in order to access the services of the High Court. Tonight we are discussing the role of the High Courts in South Africa.

Episode 13: 31 Oct 2019 (The rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Persons)
Guests: Dhlamini Busisiwe: DOJ&CD: Project Manager LGBTI Programme, Mapaseka Steve Letsike: Co-Chair of the LGBTI National Task Team


The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD) continues to work earnestly to promote and protect the rights of LGBTI persons.

Episode 12: 24 Oct 2019 (Types of Courts in South Africa)
Guests: Advocate Matome Modiba, Legal Admin Officer, DOJ&CD Gauteng Regional Office


The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Mr. Ronald Lamola, will officially open the newly built Bityi Magistrate’s Court in the Eastern Cape tomorrow. The opening of this Magistrate’s court bears testimony to the strides that the department has made in its endeavor to broaden access to justice for all through infrastructure development. Tonight we are discussing types of Courts in South Africa.

Episode 11: 17 Oct 2019 (Legal assistance for victims of GBV)
Guests: Mr Magate Nkgapele (Principal Legal Practitioner-Civil) Legal Aid SA Johannesburg Local Office


Legal Aid South Africa’s role is to provide legal aid to those who cannot afford their own legal representation. This includes poor people and vulnerable groups such as women, children and the rural poor. Tonight we are joined by Mr Magate Nkgapele (Principal Legal Practitioner-Civil) Legal Aid SA Johannesburg Local Office to discuss how Legal Aid SA provides legal assistance to victims of Gender Based Violence.

Episode 10: 10 Oct 2019 (Trafficking in Persons)
Guests: Mr. Mdumiseni Wakaba: DOJ&CD Senior State Law Advisor & Ms. Eunice Poto: DOJ&CD Legal Administration Officer


Trafficking in Persons/Human Trafficking continues to be a global criminal activity that affects countless victims around the world and in our communities.

Episode 09: 03 Oct 2019 (Domestic Violence)
Guests: Advocate Matome Modiba - Legal Admin Officer at DOJ&CD Gauteng Regional Office


To some people Domestic violence has been viewed as a private matter or a personal matter but this is a criminal offence which is punishable by law. Government through various Departments has introduced and implemented various pieces of legislation and support programmes to help curb Domestic Violence.

Episode 08: 19 Sep 2019 (Gender Based Violence)
Guests: Advocate Praise Kambula, Head: Promotion of the Rights of Vulnerable Groups Unit and Ms. Tamara Mathebula, Chairperson of the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE)

There has been a public outcry regarding Gender Based Violence in the country following several women whom were lost due to brutal attacks in recent weeks.

Episode 07: 12 Sep 2019 (National Wills Week 2019)
Guests: Assistant Master Ms. Wendy Sithole, Master of the High Court: National Office

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD) will commemorate the annual National Wills Week from 16 – 20 September 2019. Do you know what will happen to your estate when you pass away? For some reason setting up our last will and testament makes us think about our own death, and so we tend to put it off.

Episode 06: 05 Sep 2019 (The Guardian’s Fund)
Guests: Adv Vuyani Lallie, Deputy Master, Master of the High Court: Cape Town

September marks Public Service Month in our country. The auspices of the 2019 Public Service Month under the theme: “Khawuleza, Taking Public Service to the People. Batho Pele: “We Belong, We Care, We Serve.”
Tonight we will be discussing the Guardian’s Fund which is administered by the Office of the Master of the High Court.

Episode 05: 29 Aug 2019 (Types of marriages in South Africa)
Guests: Ms. Peta Josephine, Senior Legal Admin Officer, Office of the Family Advocate (DOJ&CD)


As we wrap up Women’s month tonight we will be discussing types of marriages recognized under South African law.

Episode 04: 22 Aug 2019 (Gender Based Violence)
Guests: Minister for Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola

We continue to commemorate Women’s Month under the theme “25 Years of Democracy: Growing South Africa Together for Women’s Emancipation”. Tonight we are discussing Gender Based Violence with Criselda Dudumashe: Radio host and social activist.

Episode 03: 15 Aug 2019 (Sexual Offences Courts)
Guests: Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Mr. John Jeffery

As we continue to commemorate Women ’s Month in our country various efforts has been made by government to promote and protect the rights of women. In order to combat sexual violence, especially against women and children in the country, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD) reintroduced the Sexual Offences Courts in the country.

Episode 02: 08 Aug 2019 (Legal advice for Women)
Guests: Belinda Maroga, Legal Practitioner (Civil) from Legal Aid SA Pretoria Local Office

Tomorrow we commemorate Women’s Day under the theme: “25 Years of Democracy: Growing South Africa Together for Women’s Emancipation”. This year’s celebration coincides with the country’s celebration of 25 Years of Freedom and Democracy. Tonight’s episode is dedicated to women who need any legal advice you may contact.us tonight.

Episode 01: 01 Aug 2019 (Child Maintenance) POSTPONED to 06 Aug
Guest: Ms. Peta Josephine, Senior Legal Admin Officer, Office of the Family Advocate (DoJCD)

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development continues to work earnestly to ensure the protection and promotion of women’s rights in the country. We kick off  this Season by discussing Child Maintenance and joining me for the discussion is one of the familiar voices to this show, Ms. Peta Josephine: Senior Legal Admin Officer: Office of the Family Advocate.

Community Radio Stations List:

Western Cape
01 786
02 Elgin
03 Westcoast
04 Whalecoast
05 MFM
06 Worcester
07 Eden
08 Zibonele
09 Gamkaland

Northern Cape
10 Riverside

Eastern Cape
11 Rhodes
12 Nkqubela
13 Oasis
14 Link
15 Alfred Nzo
16 Kumkani
17 Takalani

Free State
18 Qwaqwa
19 Mosupatsela Radio

KwaZulu-Natal
20 Good News
21 Rise
22 Icora
23 Mgungundlovu
24 Nongoma
25 North Coast
26 Siyathuthuka
27 Itheko
28 Pongola
29 Ugu
30 Nqubeko
31 Inanda

Mpumalanga
32 Radio Alpha
33 Kanyamazane
34 Mkhondo
35 Emalahleni
36 R FM 103.2
37 Moutse
38 Bushbuckridge

Limpopo
39 Giyani
40 Mohodi
41 Masco
42 Univen
43 Turf
44 Mokopane
45 Tshepo Comrad
46 Zebediela
47 Moletsi

Gauteng
48 Lekoa
49 Impact
50 Rainbow
51 East Wave
52 Capital Live
53 Westbury
54 Radio pulpit
55 Pheli
56 Mamelodi
57 Vaal
58 TUT FM

North West
59 Aganang FM
60 Mafisa
61 Bokone Buphirima
62 Mahikeng
63 Star FM 102.9 Mhz: Setswana
64 Modiri
65 Mmabatho