Coming Up On Carte Blanche – 27 May 2018

On M-Net & M-Net HD [101], Sunday 27 May 2018 at 19:00 & again on M-Net Plus 1 [901] at 20:00



Home Intruder Shootings

Approximately 60 house burglaries take place in South Africa every day and research shows that home invasions are one of the most feared crimes in the country. Increasingly, home owners are stepping up and using force to fight back and defend themselves and their families. But is “self-defence” a feasible plea in a court of law or could you be charged with murder? Carte Blanche explores your legal rights.

Producer: Nicky Troll
Presenter: Devi Sankaree Govender

Taxi Drones

There are more than a billion cars on our roads globally and with millions more added every year, our planet is increasingly congested and polluted.  Now, engineers are turning to an impressive mixture of drone technology and artificial intelligence to find a real solution for the future. Could self-piloted flying taxis help solve the urban mobility crisis and save our cities?

Producer and Presenter: John Webb
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Coining it on Kusile

How did an initial budget of R80-billion for the Kusile power station skyrocket to a projected R160-billion on completion? Construction that would have taken six years may now only be finished by 2022. We investigate secrets, lies and mind-boggling cost-overruns.

Producer: Joy Summers
Presenter: Devi Sankaree Govender
Researcher: Tony Beamish
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Published by Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: And IMDb:

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