Coming Up On Carte Blanche – 2 April 2017

On M-Net & M-Net HD [101], Sunday 2 April 2017 at 19:00 & again on M-Net Plus 1 [901] at 20:00




Just 16 months ago, the MeerKAT Radio Telescope at the Losberg site in the Karoo, had only 16 antennas that produced images of galaxies millions of light years away. Now, with 32 antennas standing tall, the MeerKAT will be able to transmit high quality, never before seen images of these galaxies in the distant universe. Carte Blanche explores.

Producer: Diana Lucas
Presenter: John Webb
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Terror Arms Cache

Earlier this week, a large cache of assault weapons including bombs, hand grenades, a suicide vest and automatic rifles were found in a building in Randburg. Experts believe it’s an unusual choice of munition for an armed robbery, so were the weapons intended for terror attacks on our shores? Carte Blanche investigates whether South Africa’s defence and intelligence systems are prepared to face possible terrorist threats.

Producer: Johann Botha
Presenter: Devi Sankaree Govender

Uncle Kathy: A Carte Blanche Tribute

Described as a humble and fearless leader, anti-Apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who was also affectionately known as “Uncle Kathy”, passed away earlier this week after battling a short illness. As the country continues to mourn the passing of one of its most revered Liberation heroes, Carte Blanche pays tribute.

Producer: Kate Barry
Presenter: Bongani Bingwa
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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: Instagram: IMDb: