Coming Up On Carte Blanche – 2 January 2022

Gauteng’s Oncology Crisis: Watch Carte Blanche, this Sunday 2 January 2022 at 19:00, only on M-Net

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 Namibia’s Viking Warrior?

The work of archaeologists might seem mundane as they spend endless hours of toil searching for clues about societies and cultures long gone. But in Namibia, a sense of excitement has gripped a group of researchers trying to unlock the age-old mystery of a famous rock painting called the “White lady of the Brandberg”. Could its secrets finally be revealed?

Producer: Eugene Botha | Presenter: Macfarlane Moleli

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Horse Therapy

From a trusted companion during times of war, to championship racers and beloved family pets, horses are some of the most versatile domestic animals. Now, they are changing the lives of addicts at a treatment centre in Mpumalanga. It’s called Healing Wings and it’s a unique take on how equine therapy can help people kick unwanted and dangerous habits.

Producer: Diana Lucas | Presenter: Derek Watts

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Gauteng’s Oncology Crisis

It’s a story often repeated in South Africa’s neglected public healthcare system: old equipment, untrained staff, and a general lack of resources. In Gauteng, it’s a story that’s grown to reveal an unprecedented level of crisis.  The province’s only two oncology radiation units are creaking under the strain of overwhelming demand and desperately ill patients are left wating months, even years, for life-saving treatment. Carte Blanche investigates.

Producer: Stenette Grosskopf | Presenter: Claire Mawisa

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Jumping Kids

Some might call it fate: two men, each with rare talents, brought together to help redefine the lives of young amputees.  Through their efforts, Ntando Mahlangu, Puseletso Mabote and Tebogo Mofoking are becoming household names in the cut-and-thrust of Paralympic sport.  All gold medallists, their record-breaking feats are expanding the horizons of children with similar stories, transforming them from youngsters with disabilities into Jumping Kids.

Producer: Diana Lucas | Presenter: Claire Mawisa 

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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: twitter.com/andrewgerm_za Instagram: instagram.com/andrewgerm_za IMDb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5390453/

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