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Carte Blanche: Here’s what’s on tonight’s show

Carte Blanche offers insight into a range of topics, like the importance of Type-1 diabetes, the Mooinooi murders, scientific research into the first 1000 days of a child’s life and our commissions of inquiry.

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Carte Blanche offers the perfect summing up of a week in South Africa. With so much happening, the investigative show takes a deeper look into the cou8ntry’s top stories.

There isn’t much to look forward to with Monday on the horizon but at least you can kick back one last time and enjoy this engaging show.

Here’s what’s on Carte Blanche on 9 September 2018

Type-1 diabetes and the #WeAreNotWaiting movement

The dangers of Type-1 diabetes are often understated. The potentially fatal disease requires a very strict regimen of insulin dosing, frequent blood sugar tests and carb counting.

Many patients like the #WeAreNotWaiting movement often struggle to get access to upgraded insulin pumps, like the much-sought-after artificial pancreas system.

Their solution? Use open source hacking and social media to take matters into their own hands. Find out all about this on the latest episode of Carte Blanche.

The first 1000 days of a baby’s life – research report

In this episode, Claire Mawisa looks into the complexities of brain development and the impact of external stimuli.

According to scientific research, there is a connection between people developing healthy relationships, language skills and economic productivity later in life and how their perceptions were shaped in the first 1000 days of their lives.

The shocking Mooinooi murders in the North West

Dere Watts delves into the story of the Mooinooi murders that have gripped South Africa. Carte Blanche will release video footage of the mastermind allegedly attempting to hire a hitman from behind bars.

The proliferation of commissions of inquiry and land hearings

Carte Blanche will investigate the long-term effects the commissions of inquiry we have seen; from the Arms Deal Commission of Inquiry, that of the Marikana massacre, State Capture to the land hearings.

Carte Blanche airs on Sunday at 19:00 on M-Net, DStv channel 101, and again at 20:00 on M-Net Plus 1 channel 901. Some inserts are also made available online.