The programme discusses current issues pertaining to South Africa and the continent as a whole. The talk show hosts various experts on interesting and important issues affecting Africa and the globe.
First Person - Ordinary People...Extraordinary Lives — Marianne Thamm
Award-winning journalist and author, Marianne Thamm, uncovers some of the extraordinary stories that lurk behind some of the most ordinary-looking South African front doors. She speaks to people in their homes, their cars, their bars – wherever they’d usually be found. Marianne asks questions, takes issue and peels back some of those ordinary layers to reveal the extraordinary lives underneath. She gets them to talk in the First Person. * First Person, a Kagiso Media initiative, is produced by Jayne Morgan.
Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4
Bringing you a satirical take on the week's news with The News Quiz and The Now Show from BBC Radio 4. Enjoy a satirical take on the week’s news with the cream of UK comedy talent.
Leading children's authors discuss their work with young readers and the Guardian literary team
SABC Sport delivers on cricket and rugby, where the incoming tours to South Africa make for prime viewing, while such classic events as the J & B Met, the Two Oceans Marathon, the Comrades Marathon, the Mandela Marathon and the Durban July are produced for all South Africans. Bu let’s not forget special prime events as the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games, which are broadcast by SABC Sport both on television and radio
Ask The Naked Scientists SA
Why scratch your head if you don't know the answer? What about the Earth made the dinosaurs so big? Why does the Universe spin? Is the Sun seem brighter in the morning than the evening? Are autistic people particularly at home with computers? Why do effervescent tablets fizz only in water? Why do Parkinson's patients sleepwalk without difficulty? Plus, news of a decoy molecule that can treat dwarfism and what earwax has revealed about blue whales...
TED Global Issues
TED: Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world. The annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Edinburgh, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less). This section contains talks generally related to global issues.
The best stories, interviews and on the spot reporting from around the world including highlights from News hour, The World Today and World Briefing. Up to 30 minutes compiled twice a day from the 24 hour News coverage from the BBC World Service.