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17
NOV

GUEST PRESENTER – WILLIAM BIRD

William Bird, director of Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), Ashoka & Linc Fellow was our guest presenter, talking about media and journalism and his work at MMA. He was also joined by his mother, Flo Bird, and Carol Mohlala, executive director at the Association for Independent Publishers
17
NOV

INTERVIEW - 2019 SAB ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNITY AWARD

Environmental scientist and author, Fortunate Mafeta Phaka was recently awarded the 2019 SAB Environmental Community Award. He spoke about his community-based environmental projects and compiling a list of indigenous names for South African frogs and reptiles.2019 SAB Environmental Media Environmentalist of the Year Awards
17
NOV

EXPLORE! AWESOME SOUTH AFRICAN ARTIST

Dr Cobi Labuscagne, author of Explore! Awesome South African Artist spoke about her mesmerising children’s book which tells the story of SA’s finest living contemporary artists, like Lady Skollie, William Kentridge, Nandipha Mntambo, Athi-Patra Ruga, Penny Siopis, Banele Khoza, Zander Blom and more.
17
NOV

BREATH OF FRESH AIR - SUPERMASH

7 year old, Prince Mashawana and his father, Collen Mashwana joined us in-studio. Prince has created a compelling new superhero – SuperMash. Accompanied with a comic book– the adventures of SuperMash will help young kids face some of life’s biggest challenges.
17
NOV

INTERVIEW – THOUGHT LEADERS, STORYTELLERS AND GRIOTS

Our Thought Leaders were Philip Saunders, SAA’s Chief Commercial Officer and Matthew Leighton, spokesperson at online shopping platform OneDayOnly.co.za.

Saunders spoke about the knock-on effect of the SAA employees strike on SAA customers. Leighton discussed how employee productivity on Black Friday could nose dive.
17
NOV

INTERVIEW – THE GREAT APES RESEARCH

Dr Edward Snelling from the University of Pretoria’s Department of Anatomy and Physiology in the Faculty of Veterinary Science spoke to us about being part of a new study that changes scientists’ understanding of evolution of human intelligence. The study finds that today’s gorillas may be smarter than human ‘ancestors’ of three million years ago.
16
NOV

INTERVIEW –ZAPIRO – WHICH SIDE IS UP

Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro spoke to us about his new award and launching his annual book at Exclusive Books this coming week.

This year the book, titled Which Side is Up looks at : the year of the Zondo Inquiry picking through the debris of the Gupta and Bosasa empires; uncovering State Capture while Zuma-era spooks frantically cover up; Pravin Gordhan joining the dots as the Public Protector peddles the Rogue Unit fantasy; exposés of Ace Magashule’s Gangster State, Juju and Floyd’s credit card looting and Iqbal Survé’s ego.
16
NOV

INTERVIEW - TOASTED BARRELS

Clive Hlabathi spoke to us about Toasted Barrels, a wine agency he co-founded with his partner Michael Khoza.

Toasted Barrels was born in June 2017 with the objective of making quality boutique wines more accessible and enjoyed by the broader market. The agency currently handles the sales and marketing of ten South African wine brands or estates that largely showcase the wine regions across various parts of the country.
16
NOV

INTERVIEW – LILIZELA AWARDS - WE DO TOURISM

Bheki Dubi, founder of Curiosity Backpackers spoke about being the recipient of the prestigious “I Do Tourism” award.

Introduced in 2018, this award recognises proudly South African organisations or individuals who, through sheer dedication and passion, have excelled in positioning the country as a tourism destination of choice, contributing to the vibrancy and growth of the sector.
16
NOV

INTERVIEW – SMART GLOVES

Lucky Netshidzati, CEO and co-founder of Rudzambilu Holdings spoke about how he came up with the concept of smart gloves. The gloves translate sign language into speech via the use of sensors and an app.

Lucky was born to two deaf parents, he spent his life thinking of ways to better the lives of both the deaf community and loved ones so he invented a glove.
16
NOV

INTERVIEW – FOLLOW THE NAP

Alexander Shannon is the brains behind the Instagram profile Follow The Nap. He spoke to us about his job as a travel influencer, who is on a worldwide quest for a good quality sleep.

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