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Pan-African Connect

Rosie Motene is a Pan-African media proprietor. Her podcasts are focused around her three passions in life: women, Africa and the arts. Listen as she unpacks issues that all have a Pan-African feel.
Occasionally English South Africa Society & Culture · Places & Travel
37 Episodes
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The Little Stunner & Slim

Rosie talks to the two Waka stars Sheilah Gashumba from Uganda, and Jerome du Plooy from SA. They discuss brand value, Pan-African synergies and the disciplines of being in the African entertainment industry.
17 Nov 2017 34 min


Thabo Dabengwa talks about creating content for the African diaspora.
22 Sep 2017 20 min

Pumla Dineo Gqola

Pumla Dineo Gqola is an associate professor of literary, media and gender studies at the School of Literature and Language Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. She is also an activist and author of 'What is Slavery to Me?: Postcolonial/slave Memory in Post-apartheid South Africa', 'A Renegade Called Simphiwe', 'Rape:…
18 Sep 2017 38 min

Dr Frank Aswani

This week Rosie talks to Dr Frank Aswani about African global excellence. Preparing Africans for a world class Africa.
12 Sep 2017 57 min

Lesego Clementine Phale

Lesego Clementine Phale is a speech therapist and audiologist. She is also the founder of Hear Tronix SA.
4 Sep 2017 17 min

Children of Cotlands

Cotlands is a non-profit early childhood development organisation addressing the education and social crisis, by establishing early learning playgroups and toy libraries in under-resourced communities to serve vulnerable children aged birth to six.
30 Aug 2017 15 min

Body Positive Activists

Curve Loving: An optimistic, unrestricted online magazine that inspires healthy living and self-confidence... no matter what your weight, shape and size.
28 Aug 2017 40 min

Patrice Juah: Sexy Like a Book

Rosie re-connects with Patrice Juah from Liberia as they chat about her work since her last interview. They highlight her new book titled 'Sexy Like a Book: Enchanting Voices'. The importance of educating girls and enhancing the fact that education and asserting yourself is sexy and important.
9 Aug 2017 24 min

Tribute to Prudence Mabele

A global icon for standing up for the rights of women, those living with HIV and AIDS and the rights of the LGBTI community.
24 Jul 2017 7 min

Dr Diaho Story: Holistic Living

A healthy lifestyle is not just about what you eat, its what you feed your brain, mind and soul. Rosie chats to the dynamic duo behind Spiral Aloe wellness retreat.
24 Jul 2017 32 min

Vicky Nalwoga

The Afro-Yiddish queen speaks to Vicky Nalwoga about her beautiful Ugandan designs. Vicky designs dresses, skirts, corporate wear and jewellery.
23 Jun 2017 11 min

The Dalai Lama Comes to Botswana

The Afro-Yiddish queen chats to Donald Molosi about the upcoming Dalai Lama visit to Botswana. The Botswana dialogue brings African humanitarian and spiritual leaders, scholars and healers into conversation with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and international neuroscientists about the African world view of Botho/Ubuntu, during five sessions followed by…
23 Jun 2017 8 min

Pan-African Connect - Nom Nom Kitchen

Food is inextricable from culture. We celebrate food and use food to celebrate; we use food to bring family and friends together and to honour our traditions and ancestry. Pick up a delivery menu anywhere in South Africa and you’d be challenged to find anything remotely representative of traditional African…
7 Mar 2016 11 min

Pan-African Connect — Kurly Kichana

Kurly Kichana is all about embracing natural beauty and the interesting experiences that come along with it. They are, quite simply, two afro-bearing Kenyan girls who like to ramble about life, natural hair, and everything in between. Together they're living their dream of blogging daily and spreading the word on…
29 Feb 2016 36 min

Pan-African Connect — African Women in Film

Rosie Motene chats to Abena Ayivor and Mmabatho Kau about women in the film industry and focused on the amazing work that NFVF do. Together with Blongola Productions they created a film slate for female filmmakers.
22 Feb 2016 46 min

Pan-African Connect — Michael Bageine

It’s off to Uganda we go as Rosie Motene speaks with Chef, lover of food and life, Michael Bageine, about his extensive career in hospitality and some of his favourite Ugandan dishes.
15 Feb 2016 42 min
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