Sidebar with Sindi

KAYA FM  |  Podcast , ±49 min episodes every day  | 
Sidebar with Sindi is an extension of the vibrant personality that is Dr Sindi Van Zyl. While Dr. Sindi is known for her work as a medical doctor, this show will explore multiple facets of life with the overarching theme of family.
Sidebar with Sindi is about having and facilitating empowering, insightful and inclusive conversations between listeners and subject experts for lasting and holistic impact on those who participate in the conversations without fear of judgement.

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Black Tax

How is black tax affecting your marriage or relationship?

Kgomotso Meso in conversation with Author, Percy Mabandu

What is the story behind your name?

What is the story behind your name?

African parents or grandparents give babies names that serves as warnings or rebukes. We often celebrate and embrace our names when they have positive stories behind them, but what happens when your name was influenced by a sad circumstance or story that happed to your parent?

A name has the power to keep in memory of tribulations or misfortunes that parents has been through, or it can be memories of the victories of the past. Sometimes they’re passed from generation to generation in hopes of creating a sense of honor to an elder of the family.

What happens when a child changes their name later in life? What are the cultural implications?

Dr Sindi Van Zyl weigh in on the African naming tradition alongside Cultural Expert, Gogo Katie.


Sidebar with Sindi, shining the spotlight on and celebrating the unsung heroin in many homes. We need to celebrate the decision to be a stay at home mom, just as we would celebrate a working mom.

Life after divorce

For the last episode of our divorce series, Dr Sindi weigh-in on "Life after divorce" alongside Psychologist, Thabang Tlaka, Dicorcee & Mother of 2, Nomvula Bebeza, Divorcee and Father of 1, Lemogang Ngwako.

Unemployment in relationships

How has unemployment affected your relationship with your partner?

SA's official unemployment rate jumped to 29% in the second quarter of the year, the highest jobless rate since the start of 2008.
The unemployment figures were published by Stats SA on Tuesday morning.

The country's unemployment rate was 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019, meaning the rate has increased by 1.4 percentage points.

The loss of one’s job during the relationship/marriage can put the vow "for better or for worse" to the test.

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