East Coast Gold

EAST COAST RADIO  |  Podcast , ±8 min episodes every 4 weeks, 1 day  | 
East Coast Gold plays classic hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Shows are hosted by legends in South African radio: Damon Beard, Alex Jay, Jane Linley-Thomas and Gordon Graham. East Coast Gold also has up-to-date news and traffic during prime time. Listen via the East Coast Radio app or https://www.ecr.co.za/ecr-gold-listen-live/.

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Coronavirus – the facts!

Coronavirus – the facts! Gordon Graham chatted to the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Dr. Veron Ramsuran about the coronavirus. Dr Ramsuran is Group Leader: KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP); Senior Lecturer: Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences (CHS) and Associate Scientist: Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA). Gordon asks him how big of a threat coronavirus is to us in South Africa; who is most vulnerable - and also to share the latest information. Listen here.

Lions returned to Africa, touch grass for first time

It took 76 hours of travel, but four lions - Luke, Demira, Diya and Frieda - are back where they belong on African soil after living in terrible conditions in the Ukraine. Gordon Graham chats to The Lawrence Anthony Earth Organization's Yvette Taylor about this incredible rescue which has taken many months to arrange and which was spearheaded by Lionel De Lange - who runs the NGO's Ukraine chapter.

The lions will now see out their lives at the beautiful Love Lions Alive Project - a sanctuary - near Harrismith.

Gordon chats to Jane about gold music memories

Breakfast host Gordon Graham had fellow East Coast Gold presenter Jane Linley-Thomas on the show to talk about what it's been like to be part of East Coast Radio's new digital radio station. Jane says the music on East Coast Gold evokes such amazing memories of special times. But she's also found that it resonates with her young children. "The whole house was singing," she tells Gordon. Gordon also tests Jane's memory when he puts her on the spot to identify three songs from TV shows from years gone by! Listen to their chat here.
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