Midday-Joy With Unathi

KAYA 959  |  Podcast , ±9 min episodes every 3 days  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
Midday Joy with Unathi is an intersection for the dynamic forces of lifestyle, arts and culture, travel, personal development and the best selection of soul, jazz, kwaito and hip hop from the continent and the diaspora punctuated by meaningful, fun and forward-thinking conversations.

As a reflection of the station’s commitment to the African continent and leading new trends in broadcasting, the show will facilitate an intergenerational exchange between Afropolitans aged 25 to 45 years.

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Spirituality in the Digital Age

This #ChooseYou #ChooseDay Unathi asked listeners if the have considered consulting a traditional healer online/virtually? She was joined in studio by Siphiwo Lindi and Xhanti Madolo, the founders of Gogo Online, a digital directory of Sangoma’s, Inyanga’s, Prophets and Diviners.

The Art of Storytelling with Vivica A. Fox

This Women’s Month Unathi enjoyed the privilege of hosting some really phenomenal women and we decided to end it in the same vein. Unathi recently caught up with the multi-talented superstar Vivica A. Fox for an enlightening conversation on her journey form actor to Producer and Director as well as her take on storytelling and the power of women in the entertainment industry!


After an extended hiatus from the music scene, Kgomotso Meso invited Maleh onto Midday Joy for a quick catch-up on what she’s been up to and the New Music that we can expect from her in the near future.

Celeste Ntuli Brings the Joy to Midday Joy

As if being the premier comedienne on the continent is not reason enough to co-host Middy Joy with Unathi, we also felt that it would be the best way to acknowledge and celebrate to Celeste Ntuli’s Birthday. The energy in studio was ridiculous and Celest is a bundle of joy any day of the week and twice as much on her birthday!

The Legacy of the Spiki-wiki-wiki Bassline

Mandla Spikiri has been at the heart of South African popular music of all genre’s since the early ‘90’s. Unathi invited him onto the show to chat about the legendary basslines for all the songs that he has produced for himself, his group Trompies and for countless other artists, which has rocks the soles and souls of music lovers for close to three decades.

Midday Joy with Unathi and the Modiselle Sisters

As part of our ongoing celebration of women, Unathi invited the dynamic Modiselle Sisters, Refilwe and Candice Modiselle and Bontle Moloi to co-host Midday Joy with her. If you missed the live show, listen in as the sisters spread their infectious energy and share some of their industry experiences, family dynamics and truths about the complexity of womanhood.


At a time when the Film and Television Industry suffers the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequential increase in demand for local productions, Unathi spoke to acclaimed Actor, Entrepreneur Leadership in Motion Academy Managing Director, Thato Molamu about a fully paid scholarship in digital content creation available for unemployed, young aspiring creatives

Interesting Joburgers: Gareth Jacobs

In today's Interesting Joburgers conversation Unathi caught up with Gareth Jacobs who shared his inspirational journey from addiction and destitution to living a meaningful and fulfilling life. Take a listen.

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