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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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.

A Friday hangout with Warren Masemola

Warren Masemola better known by his friends and family as Shona, joins Unathi on Midday Joy.
Warren talks about his masterclass and how being a dad changed his perspective on priorities.

Interesting Joburgers: Vusi “Mavreka” Hlabangwana

At some point or another you have come across a video of a gentlemen with a grey beard dancing on a treadmill, that man is Vusi “Mavreka” Hlabangwana aka “Blackvreka”. From a being a driver transporting school children and working parttime in the retail sector, Vusi Hlabangwana went on to work as an SBV Security Guard before realising his passion. Unathi spoke to the Fitness Sensation known on social media as @Blackvreka aka the Treadmill Majaivane about his journey from scholar transporter to one of the most sought-after fitness instructors in SA with a cult-like social media following.

Young Black Women Rocking The World: Candice Modiselle

The effervescent and inspirational young dancer, choreographer, actor and presenter Candice Modiselle joined Unathi in studio for a refreshing conversation about remaining true to one’s self and putting in the work instead of focusing on the fame. When Unathi asked her about the privilege of being employed in a country with 74% Youth Unemployment she had the AHA MOMENT that she is actually self-employed!!!

Young Black Women Rocking The World: Buhle Samuel

South African Actress, Television Presenter and Dancer, Buhle Samuels joined Unathi for a conversation about making a living from one’s talents and passion and ensuring that one is always on top of the business side of show-business.

Uncle Ronnie Kasrils Shares some wisdom.

On the eve of the debut of the play based on his book, "The Unlikely Secret Agent: The Eleanor Kasrils Story” Unathi spoke to Uncle Ronnie Kasrils about his joy and excitement for the staging of the play. He also shares some life lessons from his days as a youth activist and advice and wisdom for the youth of today!

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