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Ryan O'Connor Breakfast Show

Cape Town wakes up to the Ryan O' Connor Breakfast Show every weekday morning 6am - 9am with a chance to crack Ryan's R 50 000 Noise! Sucess Lekabe on traffic, Ricky Shroeder on sports, Merentia van der Vent on News and Producer Phil De Lange.
Daily English South Africa Comedy Interviews Narrated by Success Lekabe, Ricky Schroeder
438 Episodes
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Running a half marathon in full firefighting gear

Running a half marathon is no easy feat and takes months of training. Now imagine doing all of that and finishing the race whilst being kitted with full firefighting gear. That's exactly what a group of firefighters did at the Two Oceans Marathon over the weekend. They did it to…
15 Apr 5AM 4 min

An impressive list of learners at John Graham Primary

We kicked off our 2nd school term tour at John Graham Primary Primary in Plumstead. The school has been around for 106 years. Some of the impressive learners at the school include Proteas all rounder Rory Kleinveldt and Guinness World Record skateboarder Jean-Marc Johannes.
12 Apr 7AM 2 min

John Graham - a school with a rich history and bright future

We kicked off our 2nd school term tour at John Graham Primary Primary in Plumstead. The school has been around for 106 years. The Principal Mr Andre Engel says they strive to develop responsible citizens and have a strong sense of community.
12 Apr 7AM 7 min

Disgusting experiences with creepy crawlies

Sorry to disappoint you, but the 5 second rule is definitely a myth. But even it was possible to avoid germs by picking food up from the floor and quickly eating it immediately after dropping it; it definitely wouldn't help if you had a run in with a dead moth…
11 Apr 6AM 4 min

Dillyn Leyds talks about balancing fatherhood and rugby

Springbok star Dillyn Leyds is back in Cape Town to play against his former club. He'll be running out onto the pitch for French Club La Rochelle in the Investec Champions Cup at the DHL Stadium. His family recently welcomed a baby into their world and Dillyn told us about…
5 Apr 6AM 4 min

Dillyn Leyds on returning to Cape Town to play his former club

Springbok star Dillyn Leyds is back in Cape Town to play against his former club. He'll be running out onto the pitch for French Club La Rochelle in the Investec Champions Cup at the DHL Stadium. He joined us in studio to talk about what it's like returning to Cape…
5 Apr 6AM 5 min

The never ending battle of GPS vs delivery drivers

Most of us have been there - when a delivery driver can't find your house. Sometimes the GPS location is off, sometimes your street is confusing, and sometimes the road & complex names get mixed up. Either way, it's always an amusing battle.
4 Apr 4AM 5 min

Chris Forrest on the Ryan O'Connor Breakfast Show

Chris Forrest joined us in studio to judge our selection of hot cross buns. He is in town as part of his coastal tour - he will be performing his one man show in Hermanus and will also be doing his show with celebrity chef Pete Goffe-Wood "Don't Burn The…
28 Mar 6AM 4 min

The best hot cross bun in South Africa

It's battle as old as time (or at least as old as they started being made on such a big scale) - who makes the best hot cross bun? We decided to put 5 of the biggest retailers in South Africa to our own test with our guest judges Jenny…
28 Mar 6AM 3 min

Alberto Arogoneses and Shosholoza FC

Shosholoza FC will be participating in the 2024 MadCup International Tournament being held June 21-26 in Madrid, Spain. They will be taking two teams, an U12 Team as well as an U16 Team, accompanied by a coaching staff. In total we’ll be taking 26 players. Shosholoza FC will be the…
28 Mar 5AM 4 min

Congrats Jules and Ben!

GOODLUCK have shared the wonderful news that the newest addition to their band is…A girl! Lead singer Juliet “Jules” Harding and Ben Peters, producer and co-founder of the band, did the big gender reveal of their baby at Kirstenbosch Gardens on Sunday night in front of thousands of fans. We…
18 Mar 4AM 4 min

Team Checkmate - a robotics team representing South Africa

Team Checkmate, a dedicated and passionate FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robotics team comprised of six children aged 10 to 12 from Cape Town, South Africa. Some of the learners at Panorama Primary are part of the team and we spoke to one of them who recently designed a chess board…
15 Mar 5AM 3 min

Panorama Primary's principal Anton Mostert

As part of our tours of primary schools around Cape Town, we made a stop at the school Ryan's kids call home. Mr Anton Mostert is the principal of Panorama Primary and says the school focuses on a holistic approach to schooling with a good balance between education and sport.
15 Mar 5AM 5 min

What a morning at Panorama Primary!

As part of our tours of primary schools around Cape Town, we made a stop at the school Ryan's kids call home. Panorama Primary boasts with some of the best academics and sport in the city. We had a blast.
15 Mar 5AM 3 min

Selling something online? Listen to this

Apparently there's a large portion of people who actually don't go through with a sale when they're interested in buying something online. We know that selling your pre-loved goods can be a bit challenging so we spoke about some of your preferred platforms. We also heard about how smart scammers…
13 Mar 6AM 4 min

The different wake ups of Cape Town

Whether you're next to the ocean, close to the N1, or enjoying life in the leafy suburbs, Cape Town is an eclectic city of sounds, sights, and smells. While you wake up to the Ryan O'Connor Breakfast Show in the mornings, you're also waking up (or going to sleep) to…
12 Mar 6AM 5 min

Bianca van Aswegen from Missing Children SA Part 2

Bianca van Aswegen - a criminologist and national coordinator for Missing Children SA joined us in conversation. As the world's attention remains on the case of Joslin Smith in Saldanha, Bianca highlighted the extent of the problem of children and people in South Africa who go missing.
7 Mar 4AM 4 min

Bianca van Aswegen from Missing Children SA Part 1

"I think it's important that people see how Joslin Smith's case was handled to realise what the problem in South Africa is". These are the thoughts of Bianca van Aswegen - a criminologist and national coordinator for Missing Children SA. As the world's attention remains on the case of Joslin…
7 Mar 4AM 3 min
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