African Story Magic with Gcina Mhlophe
This podcast series is a proud collaboration between Gcina Mhlophe and East Coast Radio.
In 2023, African Story Magic with Gcina Mhlophe was named the Best Fiction Podcast in the inaugural edition of the African Podcast and Voice (APVA) awards. It was also a finalist in the 2023 DSTv Content Creator Awards for Podcast of the Year. At that awards ceremony, the series received an honourable mention for excellence in podcasting from Spotify.
More about Dr Gcina Mhlophe:
Dr Gcina Mhlophe is a renowned author, storyteller and founding director of Gcinamasiko Arts & Heritage Trust. Her works have been translated into multiple languages, including Braille, and her theatre plays have been directed in the USA, UK, and Greenland. She has been awarded honorary doctorates from seven universities globally and has received numerous accolades, such as the SAMA, OBBIE, and Joseph Jefferson Awards, as well as the SAFTA Lifetime Achievement award. Her birthday on 24th October is recognised as National Storytelling Day in South Africa since 2019, inaugurated at her adopted performance space, The Storytelling Tree, in Durban (RSA).
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