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Jul 1, 2022

In an exclusive interview, singer and activist Billy Bragg talks about making music with meaning, Marx, refusing to give in to Boris Johnson – and passion on an Italian volcano.

 

Chapters:

02:04 - Billy Bragg 1

29:45 - Billy Bragg 2


Jun 24, 2022

With more than 7 000 languages globally, we look at mother tongues. Can Kiswahili be Africa’s lingua franca? And we explore two people’s complex relationships with their languages: Setswana and Arabic.

Chapters

02:20 - Kiswahili

19:27 - Setswana

29:42 - Arabic


Jun 17, 2022

To mark June 16, we unearth Afrikaans’ Black roots and focus on contemporary Black Afrikaans. Also, a new book on how Nelson Mandela led Umkhonto weSizwe to war against Africa’s strongest army.

Chapters:

02:34: Hein Willemse

29:24: Emile YX

41:05: Paul Landau


Jun 10, 2022

Shamed by 2020 exposés of forced sterilisations at public hospitals, the health department vowed to act – but victims still await justice. Also, is the Saxonwold Shebeen open for a drink?

Chapters:

03:13 - Bongekile Msibi

16:09 - Baragwanath

21:21 - Women’s Legal Centre 

31:55 -...


Jun 3, 2022

Banyana are not treated well, despite being one of the favourites to win the Women’s Afcon in July. Could their American counterparts’ equal-pay victory help our national women’s football side?

Chapters:

2:47 - US Women's Soccer

8:24 - Amanda Dlamini

22:22 - Joseph Mkhonza

32:12 - Busisiwe Mokwena