Breakfast with Martin Bester

Jacaranda FM

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Radio host and rock musician Martin Bester hosts 'Breakfast with Martin Bester' every weekday morning from 6am to 9am on Jacaranda FM. He starts your morning off with something completely fresh and new. Martin is real, fun and apologetically South African. You'll also find the 'Good Morning Angels with Martin' feature on this channel.

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"Friday is my day because it's Friday" - adorable children weigh in.

Every Friday Breakfast with Martin Bester let's listeners share why Friday is their day.

2m
Aug 19
Rob and Roz has a BIG surprise for Martin!

Today on Breakfast with Martin Bester the team listened to a voice note from The Drive with Rob and Roz about a gift they left for Martin Bester in the studio.

2m
Aug 19
"I don't think any struggle can be fought in silence" - Zoleka Mandela

Zoleka Mandela joined Breakfast with Martin Bester to talk about her new campaign and shared her struggle with addiction and mental health.

5m
Aug 18
Zoleka Mandela opens up on her drug use and addiction!

As a two-time cancer survivor, an author, activist, and columnist, Zoleka is set on changing perceptions by initiating honest conversations around mental health issues to promote the NESTLÉ CREMORA Joy of Inclusion #EveryonesIncluded narrative and to normalise and encourage people to realise that inclusivity is a joint responsibility.

10m
Aug 18
Writer and activist Zoleka Mandela shares her mental health journey

As a two-time cancer survivor, an author, activist, and columnist, Zoleka is set on changing perceptions by initiating honest conversations around mental health issues to promote the NESTLÉ CREMORA Joy of Inclusion #EveryonesIncluded narrative and to normalise and encourage people to realise that inclusivity is a joint responsibility.

7m
Aug 18
Zoleka Mandela shares emotional journey to recovery!

As a two-time cancer survivor, an author, activist, and columnist, Zoleka is set on changing perceptions by initiating honest conversations around mental health issues to promote the NESTLÉ CREMORA Joy of Inclusion #EveryonesIncluded narrative and to normalise and encourage people to realise that inclusivity is a joint responsibility.

5m
Aug 18
Kagiso Holdings CEO, Paballo Makosholo joins #GoodMorningAngels golf day!

Another BIG name has joined the Good Morning Angels Gold day on 23 September 2022.

8m
Aug 18
Would you keep a winning Lotto ticket that got lost?

Today on Breakfast with Martin Bester the team discussed whether they would keep a lost Lotto ticket. After a customer forgot their lotto ticket a fuel station employee and his brother set out in search of the customer.

4m
Aug 18
Bakkies Botha joins CNH as sponsors for our #GoodMorningAngels Golf Day

After an absence of six years, we are super excited to announce: The Good Morning Angels Golf Day is back! For the first time ever, the Good Morning Angels Golf day will be hosted by the Irene Country Club on Friday 23 September 2022. The golf day presents the change makers among us the opportunity to be an Angel to someone in need while having fun!

2m
Aug 17
Thank you to all our #GoodMorningAngels Golf Day sponsors!

After an absence of six years, we are super excited to announce: The Good Morning Angels Golf Day is back! For the first time ever, the Good Morning Angels Golf day will be hosted by the Irene Country Club on Friday 23 September 2022. The golf day presents the change makers among us the opportunity to be an Angel to someone in need while having fun!

10m
Aug 17
We've got a car sponsor for the #GoodMorningAngels Golf Day

After an absence of six years, we are super excited to announce: The Good Morning Angels Golf Day is back! For the first time ever, the Good Morning Angels Golf day will be hosted by the Irene Country Club on Friday 23 September 2022. The golf day presents the change makers among us the opportunity to be an Angel to someone in need while having fun!

1m
Aug 17
Victor Matfield joins our #GoodMorningAngels Golf Day on behalf of Betway

After an absence of six years, we are super excited to announce: The Good Morning Angels Golf Day is back! For the first time ever, the Good Morning Angels Golf day will be hosted by the Irene Country Club on Friday 23 September 2022. The golf day presents the change makers among us the opportunity to be an Angel to someone in need while having fun!

2m
Aug 17
Kurt Darren and his friends join our #GoodMorningAngels golf day

After an absence of six years, we are super excited to announce: The Good Morning Angels Golf Day is back! For the first time ever, the Good Morning Angels Golf day will be hosted by the Irene Country Club on Friday 23 September 2022. The golf day presents the change makers among us the opportunity to be an Angel to someone in need, while having fun!

5m
Aug 17
Auto-X Willard and SABAT Batteries join the #GoodMorningAngels golf day

After an absence of six years, we are super excited to announce: The Good Morning Angels Golf Day is back! For the first time ever, the Good Morning Angels Golf day will be hosted by the Irene Country Club on Friday 23 September 2022. The golf day presents the change makers among us the opportunity to be an Angel to someone in need, while having fun!

3m
Aug 17
Roman's Pizza joins our #GoodMorningAngels golf day

After an absence of six years, we are super excited to announce: The Good Morning Angels Golf Day is back! For the first time ever, the Good Morning Angels Golf day will be hosted by the Irene Country Club on Friday 23 September 2022. The golf day presents the change makers among us the opportunity to be an Angel to someone in need, while having fun!

2m
Aug 17
Picot and Moss takes the #GoodMorningAngels golf day's first four-ball

After an absence of six years, we are super excited to announce: The Good Morning Angels Golf Day is back! For the first time ever, the Good Morning Angels Golf day will be hosted by the Irene Country Club on Friday 23 September 2022. The golf day presents the change makers among us the opportunity to be an Angel to someone in need while having fun!

5m
Aug 17
Hijacked buildings in Johannesburg, reclaimed

Today on Breakfast with Martin Bester the team spoke about how The City of Johannesburg reclaimed more than 50 hijacked buildings. These buildings are part of crime syndicates where police are involved.

2m
Aug 17
Nicole Engelbrecht shares thrilling details about true South African crimes

Popular true crime podcaster and freelance writer Nicole Engelbrecht shares more details about true crime stories in South Africa. Engelbrecht helped us to launch Jacaranda FM's Afrikaans version of her popular series: "True Crime South Africa – die Afrikaanse weergawe" which went live today. Engelbrecht joined Breakfast with Martin Bester live in studio this morning for the launch also shared more about the crimes she podcasts about with the team.

9m
Aug 16
Nicole Engelbrecht reveals more about Morné Harmse - 'Samurai killer'

Today on Breakfast with Martin Bester podcaster and freelance writer Nicole Engelbrecht spoke about true crimes in South Africa. Engelbrecht is the host of the wildly popular True Crime South Africa podcast series. Jacaranda FM is also launching our own True Crime podcast, the official Afrikaans version of Engelbrecht's series. This morning in studio, Engelbrecht revealed more about Morné Harmse - 'Samurai killer'.

6m
Aug 16
Podcaster Nicole Engelbrecht shares more about True Crime South Africa

True Crime South Africa podcast creator and host Nicole Engelbrecht helped us to launch Jacaranda FM's Afrikaans version of her popular series. It's called "True Crime South Africa – die Afrikaanse weergawe" and it went live today. Engelbrecht joined Breakfast with Martin Bester live in studio this morning for the launch also shared more gritty details about the true crime stories she has podcast.

6m
Aug 16
Would your employer fire you for being late?

Today on Breakfast with Martin Bester the team discussed being late for events, especially for work. Some of our listeners also shared their sentiments.

3m
Aug 16
André vertel van geweldadige roof na rugbywedstryd

Op Breakfast with Martin Bester het luisteraars hulle gru stories gedeel van misdaad tydens en na die toetswedstryd tussen die Springbokke en die All Blacks.

3m
Aug 15
Luisteraar se R84,000 kamera gesteel tydens rugbywedstryd

Christiaan Kotze het op Breakfast with Martin Bester sy storie gedeel van hoe sy kamera, ter waarde van omtrent R84,000, by Saterdag se rugbywedstryd by Ellis Park gesteel is.

6m
Aug 15
Here are some of the best South African slang words!

Martin Bester and the team asked listeners to share their favourite slang words.

3m
Aug 15
Louis just won R19950 on More or Less!

Breakfast with Martin Bester announced our newest More or Less winner on Monday.

3m
Aug 15
Bryan Habana shares his thoughts after this weekend's rugby

Today on Breakfast with Martin Bester, the team spoke to South African rugby player Bryan Habana who shared his thoughts on this weekend's rugby match.

4m
Aug 15
Captain Joggie Zeuner speaks about his flight over Ellis Park

Today on Breakfast with Martin Bester, the team spoke to Joggies Zeuner who flew Boeing 747 over Ellis Park moments before this weekend's rugby.

8m
Aug 15
Corlea Botha talks about her recent engagement

Today on Breakfast with Martin Bester Corlea Botha joined us for Friday Live and spoke about her recent engagement.

5m
Aug 12
"Every body is beautiful" - Corlea Botha

Corlea Botha shared a story about the outfit that she was wearing on Friday. The singer shared the body positive message of clothing and woman sizes during woman's month!

4m
Aug 12
Here are our Morning Family Quiz winners!

This family was the winners of our Morning Family quiz today on Breakfast with Martin Bester.

2m
Aug 12