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Noxolo Seti on her new album “Molweni”.

Afro-Soul Singer, Noxolo Seti on what to expect from her much-anticipated album, “Molweni” translated to “Hello” in isiXhosa. The album’s title track, Molweni, marks Noxolo’s joyous return to her roots and her people after a prolonged absence. It reflects her homecoming not only to her origins but also to her true passion – singing and making music   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

10m
Feb 18
How to spot & address financial red flags in a relationship.

Certified Financial Planner, Paul Roelofse on how to spot financial red flags in a relationship and on how to go about creating a mutual understanding, trust and a collaborative approach towards common financial objectives is crucial.   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

11m
Feb 18
Medicinal plants help keep children healthy in South Africa.

Researcher of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems at University of Mpumalanga, Dr Tshepiso Ndhlovu on the outcomes of looking at the effects of plant based indigenous medicines to children’s health, where they explored the use of medicinal plants as remedies against diseases among children in the North West province. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

13m
Feb 18
Interrogating the idea of “Love Languages”.

Resident Clinical Psychologist, Dr Khosi Jiyane interrogates the concept of The five love languages, which describe five ways that people receive and express love in a relationship. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

20m
Feb 18
Mbhazima Shilowa on advice for new parties & union leaders.

Former Premier of Gauteng, Cope MP and former general secretary of Cosatu, Mbhazima Shilowa on the challenges of starting and keeping together a new political party, what went wrong at COPE, some advice the new parties and the labour union movement. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

41m
Feb 18
Sep Boreholes and water use rights - allocations

Resident CSI & Nature Conservationist, Tim Neary on issues around water and laws around erecting a borehole in your premise and the biodiversity fallout of water and sanitation.   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

14m
Feb 18
Tips on surviving Menopause.

Healthcare practitioner and Founder of Functional Health, Plaxy Gühr helps bust some myths around “Menopause” and on some tips on surviving menopause. Plaxy has a Menopause Masterclass coming up on the 2nd March. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

16m
Feb 18
Angela Makholwa’s “Red Ink” adaption to a Showmax TV Series.

Novelist & Tv Producer, Angela Makholwa on news of her book “Red Ink” being adapted into an eight-part Showmax Original series which made history in 2007, when she became the first black writer to write crime fiction in South Africa. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

15m
Feb 17
D Chem Group a company which manufactures detergents, perfume, hair and skin care

Founding CEO of D Chem group, Nomandla Ngcoya is an acclaimed Black pharmaceutical chemist having being featured in the Mail and Guardian Top 200 young South Africans (Science and Technology) in 2016 and the Sunday Sun unsung heroes 2022 and the D Chem products have recently started supplying Makros nationwide.    See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

6m
Feb 17
What goes into car pricing: SA now has 4 hatchbacks priced over R1 million.

Resident Motoring Enthusiast, Warren Tucker on what to make of the current prices of Hatchbacks locally which have rocketed to over R1 million, Warren explains what really goes in to determining car pricing, and the considerations and on effects of bad car pricing to sales. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

19m
Feb 17
Explore Dr Esther Mahlangu’s illustrious art career at Iziko Museum.

The Iziko Museums of South Africa and BMW are pleased to present “Then I Knew I Was Good at Painting”: Esther Mahlangu. A Retrospective. The exhibition, curated by Nontobeko Ntombela, highlights Esther Mahlangu’s over 50-year long career and her rise as a contemporary artist, earning her global acclaim. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

9m
Feb 17
POPArt's 12/12 Festival at the Joburg Theatre.

Co-Curator of The 12/12 Live arts Festival Curator, Samkelisiwe Khuzwayo on what to expect from The 12/12 Live Arts Festival which plans to bring a celebration of art-making, stories, culture and language to the Joburg Theatre’s Space.com from 22 - 25 February 2024 (with lead up events from 15 - 17 February 2024).   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

7m
Feb 17
Where to find the best Chinese food this Chinese New Year.

Resident Chef & Food Anthropologist, Dr Anna Trapido on some of the best Chinese food in the province and review Red Chamber; Hyde Park Corner, Corner Jan Smuts Avenue and William Nicol Drive, Hyde Park, Johannesburg; http://redchamber.co.za @redchamber_hydepark. (011) 325 6048. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

11m
Feb 17
Concern over the rising rate STIs and HIV infections in Gauteng.

CEO of Proactive Health Solutions, Dr Fundile Nyati on what to make of the notable increase in Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and HIV infections in the province. The Department of Health says that in the period of April and December 2023, 167,109 males sought treatment, with 40% treated for Male Urethritis Syndrome (MUS), indicating newly acquired STIs. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

18m
Feb 17
What does 'fitness age' mean and how can you calculate yours?

Head Biokineticist at Discovery Vitality, Mari Leach helps us understand the concept of “Fitness age” compared to their biological age and what an individual can do to improve their fitness age. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

13m
Feb 17
Dr Sindiwe Magona on the effects of storytelling & literacy.

Dr Sindiwe Magona, is an award-winning author, storyteller, motivational speaker, actor, Xhosa teacher and translator. Dr. Magona has worked for the UN, retired, returned to SA. She has since written over 100 children’s books, stage plays, books of short stories. Dr Magona was awarded the Order of iKhamanga; holds four Honorary Doctorates and, in 2022, graduated with a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of the Western Cape. She was recently honored by Amazwi South African Museum of Literature to celebrate her 80th Birthday in Tsolo, Gungululu. She speaks today on the importance of literacy and inspiring children’s ability to dream via storytelling.     See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Feb 11
The role of Ambitious in a relationship.

Resident Clinical Psychologist, Dr Khosi Jiyane on role of Ambitious in a relationship and how too much or lack of “Ambition” can affect the dynamics of a relationship. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

22m
Feb 11
Key takeaways from the 2024 Grammy Awards.

Doctor of Music & Director of Culture at Southdowns College in Centurion, Dr. Sheldon Leal looks at some of the key moments at the 66th annual awards. The 2024 Grammys wrapped on Sunday night, with some of the winner list including our very own Tyla, Billie Eilish, Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

13m
Feb 11
Miss World SA on fundraising campaign to help 3-year-old Mimmie get prosthetic legs.

The current Miss World SA, Dr Claude Mashego, raising awareness about a campaign to try and raise funds for 3-year-old Mimmie get prosthetic legs, Mimmie is a little girl with Feingold syndrome, a rare autosomal hereditary illness characterised by microcephaly, esophageal and intestinal problems, as well as limb deformities. The Back A Buddy campaign hopes to raise R120 000 for Mimmie’s prosthetic legs procedure and medical costs. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
Feb 11
Concerns over SABC 2 viewer numbers & content strategy direction.

Independent TV & Film Critic, Thinus Ferreira on the concerning state of affairs about the SABC2 viewership ratings, coupled with the disastrous viewership numbers, low revenue and seeming lack of vision in terms of their content strategy. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

9m
Feb 11
Yale convenes distinguished cultural leaders from across Africa and the world.

Director of International Programs Yale institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, Charlotte Ashamu on their work, ambition and their recent inaugural Yale Directors Forum from 6-9 Feb at the Radisson Red Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg. This groundbreaking project was started in 2013 by the Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH) with the goal of assisting museums and other cultural organisations all throughout the African continent.   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

8m
Feb 11
Solar tax break….3 weeks to go..

Certified Financial Planner, Paul Roelofse on how to take advantage of the Solar installation tax breaks with just 3 weeks to go for that tax breaks for Homeowners who invest in solar panels may qualify for a deduction of 25% of the cost of the panels, up to a maximum of R15,000. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

10m
Feb 11
Book Review: Hippos, a Mongoose and Me by Karen Paolillo.

Gugs and Resident CSI & Nature Conservationist, Tim Neary speak to Author, Photographer & the Founder of the Turgwe Hippo Trust, Karen Paolilo on what to expect from her latest book “Hippos, a Mongoose and Me” a sequel to the popular A Hippo Love Story, Karen Paolillo which takes a deeper into her courageous but perilous life among Africa's wildlife. Karen takes a deep dive into the world of Hippos. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

18m
Feb 11
How sleep can make for a better relationship.

Sleep Scientist from Restonic, Dr Alison Bentley on what make of the science suggesting that sleep disorders can have a major effect on couples relationship. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

19m
Feb 11
Newly published books to look forward to at Bridge Books store.

Owner of Bridge Books store, Griffin Shea on some of the newly released book titles to look forward to at the book shop this month. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

9m
Feb 10
Has YouTube figured out the Social Media Subscription model?

Editor at Large at MyBroadband, Jan Vermeulen on what to make of 100 million subscribers for YouTube Premium & Music and whether YouTube figured out the Social Media Subscription model. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

25m
Feb 10
BILLY MONAMA – BACK TO THE FUTURE at Joburg Theatre.

Jazz Composer & Guitarist, Billy Monama on what to expect from the 3rd edition of The "Back To The Future" concert at Joburg theatre is due to take place on the 2nd March 2024. Presented by Jazz Musician, Billy Monama the ‘Back To The Future’ the concert is a one night only concert reflecting on his musical journey by looking into the future. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

7m
Feb 10
Joburg Ballet Presents Scarcity.

Joburg Ballet’s CEO, Elroy Fillis-Bell on what to expect from Joburg Ballet launches the 2024 ballet year with Scarcity, an exhilarating trio of works showcasing one SA premiere and two world premieres in a programme that explores concepts of scarcity, absence and loss. These works interrogate the social context of our lives and explore the absence of natural and material resources and the loss of memory, identity and self. The Joburg Ballet’s new season kicks off at Joburg Theatre from 15 -24 March. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

8m
Feb 10
702 Weekend Breakfast Chocolate Cake Contest.

Gugs is joined by Anthony Teixeira and Resident Chef & Food Anthropologist, Dr Anna Trapido for a contest of some of the best Chocolate cakes in 702 land. Irene Naidoo, from Irene Home Catering Services emerged victorious.       Contestant 1: Trezar Bhana,  a student at Wits and his company is Tre Bakery based in the Sandton area. Number: 0658888453   Contestant 2: Mariam Teladia, Founder of Mariam Creamy Creations SA: 0845657711.   Contestant 3: Irene Naidoo: from Irene Home Catering Services, based in the Alberton Area: 0795024637 or Irenenaidoo68@gmail.com   Contestant 4: Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa The Saxon Torte: Under the skilled hands of Head Pastry Chef, Chef Catherine. The original torte recipe has been expertly refined and reimagined, resulting in a confection that’s truly extraordinary.     Contestant 5 HOS Burgers, Bakers and More, based at Address: 116 Nellie Rd, Norwood : 084 391 1355 See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

20m
Feb 10
Could the Suzuki sales surge threaten VW’s 2nd place 2024?

Resident Motoring Enthusiast, Kumbi Mtshakazi on whether Suzuki Auto can topple Volkswagen for the 2nd spot of the most selling car brand in SA? The latest figures show that Suzuki’s car sales are closely urging that number 2 spot. We also review The Porsche Cayenne S Coupe See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

18m
Feb 10