As we enter the festive season and many children will be enjoying their school holidays and looking forward to starting a new grade in the new year, many other children have been severely impacted by the extended lockdowns during the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the devastating looting that happened in July this year. In this exclusive interview, Gareth Cliff talks to Dr Tshepo Motsepe, South Africa’s First Lady and Patron of the Early Care Foundation, who shares her thoughts and passion about the importance of early care for children. The Early Care Foundation is an organisation dedicated to increasing access to early childhood development in disadvantaged areas, through upskilling women and providing support for home-based creches.

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21.12.21 Pt 2 - Should people be taught how to name their children? Mbulelo shares some of the most interesting names he has ever heard! Since 2022 is around the corner, Gareth shares its universal numerology meaning.

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Pt 2 - Meet Michee Atatala, a young Congolese man living in South Africa and giving back to his community in Turrfontein. Lebang Kgosana chats to Michee about his journey of giving homeless children a purpose, after being inspired by the late rapper, Nipsey Hussle. Michee takes matters into his own hands by teaching these children some new skills.

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Pt 4 - How can you give someone something that you don't have? When last did you love yourself? Here are some ways to start practising your self-love journey!

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Pt 3 - From Ancestors to Christianity, we all have our own beliefs. Have you ever wondered about your ancestral lineage? So has Lebang! IT'S LIFE - RIGHT?

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Pt 2 - Friendships, relationships with family, romantic relationships, colleagues, your cousin, your best friend's sister... and and and... people are a part of life. Every person we engage with has an effect on us, and we have an effect on them. How do you make people feel?

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Pt 1 - An introduction to #LifeWithLebang. An audio haven, a safe space, where we're going to cry, laugh, and love... just as long as we're doing it together!

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27.10.20 Pt 2 - Is homeschooling an option for most people, or is Pythagoras' Theorem best left to people who know what's what? If your life is established, would you want a new partner later in life... or are you single to the death? Is anyone proud to work for the South African government? If you don't fix potholes in Durban, the people will make you reap what they sow. Owls are not a solution to your rodent problem in Africa, they are the 11th plague.

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31.03.20 Pt 1 - What are the challenges of being a parent and having to homeschool a child during a pandemic? Children never have enough in the way of snacks, that's the real cost of having them... not the education and health costs. Should governments save artists? Is compliance good, and should you rat on your neighbours who don't comply 100% with the lockdown?

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Don’t let the trappings of Twitter, 'fake news', or being stuck in traffic every day fool you... there’s been no better time to be alive than right now - as the Editor of HumanProgress.org, Marian Tupy and his team believe, and prove this through their website that shows how the state of humanity has improved in almost every way over time. Building the site on the premise that the media misuse data to paint an overly negative picture of development, Marian chats to Gareth about the good that's happening all around us.

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