Helen Zille may have stepped down as the Premier of the Western Cape after two five-year terms and retired from politics, but she is nowhere close to slowing down. She’s still right in the thick of continuing to make and get involved in societal change for the better. She chats to Gareth about her new position at the South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) as a senior policy fellow, and how she’s navigating these tricky times we’re in. No topic is left untouched, from victimhood culture, why she reckons ‘wokeness’ is about white people, Twitter, who she stills keeps up with at the Democratic Alliance (DA), and why she believes the most dangerous people in society are the ones who think they’ve found the truth.

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Content hosted by iono.fm Host Hlubi Mboya Arnold concludes this podcast series with a wrap-up conversation about human trafficking, and further recaps some of the discussion points and questions that were brought up over past episodes, with Tabitha Lage (Co-Founder of Hope Risen Foundation) and the some of the Hope Risen Foundation team. Join the […]

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Content hosted by iono.fm There is no “us” and “them” in dealing with a global issue like human trafficking. It is something that is close to all of us, more than we probably imagine. Hlubi Mboya Arnold interrogates this notion further, discussing with her guests how best to deal with human trafficking, while also answering […]

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Content hosted by iono.fm Hear firsthand encounters of how brutal and degrading human trafficking can be in this podcast. Host Hlubi Mboya Arnold speaks to two survivors who share their tales of this crime: One, a victim of slave labour/labour trafficking/exploitation, and the other who was groomed into illegal gambling and the adult sex industry. […]

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Remember El Chapo? Well he’s back in the spotlight as his court date looms, plus info emerges of his fancy murder room. Lion’s Head is closing for 6 weeks, which is a disaster for Cape Town Instagram. A woman is almost killed by a road sign in Australia, Siya talks about some woman called Da Brat, and the Siya Kolisi racial debacle gets discussed. Radlyn Naidoo then joins the team to chat about his evolving music career and life with Tourettes.

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Ahead of the release of her new film, ’Mayfair’ – which is already making waves around the world – Gareth learns more about the movie and its director, Sara Blecher. The award-winning Blecher speaks on the production process, the South African movie scene and some of the other famed projects she’s worked on. She also touches on her fascinating career, which has seen her study in the United States, work in France, and meet her husband in the middle of a civil war.

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Ten years ago Rosie Motene embarked on a journey of self discovery. In the process she began to document her life experiences and attempted to tackle some of her inner demons and personal issues, which she’s now released in her autobiography ‘Reclaiming The Soil – A Black Girl’s struggle to find her African self’. Gareth discusses the cultural confusion and emotional roots that have made up her new offering.

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Today is World Ovarian Cancer Day and Sonia quizzes sangoma Refiloe ‘GogoMoyo’ on the myths, perceptions and superstitions surrounding illnesses and diseases.

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The evolution of musician Nakhane is one that fascinates Gareth. Hot off the heels of his European tour and the saga surrounding ‘Inxeba: The Wound’, Nakhane shares some of the lessons he’s had to learn recently – from how fearless he is, individualism, and what he’s dubbed “the ego of heterosexuality”… he opens up in this thought-provoking interview.

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We all have some sort of daily challenge in life, but few deal with something as obvious as Gareth Mason. Gareth is most known for his dwarfism, but the determination and resilience shown throughout his young life is nothing short of inspiring. Gareth and Gareth talk about his love for sport, some interesting daily challenges and his YouTube channel.

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