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Confronting Racism

2016 got off to a bad start with South Africa’s racist underbelly laid bare on social media. Talk show host Koketso Sachane tries to understand the issues at play...

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Land and Land Ownership

In this conversation about land, the focus somehow stays with commercial land and agricultural land. Is something being lost in the debate or is that where the debate should be. But this podcast starts with an aspect that has been debated in South Africa: Who owns what percentage of land in this country? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

16mins

31 Mar 2016

Rank #1

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Exploring our shared origins

In part 6 of a series of podcasts, Koketso Sachane focuses on two crucial aspects of tackling racism in our society; the need to work as a collective and exploring our shared origins. Koketso is joined by guests Sean Moodley of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation and national chairperson ARNSA (Anti-Racism Network of South Africa) and Professor Robert Bloomenshine, chief scientist of the Paleontological Scientific Trust (P.A.S.T).See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

16mins

22 Mar 2016

Rank #2

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The Road to Transformation and Reconciliation.

Should we be more militant in the how we deal with racial tension, or should we still follow Mandela's non-violent strategy? This week's episode Koketso Sachane chat's to Prof Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela and activist Lovelyn Nwadeyi about navigating the complicated and complex journey towards what we need in order to live in a non racial democratic society.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

15mins

9 Mar 2016

Rank #3

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The Psychology of Racism - 22 Years Since 'Freedom'

"It's 22 years since Apartheid ended" "Stop talking about all this race stuff! It's dividing the nation!" "They are burning the paintings! How dare they!?" These are some of the tropes South Africans hear on a daily basis, the reality is that we have not begun to understand the scope of Apartheid's long lasting psychological effects on the nation and true reconcilliation. Dr Shose Kessi, senior lecturer from the Psychology Department at UCT, chats with Koketso Sachane to delve into the longer lasting effects of racism and structural Apartheid.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

15mins

29 Feb 2016

Rank #4

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District Six - Consequences of Land Lost

2016 marks 50 years since the forced evictions of District Six residents in the Cape Town City Bowl suburb. In part three of a series of podcasts, Koketso Sachane reflects on District Six and the Consequences of Land Lost with guests Bonita Bennett, director of the District Six Museum, and residents Joe Schaffers and Victoreen Gilbert.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

16mins

24 Feb 2016

Rank #5