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Good Things with Brent Lindeque

A weekly good news show dedicated to telling good news stories from South Africa to the world. We always believe there is a bit of good and we're here to tell you all about it.
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56 Episodes
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Where There Is A Will, There Is A Way!

It’s Wills Month and Capital Legacy and Good Things Guy are urging South Africans to recognise the significance of well-drafted Wills for legacy preservation and family care.
5 Sep 14 min

Poignant Story of How A South African Risked His Life To Save His 4 Dogs!

Amidst danger and chaos, a South African's unwavering courage shone through as he risked everything - including his life - to save his cherished four-legged companions. Kobus Olivier, a former South African Cricketer and a devoted father to four cherished dogs found himself plunged into a nightmarish reality as the…
15 Aug 28 min

Helping Each Other: Why Giving In South Africa Is So Important!

South Africa's facing a tough time when it comes to charity… we've almost become numb to the reality of what our country has to deal with every single day, but it is still our reality. If we want better neighbourhoods, we need to be better neighbours. Kelly McGillivray has been…
14 Mar 21 min

Land Expropriation And A Constitutional Conversation!

This week on the Good Things Guy podcast, Brent Lindeque chats with a lawyer who majors in the South African Constitution. The biggest thing Brent has learnt about the current “Land expropriation without compensation” debate is that many South Africans have NO IDEA how our Constitution works, or what our…
7 Mar 24 min

"Don't Make Notes, Make Actions!" Catching up with Richard Mulholland!!!

Richard Mulholland kicked off his career as a rock n roll roadie, then started South Africa's largest presentation firm, Missing Link and co-founded 21Tanks, SA's first perspective lab. Richard is a highly regarded international speaker. He’s written books; spent time on various radio and TV shows and has a Youtube…
28 Feb 40 min

John Tsenoli – It’s the long road that leads us home!

While still riding high on the success of his debut single release 'I’m Just a Boy' -that has already reached over 7 million listeners on South African radio, John Tsenoli has just dropped his next single, Long Road, available across all digital platforms since Friday. The same hit-making team, Ryno…
21 Feb 28 min

"If it bleeds, it leads but if it's good it should." - Mandy Wiener

Listen as the Good Things Guy delves into who the "real" bad guys are, how Mandy Wiener deals with intimidation when speaking to thugs, gangsters and corrupt officials and how the average South African can help fight corruption and state capture. This is us finding the good things in her…
14 Feb 14 min

The Incredible Journey of the 67 Blankets Movement!!!!

In 2013, she was hosting a birthday lunch for her husband, the insurance entrepreneur Douw Steyn, and one of the guests was Zelda La Grange, former PA to Nelson Mandela. From a casual chat on that day, came the inspiration for an idea that's since turned into a global phenomenon…
7 Feb 28 min

From Para to Dakar: Joey Evans joins the Good Things Guy

For Joey Evans, participating in extreme racing isn’t just a question of passion, it’s first and foremost a story of determination. The incredible South African made headlines after beating all the odds following a terrible accident and went from a paraplegic to racing the actual Dakar. And now he’s joining…
31 Jan 19 min

STROOP – SA Rhino Poaching Documentary Winning ALL The Awards!

Two women left their jobs, sold their homes, moved in with their parents and worked for four years to make a film about Rhino Poaching… and the documentary keeps winning incredible international accolades! Bonné de Bod and director Susan Scott risked their lives, placing themselves in incredible danger to document…
24 Jan 27 min

Seeing South Africa Through The Eyes of a Tourist!

Amelia Goodhead lives in the midlands in the UK working on her blog and full-time Youtube, both focusing on international Luxury Lifestyle. Her creative platforms have been shortlisted for the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards and shortlisted for Best Vlogger in the Blogger's Lounge Awards… Amelia has travelled the world over but…
17 Jan 18 min

Kirsten Landman And Taking On The Dakar!

Kirsten Landman is a professional offroad and hard-enduro rider from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa who has just been named the "hero of the Dakar 2023". We were lucky enough to catch up with Landman in 2020, just before she took on her first Dakar. The interview is still as good (and…
10 Jan 19 min

What to do after Black Friday... #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesdaySA is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organisations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following the widely recognised shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesdaySA will take place on November 25th and will kick off the…
15 Nov 2022 21 min

Food Selfies, Gordon Ramsey and doing good!

Christy Strever has been crowned the “Food Selfie Queen” of South Africa, and we are absolutely in love! Strever’s story is both interesting and unique and something that South Africa should all be celebrating. Her photos are absolutely incredible - and that’s not just our opinion; Gordon Ramsey thinks so…
8 Nov 2022 18 min

Angel Jones, The Homecoming Revolution And Reversing Brain Drain!

After matriculating as Deputy Head Girl of Roedean, Angel obtained a double major BA in Economics and English at UCT. She then spent seven years working for M&C Saatchi Advertising in London, where she heard Mandela speak at Trafalgar Square. She was inspired by his words, “I love you all…
1 Nov 2022 18 min

#DriveHope - Small Acts of Kindness With Real Big Change!

#DriveHope was created from a desperate cry for help in a post on Facebook. When Karen Denny, Divisional Executive for Liberty’s Digital Marketing team, first read it, her heart sank. An elderly woman had anonymously poured her heart out, searching for help after she was sexually assaulted by a relative…
25 Oct 2022 18 min

Meet Jo Black – a South African hipster with the biggest heart!

Meet Jo Black… a South African Afrikaans hipster who sings, stands up at schools to talk about fighting against bullying and found a love for aquariums during the lockdown. Oh, he also started a show with Danny Painter! Jo Black, the South African Afrikaans Hipster who went viral globally with…
18 Oct 2022 19 min

Thuli Madonsela - The Pursuit of Social Justice in South Africa!

As we marked a year of the lockdown in South Africa, Brent got to chat to Thuli Madonsela about her pursuit of social justice. Advocate Madonsela helped draft the final constitution of South Africa in 1996. She was the Public Protector of South Africa for over 7 years, was named…
11 Oct 2022 27 min
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