Hot 1027 "Not" Breaking News

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From the top of K2 to the dusty trails left behind by Heritage series Land Rovers across Africa, the Hot1027 news team is hard at work unearthing the gems among us who are colouring outside the lines and beating the odds. We have a knack for finding the everyday heroes who are making a difference and cutting through red tape... These outstanding stories rarely get the attention they deserve because they're not considered "Breaking News". That's why we're "Not Breaking News".

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04
OCT

Jenny Boekwurm - Episode 44 - "Scatterling of Africa"

Johnny Clegg's son says his dad's chaotic childhood gave rise to an inquisitive nature that ultimately lead him to the music he so loved.

Jaron and Jessie Clegg finished their father's book "Scatterling of Africa : My early years " which is now up for the non-fiction prize at the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in partnership with Exclusive books..

Hot 1027's Jenny Crwys-Williams has more...
04
OCT

Jenny Boekwurm - Episode 43 - "All Gammorrahs Are the Same"

South African author Thenjiwe Mswane says she decided to set her award-nominated novel in KZN after drawing on her rich memories as a rebellious child when she first discovered her love for reading and writing.

Her book "All Gomorrahs Are The Same" has been shortlisted for this year's Sunday Times Literary Awards, in partnership with Exclusive Books.

Hot1027's Jenny Crwys-Williams has more...
03
OCT

Jenny Boekwurm - Episode 42 - "Scatterling of Africa"

Johnny Clegg's family say they did their best to preserve the iconic musician's story while finishing his award-nominated book.

"Scatterling Of Africa My Early Years" is up for this year's non-fiction prize at the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in partnership with Exclusive Books...

Hot1027's Jenny Crwys -Williams has more...
03
OCT

Jenny Boekwurm - Episode 41 - "All Gamorrahs Are The Same"

The award nominated author of "All Gommorrahs Are The Same" has told Hot 1027 news she drew on her background in anthropology to tell the story of three women navigating through complicated generational conversations within black families.

Thenjiwe Mswane's novel is up for this year's Sunday Times Literary Awards, in partnership with Exclusive Books.

Hot 1027's Jenny Crwys-Williams takes a look....
30
SEP

Jenny Boekwurm - Episode 40 - "Land Matters"

Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi says he hopes his book helps to answer some of the burning questions around our land crisis...

His non-fiction book called "Land Matters, South Africa's Failed Land Reforms and the Road ahead" is up for the 2022 Sunday Times Literary awards, in partnership with Exclusive Books.

Hot 1027's Jenny Crwys-Williams has more...
30
SEP

Jenny Boekwurm - Episode 39 - "Junx"

The Gauteng author of award-nominated novel "Junx" says he drew on his experience at the Oppikoppi music festival to paint the picture of a raucous party and consequences that follow certain drug-induced decisions.

Tshediso Moletsane's debut novel has cracked the shortlist for the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in partnership with exclusive books.

We got him to read us an excerpt ...
29
SEP

Jenny Boekwurm - Episode 38 - "Land Matters"

Tembeka Ngcukaitobi has told Hot1027 news the constitutional amendment on Land is futile...

The advocate's book "Land Matters: South Africa's Failed Land reforms and the road ahead" is up for the non-fiction prize in this year's Sunday Times Literary Awards , in partnership with exclusive books.

Hot 1027's Jenny Crwys-Williams has more...
29
SEP

Jenny Boekwurm - Episode 37 - "Junx"

The award-nominated author of Junx says he relied on humour and political commentary to describe the steady decline of his main character in his debut novel.

Tshediso Molestsane's book has made it to the shortlist for the Sunday Times Literay awards, in partnership with Exclusive Books.

Hot 1027's Jenny Crwys-Williams has more....
28
SEP

Jenny Boekwurm - Episode 36 - "Land Matters"

Government's tendency to dole out cash to settle historic land claims has been thrust under the microscope in Tembeka Ngcukaitobi's award-nominated non-fiction book.

Land Matters : South Africa's Failed Land Reform And The Road Ahead is up for this year's Sunday Times Literary Awards, in partnership with Exclusive Books.

Hot1027's Jenny Crwys-Williams takes a look...
28
SEP

Jenny Boekwurm - Episode 35 - "Junx"

And the award nominated author of "Junx" says he used jokes and thoughts about former President Jacob Zuma as a way to break up the story he was telling.

Tshediso Molestsane's debut novel has made it to this year's shortlist for the Sunday Times Literary awards , in partnership with Exclusive Books.

Hot1027's Jenny Crwys Williams asked him about the Zuma thread that runs throughout the book ...
27
SEP

Jenny Boekwurm - Episode 34 - "Land Matters"

The author of "Land matters : South Africa's Failed Land Reforms and the Road Ahead" says he tried to shine a floodlight on the 3 years before Jan van Riebeek set up a trading post in the Cape, to uncover the layered context behind our colonial past.

Tembeka Ngcukaitobi's book tackles the burning questions around our land crisis and its been nominated for this year's Sunday Times Literary awards - in partnership with Exclusive Books.

Hot1027's Jenny Crwys-Williams has more ...
27
SEP

Jenny Boekwurm - Episode 33 - "Junx"

The award-nominated author of "JUNX" says his debut novel explores the effects of substance abuse , the impact of unrealised potential and the degeneration that often goes with it .

Tshediso Moletsane's book has made it to the shortlist for this years Sunday Times Literary awards , in partnership with Exclusive Books...

Hot1027's Jenny Crwys-Williams takes a look ....

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