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24 Episodes
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The power of the arts in what has become ‘a bitter life for all’

Award-winning playwright and activist Mike van Graan reminds us that the arts helped topple apartheid – sparking boycotts, sanctions and disinvestment through humanising storytelling; by reaching people through theatre and song. But it’s not as simple as expecting the arts or sport to ‘magically deliver social cohesion’ today …
22 Sep 32 min

SA needs a fix … community unity is key

Matt Hogarty, founder and co-director of the Love Howick NPC, speaks about how the organisation has become a catalyst in bringing people ‘together for transformation’ with the key objective of uniting the community for positive change. This approach he believes is vital in fixing urban and rural problems and suggests…
8 Sep 22 min

From financial systems to social incusivity – How good governance can help fix SA SA

Chris Maroleng is Global Advisor and the SADC Executive Director of Good Governance Africa. In this Fix SA podcast, he looks at how effective governance ensures transparent, efficient, and accountable financial systems. How proper governance ensures that all citizens, regardless of their background, are treated fairly and equally and how…
25 Aug 23 min

Righteous anger is okay - Moreo

Anglican Bishop of Johannesburg, Steve Moreo, speaks about the art of truly listening to others in a divided world, understanding the monumental impact of even the smallest actions, and explores the idea that righteous anger, when channelled correctly, can be a catalyst for transformative change.
25 Aug 25 min

The role of good governance in rebuilding a nation

Chris Maroleng, global advisor and SADC Executive Director at Good Governance Africa, speaks about how effective governance ensures transparent, efficient and accountable financial systems; and, how fair practice, through transparency and accountability, can restore faith in public institutions.
11 Aug 23 min

What's needed to fix 'brand South Africa'

Smaller countries in Africa like Rwanda, Mauritius and Botswana are successfully repositioning themselves, but we lack clarity about what South Africa is, what does South Africa stand for... We have in many ways not been able to define Brand South Africa, says local branding guru Thebe Ikalafeng.
28 Jul 26 min

Be the best South African you can be

'I think we've got huge things to offer but that part of the problem is we have people who are greedy, who want to take everything for themselves; they don't want to actually share the riches of our country' – Nerine Kahn, former head of the CCMA and now MD…
14 Jul 29 min

Zapiro poking holes in hypocrisy

Famed cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, better known as Zapiro, talks about the importance of satire as means to getting things done, the role of activism in facilitating change, and how in a cartoon drawn years ago he warned of a Ramaphosa lame duck presidency.
30 Jun 26 min

'More leadership, less hubris will fix SA'

Do not allow someone to stumble into leadership; leadership is the single biggest problem to fix in this country – Professor Jonathan Jansen, University of Stellenbosch.
2 Jun 20 min

We are in a crisis moment – Justice Malala

'I think that it's becoming clearer to all of us just how deep our problems are now... I don't think we've left it too late. I think that this time of despair is the right time for us to say we can turn this thing around,' declares the journalist and…
19 May 29 min

It's okay to be angry

Like many South Africans, former diplomat and now commentator Melanie Verwoerd is frustrated at where the country finds itself right now. She says citizens have every right to be angry, but if they’re going to stay, they have an obligation to roll up their sleeves and become involved.
5 May 28 min

Don't look up for leadership, look down – Jay Naidoo

The SA political stalwart and social activist, best known for his role in the fight against apartheid, reflects on the need for a new social compact or social consensus, as well as individual and community activism and volunteerism to help 'fix' the country.
21 Apr 32 min

To fix SA, listen to younger voices – Dion Chang

Trends expert, future thinker and founder of Flux Trends: ‘We are seeing around the world, and even on this continent, that we need to get some younger voices into government or into the public sector.’
24 Mar 25 min

To fix SA, citizens must stand up

Accenture Africa CEO Vukani Mngxati says in getting the best leadership, cleaning out corruption, and with active citizenry, a better state can be created.
9 Mar 24 min

Business has a powerful role to play in fixing SA

South Africa’s mounting problems on myriad fronts need far greater input and redoubled efforts from all parties – including the business. community. Leading business personality Martin Kingston weighs in on what needs changing, and the new thinking that needs to be adopted – with great speed – on the latest…
8 Feb 25 min
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