Author and academic Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela spoke to Nicolene de Wee about the government’s failure to heal a broken country
Conrad Koch, the award-winning performer and the human voice behind Chester Missing, tells Nicolene de Wee what it’s like to share his life with Chester and how anthropology shaped his view of the world
Somododa Fikeni tells Nicolene de Wee about his new portfolio, his days as a herd boy in the Eastern Cape and being homeless for three weeks in the US
UP’s youngest professor talks to Nicolene de Wee about racism, hate speech and youth empowerment, as well as his love of good wine and Afro-Cuban jazz
Lawyer, author and political activist Dumisa Ntsebeza talks to Nicolene de Wee about his appointment as judge of the African Court on Human and People’s Rights. He also discusses his work with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, how meditation helps him cope with trauma and his love of James Bond movies. How would you describe […]
Mark Barnes, the former South African Post Office chief executive, talks to Nicolene de Wee about the highlights of his 30-year career in finance and markets. The 64-year-old father of six discusses the country’s financial services sector, his art collection and his love for trout fishing
UCT vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng talks to Nicolene de Wee about transformation, the bullying claims against her, and her passion for music
Being selected as the Inaugural Obama Leader in Africa in 2018 and now ranked among the 100 Most Influential Young Africans, Melene Rossouw talks to Nicolene de Wee about how she went from growing up in a poor neighbourhood to become a lawyer, activist and the cofounder of the Women Lead Movement. But she’s not all about work — she loves jazz, R&B and hip-hop
Professor Salim Abdool Karim talks to Nicolene de Wee about his responsibility as head of the ministerial advisory committee tasked with guiding the government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ndileka Mandela, the first grandchild of Nelson Mandela, talks about her passion for rural development and that Covid-19 corruption and state capture evidence means she won’t make her X next to the ANC.