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Set a podcast to catch a rape suspect

In just four episodes, Deon Wiggett was able to talk about his rape, tackle the institutions that protect perpetrators and secure an arrest

Could an implant the size of a match stick save teenage girls from HIV? Find out.

Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan talks to HIV scientist Salim Abdool Karim about his research on risky relationships of young women and older men.

[LISTEN] You bank your money each month, so why not bank your breast milk?

We always tell moms breast is best but sometimes milk doesn't come when babies do. This breast milk bank is filling in these gaps.

Did the apartheid government inject black people with HIV? We look to science.

This month, the New African boasts a shocking headline: "We deliberately spread Aids in South Africa." Could that be true?

Where the bad men go: Disgraced Armstrong finds his niche

Lance Armstrong is building a new life after the last one ended in ignominy

Proudly fatty boom boom

Whitney Greyton’s new podcast Fatty Boom Boom seeks to further the fat positivity discourse by embracing the most hurtful terms.

Good news for Africa’s queers

A new podcast series is looking at the beautiful stories coming out of the continent

PODCAST: The heart problem

The first ever heart transplant in the world was performed in South Africa in 1967. But did Dr Christiaan Barnard deserve all the credit?

PODCAST: He ran all the way

This is the story of a man and his mother, set in the transition years between the old and the new South Africa

PODCAST: Brother, this is Cape Town

Bongani Dyalivana's is a story of loss, of growing up in a gang and then in jail. Of finding oneself and trying to break a new path.

PODCAST: The Ghost

In this series SoundAfrica takes another look at stories from the past that linger in the back of our minds, continuing to effect us

PODCAST: Aunty Patty’s garden

When the coloured population of Simon's Town was forcibly removed, Aunty Patty’s family remained

The Lists: Listening to TKZee, Stance and The Kyle Shepherd Trio

Compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela and senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo.

Mushroom Hour Half-Hour: From pirate radio to podcasts

Nhlanhla Mngadi and Andrew Curnow's indulgent podcasts and live-recorded jam sessions are headed for wax.

The podcast renaissance

Many talented young people giving up their day jobs to produce podcasts, writes Alistair Fairweather.

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