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Telling Africa’s story: The future is podcasts

Podcasting in Africa has experienced a slow uptake, but there are active pockets of users in some countries — and huge potential to grow the market of makers and listeners

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: Freedom for sale

This is the second episode in the new Sound Africa series “Re-visits.”

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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