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Melanie Verwoerd

How safe do feel in your own home? Callers share their experiences of crime

How safe do feel in your own home? Callers share their experiences of crime

Our perceptions of crime in South Africa are vastly different, depending on where we live. Listeners share their experiences.

Advertising specialist, Tebogo Motshwene, tapping into the black consumer market

Advertising specialist, Tebogo Motshwene, tapping into the black consumer market

Soweto-born advertising specialist challenges false assumptions made by marketing companies about black (and township) consumers.

Higher Education DG says sufficient financial aid available for NSFA in 2017

Higher Education DG says sufficient financial aid available for NSFA in 2017

The Higher Education Dept says it's confident about the prospects of the academic year and that financial support is in place.

Why eating insects is good for you

Why eating insects is good for you

Entomophagy (eating insects) is environmentally friendly and more indigenous to Africans than you think, argues Dr Saliou Niassy.

Extreme adventurer Braam Malherbe rowing in Cape to Rio

Extreme adventurer Braam Malherbe rowing in Cape to Rio

Adventureman Braam Malherbe talks about his latest voyage across 6 700 kilometers over at least two months - all for a good cause.

Celeb Chef Chris Erasmus on his wild cooking technique

Celeb Chef Chris Erasmus on his wild cooking technique

Chris Erasmus is an amazing chef and owner of “Foliage" restaurant in Franschhoek talks about his culinary style and inspiration.

Pamper your pet with rehab, massages and physiotherapy

Pamper your pet with rehab, massages and physiotherapy

Yes, treat yourself this season. But don't forget to spoil you pets too. Here's how.

How Zip Zap Circus School got to perform for Obama (and what's to come)

How Zip Zap Circus School got to perform for Obama (and what's to come)

The Zip Zap Circus School performed in front of outgoing US President Barack Obama, shares how it came about, and what's in store.

The turbulence of 2016 took off from 'Nenegate', says Thamm

The turbulence of 2016 took off from 'Nenegate', says Thamm

Daily Maverick Assistant Editor Marianne Thamm reflects on the political roller coaster that was this year and where it all began.