Guests : Gasant Abader
On Tuesday the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and the Western Cape SABC
signed a historic partnership agreement. The provincial broadcaster will assist the UWC
Media Society - a student driven initiative - to enhance the student experience by
developing media and broadcasting skills.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed at the UWC Bellville campus, will
give UWC Media Society students opportunities to learn from professionals working for
various platforms including radio, TV and digital media.
The student driven UWC Media Society is comprised of three streams - print, radio and
television. The partnership between UWC, SABC Western Cape and Goodhope FM will
include on-the-job observation in newsrooms and radio studios.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Student Development and Support, Professor Pamela Dube,
said the University and the UWC Media Society are very excited about the partnership
with the public broadcaster. “The SABC will help equip students with the skills and
expertise, with content packaging, news, entertainment and information. The students
will also have the opportunity to experience newsrooms and the various roles and
responsibilities, particularly in radio, TV broadcast media and digital media,” Prof Dube
“The SABC will also help our students to set up our campus radio studio and provide
guidance and training on how to use the equipment, especially in the digital age. We
are looking forward to walking this journey with the SABC, and we are counting on their
expertise since they will be taking students on site for observation and coaching.
Included in the MoU is a partnership with Goodhope FM, but also so much more.”
SABC Provincial General Manager, James Shikwambana, said the SABC is excited about
this new partnership and that it is ready to start working with the students. “The SABC
Western Cape can’t wait to help with the setting up of the campus radio station. As the
biggest roleplayer in the industry we are excited and are happy to help. This is a journey
that we are looking forward to start,” Shikwambana said.
UWC Media Society’s Onke Qhoyi, the sports editor for the student newspaper platform,
is excited about the partnership. He is particularly interested in learning about the radio
and television industries.
UWC's Gasant Abader joins us on the line
Guest : Chris Kraus
Sea The Bigger Picture is a Cape Town based NGO started in 2018 by four friends with a
passion for the environment, their main focus is coastal environmental education and
ocean pollution awareness.
They organize beach cleanups by collaborating with businesses, other NGO's & local
They are also testing a new machine that filters micro plastics from beach sand, Joining
us in studio is Chairperson of Sea The Bigger Picture Chris Kraus.
Guest : Tim Lundy
FB: Cape Town Hiking with Tim Lundy
Twitter : @hikingcapetown
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Instagram : capetownhiking
Guest : Nazareen Ebrahim| CEO of Socially Acceptable
Deepfakes are fake videos or audio recordings that look and sound just like the real
thing. Advances in artificial intelligence is creating convincing fake audio and video – known
as “deepfakes” – relatively easy.
Making a person appear to say or do something they did not has the potential to take
the war of disinformation to a whole new level.
Nazareen Ebrahim - CEO of Socially Acceptable joins us to talk about deep fakes and
its impact on the world.
Guest : Dali Tambo
The Long March to Freedom is a monumental procession of 100 life-size bronze statues,
the largest exhibition of its kind anywhere in the world, and opens to the public at
Century City, Cape Town, on 15 November 2019.
The individual bronze artworks depict South African and international icons, some
famous and others unknown, and tell the story of South Africa’s 350 year struggle for
freedom and democracy.
We are joined on the line by Dali Tambo to chat about The Long March to Freedom"
which runs from the 15th of November at Century City.
Guest : Lookout Sibanda
Lookout Sibanda is a man of few words. Instead, he prefers to craft his expression
through art. Sibanda’s creative flair sparked in high school when his friends taught him
to paint. So when he couldn’t afford to study after matric, he chose to pursue his
passion by decorating ceramics with brushes of colour. But adding the final touches
wasn’t enough. Sibanda felt compelled to learn pottery from inception.
Working for established ceramists Elza van Dijk and Nicole Kingston exposed Sibanda
to their techniques. Even without formal classes, he learnt to produce pots, bowls, and
plates. Soon, Sibanda started promoting his wares at markets and exhibitions in Port
Elizabeth, building a reputation under the name Lookout Ceramics. Today, Sibanda
holds success in the palm of his hand. His signature work features abstract and
geometric patterns, with vivid colours inspired by the blankets his grandmother used to
In 2018, knitwear designer Laduma Ngxokolo chose to mentor Sibanda as a result of his
talent. Despite his accomplishments, Sibanda is conscious of the challenging course it’s
taken for him to get here. That’s why he hopes to share his skills by tutoring potential
For this potter, passion is the tool to triumph.
Guest : Lisa Joshua Sonn
Social Activist Lisa Joshua Sonn joins us for our weekly segment, Tonight we talk about
raising other people's kids
Guest : Rene Naylor
Rene Naylor a member of the Springboks all female sports physiotherapists team ,
along with Vivian Verwant and Dr Tanushree Pillay treated the Bok players as they put
their bodies on the line to bring home the Webb Ellis trophy.