Best Africa podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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Africa Today
Monthly
 
News and analysis from the BBC's Focus on Africa. The Africa Today podcast is published from Monday to Friday. It contains the day's top African stories.
 
Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments.
 
Deutsche Welle's Eco Africa showcases innovative concepts and best practice projects from Africa and Europe and presents environment and climate change ideas that inspire others to get on board or start something of their own. Eco Africa offers insight and moves people to help protect the environment.
 
Join veteran journalist Shaka Ssali on Straight Talk Africa every Wednesday as he and his guests discuss topics of special interest to Africans, including politics, economic development, press freedom, health, social issues and conflict resolution.
 
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, exploring the complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences which separate and distinguish the ways of life and political and ideological perspectives of people in that part of the world.Co-hosted by Khalil and Malihe.
 
Join our host and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they bring you in-depth interviews, news reports, analysis and features on this 60-minute news magazine show.
 
A weekly news program providing information and analysis about Africa and the African Diaspora, hosted by Walter Turner.
 
Join veteran journalist Shaka Ssali on Straight Talk Africa every Wednesday as he and his guests discuss topics of special interest to Africans, including politics, economic development, press freedom, health, social issues and conflict resolution.
 
The Podcast about African History, Culture, and Politics
 
Shaka Ssali hosts this call-in program that examines topics of special interest to Africans.
 
Vincent Makori heads up the reporting team to inform you about Africa, the U.S. and the world. Watch the show Monday-Friday @ 1630 UTC/GMT. Visit VOAnews.com and visit us on Facebook.
 
Capturing your founder stories, one by one.
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics and the African diaspora.
 
Talking about politics,love,gaming,social media and more welcome to the podcast hope you enjoy your stay
 
Hosted by Garikai Matambo and featuring Dr Martyn Davies, Managing Director of Emerging Markets & Africa at Deloitte, the African Insights podcast series explores challenges, opportunities and risks facing those doing business across the vast and varied African continent. Gain understanding of the unique political and economic factors that make Africa a market like nowhere else in the world.
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics and the African diaspora.
 
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South Africa REAL
Weekly
 
South Africa REALDiscovering true GOLDThe intention of this podcast is to discover the true gold that can be found in us all. No matter who you are, your story is worth telling and should be heard. We intend finding these stories to share them with our listeners.Through telling these stories we will not only inform and entertain you, but hopefully also inspire you to stretch your goals and overcome your own challenges and resistances. We want to give hope by sharing in the successes (and som ...
 
As the title suggests, this is a podcast that covers the interesting & trending topics within South Africa. This is essentially an audio version of Twitter, minus all the fighting and mindless comments...so for the people that want to stay with the times whilst being hands-free, this is your Bi-Weekly Dose of Mzansi!
 
FOR SA is a non-profit Christian organisation working to protect & promote religious freedom in South Africa.
 
The podcast will give details on the daily activities of the Gospel Music Africa Reality TV Competition Auditions
 
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Across Africa
Monthly
 
A week of political and social events across the African continent: exclusive reports and analysis. Every Thursday at 5.45 pm Paris time.
 
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www.france24.com
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An Pan-African Political Talk Show. It seeks to education, inform, enlighten and expose information and activities of interest to Africa and African People
 
South Africa is renowned for its diverse cultures and music is but one of the offerings the country proudly boasts. Today, Angolan born DJ Dino Bravo calls South Africa his home and adds much vibrancy and skill to the profession that has captured his heart and soul – MUSIC. Africa has been home to Bravo for quite some time after being raised in Cuba. He then moved to South Africa in the early 90s and has adapted perfectly to the lifestyle and culture that the country is known for. His music ...
 
The podcast features discussions and interviews on hip hop music and culture produced by African artists in Africa and in the Diaspora. The podcast is produced by Dr. Msia Kibona Clark and students in the Department of African Studies at Howard University. You can access all of our podcasts and blog posts on hip hop in Africa at www.hiphopafrican.com or get in touch with us at feedback@hiphopafrican.com.
 
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Biznews Radio
Weekly+
 
Welcome to BizNews Radio where we interview top thought leaders and businesspeople from South Africa and across the globe.
 
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METRO FM
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METRO FM is a national radio station in South Africa owned by the SABC. The station broadcasts on FM Stereo as well as the DStv Bouquet Channel 181. The station started broadcasting in September, 1986 as Radio Metro to compete with the now defunct Radio Bop. Playing a mix of urban contemporary and bubblegum pop Radio Bop was able to reach black audiences in parts of the Transvaal by broadcasting on the AM band from the "independent" bantustan of Bophuthatswana where it was licensed. This pro ...
 
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On the Horizon
Monthly
 
“On the Horizon: Navigating the European and African Theaters,” Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (CNE-CNA) and NATO Allied Joint Forces Command Naples outlined his five main focus areas in his area of responsibility or AOR.
 
Ifa, Orisha, Spirituality, Religion, Ancestors, Healing, Readings, Initiations, West Africa, Divination, Iyanifa, Babalawos, Iyami, Spells, Witchcraft, Rituals, Love, Relationships, Sex, Health, Death, Birth, Money, World, Life
 
Polity.org.za posts daily news reports covering the major issues of the day on our website, as well as weekly video interviews with some of South Africa's most respected thinkers in the political and economic environment.
 
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Crime Fighters
Weekly
 
The detective stories on DW's new radio drama series tackle challenges faced by youth in Africa.
 
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The GIST
Weekly
 
The GIST is our review of Nigerian and indeed African films, as well as films set in Africa or films with an African story. We peer behind the Nollywood veil and give our honest opinion to showcase the best films.
 
Interview with Dr Sammy Waner, Microbiologist at Lancet Laboratories South Africa.
 
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BULAQ
Monthly
 
BULAQ is a podcast about contemporary writing from and about the Middle East and North Africa. We talk about books written in Aleppo, Cairo, Marrakech and beyond. We look at the Arab region through the lens of literature, and we look at literature -- what it does, why it matters, how it relates to society and history and politics -- from the point of view of this part of the world. BULAQ is co-produced by ArabLit and The Arabist and is hosted by Ursula Lindsey and M Lynx Qualey.
 
On Reporters' Roundtable join host and journalist Douglas Mpuga, along with a lively panel of journalists, who analyze the week’s major developments in Africa.
 
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World Music Show
Monthly+
 
Live DJ sets featuring music from Africa and other genres.
 
GMS serves as an apostolic centre in the heart of the economic capital of South Africa. Its mandate is to be a strategic gate for the presentation, proclamation and modelling of the apostolic message to the nations. In pursuit of its mandate GMS will seek to constructively and practically provide a biblical, Christocentric model of ministry, offering a deeper spiritual encounter for the family of God.
 
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Melted Podcast
Daily+
 
A podcast about South African music that will melt your face right off. We chat to local bands about the trials and tribulations of being musicians in South Africa.
 
Welcome, this podcast seeks to inform people of important issues and concepts that affect South Africa, the people and the future of this beautiful dynamic country that you can definitely not get bored in.
 
Discussion centred around the African music industry and where it is headed. The host TR 'MJ' Majaya talks to different industry professionals to discover the behind the scenes make up of the industry in Africa
 
Wisdom for the Heart is an international Bible-teaching ministry based on the sermons of Dr. Stephen Davey. The broadcast Wisdom for the Heart is heard on more than 300 radio stations throughout the United States, as well as transmitted to the Middle East (Arabic), Europe (English), Latin America (Spanish), and Africa (Swahili).
 
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SA Crypto
Weekly
 
The SA Crypto podcast brings you news from Crypto industry experts in South Africa and around the world, as well as weekly market round-ups. Be sure to subscribe, check out website, and follow us on Twitter!www.twitter.com/sacrypto_
 
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Rock Your Life
Rare
 
TIPS, TOOLS, & TECHNIQUES from Conscious Entrepreneurs & Conscious Business LeadersLOVE us.. Then get your FREE - Entrepreneur X Factor Book. 178 Pages of pure genius for Entrepreneurs: https://rockyourlife.clickfunnels.com/optinepb0zykq Listen to award winning conscious entrepreneurs with straight to the point tips on creating businesses, supporting social causes, keeping up with trends and technology advances, and making the world a better place in a fun medium that is thought provoking, s ...
 
MENAbytes Podcast highlights the stories from different tech startup ecosystems of Middle East & North Africa. For more details, log on to http://www.menabytes.com.
 
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Earthwise
Monthly
 
Every Earthwise programme features a discussion on conservation, environment or peace with justice. The interview might be with a local Cantabrian, with someone in a different part of the country, or a distinguished person from overseas.Broadcast on the first and third Monday evening at 9pm repeated the following Wednesday at 9:30am.The choice of topics varies considerably. Earthwise hopes that people who are especially interested in conservation will also find peace with justice issues inte ...
 
I visited Africa & at the conference I was attending a baby boy died. I watched as people prayed & did CPR but nothing changed. I felt the hot tears fall as I turned my back to the growing crowd." God do something! Raise this baby! Make him live!"...He didn't live. When I got back to my hotel I couldn't rest! I needed some way to get my feelings out. So I picked up my phone and began recording and that's where my podcast was born! These are my stories, my encouragings, my rants, my outlet. S ...
 
The #1 Live Free internet Radio Station online Crs Radio Station The Knowledge Station brings you daily/weekly Reggae shows, live interviews with Reggae, Calypso, Samba, gospel, Hip Hop, Dancehall Artist, News, Sports and commentary from around the world. Caribbean Radio Show Station Network Listen to our web radio station daily from 24/7 features an eclectic array of Caribbean Island, African ethnic music from Africa ,St Vincent, Grenada, Guyana ,Brazil, Trinidad ,Cuba, Bahamas, Anguilla, H ...
 
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DJ Shinski Mixes
Rare
 
Always Evolving ~ 3 time Best African Dj - USA Nominee ~ World Dj of the year - NEAWARDS Nominee ~ Winner of the 1st Dj Spinoff in Houston Texas
 
How Bible prophecy is fulfilled in the past, present, and future.
 
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Getting into the swing of things here in Davos and here's an awesome interview with Dame Linda Partridge who tackles one of the hottest subjects of our time - ageing. We know that the process is far more maleable than previously imagined, but the multi award winning Dame Partridge's work takes the subject to a new level. If you've wanted to how ...…
 
Will Yemen finally see a turn for the better in 2019? Last month's peace talks in Sweden raised hopes that the tide had finally turned in a nation battered by nearly four years of civil war and the ensuing famine, with three-quarters of the population dependent on humanitarian assistance. But the truce and prisoner swaps promised in December ha ...…
 
METRO FM — Number one leading talk and entrepreneurship show in South Africa every Monday and Tuesday 19.30 to 21.00 on METRO FM
 
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were the top draws on the opening day of the 2019 edition of the World Economic Forum. Business Editor Stephen Carroll speaks to IHS Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh about the fears of a global economic slowdown, and UNI General Secretary Christy Hoffman about what new tec ...…
 
Zimbabwe's president returns to the country and calls for national dialogue after a week of blood and bullets, but who will talk to him? In Kenya: Those who escaped last week's terror attack in Nairobi are allowed to return to the site of the crime and pick up their belongings. And women politicians in Malawi protest the disrespect and violence ...…
 
METRO FM — SPEAKING TO Sonwabile Ndamase, executive president of the South African Fashion Designers Agency and founder of the Vukani! Fashion Awards
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
METRO FM — Number one leading talk and entrepreneurship show in South Africa every Monday and Tuesday 19.30 to 21.00 on METRO FM
 
METRO FM — SPEAKING TO Nazlie Masoet, Executive Director of Standing Tall
 
We are live. In Extra Time Shaka answers your questions about politics in Africa.
 
METRO FM — speaking to Dr Thando Sibanda, Global Speaker / Executive Master Coach For the Coaching Class we Dr Thando Sibanda, Global Speaker / Executive Master Coach / Facilitator to discuss the Power of a Brand
 
We are live. Join us and let us know from what part of the world you are watching us.
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
Award-winning writer Paul Lynch speaks to Eve Jackson about giving the children of the Great Irish famine of the 1800s a voice, what it's like to be compared to the greats like James Joyce and Samuel Beckett and why for his next novel he had to leave Ireland behind.
 
With Britain's planned exit from the European Union just two months away, the more than 300,000 Britons living in Spain feel abandoned by their government. These expats could lose their right to Spain's free healthcare system and also their right to vote in local and European elections. If they take Spanish nationality, they'll have to renounce ...…
 
As African economies work to grow and diversify, one area of potential that stands out is investment in the Automotive sector. For years Africa countries have been importers of vehicles and yet demand for the same is growing, so why not rather invest in infrastructure that will enable the building of cars in their countries, create value chains ...…
 
The traditional manufacturing industry is said to be in the throes of a digital transformation, spurred by exponentially growing technology that is set to change the face of manufacturing as we know it. Dr Martyn Davies, MD for emerging markets and Africa at Deloitte, discusses Industry 4.0 and its implications for manufacturers.…
 
Its astonishing to think that something as insignificant as a piece of paper can become the most significant thing in our lives, isnt it? Money talks, as Stephen reminds us today, but the question is: Are we listening to what its saying?
 
"Time does not exist". That's just one of the theories of the theoretical physicist and writer Carlo Rovelli. He's been listed as one of the 100 most influential global thinkers. His popular science book "Seven Brief Lessons on Physics" has been translated into 41 languages and has sold over a million copies worldwide. In his latest book, "The ...…
 
IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, January 22: California Senator Kamala Harris announces her bid for the White House, prompting a lot of positive reactions. China confirms the work of scientist He Jiankui, who successfully - and illegally - created genetically modified babies last year. The British royal family is slammed for its lack of reaction after ...…
 
Making headlines: SA on a hard sell at World Economic Forum, Mokonyane feels 'betrayed' by Zondo commission And, Jiba 'eager' to testify at the State capture commissionBy Sane Dhlamini.
 
METRO FM — Catch the Fresh Breakfast weekday's on METRO FM at 05:00am - 08:00am
 
METRO FM — The #FreshBreakfast hung out photographer and model Thick Leeyonce for #WhatAreYouPacking
 
METRO FM — Catch the Fresh Breakfast weekday's on METRO FM at 05:00am - 08:00am
 
METRO FM — Catch the Fresh Breakfast weekday's on METRO FM at 05:00am - 08:00am
 
METRO FM — Catch the Fresh Breakfast weekday's on METRO FM at 05:00am - 08:00am
 
Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments.
 
Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments.
 
Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments.
 
Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments.
 
There's always a lot of meat in PWC's annual CEO survey which is released in Davos on the eve of the start of the annual meeting. The 22nd edition, released on Monday night, was no different. Of the two key issues to emerge, one you might well have expected, but not the other. The super confidence that CEOs globally exhibited last year has been ...…
 
Romaney Pinnock is in Davos this year looking for R10m to fulfil a dream. In her mid-30s, her love affair with football furned into an unusual project called Badgers Academy where 80 women now get together regularly to play a sport which is transforming lives of vulnerable women living in high risk areas of the Cape. Romaney says she has been i ...…
 
A court rules that Zimbabwe's internet shutdown was illegal, while the government crackdown on protests continues. DR Congo pushes Tuesday's swearing-in of President-elect Felix Tshisekedi back to Thursday, as his rival Martin Fayulu insists he has won. And a South African municipality who's signed former president Zuma on to sing anti-aparthei ...…
 
Video footage of a group of white high school students appearing to mock a Native American elder has shocked the United States. But as more details emerge, the story becomes less straightforward. Plus: Egypt hands a prison sentence to a TV host for interviewing a gay man, and Kamala Harris trends worldwide after announcing her US presidential bid.…
 
A weekly news program providing information and analysis about Africa and the African Diaspora, hosted by Walter Turner.
 
Opposition party leader Martin Fayulu has called a gathering of his supporters in the capital Kinshasa. But will a split opposition rally enough people? Zimbabwe has had a billionaire loan proposal rejected by South Africa. And as the super-wealthy meet in Davos for their yearly gathering, International charity Oxfam publishes a report highligh ...…
 
METRO FM — Number one leading talk and entrepreneurship show in South Africa every Monday and Tuesday 19.30 to 21.00 on METRO FM
 
METRO FM — Number one leading talk and entrepreneurship show in South Africa every Monday and Tuesday 19.30 to 21.00 on METRO FM
 
METRO FM — Number one leading talk and entrepreneurship show in South Africa every Monday and Tuesday 19.30 to 21.00 on METRO FM
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
METRO FM — Number one leading talk and entrepreneurship show in South Africa every Monday and Tuesday 19.30 to 21.00 on METRO FM
 
We are live. Join us and let us know from what part of the world you are watching us.
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.…
 
The North Pole is a place that conjures up images of explorers, polar bears and Santa Claus. But the reality of the Arctic is less well-known than the folklore. In this special programme, our team heads north to explore life, work and politics within the Arctic Circle.
 
Time flies, doesnt it? And it never stops either. The second hand is always ticking as minutes turn to days, days to weeks, and weeks to years. So before we let another 24 hours pass us by, lets join Stephen as he challenges us to make the most of the time we have . . . while we still have it.
 
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