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Please note that because iTunes limits the number of episodes displayed to 300, to start at the beginning of my retelling of the story of England, you need to SUBSCRIBE. You'll then find a regular, chronological podcast, starting from from the end of Roman Britain. I’m a bloke in a shed, but I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, and then fill it with my enthusiasm. You’ll find the great events and people for sure – but also some of the byways, of how people lived, their langua ...
 
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History of Africa

The History of Africa Podcast

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Take a deep dive deep into African history with this in-depth podcast. From Casablanca to Cape Town, tune in to this podcast to learn about the magnificent and oft-forgotten history of Africa. To access more free resources about African history, provide feedback, or support the show, check out our associated website at https://historyofafricapodcast.blogspot.com
 
Footnoting History is a bi-weekly podcast series dedicated to overlooked, popularly unknown, and exciting stories plucked from the footnotes of history. For further reading suggestions, information about our hosts, our complete episode archive, and more visit us at FootnotingHistory.com!
 
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None Of The Above

Eurasia Group Foundation

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As the United States confronts an ever-changing set of international challenges, our foreign policy leaders continue to offer the same old answers. But what are the alternatives? In None Of The Above, the Eurasia Group Foundation’s Mark Hannah asks leading global thinkers for new answers and new ideas to guide an America increasingly adrift in the world. www.noneoftheabovepodcast.org
 
The Economic History podcast is a platform for sharing knowledge, ideas and new research with a general interest audience. Each fortnight, we meet leading academics in the field and discuss a range of topics, including pandemics, long run economic growth, gender issues, financial crises, inequality, sustainable development and a number of weird and fun economic experiments in history. There is no time like the past to help us understand the present.
 
Germany has been a major player in the last 100 years for the world and is well known for its role in World War 2 and creating the world we know today. But how much do you know about the Germany before? Or about the Germany after? Did you know that the German tribes conquered most of Roman Europe and Africa? What about Prussia, the nation to unite Germany, was formerly abolished in 1947? This podcast will cover aspects of culture, politics, military, gender, and day to day life from when we ...
 
Afropop Worldwide is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. Our radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon, the radio series is distributed by Public Radio International to 110 stations in the U.S., via XM satellite radio, in Africa via and Europe via Radio Multikulti.
 
A history podcast for people who don't necessarily like history. Want to learn a little bit about Ancient Rome or the Black Death but don't want to spend hours doing it? Jack and Lauren present a topic in history quick enough for your commute. Now sit back, relax, and learn something.
 
We’re here to challenge the common misconception that Africa is a country, whilst appreciating the identity of each nation. Through each episode we’ll explore key historical moments which have shaped the continent, in an easily digestible, satirical (and shady) format with your hosts Chinny and Astrid. We're on Instagram: @itsacontinentpod, Twitter @itsacontinent and our website is itsacontinent.com. Like what you hear? You can support here: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/itsacontinent
 
Nicholas Lorimer and Gabriel Crouse provide their own unique take on everything and anything going on in South Africa and the world at large, with a focus on history, philosophy and current affairs. Getting away with murder in South Africa, Russian oligarchs, American elections and geopolitical strategy all feature in this unconventional podcast.
 
Is Africa a place? Is it the people? Is it politics, culture, art? What does Africa mean to you? What can Africa mean to us? Africa World Now Project deeply engages these and other complex questions… Africa World Now Project is a classroom on the radio. It provides actionable information that explores continuities and discontinuities in the history, culture, and politics of the entire African world. AWNP does this by engaging in organic discussions with scholars, artists, journalist, activis ...
 
Newsmakers and Guest Experts offer their insights and perspectives into the national and global discourse on politics, economics, education, social matters and comprehensive dialogues on cultural diversity and other essential issues of public interest like, poverty alleviation, unemployment rate and health related issues.
 
South Africa is a great tourist destination. Road Trip SA is a mobile app to help tourists find monuments, museums, statues and thousands of POI's. All the listings on the app have a photo, a brief description and some history of that spot. These podcasts are a way to create interest in South Africa as a travel destination, and to encourage downloads so clients can explore our history and culture.
 
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Oketsa

Motsweding FM

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Oketsa seeks to encourage easy, laid back office listening. The show mostly targets office executives, addressing their day to day challenges, equipping those entering the job market with “surviving the workplace” skills and helping those at home find work (addressing unemployment). The show has a monstrous task to educate and inform local audiences of the “gaan-an’s” in their backyard (reflecting South Africa to South Africans) and providing them with a glimpse of what is taking place in th ...
 
Corona Diaries is a podcast that tells stories about what life is like in South Africa in the time of COVID19, as experienced by a group of students from Rhodes University in the Eastern Cape. In March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a national state of disaster, and these students were told that they had to leave Rhodes and go home. Now they find themselves studying journalism online and as a part of this learning, they are sending stories back to campus. These stories provide unf ...
 
The Daily Friend Show is a 30-minute current affairs podcast featuring our analysts and writers. It presents a liberal perspective on the political, social and economic issues of the day. No topic is taboo, nothing is off-limits. Our team of analysts and writers from South Africa's fastest-growing liberal news site - dailyfriend.co.za. #InNoUncertainTerms
 
We are high school teachers who want to uncover the main facts and arguments of topics taught in the history class. Our aim is to connect with passionate and knowledgeable people to enrich and extend the learning experience. We are based in Pretoria, South Africa and teach at a private school. Please post comments and questions on twitter @WilliamHPalk or @C_duPlessis or email us at highschoolhistoryrecap@gmail.com. If you have enjoyed listening, please consider buying us a coffee. Just clic ...
 
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Reverb Effect

University of Michigan Department of History

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Reverb Effect is a history podcast exploring how past voices resonate in the present moment. How do we make sense of those voices? What were they trying to say, and whose job is it to find out? We'll dive deep into the archives, share amazing stories about the past, and talk with people who are making history now. Presented by the University of Michigan Department of History.
 
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When the old Asantehene passes away, the regional governors and bureaucrats of the Ashanti Empire find that their tensions can no longer be contained to political meddling. The Ashanti are soon engulfed in a true civil war for the first time. The man who emerges from this war the victor, Kusi Obodom, will prove to be one of Ashanti's most well rega…
 
This is episode 37 and we’re continuing the saga of late 18th Century Xhosa kingdoms. By late in the 18th Century, the Zuurveld was home to small groups of San, some khoekhoe chieftans, several Xhosa chiefdoms and the trekboers. They were mixing up together in a fairly confined territory and jostled each other increasingly angrily to secure the sum…
 
Dr Takalani Dube has written a book entitled ‘Bantus’ the untold History of Africa and her People from Creation’. Over the years we have heard so many versions of our origins as Africans. In her book, Dr Dube answers most questions we as Africans have about our origins, history, culture, ubuntu, religion and the current state of Africa and her peop…
 
Professor James Hansen finally got US politicians to listen to his warnings about climate change in June 1988 after years of trying. He and fellow NASA scientists had first predicted global warming almost a decade earlier. Professor Hansen spoke to Ashley Byrne about his discoveries in 2018.This programme is a rebroadcast.It is a Made in Manchester…
 
In this ambitious book, Max Siollun provides an overview of Nigerian history from 1472 to the 1950s. As such, What Britain Did to Nigeria: A Short History of Conquest and Rule (Hurst, 2021) provides an excellent primer for those interested in learning about the gradual process of colonial conquest and the attendant resistance by local populations, …
 
Back in 1996, things were looking promising for a newly independent Republic of South Africa. There were thousands of opportunities for young women to make a name for themselves. A man would come and promise women a second chance at life by offering them employment. The only catch was that they would pay for it with their lives. In the end, there w…
 
Sipho Pityana, former president of Business Unity SA on his claims that Reserve Bank’s Prudential Authority blocked his nomination to become Absa's chairperson. James Formby, Chief Executive Officer at Rand Merchant Bank discusses why the SA delegation needs a detailed COP26 plan. Then in our Investment School, Viv Govender, portfolio manager at Ra…
 
What impact did Colin Powell, America’s 65th secretary of state under President George W. Bush, who passed away last week, make on US foreign policy? What is the legacy he leaves behind, and how does it inform where the United States is headed? This week, the Eurasia Group Foundation’s Mark Hannah is joined by Ravi Agrawal, Editor in Chief of Forei…
 
On today's Daily Friend Show, Marius Roodt, Gabriel Crouse and Nicholas Lorimer discuss Cricket SA forces all players to take the knee to show support for the Black Lives Matter organization. They also discuss truck drivers protesting on the N3 and a new DA campaign against E-tolls. Subscribe on Google Podcasts · Subscribe on Apple Podcasts · Subsc…
 
Yesterday while talking about the Nando’s/Gareth issue, we received a call from Dee who tried to argue that the conversation was not racist, but more to do with service delivery. Let’s take a listen to what he had to say….. Guest: Jamie Mighty – Socio-Political Analyst Guest: Miyelani Holeni – Group Chief Advisor at Ntiyiso Consulting Group Guest: …
 
Esethu Cenga is a South African development economics graduate and Mandela Rhodes Scholar. This past weekend, she won 1.19 million rands for Rewoven, a textile recycling start-up she co-founded in 2017. One of the things she said after winning the prize is how insecure she was and how this has changed her life and made he see that she could actuall…
 
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says he is considering granting activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others who were executed by the then military government in 1995. However, the Ken Saro-Wiwa Foundation has rejected this proposal saying the Ogoni activists were not criminals and that the Foundation’s request for their exoneration has been ignored…
 
The first international conference on the problems of the environment took place in Stockholm in 1972. It didn't concentrate on climate change but on the damage that was being done to animals and forests by the encroachment of humans and industry. It also highlighted some of the splits between rich and poor nations over who should make the greatest…
 
Coal miners and suppliers to Eskom (Exxaro, Seriti) commit to solar projects in partnership with the power utility and Aspen opened the southern hemisphere’s largest general anaesthetics manufacturing plant. Themba Godi , Former Chairperson at Scopa’s share his views and philosophy toward investing and saving money See omnystudio.com/listener for p…
 
In this music tech-themed UNAJUA series, Yaw Asamani taps his live industry experience to explore how African artists are using a plethora of social and technological platforms to find their voices, build audiences and monetise their art. Listen in to learn how the streaming era has ushered in lucrative opportunities for African artists to develop …
 
Nicholas Lorimer, Terence Corrigan and Sara Gon discuss what's in the news on today's Daily Friend Show. They discuss the canceling of Gareth Cliff by Nando's and the unexpected new political party members as well as city power's failure to avoid load-shedding in Joburg. Subscribe on Google Podcasts · Subscribe on Apple Podcasts · Subscribe on Spot…
 
Let’s revisit the issue of the impact Covid-19 had on food security. There’s no doubt that the pandemic has severely affected farmers and the food sector as a whole. We may not fully understand the direct ripple effect it had, but researchers are busy digging into where it has hit hard. This time around street vendors are mentioned as one of those …
 
The Eskom Development Foundation is calling on owners of small businesses to enter their Business Investment Competition. They are calling on designated groups, particularly youth, women and people with disabilities to participate in this year’s competition and to tell us more on this, we are joined on the line by… Guest: Cecil Ramonotsi - Chief Ee…
 
Many of you have been asking questions on the safety of vaccines and so on. As you know that we have been bringing you the different experts who managed to answer some of your questions. This time around we bring you one of the manufacturers to answer questions pertaining to their product. Pfizer is one of the vaccines that is being administered in…
 
We speak now to the National Coordinator of the Cultural and Creative Industries Federation of South Africa about their unhappiness with the published outcomes of the Covid-19 Relief Fund Provincial Partners. This is in regards to the disbursement of the funds meant for struggling artists. Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa held a press brief…
 
Nandos has terminated its sponsorship of a segment on Gareth Cliff's online programme, Cliff Central, with immediate after it says Cliff failed to allow open debate. They go on to say that Cliff talked over One SA Movement's Mudzuli Rakhivhane in the ‘The Burning Platform’ episode on Thursday. Rakhivhane was speaking about her experience of racism …
 
A young American scientist began the work that would show how our climate is changing in 1958. His name was Charles Keeling and he started meticulously recording levels of CO2 in the atmosphere. He would carry on taking measurements for decades. His wife Louise and son Ralph spoke to Louise Hidalgo about him and his work. (Photo: Thick black smoke …
 
If the United Nations Human Rights Council were a figment of George Orwell’s imagination, you’d probably say: “Okay, very entertaining but, even accounting for dramatic license, this is a bit over the top.” The UNHRC is a club for many of the world’s worst and most chronic violators of human rights (read FDD’s assessment here). Among the privileges…
 
This week's mini-episode: In the months leading up to his murder, Lee tried to warn authorities about his unhinged stalker, but nothing was done to help him. And then, his worst fears came true… For pictures and more information, join us on Facebook Want to support our podcast? Visit our page at Patreon For a full list of resources and credits visi…
 
It is difficult to hear the voice of ordinary people from long ago; but although they left little written record, yet their memory, attitudes and perceptions of the world around them are etched in the landscape. Stephen Mileson helps bring those voices back to life. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Justin looks at the period since the meteor that wiped out the dinosaurs, which had seen a steadily cooling climate - until we humans turned up. What can the last 66 million years teach us about the likely consequences of climate change? And can our species make the next big evolutionary leap needed to tackle it? Adrian Lister of the Natural Histor…
 
A great collaboration with Kelly Chase of the History Detective! The perfect way to start Season 4. In this episode we aim give an overview of the policy and practice of apartheid in South Africa from 1948 to 1994. Here are some of the questions we cover. What does the Afrikaans word "apartheid" translate to? How did South Africa get to the point w…
 
We’ve talked a huge amount the past 18 months, for obvious reasons, about the way that white blood cells protect us from infection. But red blood cells – it’s probably among the earliest things I learned in human biology that they’re simple bags for carrying oxygen around the body. But over recent years, immunologist Nilam Mangalmurti, University o…
 
When Aids began to emerge in the USA and Europe in the 1980s, South Africa was a fractured country, divided by Apartheid. During this time, the ruling National Party seemed disinterested in preventing a disease which was mainly affecting black people and gay men. The fall of Apartheid and the inauguration of President Nelson Mandela didn't improve …
 
As world leaders, scientists and activists prepare for the UN climate change conference in Scotland, host Nuala McGovern hears how sea level rise is affecting islands in the Caribbean Sea, the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. People from the Bahamas, the US Florida Keys and a beach restaurant owner in Jamaica share their experiences of disappearing land…
 
A preview of the latest bonus episode. Get access to it and hours and hours of bonus content by signing up at the $5 level. You can donate directly through Gofundme, and PayPal/Venmo as well. Links to the latter on my website, eastpodcast.com Nora Barrows-Friedman (@norabf) is a staff writer and associate editor at The Electronic Intifada, and is c…
 
Patrick Dean talks about the first successful ascent of Denali in 1913. Dean is a writer and executive director of the Mountain Goat Trail Alliance. He’s the author of A Window to Heaven: The Daring First Ascent of Denali: America’s Wildest Peak Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Mike Schussler, chief economist, and founder at Economists.co.za on how inefficiencies at Transnet's ports and rails are affecting the country’s coal exports. Keet Van Zy, founding partner at VC firm and Knife Capital on the meeting President Cyril Ramaphosa had with SA entrepreneurs to hear how they can be best supported. For Friday File, Norman M…
 
Our guest today is one of those South African legends who managed to conquer all decades. His music resonates with young, middle and the elderly till today. Burnout is still a hit not only here, but across the African continent. I guess by now you’ve figured out who he is as he does not need an introduction. Let’s welcome…. Guest: Sipho Mabuse – Le…
 
The Age of Warfare dies with King Naresuan. The final years of his reign were marked by the reestablishment of Ayutthayan supremacy across the region. Old vassals were restored to subservience, trade routes were brought back under central control, and rebels were snuffed out in an instant. But King Naresuan garnered a reputation for being quick to …
 
You’ve probably heard in the news this week how that the United States has charged eight Nigerians with stealing more than 100 million rand/almost US$ 7 million US dollars in internet scams originating in South Africa. They're accused of running online romance scams for at least 10 years from Cape Town. The men were arrested in South Africa on Tues…
 
In January 1978 a London newspaper revealed how several British lesbians had conceived babies using donor sperm with the help of a respected gynaecologist. The doctor hadn’t broken any laws in providing the fertility treatment but the stigma surrounding homosexuality at the time meant the revelations started a media frenzy and a heated national deb…
 
We’ve talked a huge amount the past 18 months, for obvious reasons, about the way that white blood cells protect us from infection. But red blood cells – it’s probably among the earliest things I learned in human biology that they’re simple bags for carrying oxygen around the body. But over recent years, immunologist Nilam Mangalmurti, University o…
 
James Hodge, chief economist at Competition Commission explains why they are planning to probe the e-commerce market in the country. Dr Eric Levenstein, director at Werksmans Attorneys on SA’s business rescue system being recognised by a US Court as a viable working system. And on personal finance, Warren Ingram, personal financial advisor and exec…
 
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