Best Sociocultural podcasts we could find (Updated May 2019)
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Otherwise?
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Otherwise is a weekly show that explores Kenyan current affairs issues as chosen by you. Visit our site at www.otherwisepodcast.com
 
This podcast is all about the funny human experience that we call life, and everything that entails: the shadows, the light, and all of the grey areas in between. In this podcast, I interview people who I consider to be lightworkers—people who shine their light on this world by facing their own shadows, standing in their truth, and using what they have learned to make the world a lighter place. We have authentic, vulnerable conversations about what they have learned along the way and about h ...
 
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Seated in Action
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As you may have noticed, we are living in divisive times. We are experiencing sociocultural change at a seemingly faster rate than any other time in recent memory, and these changes manifest in the political realm. These notions are compounded by the way we tend to interface with social media and media at large; as such, your hosts, Ryan and Andrew, have come together to advance a philosophy of pragmatism in an attempt to remedy certain toxic cultural phenomena.
 
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SexMed
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Talking to a patient about sexual health can be as uncomfortable for the medical professional as it may be for the patient. This groundbreaking series is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals address the needs of the estimated 30-45 percent of patients who may be suffering from issues related to this under-discussed but critical aspect of patient care. SexMed presents the latest advances and current perspectives in this field, reminding us all that sexual health is integral to genera ...
 
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Talking to a patient about sexual health can be as uncomfortable for the medical professional as it may be for the patient. This groundbreaking series is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals address the needs of the estimated 30-45 percent of patients who may be suffering from issues related to this under-discussed but critical aspect of patient care. SexMed presents the latest advances and current perspectives in this field, reminding us all that sexual health is integral to genera ...
 
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Capture Podcast
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Capture Podcast surveys the creative, sociocultural, and political concerns of local and international contemporary artists and designers. The podcast series is a collaboration between RMIT and NGV.
 
The Synapse Science Podcast is a science & society podcast that highlights the interdisciplinary and socioculturally diverse attributes of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Hosted by Alexa Erdogan and joined by a multitude of guests from various fields of science.
 
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YourBCode's podcast
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YourB/Code is lifestyle podcast about beauty, hair, relationships and sociocultural issues that matter to women of color.
 
Welcome to the DLS PE department podcast, aiming to support all our students wherever they are so you can always find the time to revise!
 
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The Constitution of Kenya (2010) was promulgated almost nine years ago, on 27th August 2010. This was after it was presented to the Attorney General on 7th April 2010, officially published on 6th May 2010, subjected to a referendum on 4th August 2010, and approved by 68.55% of the people who participated in the referendum. We’re joined by Atsan ...…
 
Millana Snow is an energy healer and founder and CEO of WellnessOfficial.co, an online community and marketplace revolutionizing the wellness industry by democratizing holistic wellness for practitioners and brands globally. She is also the host of This Is Wellness with Millana Snow, Dash Radio’s first wellness show. Former actress and model fo ...…
 
The Big 4 Agenda, unveiled on 12th December 2017, has identified manufacturing as one of its pillars (alongside universal healthcare, food security and affordable housing), with the goal of increasing its contribution to Kenya’s economy to 15% by 2022. The agenda has identified 8 priority sectors under its manufacturing pillar: agro-processing, ...…
 
At the Paris Peace Forum in November 2018, Uhuru Kenyatta committed to Kenya’s transition to 100% green energy by 2020, noting that green energy made up 70% of Kenya’s installed electric capacity at the time. According to the Ministry of Energy, as at December 2018, Kenya had achieved 75% household access to electricity, through both on-grid an ...…
 
In January 1991, Mohammed Siad Barre’s government was toppled when rebels from the United Somali Congress toppled the Red Berets, in a culmination of a struggle that began in 1986. Since then, Somalia has been in a state of civil war. It has displaced over 1 million people within the country, and over 1 million more are living abroad in the Som ...…
 
Robert Mack is an ivy-league-educated Celebrity Happiness Coach, Positive Psychology Expert, Published Author, and TV Host/Personality. He writes and speaks to people about how to live happier lives from the inside, out. His passion for this work comes from his own experience living with depression even though all looked well in his life from t ...…
 
Mobile lending in Kenya has experienced a boom in recent years. Customers are able to apply for and receive loans through their mobile phones, and this has drastically changed Kenya’s financial landscape. Mobile lending is made possible through mobile money transfer technology, which was introduced in Kenya by Safaricom in 2007 via MPesa. There ...…
 
We hear a lot about fake news, but that is a very broad and misleading term. According to the Ethical Journalism Network, "fake news is information deliberately fabricated and published with the intention to deceive and mislead others into believing falsehoods or doubting verifiable facts." This term conflates three types of information disorde ...…
 
Yesterday was my 30th birthday... 30 on March 30th!! Meaning this is my golden year ;) And boy does that feel true! I have never felt so happy, in purpose, in alignment, at ease in my life as I have over the past few months. Not because of anything that has come into play in my external world--the past few months have actually been pretty overw ...…
 
On Tuesday the 26th of March 2019, the Standard reported that a three judge bench at the Court of Appeal, constituted by Justices Roselyn Nambuye, Daniel Musinga and Patrick Kiage, proposed that the age of consent be lowered to 16 by amending the Sexual Offences Act, citing lengthy jail terms imposed on young men convicted of defilement. We’re ...…
 
Meghan Wallace James is an (intuitive) Feng Shui consultant, a momma to two beautiful boys, and a dear friend who has taught me so much about slowing down and appreciating the beauty that exists in every moment, in every place. She has also helped me clear out and activate my home, infusing principles of feng shui and intuition in order to crea ...…
 
Much of the conversation about global warming and climate change focuses on the Earth’s poles and the areas outside the tropics. We understand that ice caps and glaciers are melting. However, it is urgent that we understand the effects of global warming in the tropics in general, and at the equator in particular. Normal temperature ranges in th ...…
 
Musings on not taking life or your Self so seriously... especially when life throws you curveballs, when you are in deep healing, when you care a TON about the work you are doing in the world, and more. Try Sakara plant-based meal delivery service... life-transforming, plant-rich super meals delivered to your door... for 15% off your first purc ...…
 
According to Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and National Treasury reports in 2016, it was estimated that a third of Kenya’s national budget was lost through corrupt dealings annually. That would mean that in 2018/19, we can reasonably expect to lose KES 1 trillion, if not more, to corruption. Much of this money ends up in offshore ...…
 
As part of its Big Four Agenda, the Jubilee government aims to focus on the provision of affordable housing units to be bought on mortgage by formally employed Kenyans. In the 2018/2019 budget, affordable housing received a provision KES 6.5 billion. By 2022, the government aims to have constructed 500,000 affordable housing units, with four ty ...…
 
Anela Lineham is the co-founder of Human Garage—a healing center where practitioners from a wide range of modalities collaborate to pioneer a treatment methodology that brings alignment to the body as a whole in order to facilitate healing. (Have you listened to the last episode with the other co-founder/Anela’s husband Garry?) Originally from ...…
 
Caroline Mwatha. Sharon Otieno. Mercy Keino. Fiona Kasuya. Mary Wambui. Beryl Adhiambo. These are some of the women we have lost to Kenya's femicide crisis, wither due to their work, or men in their lives. This week, we’re joined by Rachael Mwikali, the convenor of the Coalition for Grassroots Human Rights Defenders to discuss the work of human ...…
 
Host: Lee Philip Shulman, MD, FACOG, FACMG Guest: Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD Guest: David J. Portman, MD The underdiagnosis and undermanagement of hypoactive sexual desire disorder is in large part due to clinicians’ reluctance to raise issues of sexual health and functioning in their female patients, in addition to a lack of awareness of diagnos ...…
 
Host: Lee Philip Shulman, MD, FACOG, FACMG Guest: Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD Guest: David J. Portman, MD The underdiagnosis and undermanagement of hypoactive sexual desire disorder is in large part due to clinicians’ reluctance to raise issues of sexual health and functioning in their female patients, in addition to a lack of awareness of diagnos ...…
 
In Kenya, according to the 2018 Economic Survey by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), diseases of the respiratory system are the leading cause of morbidity, followed by malaria. They accounted for 34% of all incidences in 2017, compared to malaria’s 18.7%. Kenya experiences 19,112 deaths annually because of air pollution, and of th ...…
 
Garry Lineham is the co-founder of the Human Garage—a healing center where practitioners from a wide range of modalities collaborate to pioneer a treatment methodology that brings alignment to the body as a whole in order to facilitate healing. I have started Human Garage’s healing protocol and, y’all, it’s such a game changer. Over the past fi ...…
 
Kenya is flagged as a source, transit, and destination country for persons subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking in East Africa by the Trafficking in Persons Report of 2018. We continue to host illegal recruiters who maintain networks in Uganda and Ethiopia. They recruit Kenyan, Rwandan, Ethiopian and Ugandan workers through fraudulent ...…
 
Ksenia Avdulova is a public speaker, founder of the award-nominated digital platform Breakfast Criminals, and host of Woke and Wired podcast—a podcast focusing on expanded consciousness and entrepreneurship in the digital age. She built her career Instagram post-by-post after losing her visa, dream job, and boyfriend all at once (and thinking t ...…
 
Kenya is set to begin open field trials of GMO cotton in March 2019, following the approval for national performance trials by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) in 2018. [In June 2018, it was reported that Kenya would start growing GMO cotton on a commercial basis in 2019.] This would make us the first in East Africa to grow ...…
 
After 32 years of the 8-4-4 curriculum, the new 2-6-3-3-3 curriculum rolled out early in January 2019. Its goal is to provide quality education and training policies for all. It aims to improve access, quality, relevance and equity in line with international, regional and national policies, as well as legal commitments, and move us closer towar ...…
 
Melissa Monte is the host of the popular podcast, Mind Love. Not long ago, Melissa was spiraling. She was bulimic, self-destructive and had no sense of self-love. The darker her inner world became, the more her life seemed to follow. Melissa had the outer life experiences that could understandably justify the darkness of her inner world—she was ...…
 
On 20th January 2019, we found out that while we were busy enjoying our holidays, Uhuru Kenyatta was busy passing new laws, and changes to old ones through a Miscellaneous Amendment Act. One of the most controversial amendments was the one to the Registration of Persons Act, which added new requirements for both location data (such as GPS coord ...…
 
Alua Arthur is a death doula and founder of Going With Grace, an end-of-life agency which exists to support people as they answer the question "what must I do to be at peace with myself so that I may die peacefully?" and to support family members in completing the affairs of their loved one's life after a death. IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT: A ...…
 
In the aftermath of the attack on 14th Riverside on 15th January 2019, many citizens asked how they could help ease the situation, as well as assist the victims of the disaster. Today we’re joined by Naomi Mutua, a digital PR specialist and a citizen responder who has been at the front-lines of organizing responses to crises, to discuss this. P ...…
 
We are returning after taking our conscious pause with a new episode. But first, here is a little taste of the soul reset that occurred during the pause. I have so many fantastic guests and episodes lined up and can't wait for you to hear them. It feels so good to be back! Xx Shadowlight: The Song Copyright/Ownership Rights: Bryanna Dee Burkhar ...…
 
Guest: David J. Portman, MD Providing the best care to your patients goes hand in hand with being aware of all the updates surrounding sexual health disorders, but unfortunately, this is often easier said than done. To help you make the most out of your limited time with patients, Founder and Director Emeritus of the Columbus Center for Women’s ...…
 
Guest: David J. Portman, MD While at the ReachMD Innovation Theater in Chicago, Founder and Director Emeritus of the Columbus Center for Women’s Health Research Dr. David Portman provided us with his perspective on using PRP injections and alprostadil topically for patients with anorgasmia.
 
Guest: David J. Portman, MD Providing the best care to your patients goes hand in hand with being aware of all the updates surrounding sexual health disorders, but unfortunately, this is often easier said than done. To help you make the most out of your limited time with patients, Founder and Director Emeritus of the Columbus Center for Women’s ...…
 
Guest: David J. Portman, MD While at the ReachMD Innovation Theater in Chicago, Founder and Director Emeritus of the Columbus Center for Women’s Health Research Dr. David Portman provided us with his perspective on using PRP injections and alprostadil topically for patients with anorgasmia.
 
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: David J. Portman, MD Recorded live during ReachMD's Innovation Theater in Chicago, Illinois, Founder and Director Emeritus of the Columbus Center for Women’s Health Research Dr. David Portman joins Dr. Matt Birnholz to share his tips for getting past the taboo and providing sexual health counseling and treatment t ...…
 
Guest: David J. Portman, MD For the one in eight women who will develop breast cancer in their lifetime and for the three million breast cancer survivors, what’s the best way to manage genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM)? Founder and Director Emeritus of the Columbus Center for Women’s Health Research Dr. David Portman explains the ration ...…
 
Guest: David J. Portman, MD For the one in eight women who will develop breast cancer in their lifetime and for the three million breast cancer survivors, what’s the best way to manage genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM)? Founder and Director Emeritus of the Columbus Center for Women’s Health Research Dr. David Portman explains the ration ...…
 
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: David J. Portman, MD Recorded live during ReachMD's Innovation Theater in Chicago, Illinois, Founder and Director Emeritus of the Columbus Center for Women’s Health Research Dr. David Portman joins Dr. Matt Birnholz to share his tips for getting past the taboo and providing sexual health counseling and treatment t ...…
 
The Constitution of Kenya (2010) in Article 8 states that there shall be no state religion. Yet, our national anthem, one of our national symbols (listed in Article 9), begins with “Eh Mungu Nguvu Yetu,” or “Oh God of all creation.” The preamble to the constitution states that “We, the people of Kenya – Acknowledging the supremacy of the Almigh ...…
 
We chat with botanist and science educator, Claire Hopkins, about how she got started in botany and how that led her to starting Brilliant Botany, a science educational platform and YouTube channel. We also chat a little about being #QueerinSTEM and how that experience can vary from scientist to scientist. Show notes & transcripts can be found ...…
 
This past weekend, it was reported that universities had noted a worrying trend of students dying by suicide, with at least 12 cases having been recorded since January. Many more cases go unrecorded, but the causes were depression and other mental illnesses, family problems, intimate relationship problems, examination and fees stress, drug use ...…
 
Helping people become financially free is Joel Salomon’s life work. He spent decades in the finance industry—running his own hedge fund, being a portfolio manager for one of the largest banks in the world, and analyzing, rating, and reporting on global insurers—before stepping into his current role as a Prosperity Coach (or, as some people say, ...…
 
On November 18th 2018, the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (KMPDB) banned international health organization Marie Stopes from offering any form of abortion services after alleged complaints from the “public” that their radio adverts were promoting abortion. Abortion is a very emotive topic because it cuts across healthcare, sexua ...…
 
The Constitution of Kenya (2010) has multiple provisions that govern representation, but the two-thirds gender principle has been the most difficult to implement. Article 27(8) states that the State shall take legislative and other measures to implement the principle that not more than two-thirds of the members of elective or appointive bodies ...…
 
Jason Russell is a director and activist who co-founded Invisible Children, the organization on the front line of an international movement against the Lord’s Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony, in Central Africa. Jason is also the man behind the viral campaign Kony 2012 (y’all, it has over 102,242,971 views on YouTube alone). That cam ...…
 
In our first ever live event, we were joined by Joy Ndubai, Kwame Owino and Alex Owino to discuss how public finance and tax justice intersect with our right to food in Kenya. What is tax justice and public finance, and how do they interact with our access to affordable food? What current circumstances/challenges do we face as a country that ma ...…
 
In our first ever live event, we were joined by Joy Ndubai, Kwame Owino and Alex Owino to discuss how public finance and tax justice intersect with our right to food in Kenya. What is tax justice and public finance, and how do they interact with our access to affordable food? What current circumstances/challenges do we face as a country that ma ...…
 
On Monday, 12th November, 2018, commuters woke up to a matatu "strike" that saw fares rise to almost double (or even triple) what they normally are. The cause of the strike? The government’s declaration that it would once again begin enforcing the “Michuki Rules” commencing that day. Many were left stranded as matatus were pulled off the road t ...…
 
The Blankets and Wine Festival, a pioneer in the Kenyan live music scene, turned 10 years old on 3rd November 2018. We are joined by its founder, Muthoni Drummer Queen, to talk about its journey, the growth of live music in Kenya and how it has evolved in the past decade, as well as what the future holds for Kenyan music. Press play! Image Cred ...…
 
Danette May is a leading healthy lifestyle expert, renown speaker, and best-selling author. She also runs an international eight-figure business with a mission to help women step into radical self-love. Her current personal mission, and the focus of her new book, is all about the rise. She tells us her own story of rising and shares the tools t ...…
 
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