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South Africa, land of inequality and assassination... I’m Mike Hampton, an anti-corruption activist. My book, ’Same Sh*t, Different Government’, was blocked by the politicians after 3,700 free downloads. In their effort to silence me, they’ve flooded me with court cases (S.L.A.P.P.) meant to imprison me. Consequently, I cannot speak freely but there are other important topics I can share. https://themikehampton.com
 
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
 
The China Africa Project is a multimedia resource dedicated to exploring every aspect of China’s growing engagement with Africa. Through a combination of original content and curation of third-party material from across the Internet, the CAP’s objective is purely informational. None of the blog’s authors or producers have any vested interest in any Chinese or African position.
 
Eusebius McKaiser, well-known broadcaster, author, and now also contributor and political analyst for TimesLIVE, hosts a weekly podcast that journeys to the heart of major news items, dissecting politics, law, and ethics. Eusebius is known for sharp debate, and this podcast is no different. It will inform, entertain, explain and frame evidence-informed debates about the major stories of the week.
 
Peter Bruce, veteran South African newspaper editor and commentator, interviews the country's social and political leaders and experts in a weekly effort to explain what is actually going on in this complicated country. Bruce's interviews are about making events easy to understand for people with little time to listen.
 
The South China Morning Post political economy team analyse the latest economic data from China, delve deep into the ongoing US-China trade and tech war, and examine China's changing economic relationship with Europe, Africa and the Indo-Pacific. Hear deep background on Beijing's political machinations and how they affect policy and its global diplomacy.
 
Each week, Foreign Policy’s Amy Mackinnon, will recommend one podcast from around the world, interview the host, and play an excerpt. This curated show is designed to help listeners interested in the things we are—great stories, compelling interviews, and cogent analysis on international affairs—sort through the overwhelming variety of podcasts out there and find the best ones. And occasionally you’ll hear audio from our own newsroom. FP Playlist replaces our flagship podcast First Person. H ...
 
Invest Africa is the leading membership organisation for companies and investors operating on the African continent. Our network comprises global corporations, private investors, fund managers, family offices, policy makers and entrepreneurs. Africa is increasingly becoming a hub for global trade and investment. We work closely with our members to promote business opportunities and facilitate sustainable investment across the continent. Members profits from a wide range of benefits: Networki ...
 
RANE is a risk intelligence company that provides access to critical insights, analysis, and support to ensure business continuity and resiliency for our members. The RANE podcast is dedicated to succinct, clear conversations with thought leaders about managing business risk, best practices, geopolitical risk, and the underlying, global trends that drive the international system. The brings global events into valuable perspective, empowering businesses, governments, and individuals to confid ...
 
Altamar is dedicated to curating an informative discussion on how global issues impact all of us. The show avoids the typical Washingtonian US bias and talks about accelerating changes from a global perspective by featuring diverse guests on a range of foreign policy topics. We aim to rise above the polarization that detracts from the public’s understanding of crucial global issues. Hosted by political analyst Peter Schechter and columnist Muni Jensen.
 
Rozanne McKenzie and Rob Forbes keep it real and authentic as they drive you home to the best music between 16:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday on Jacaranda FM. With their unique take on topics ranging from South African culture and travel to braais, books, and everything (interesting) in between; Roz and Rob will keep listeners plugged into what’s happening in the local entertainment circuit as well as their favourite hotspots and trending events.
 
Is it possible for a democracy to govern undemocratically? Can the people elect an undemocratic leader? Is it possible for democracy to bring about authoritarianism? And if so, what does this say about democracy? ​​My name is Justin Kempf. Every week I talk to the brightest minds on subjects like international relations, political theory, and history to explore democracy from every conceivable angle. Topics like civil resistance, authoritarian successor parties, and the autocratic middle cla ...
 
The world as we knew it is undergoing a rapid transformation…so what's next? Welcome to WorldAffairs, your guide to a changing world. We give you the context you need to navigate across borders and ideologies. Through sound-rich stories and in-depth interviews, we break down what it means to be a global citizen on a hot, crowded planet. Our hosts, Ray Suarez and Philip Yun, help you make sense of an uncertain world, one story at a time.
 
Filling the Gapp is a podcast about the important topics in South Africa that goes beyond the usual discussions of government simply in terms of corruption and incompetence. Of course, they are. But we aim to go deeper than that. What are the deeper underlying reasons informing South Africa's ruling ANC? How does the historical background of the ANC elders inform their strange decisions to ban the sources of sin tax, cigarettes and alcohol? How did the good intentions of anti-Apartheid activ ...
 
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This series features brief discussions with leading China experts on a range of issues in the U.S.-China relationship, including domestic politics, foreign policy, economics, security, culture, the environment, and areas of global concern. For more interviews, videos, and links to events, visit our website: www.ncuscr.org. The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that encourages understanding of China and the United States among citize ...
 
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Africa and the Global Illicit Economy brings you stories and investigations based on the extensive research networks at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. We'll be looking at corruption, illicit financial flows, gangs, the role of foreign corporations, the political economy of crime, and the enabling environment that has made Africa vulnerable to the growth of organized crime. Drawing on the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime's civil society obs ...
 
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A podcast that brings to you cutting edge ideas on how to create a just economy and society. We have conversations with policy makers and activists at the forefront of efforts to transform our society. Together, Duma Gqubule, an Economist and Financial Journalist, and Isobel Frye, a Lawyer and Social Justice Activist, strive to provide you with information and insights so that you can have meaningful debates in your spaces and communities another SolidGold.co.za podcast #BeHeard
 
Broken English is a mobile podcast hosted by me, Andrew Mahar in and around Chicago, Illinois. This first season is a mixture of interviews from people who have immigrated to the U.S. ranging from Mexico to South Africa to Turkey to Bolivia. With the Trump administration creating such a negative connotation around the word “Immigrant” now more than ever, immigrants need a voice to share their side of the story. Broken English is here to be that voice.
 
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This show looks at Higher Education, Vocational and Technical Training on the African continent seeking to celebrate the progress made thus far and the changing the narrative of Africa’s education system. CAMPUS Africa will have conversations around education, personal development, Entrepreneurship development on campus and lifestyle, finances and keep students informed with any developments in their institutions of higher learning.
 
Each week, we focus on one of the major international stories making headlines, drawing upon the Financial Times's team of foreign correspondents and analysts to make sense of world events. Presented by Gideon Rachman and produced by Hannah Murphy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
This podcast investigates political, socio-economic, and cultural issues in contemporary Africa and the African Diasporas. It engages Africanist scholars, artists, activists, athletes, opinion leaders, business people, and ordinary citizens in a critical conversation about the challenges facing Africans and people of African descent.
 
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In this episode of the Sunday Times Politics Weekly, we discuss the politics which has historically shaped, and which continues to shape SA's energy crisis.Our host, Mike Siluma is joined by Prof Mark Swilling chair of the Development Bank of Southern Africa and professor at Stellenbosch University and Prof Mazwe Majola, CEO of the Worldwide Instit…
 
In this episode of the Sunday Times Politics Weekly, we discuss the politics which has historically shaped, and which continues to shape SA's energy crisis.Our host, Mike Siluma is joined by Prof Mark Swilling chair of the Development Bank of Southern Africa and professor at Stellenbosch University and Prof Mazwe Majola, CEO of the Worldwide Instit…
 
For the first time President Cyril Ramaphosa has provided some context in the theft of foreign currency from his game farm Phala Phala. He explained where the money came from, but he’s in the dark on why a case number was not provided.Phala Phala came into the spotlight after former spy boss Arthur Fraser alleged Ramaphosa tried to conceal the thef…
 
EFF leader Julius Malema and MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi were found not guilty and acquitted of an assault charge in the Randburg magistrate's court on Thursday. The court found the pair, who were charged with assaulting police officer Lt-Col Johannes Venter at the funeral of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in 2018, had no intention to assault Venter.…
 
Today's Daily Friend Show with Nicholas Lorimer, Sholan Booysen and Hermann Pretorius. They discuss the passage of the expropriation bill through parliament, the ongoing struggle for the city of Joburg and the continuing AIDS denialism of Thabo Mbeki. Subscribe on Google Podcasts · Subscribe on Apple Podcasts · Subscribe on Spotify…
 
European stocks are heading for a higher open on Thursday after the Bank of England said it would purchase bonds to steady its financial markets and prop up the plummeting British pound. The sterling has stooped to record lows against the U.S. dollar in recent days.For more, we were joined by Han Tan, who is the chief market analyst at Exinity Grou…
 
Senior fellow at African Liberty, Phumlani Majozi joins Gareth and Phumi to unpack the latest political news. Is the DA positioning itself as a leading party, or will it always just be seen as the opposition? Was the economy in better shape during the Zuma era? Plus a discussion on the young, skilled South Africans leaving the country for greener p…
 
Europe’s priorities have undergone a massive shift in response to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. Gideon talks to political scientist Ivan Krastev about how central Europe is gaining influence within the EU as a result of the Ukraine war. Clips: United Nations; France24 More on this topic: EU to put price cap on Russian oil in new sanctions pa…
 
This is RANE’s essential geopolitics podcast, the most useful conversation you’ll hear all week! In this episode, host Emily Donahue speaks with Ali Plucinki, RANE’s strategic cyber analyst about current Russian cyber activities in the Ukrainian War and beyond. Since Russia invaded Ukraine early in 2022, the world has followed the conflict on the g…
 
How does restraint in Chinese statecraft challenge the standard narrative about rising powers’ behavior? Conventional wisdom holds that China’s rise is disrupting the global balance of power in unpredictable ways. However, China has often deferred to the consensus of smaller neighboring countries on regional security. In Power and Restraint in Chin…
 
The horrific crash between a truck and bakkie that claimed the lives of 20 people, including 18 pupils, on the N2 in Pongola, northern KwaZulu-Natal, on September 16 has shone a spotlight on the cracks in SA's road freight industry. The rising global demand for coal caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine has hurt the local trucking industry as it r…
 
In a rare statement, the International Monetary Fund said that the new economic measures laid out by the UK government will likely increase inequality. The fiscal package, which included hefty tax cuts for Britain's highest earners, aims to help families and businesses handle the energy shock, but the IMF does "not recommend large and untargeted fi…
 
Today's Daily Friend Show with Gabriel Crouse, Michael Morris and Nicholas Lorimer. The team discusses the lightning fast passage of the Land Court bill through the National Assembly. They also talk about the conviction and sentencing of a man for planning a white supremacist terrorist attack. Subscribe on Google Podcasts · Subscribe on Apple Podca…
 
Often considered a dying language in SA, Nama has received a welcome boost with the introduction in eight Eastern Cape schools of language lessons in Nama. Historically spoken by the Khoi, the language is being taught at four schools in Gqeberha and Kariega and four more in the Graaff-Reinet area. The schools form part of a pilot project, with the …
 
Major indices in the Asia-Pacific region slumped 2% after the S&P 500 set a new 2022 low overnight on Wall Street. The offshore and onshore Chinese yuan fell to its weakest level since 2008 and the Indian rupee also marked a record low. For more on this, we spoke to Danni Hewson, who is a financial analyst at AJ Bell in the UK.#Yuan #Rupee #Markets…
 
Foreign Policy Playlist recommends: The Negotiators This week on FP Playlist, we’re featuring The Negotiators, a Foreign Policy podcast in partnership with Doha Debates, that takes you behind the scenes of dramatic negotiations. FP Playlist host Laura Rosbrow-Telem is joined by Jenn Williams, Foreign Policy's Deputy Editor and host of The Negotiato…
 
Changes in online advertising driven by the growth of TikTok is the focus in this edition of the Business Day Spotlight. Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Scott Thwaites, head of Africa and Turkey at TikTok For Business. Chinese founded TikTok is one of the fastest growing social media and video entertainment platforms in the world, with over 1-b…
 
University of Cape Town law professor Richard Calland is no longer going to serve on the panel tasked with a preliminary inquiry into a motion in terms of section 89 of the constitution. This motion relates to the Phala Phala controversy around president Cyril Ramaphosa. Some political parties had objected to Calland's appointment on the basis that…
 
University of Cape Town law professor Richard Calland is no longer going to serve on the panel tasked with a preliminary inquiry into a motion in terms of section 89 of the constitution. This motion relates to the Phala Phala controversy around president Cyril Ramaphosa. Some political parties had objected to Calland's appointment on the basis that…
 
On La Macronie, or Macronistan Is France in perma-crisis? We talk to Nathan Sperber, independent researcher on political economy based in Paris and the author of a recent piece on Macronistan in American Affairs. Does Macron evince a neo-statist turn, away from the entrepreneurial, neoliberal rhetoric of 2017? And what about the anti-establishment …
 
Today's Daily Friend Show with Terence Corrigan, Nicholas Lorimer and Mlondi Mdluli. They discuss Zuma's bid for chairperson of the ANC, the launch of Mmusi Maimane's new political party, Build one SA and the rumours that Eskom is about to get a new board and maybe a new CEO. Subscribe on Google Podcasts · Subscribe on Apple Podcasts · Subscribe on…
 
In-depth analysis of the speech by China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the 77th United Nations General Assembly, and China's relationship with the UN, from Professor Rosemary Foot, Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Relation at Oxford University and author of China, the UN, and Human Protection: Beliefs, Power, I…
 
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has announced its preferred candidates for the party’s top position, and appealed for Cyril Ramaphosa to be respected as long as he is president, or until December 16.The party will hold its 55th national elective conference from December 15 to 20 at Nasrec, Johannesburg. The party’s new leadership will be announced on Dece…
 
The people who win get to enact policy and they get to change the world we live in. But we're at this moment where the candidates who lose, if they think that they don't have to abide by election outcomes, that's very important and that affects the kind of world we live in. Lynn Vavreck Become a Patron! Make a one-time Donation to Democracy Paradox…
 
Israel and China are reportedly in the final stages of negotiating a free trade agreement that both sides say will be done before the end of the year. This may come as a surprise to some given how relations between the two countries have been a bit rocky this past year over issues related to Taiwan, Xinjiang, and pressure from the U.S.But Israeli o…
 
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