South Africans Doing Great Things
Episodes in this series
Film-maker Zwelethu Radebe is making waves in the local & international scene15 December 2017 | 22 Minute Listen
Film-maker Zwelethu Radebe spoke about his recent success winning numerous awards and life as a filmmaker, some of work includes directing; The Butterfly Effect commercial as part of M&C Saatchi Abel’s South African launch campaign for Strongbow, which won a Silver Apex Award for creative effectiveness. M&C Saatchi says it was “the most successful launch globally for the Heineken Company” in 2016.
SADGT-Bathabile Mpofu08 December 2017 | 31 Minute Listen
South Africans Doing Great Things with Scientist and Social entrepreneur based in Durban Bathabile Mpofu, an Award-winning Durban entrepreneur and founder of ChemStart. She makes Science Kits for school pupils, which she sells and distributes to needy township, rural schools and directly to parents.
SADGT - Dr Sindi van Zyl02 December 2017 | 43 Minute Listen
On SADGT: Gugu spoke to Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl a medical doctor – with a particular interest in the Prevention-of-Motherto-Child Transmission of HIV programme (PMTCT), who uses social media and digital technology to share health-related knowledge. Her passion is to help create an HIV-free generation by imparting knowledge that empowers patients and health workers.
SADGT-Zuko Mandlakazi24 November 2017 | 30 Minute Listen
Wasanga spoke to Zuko Mandlakazi on his startup which developed a wearable wrist device that detects sounds and communicates them to the user through vibration and LED lighting, alerting them to potential danger. The product is aimed at solving what he describes as a significant challenge for millions of deaf and hard of hearing people.
SADGT-Sunshine Shibambo17 November 2017 | 33 Minute Listen
Cheri Yase Kasi, Co-Founder, Sunshine Shibambo after resigning from her position as assistant brand manager for Flying Fish at SAB, she and her business partner Tumi Mohube started Cheri Yase Kasi which roughly translates to “Girl from the Township” which is an advertising agency. They come up with solutions to some major problems by combining a technical way of thinking; with never-ending ideas and unconventionally tackle strategy, creativity, experiential events & marketing.
SADGT-Bulelani Balala17 November 2017 | 20 Minute Listen
Bulelani Balabala, CEO of IAF Brands an award winning brand agency, that he started in his mother’s garage at the age of 18. He has been awarded as the best Corporate Citizen in Youth Development by the Former Mayor of Ekurhuleni. Today Bulelani is a professional speaker who covers brand development, entrepreneurship and inspiration.
Up-close and personal with 1st Lady Thobeka Madiba Zuma.11 November 2017 | 62 Minute Listen
Gugulethu Mhlungu set down with 1st Lady Tobeka Madiba-Zuma for an in-depth conversation touching on her foundation, duties of the spouse to the President, her interests in public health, the importance of social media for public figures and ultimately what everyday life is like being married to the President of the country.