Episodes in this series
The Fringe: Sparkle reacts to latest R Kelly Sex Scandal28 February 2019 | 18 Minute Listen
Guests: Sparkle, a/k/a #VoiceOfReason, USA Host: Sara-Jayne King, Late Nights Topic: The Fringe: Sparkle reacts to latest R Kelly Sex Scandal At the start of her career US recording artist Sparkle - born Stephanie Edwards had been Kelly’s mentee and protegee, but after what she calls his controlling behavior had severed businesses ties with the singer. But the worst was yet to come. In the documentary Sparkle reveals that the 14-year-old victim of Kelly’s 2002 child pornography case was her own niece and... that she had introduced the pair. Tonight Sparkle joins us on the line from the US to give her reaction to the latest in the R Kelly sex abuse scandal and to talk about her latest single which pays tribute to the often voiceless survivors of abuse.
The Fringe: LGBTQI Political Learnership19 February 2019 | 9 Minute Listen
Guest: Matthew Clayton, Triangle Project Host: Sara-Jayne King, Late Nights Topic: The Fringe: LGBTQI Political Learnership The LGBTIQ Victory Institute and Triangle Project are working to breach the gap identified by local activists and train a new wave of LGBTIQ leaders who are politically active and engaged with their communities. The Leadership Institute is a transformative opportunity for activists to gain theoretical and practical content needed to become political candidates or joining political parties.
From domestic worker to MasterChef15 February 2019 | 27 Minute Listen
Guest: Siphokazi Mdlankomo, Host – Let’s Eat and Author – My Little Black Recipe Book Host: Sara-Jayne King, Late Nights Topic: The Fringe: From domestic worker to MasterChef Siphokazi grew up in the Eastern Cape in the rural areas of the former Transkei region in Tsolo Village, next to Umtata. Her love for cooking started at an early age, under the guidance of her mother and grandmother, with her fondest memories were helping and watching her mother bake scones on a three-legged pot on an open flame. Siphokazi has been a domestic worker for the past fifteen years but she always honed her cooking skills. In 2014, she decided to enter MasterChef Season 3 and ended up being the much-loved Runner-Up of that season. The experience thought her everything from patience to creativity and respect for every ingredient. She is also a brand ambassador for Pick ‘n Pay as well as Royco and has been selected as one of the SASKO Top Bakers.
The Fringe: Being CIA Agent and Master of Disguise12 February 2019 | 32 Minute Listen
Guest: Jonna Hiestand Mendez, Former CIA And Master Of Disguise Host: Sara-Jayne King, Late Nights Topic: The Fringe: Being CIA Agent and Master of Disguise Jonna Hiestand Mendez is a retired CIA intelligence officer with over 25 years of service. When she retired in 1993 she had risen to the position of Chief of Disguise at the CIA. Since that time she has continued her career as a photographer, a consultant/lecturer and an author. She lives with her family and works in her photo studio and the family gallery on their forty-acre farm in rural Maryland.