Episodes in this series
Land and Land Ownership31 March 2016 | 17 Minute Listen
In this conversation about land, the focus somehow stays with commercial land and agricultural land. Is something being lost in the debate or is that where the debate should be. But this podcast starts with an aspect that has been debated in South Africa: Who owns what percentage of land in this country?
Exploring our shared origins22 March 2016 | 16 Minute Listen
In part 6 of a series of podcasts, Koketso Sachane focuses on two crucial aspects of tackling racism in our society; the need to work as a collective and exploring our shared origins. Koketso is joined by guests Sean Moodley of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation and national chairperson ARNSA (Anti-Racism Network of South Africa) and Professor Robert Bloomenshine, chief scientist of the Paleontological Scientific Trust (P.A.S.T).
The Road to Transformation and Reconciliation.09 March 2016 | 15 Minute Listen
Should we be more militant in the how we deal with racial tension, or should we still follow Mandela's non-violent strategy? This week's episode Koketso Sachane chat's to Prof Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela and activist Lovelyn Nwadeyi about navigating the complicated and complex journey towards what we need in order to live in a non racial democratic society.
The Psychology of Racism - 22 Years Since 'Freedom'29 February 2016 | 15 Minute Listen
"It's 22 years since Apartheid ended" "Stop talking about all this race stuff! It's dividing the nation!" "They are burning the paintings! How dare they!?" These are some of the tropes South Africans hear on a daily basis, the reality is that we have not begun to understand the scope of Apartheid's long lasting psychological effects on the nation and true reconcilliation. Dr Shose Kessi, senior lecturer from the Psychology Department at UCT, chats with Koketso Sachane to delve into the longer lasting effects of racism and structural Apartheid.
District Six - Consequences of Land Lost24 February 2016 | 16 Minute Listen
2016 marks 50 years since the forced evictions of District Six residents in the Cape Town City Bowl suburb. In part three of a series of podcasts, Koketso Sachane reflects on District Six and the Consequences of Land Lost with guests Bonita Bennett, director of the District Six Museum, and residents Joe Schaffers and Victoreen Gilbert.
Dissecting Apartheid16 February 2016 | 16 Minute Listen
The Apartheid system was carefully designed to segregate and oppress the people of South Africa. In this week’s episode Koketso Sachane dissects the structural fundamentals of Apartheid with Ron Nixon, Richard Freedman, and Mokena Makeka. We cover Architecture, Legislation, Economy and their effects during Apartheid.
What is Racism?09 February 2016 | 16 Minute Listen
The historical nature of racism is evident in the two prominent statements in our political discourse: “Can black people be racist?” and “Are white people inherently racist?” Koketso Sachane unpacks the notion of racism with Kayum Ahmed and Mienke Steytler...