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SOUND AFRICA is a space for creative non-fiction from the African continent. We are licensed by the Composers Authors & Publishers Association of South Africa

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South Africa

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SOUND AFRICA is a space for creative non-fiction from the African continent. We are licensed by the Composers Authors & Publishers Association of South Africa

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English


Episodes
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EPISODE 10 - Hustle

5/22/2024
In this final episode of Hustling The African Dream we look at where the term "hustle" actually comes from, how it has evolved over time and what the term means to young Africans living their own hustle today. Hustling the African Dream is produced by Sound Africa in collaboration with The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in partnership with The Mastercard Foundation .https://hsrc.ac.za/https://mastercardfdn.org/ External Media (YouTube):04.26 – Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels (Guy Richie) 04.44 - Nino Brown - The definition of a Hustler 07.15 - Gary Vaynerchuk 07.25 – Rick Ross, XXL 07.37 – Jay Z 07.59 – CBS News 08.03 - Greg Edwards, Wisecrack 08.12 – The Life Formula

Duration:00:26:36

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Episode 09 - Adam

5/15/2024
Hustling the African Dream is a podcast about innovative young Africans and their hustles. In this episode we speak to one truly remarkable young Kenyan who is bending the rules just enough to make an unjust system work for him. This podcast was produced in collaboration with The Human Sciences Research Council in partnership with The Mastercard Foundation.https://hsrc.ac.za/https://mastercardfdn.org/

Duration:00:17:46

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Episode 8 Emmanuel

5/15/2024
Hustling the African Dream is a podcast about innovative young Africans and their hustles. In this episode Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Alumni, Emmanuel Ampomah, takes us to Ghana where we hear from young people who have struggled to find a job immediately after graduating. This series has shown that having a degree isn't always a ticket to employment, and in this episode we hear firsthand that expectations about jobs… and reality… are two different things. This podcast was produced in collaboration with The Human Sciences Research Council in partnership with The Mastercard Foundation.https://hsrc.ac.za/https://mastercardfdn.org/ External Media (YouTube):00.41 - Vusi Thembekwayo, Keynote Speaker Speech, ALU graduationhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rh2tvk-QDM&t=2s&pp=ygU4VnVzaSBUaGVtYmVrd2F5bywgS2V5bm90ZSBTcGVha2VyIFNwZWVjaCwgQUxVIEdyYWR1YXRpb24%3D

Duration:00:26:38

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Episode7 - Theresa

5/15/2024
Hustling the African Dream is a podcast about innovative young Africans and their hustles. In this episode Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Alumni, Theresa Ayerigah, takes us to her home country of Ghana to see how innovative young Africans are turning food into profit. This podcast was produced in collaboration with The Human Sciences Research Council in partnership with The Mastercard Foundation https://hsrc.ac.za/https://mastercardfdn.org/ External Media (YouTube) 06.04 – Newzroom Afrika 06.07 - Clive Butkow, CEO of Kalon Venture Partners, Newzroom Afirka 06.11 – Newzroom Afrika 06.18 - Andrew Darfoor, Group Chief Executive of Alexander Forbes, CNBC Africa 06.21 - Newzroom Afrika 06.24 - Newzroom Afrika

Duration:00:20:25

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Episode 6 - James Tayali

5/7/2024
Hustling the African Dream is a podcast about innovative young Africans and their hustles. In this episode Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Alumni, James Tayali, takes us to Malawi where some young boda-boda drivers, risk their lives to make a living. This podcast was produced in collaboration with The Human Sciences Research Council in partnership with The Mastercard Foundation. https://hsrc.ac.za/https://mastercardfdn.org/

Duration:00:24:23

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Episode 5 - Ibrahim Bahati

5/7/2024
Hustling the African Dream is a podcast about about innovative young Africans and their hustles and in this episode Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Alumni, Ibrahim Bahati, heads back to his home country of Uganda where art and the hustle come together in unexpected ways. This podcast was produced in collaboration with The Human Sciences Research Council with support from The Mastercard Foundation https://hsrc.ac.za/https://mastercardfdn.org/

Duration:00:28:54

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Episode 4 - Anita Owiti

5/7/2024
Hustling the African Dream is a podcast about innovative young Africans and their hustles. In this episode Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Alumni, Anita Owiti, takes us to Kenya to see how innovative young Africans are tackling the environmental crisis and climate change. This podcast was produced in collaboration with The Human Sciences Research Council in partnership with The Mastercard Foundation https://hsrc.ac.za/https://mastercardfdn.org/ External Media (YouTube):04.48 – David Ewusi-Mensah, Co-founder Eco Amet Solutions, AFRICER Project 04.59 – Gayle King, CBS News 05.07 – Malcolm Webb, Al Jazeera 05.11 - David Ewusi-Mensah, Co-founder Eco Amet Solutions, AFRICER Project 25.40 – Leah Namugerwa, Climate Activist, COP27 26.06 – Simon Stiell, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary, COP27 26.14 – Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, COP27

Duration:00:29:07

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Episode 3 - Zimie Sigenu

4/30/2024
Hustling the African Dream is a podcast about innovative young Africans and their hustles. In this episode Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Alumni, Zimie Sigenu, goes back to the Eastern Cape of South Africa where we explore the urban-rural divide in South Africa and meet young Africans who are dealing with the harsh realities facing graduates. This podcast was produced in collaboration with The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in partnership with The Mastercard Foundation.https://hsrc.ac.za/https://mastercardfdn.org/

Duration:00:26:59

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Episode 2 - Sabelo Mpisi

4/30/2024
Hustling the African Dream is a podcast about innovative young Africans and their hustles. In this episode Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Alumni, Sabelo Mpisi, takes us to South Africa where land and gender dynamics are forcing some women into the hustle. This podcast was produced in collaboration with The Human Sciences Research Council in partnership with The Mastercard Foundation.https://hsrc.ac.za/https://mastercardfdn.org/ External media used in this episode (YouTube):02.53 - Fergal Keane, BBC Africa 02.56 - Dr Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh, Founder of the Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh Xperience 03.00 - Kiran Moodley, Channel 4 News 03.06 – VOA Africa

Duration:00:26:42

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Episode 1 - Liona Muchenje

4/30/2024
Hustling the African Dream is a podcast about innovative young Africans and their hustles. In this episode Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Alumni, Liona Muchenje, heads back to her home country of Zimbabwe where ordinary people have taken the hustle to new heights, as they try to secure theirs and their family’s futures. This podcast was produced in collaboration with The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in partnership with The Mastercard Foundation https://hsrc.ac.za/https://mastercardfdn.org/ External media used in this episode (YouTube):00.23 – CNA News 00.27 – John Dickerson, CBS News 00.31 – Yoon Jung-min, Arirang News 00.34 – Nate Burleson, CBS News 00.41 – Elon Musk, 2022 All In Summit

Duration:00:32:54

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Arusa - A New Bride EP03

2/14/2024
In this final episode Adhel, Saree and Michael adjust to their new relationship. Credits Sound track and theme song is Arusu by Hardlife Avenue Stars Mixing and Sound Design by Neil Lidell Text and story editing by Brittany Kesselman Fact-checking by Mustapha Dumbuya Photography by David Lomuria Podcast Artwork and Design by Peace Ogwigwiyan Translations by Alith Ayer Marketing and Publicity by Didi Khumalo, Mazim Keys & Aman Amou A very special thank you to Adhel Ring, Saree and Michael Achuil Mading for making this podcast possible

Duration:00:32:32

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Arusa-A New Bride EP02

2/13/2024
In this episode we are introduced to Adhel Ring - Michael's friend who later becomes Saree's co-wife. Credits: Sound track and theme song, Arusu by Hardlife Avenue Stars Mixing and Sound Design by Neil Liddell Text and story editing by Brittany Kesselman Fact-checking by Mustapha Dumbuya Photography by David Lomuria Podcast Artwork and Design by Peace Ogwigwiyan Translations by Alith Ayer Marketing and Publicity by Didi Khumalo, Mazim Keys & Aman Amou A very special thank you to Adhel Ring, Saree and Michael Achuil Mading for making this podcast possible

Duration:00:31:19

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Arusa -A New Bride EP01

2/13/2024
In this first episode of, Arusa - A New Bride, we go back to the beginning when Michael Mading first meets his first wife Saree in California, USA. Credits Sound track and theme song is Arusu by Hardlife Avenue Stars Mixing and Sound Design by Neil Liddell Text and story editing by Brittany Kesselman Fact-checking by Mustapha Dumbuya Photography by David Lomuria Podcast Artwork and Design by Peace Ogwigwiyan Translations by Alith Ayer Marketing and Publicity by Didi Khumalo, Mazim Keys & Aman Amou A very special thank you to Adhel Ring, Saree and Michael Achuil Mading for making this podcast possible

Duration:00:20:20

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Arusa - A New Bride Trailer

2/7/2024
ARUSA: A New Bride offers a rare look into love and Polygamy through the lived experiences of Michael Mading and his two wives, Saree Mading and Adhel Ring who chose to enter into a polygamous marriage in 2020. The three-part podcast series tells a story of a married South Sudanese man who returns to his home country with his African-American wife after 30 years living abroad and his subsequent decision to marry a second, South Sudanese wife.

Duration:00:01:18

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Power Of The Streets Episode 08

1/7/2022
By engaging with politics, citizens can demand justice and good governance from their governments and leaders. But women political activists face unique challenges. Fatima speaks about why she continues to push for space for citizens voices and women’s recognition in governance. Follow Fatima on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fatima.mimbire Follow her on Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatima_f2m?lang=en

Duration:00:25:56

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Power Of The Streets Episode 07

12/24/2021
Student leader Ruth Yitbarek wants more Ethiopian women to understand their rights and speak up for themselves. She speaks about the Yellow Movement that continues to grow in Ethiopia’s universities and how it challenges abusive societal norms. Read about the Yellow Movement here: http://www.aau.edu.et/the-yellow-movement/ Follow Ruth here: https://twitter.com/ruth_yitbarek

Duration:00:24:22

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Power Of The Streets Episode 06

12/10/2021
How do you prove that the home you fled was unsafe, if you could never report the violence you faced there? Thomars Shamuyarira is a Zimbabwean migrant rights activist living in South Africa. He speaks on South Africa’s restrictive asylum process and the experiences of LGBT people from elsewhere in Africa seeking asylum there. You can follow the Fruit Basket on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The Fruit Basket won a prestigious award, read about it here.

Duration:00:27:45

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Power Of The Streets Episode 05

11/26/2021
What’s it like being a vocal African woman online? Entrepreneur Carol Ndosi discusses the importance of women’s voices on the internet in Tanzania, and how her work led to the creation of support systems for women who are trolled on social media. Check out Women at Web’s work on Twitter using #WomenatWeb Check out the Carol and the Launch Pad’s work here: thelaunchpad.or.tz/ Follow Carol Ndosi here: twitter.com/CarolNdosi More information on Carol Ndosi’s startup, Nyama Choma Festival here: www.instagram.com/nyamachomafestival/ To access the transcript of the show or find out more, you can go here: www.hrw.org/video-photos/podcas…ower-of-the-streets Follow Human Rights Watch on Twitter (twitter.com/hrw) or Instagram (www.instagram.com/humanrightswatch/). Join the conversation using #PoweroftheStreets to tell us how you’re speaking truth to power. Follow host Audrey Kawire Wabwire on Twitter (twitter.com/akawire) or Instagram (www.instagram.com/audreyhrw/).

Duration:00:25:51

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Power Of The Street Episode 4

11/12/2021
It’s not easy standing up to the most powerful man in the country, but that is what Toufah Jallow did when she accused Gambia’s former president Yahya Jammeh of raping her. Toufah talks about her journey, from healing to activism. · Check out Toufah’s foundation here: web.facebook.com/iamtoufahmovement/?_rdc=1&_rdr · Watch HRW’s reporting on Toufah here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=0P0mQJyzosc

Duration:00:22:05

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Power of The Street Episode 3

10/29/2021
Ugandan writer Rosebell Kagumire edits an African feminist blog. She discusses the importance of curating these voices and how allies with large platforms influence the current movement. This discussion looks at the media’s role in trivializing sexual violence and the growth of support for survivors. Follow Rosebell on Twitter: twitter.com/RosebellK Instagram: www.instagram.com/rosebellk/ Follow the blog African Feminism here: africanfeminism.com/ To access the transcript of the show or find out more, you can go here: www.hrw.org/video-photos/podcas…ower-of-the-streets

Duration:00:25:35