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SOUND AFRICA is a new space for creative non-fiction from the African continent.

SOUND AFRICA is a new space for creative non-fiction from the African continent.
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South Africa

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SOUND AFRICA is a new space for creative non-fiction from the African continent.

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English


Episodes

Freedom For Sale

5/16/2018
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When apartheid ended, the big companies that helped the regime buy weapons continued to do business with the new government. Until today, these companies have never been held accountable for helping the apartheid government to buy weapons illeagally. This was the subject of the first People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime held in February this year. In this episode, producer Neroli Price takes us to the Tribunal and delves into the three corruption cases presented there from apartheid to...

Duration:00:27:17

Auntie Patty's Garden

5/2/2018
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When the colored population of Simonstown was forcibly removed, Aunty Patty’s family remained. They were forgotten by the authorities for years. Her nephew Jackie, on the other hand, was moved to the township of Ocean View, and he clearly remembers the day he loaded his belongings onto a truck and left the town of his childhood behind. He has not forgiven the people responsible. Today Auntie Patty has made her family home into a museum. In this Sound Africa podcast, producer Rasmus Bitsch...

Duration:00:36:58

The Heart Problem

11/29/2017
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Its fifty years since the world’s first heart transplant was performed at Groote Schuur hospital in Cape Town. But, there remains a persistent rumour that a black man called Hamilton Naki played a much bigger role than he has been given credit for. In this podcast SOUND AFRICA investigates and asks why this question still lingers all these years later. This episode is a preview to the new Sound Africa season coming early next year. Follow us on iTunes or SoundCloud and subscribe to our...

Duration:00:32:36

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