The Chatroom 14 – Episode 21: Cyber-bullying reversion

We are looking at cyber-bullying on The Chatroom this week as we revisit the story of liberal social media personality Noluvuyo Sodela who came into The Chatroom wanting pointers from our panel of guests on how to deal with the cyber-bullying that she said she experienced regularly on social media. After the airing of the […]

Yilungelo Lakho: Food safety

Before you drop that frozen chicken into your shopping basket or put that fork into your mouth, or even bite into that meat-pie, have you stopped to think about the handling, preparation and even storage of these food items? Are you convinced that all necessary precautions have been taken to prevent potentially severe foodborne illnesses? […]

i-Dentity 3 – Episode 13

A young journalist and author, Vashthi Nepaul, tells us about her awards and her foundation to assist improverished schools. Umoja Spirit of Togetherness allows our cameras into their rehearsal space in Soweto. We review a Sports Republic for all sports fanatics and a Jewish Scene Magazine website. Twitter @identityshow Catch i-Dentity, Sundays at […]

i-Dentity 5 – Episode 3

Social entrepreneur Jeffrey Mulaudzi hangs out in the i-DENTITY coffee shop. We take to the streets of Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, where we spent a day with members of the Thusong Youth Centre. What’s Appening” features the review of a brain booster app, a book by local author Lazola Pumbo and a movie review about […]

Yilungelo Lakho: Maintenance

Child maintenance defaulters will soon have to pay up or be blacklisted. This is happening while measures are put in place to bring those who neglect their parental responsibilities to book. Do you think that blacklisting defaulters will make parents pay maintenance? Twitter @yilungelo Watch Yilungelo Lakho every Friday at 13:30 on SABC […]

Yilungelo Lakho: Human Rights

South Africa today shines the spotlight human rights issues in honour of victims of abuse. And as the county mark this historic day, consumers are also celebrating the milestones reached in the protection and promotion of consumers rights. In the spirit of World Consumer Rights Awareness Month, we examine the extent to which consumers rights […]

i-Dentity 4 – Episode 1

Social entrepreneur and motivational speaker Melody Miya pops in for coffee. We embark on a musical excursion with members of the Tutti Music Initiative in Soweto, Johannesburg. ‘What’s Appening’ features the review of a waste-curbing cooking app and a movie about waste-curbing cooking app. We end the show off with Bo feat Cabo Snoop & […]

Yilungelo Lakho: Family

Child custody battles can be complicated, ugly and costly. But now parties fighting over child custody rights have a convenient dispute resolution option. The office of the child advocate provides an alternative to families in disagreement over who should have custody of the child. And this dispute resolution mechanism comes at no cost. Watch Yilungelo […]

The Chatroom 14 – Episode 43: Mother's Day

As we approach Women’s Day in The Chatroom this week, 25 year-old Matshele Molaoli says her boyfriend wants to marry her. She’s ecstatic about it, but one issue is bothering her. With marriage comes the expectation for the woman to change to her future husband’s name and she does not want to do that. She […]

The Chatroom 14 – Episode 15: Virginity testing PG 13

PLEASE NOTE: Some scenes in this episode may affect sensitive viewers. Parental guidance is advised. This week on The Chatroom the dilemma we are dealing with is one that university student Simlindile Mbongwa has. She’s a young woman who has issues with virginity testing. This is a practice where elders ceremonially check young maidens, to […]