5Talks

5FM  |  Podcast , ±38 min episodes every 3 weeks
YB5 is an integral part of 5FM’s structure and has been part of the station for more than ten years. YB5 gives 5FM and its’ audience a heart using the biggest national youth platform in South Africa. The concept has grown and developed over several years and in 2015, YB5 will amplify the traditional charity angle that 5FM has promoted. YB5 will take the platform and expand it into a three tiered approach that creates three very specific areas of focus. These will be; charitable causes, education and employment.
10
OCT

Gift of the Givers (Dr. Imtiaz Sooliman)

Dr. Imtiaz Sooliman is the Founder, Director and Chairman of Gift of the Givers (Waqful Waqifin Foundation), the largest disaster relief organisation of African origin on the African continent. They have delivered over R2.1 billion in aid to 43 countries around the world, including South Africa. This year marks 25 years of relief efforts from the foundation.
10
OCT

Gift of the Givers (Emily Thomas - project manager)

The Gift of the Givers (Waqful Waqifin Foundation), the largest disaster relief organisation of African origin on the African continent. They have delivered over R2.1 billion in aid to 43 countries around the world, including South Africa. We chatted to project manager, Emily Thomas, on the 25th anniversary of the foundation.
26
SEP

Land Reform

This episode of 5Talks discusses the status quo of land reform in South Africa. Guests on the show included: Prof. Ruth Hall (University of the Western Cape, Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies) and Bulelwa Mabasa (Director at Werksmans Attorneys, University of the Witwatersrand (LLB))
22
AUG

Grace Mugabe's Diplomatic Immunity

Following the recent news about Grace Mugabe's grant of diplomatic immunity, we chatted to a panel to understand the various repercussions the decision could have going forward. Guests included: KONDLO KWANDIWE (a Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations and teaches International Political Economy), THEO VENTER (Political and Policy Specialist at the NWU School of Business and Governance and specialises in South African politics, US politics and scenario methodology), and BEN WINKS (Independent legal counsel, specialising in constitutional and international law).
15
AUG

SABC Editorial Policy Roundtable

The SABC are asking all stakeholders, including YOU, for your input into their new editorial policies. So Nick Hamman held a special edition 5 Talks Roundtable and invited influential Journalists and Journalism Students to have a chat.
08
AUG

Women Entrepreneurs

Ahead of Women's Day, we chatted to ladies who've made their mark as entrepreneurs in their respective industries. Lebo Leshabane (CEO of IX Engineers), Caroline Ravenall (Entrepreneurial Coach and author), and Janine Basel (Girl Boss Hustle, CEO Akro) Captial
25
JUL

Cryptocurrency

We chat to a panel of experts to discuss the implications of cryptocurrency. On the panel, Dawie Roodt (Chief Economist, Efficient Group), Tanya Knowles (Managing Executive of Fractal Solutions, division of Strate (Pty) Ltd) and Richard de Sousa (Owner, AltCoinTrader)
04
JUL

Pt 1: The SABC Editorial Policy

We chat to William Bird (director of Media Monitoring Africa), Kate Skinner (Broadcast researcher / PhD student in Media Studies / Coordinator of Support Public Broadcasting (SOS) Coalition), and Paseka Maleka (ICASA head of communications / media liaison) about the new SABC editorial policy draft
06
JUN

Fidget Spinners

It's the latest trend among the world's youth (and even some adults). We unpack the phenomenon that is Fidget Spinners
23
MAY

Blue Whale

Following the recent hype around #BlueWhale, we uncover the truth behind this story. We chat to UCT lecturer, Jacques Rosseau about critical thinking, Shepstoe & Wiley's social media law expert Verlie Oosthuizen, clinical psychologist Duane Booysen, and SADAG operations manager Cassie Chambers
09
MAY

Data Must Fall

South African's are upset about the high costs of data. Following #DataMustMall, Nick chats to Indra de Lanerolle (Television and mobile media at Wits Journalism and lead researcher on the South African Network Society Survey) and Reshaad Sha (Executive Director and Chief Strategy officer at Dark Fibre Africa) about what needs to happen in order for costs to come down

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