Sipping Tea

Tumi brings her life experiences to the mic to provide you with an hour-long chat around some of the biggest topics affecting the modern day woman.
Weekly English Explicit South Africa Comedy · Society & Culture
54 Episodes
1 – 20

The Last Sip

Parting is such sweet sorrow... goodbye 'til it be morrow. Tumi Morake bids Sipping Tea farewell, with a heartfelt message to South Africa.
11 Apr 2017 42 min

Reshuffle your Stress

If you ask Tumi if the glass is half empty or half full... she will say, "Keep the glass and give me South Africa!"
4 Apr 2017 41 min


Tumi Morake talks about African freedom, decolonisation, raising new-age Africans, and making South Africa a better place.
7 Mar 2017 51 min

And The Winner Is...

Tumi Morake has been nominated for another SAFTA award and the two ladies delve into award ceremonies: Are they still relevant? Why is SA sometimes plagued with hosting such sub-standard award shows? And is winning an award a true reflection of one's talent, or is it just one big popularity…
28 Feb 2017 54 min

Neighbourhood Watch

Imagine a situation where you discover your neighbour may have potentially seen you naked? Listen in on how an innocent bathroom incident involving Mabale has left her worried that her neighbour may have had more of a view into her bathroom than they had bargained for.
21 Feb 2017 49 min

A Valentine's Day Mixed Bag

It's the red day of love and Tumi and Mabale dish on the delicate process of buying gifts for your loved one. Tumi updates us on 'Red Cake' - a new TV game show she's busy filming. Was SONA all it was cracked it up to be for you? Because…
14 Feb 2017 56 min

Unconventional Relationships

It's all about relationships, marriage, learning how to kiss and just plain bizarre dating rituals and games. Married at First Sight South Africa kicks off on our television screens and Mabale has a good friend, Bellinda Khojane, joining her to talk about unconventional relationships in the diverse South African context.
31 Jan 2017 43 min

Take Me To Church

The ladies have some strong criticism about Grace Bible Church's behaviour regarding homosexuality and Somizi Mhlongo leaving the sermon. Is it time for us to ask tough questions of the church? Is it time for us to hold the church accountable for their hypocrisy? And what about the hate that…
24 Jan 2017 44 min

Tumi's Great Escape

Tumi almost didn't make the show! Find out how she managed to break out of her garage at home, fight a web of spiders, and how she encountered a car accident just to make it to the studio. The ladies also tackle the tricks used to trap you into debt,…
17 Jan 2017 47 min

Welcome to 2017

Welcome to 2017 - the year that Tumi Morake and Mabale Moloi have decided will be about less aggression and more positivity. The ladies talk about their respective festive seasons, kids parties, matric results and how to better deal with fake news in the new year.
10 Jan 2017 43 min

A Numbers Game

Numerology... is it just another one of those airy-fairy beliefs, or is there some merit to the system? Tumi is a firm believer while Mabale is not quite as convinced. The duo are joined by numerologist Sandy Smith to talk about the origins of numerology, how it works, as well…
13 Dec 2016 44 min

Activism & Fighting Abuse

Noluvo Swelindawo was a 22-year-old woman from the Driftsands community in the Western Cape, who had her home broken into by 10 men. According to news reports she was abducted, raped and killed for being a lesbian. All of this during the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against…
6 Dec 2016 41 min

A Trip Down Memory Lane

When will 2016 end already? Mabale and Tumi take a trip down memory lane to go through all the big stories that trended on social media throughout the year. And find out what the 5 languages of love are, and how we can better love ourselves as South Africans... as…
29 Nov 2016 43 min

Battle of the Sexes & Prophets of Doom

Tumi is taking personal issue with the #ProphetOfDoom saga, and says it's time black people stop accepting being exploited. Twitter has been making fun of South African men of late - calling them ugly... but the ladies are here to refute that as rubbish. And find out why both Mabale…
22 Nov 2016 45 min

Focus on Farah Fortune

She's the self-proclaimed pit bull in heels who runs one of South Africa's most successful PR agencies, representing some of the biggest names in entertainment. Her tongue-in-cheek tweets regarding relationships and sex both shock and entertain the timeline. She is headstrong, fearless, successful, and insightful. Farah Fortune spends the hour…
8 Nov 2016 49 min

Working Moms Unite!

South Africa launches the first ever Working Mother's Expo in the world this weekend, and it promises to assist working moms with all the arsenal they need to perform the toughest job in the world. Janice Windt is the MD of Working Mother's Expo - she joins Tumi and Mabale…
1 Nov 2016 46 min

Sipping Tea - Paddy the Diva

While Tumi Morake is away in Australia and New Zealand, Mabale invites one of her good friends to join her on this week's show. Paddy Khuele is one of the contestants who made it onto Top Chef SA and currently works at Thrive Cafe on Vilakazi Street in Soweto. When…
25 Oct 2016 48 min

Sipping Tea - Celeste Ntuli

Actress, MC and comedian Celeste Ntuli joins Tumi to tackle some of the biggest topics affecting the modern day woman. They don't pull any punches as they effortlessly make fun of their relationship.
4 Oct 2016 55 min

Sipping Tea - A Heritage of Self-Love

Heritage is more than just a doek and printed pants... in a rare moment of depth, Tumi speaks from the heart about perfectly imperfect mothers, crappy dinner parties and SA's heritage beyond the fanfare.
27 Sep 2016 44 min
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