The Real Network #TheThreadedExchange


An hour-long conversation hosted by Siya Beyile with influential guests ranging from all professions. The conversations focus on the influence and progressive change the person is making in their respective field. Expect to hear from guests who inspire and motivate young people.
Weekly English Explicit South Africa Fashion & Beauty · Society & Culture
46 Episodes
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Nathi Mankayi: Music & Culture

We have an in-depth conversation with music sensation and Xhosa muso, Nathi Mankayi, who shares his incredible story into music, his inspiration, and his new album. We are also joined by special guest co-host Tina Jita.
18 Sep 2018 42 min

Loyiso Mkize: Africa has a Superhero

This week, we chat to internationally acclaimed visual artist and founder of Africa's first comic book superhero, Loyiso Mkize. He shares some insights on his artistry as he gears up for the first Comic Con Africa.
11 Sep 2018 35 min

Sibabalwe Sesmani & Nambitha Ben-Mazwi

To wrap up the #WomensMonth series we have two amazing guests in the studio. Entrepreneur and founder of a PR and Media Group, Sibabalwe Sesmani and multi-talented actress and media personality, Nambitha Ben-Mazwi.
28 Aug 2018 49 min

LeAnne Dlamini

This week we chat to songstress and 'Boss Lady' LeAnne Dlamini about her career and what inspires her to be excellent as a woman. She is joined by her lovely daughter who co-hosts the show with Siya.
14 Aug 2018 43 min

Women's Month: Cindy Leah & Lwethu Tenge

To kick off our Women's Month series, we chat to Kenyan born photographer Cindy Leah, as well as model and entrepreneur Lwethu Tenge. We explore what it means being female in today's day and age... as well as the challenges and opportunities they have encountered in their creative journeys.
7 Aug 2018 46 min

The Poverty Mindset

Cape Town born DJ Eugenics has a candid conversation with Siya about the 'Poverty Mindset'.
31 Jul 2018 43 min

VHILS: Re-imagining Urban Spaces

Acclaimed international graffiti/street artist Alexandre Manuel Dias Farto (better know as VHILS) is in the country for an exclusive artwork reveal. He stops by the studio to chat to Siya about his artistry, what inspires him, and the complexities of his craft. The Portuguese artist is popular for penetrating layers…
24 Jul 2018 1 hr 02 min

Bongeziwe Mabandla

Visual artist Masonwabe Ntloko and SAMA Award winner Bongeziwe Mabandla are talking about how they used their challenges to influence their work. Bongeziwe gives us a special performance in studio of his amazing talent.
12 Jun 2018 1 hr 06 min

The Future of Content

George Matsheke is the founder of an online publication and creative agency. He reflects on his past failures and the challenges of the magazine industry in South Africa, and he shares key lessons on content creation and what we need to understand about the future of content.
5 Jun 2018 50 min

Amanda Black: Hitting the Right Note

Eastern Cape-born songstress Amanda Black is in studio talking about the challenges of being a young female artist in the music industry, as well as the lessons she's learnt on her journey so far.
29 May 2018 52 min

Style & Grooming

Style and grooming is about more than the aesthetic. The founders of MCHL and Bespoken Man discuss how they formed their companies, as well as the importance of building an authentic brand.
22 May 2018 51 min

Loyiso Madinga: No funny business

Comedian Loyiso Madinga sheds some light on the journey that led him to be the first African correspondent for The Daily Show. He is joined by Siya Beyile, guest co-host Luvo Spambo, and #TheThreadedExchange producer Siphe Mkize as they talk about using your life to inspire others to pursue their…
15 May 2018 52 min

How To be a Brand Ambassador

Brand ambassador Ntumi Kondile joins us in studio to talk about how to build a partnership of value with brands. He shares insights on his career, as well as the importance of communicating to the right audience.
8 May 2018 36 min

Reclaiming the African narrative

Blackboard Africa is here to ensure the voices of the youth are heard. We are joined by the co-founders Amonge Sinxoto, Zingisa Socikwa and Mpumi Ntintili-Sinxoto, as they discuss claiming back the African narrative and the importance of female leadership.
24 Apr 2018 50 min

Speaking to the Urban Youth

Siya Beyile is joined by our very first guest co-host Neo Sukude, as they interview Caron Williams, founder of an online magazine and content creation agency that speaks to the urban youth.
17 Apr 2018 44 min

Can South Africa Build Female Digital Entrepreneurs?

Lerato Kgamanyane joins Siya Beyile to talk about her journey in building her company and digital brand. Lerato also shares her thoughts on whether South Africa supports and funds female digital entrepreneurs. Siya also chats to Ayanda Shabalala, an investment officer for business partners, who gives insight into why female…
10 Apr 2018 41 min

Aphiwe Mkefe Breaks Boundaries

2018 breakout actor Aphiwe Mkefe talks to Siya Beyile about his journey into film and how he got into a hit TV show by chance, and debates with Siya whether South African actors are paid enough.
2 Apr 2018 54 min

Building your own Platform

Banele and Bandile - the duo behind Major League brand - talk to Siya Beyile about the business of doing events and the sacrifices needed in order to build a successful event. We are also joined by new co-hosts, DJ duo FRENZ, who speak frankly about the barriers in the…
6 Mar 2018 47 min

The Realities of being a Young Black Female Entrepreneur

Siya Beyile is joined by Charmaine Ngobeni and Amanda Sibiya, who talk to about the realities of being a young black female entrepreneur in South Africa. Amanda and Charmaine hold nothing back as they talk about why most entrepreneurs fail, inappropriate men in the business field, and how their friendship…
20 Feb 2018 48 min
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