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Drum Weekly

Drum Weekly is a weekly audio magazine exploring celeb interviews, the latest literature, culture and inspirational stories. Each week, members of the Drum team will interview the most captivating personalities while inspiring, educating and advising listeners.
Weekly English South Africa Society & Culture · Arts
29 Episodes
12 – 29

Ukukotiza | Women share how the process can be made easier

Ukukotiza (performing chores for your in-laws) can be a daunting experience. In this episode, host, Siya Tsewu speaks to a newlywed makoti about her experience with ukukotiza as a working woman. We also speak to the author of a makoti self-help book and a representative from Makoti Assist -- an…
23 Sep 2021 18 min

Makoti Unveiled | Welcome to the family, makoti

Makoti Unveiled is our new series aimed at current, to-be and aspiring makotis. Regardless of your culture, becoming a makoti can be a daunting experience – and we're here to help. Every week, our host, Drum journalist and resident makoti, Siya Tsewu, will speak to different women who will share…
10 Sep 2021 19 min

Gigi Lamayne on becoming a sangoma

She discovered that she was called to be a sangoma at the age of 11. However, it took rapper Gigi Lamayne years to finally accept that call. In this episode, she discusses her journey and how it has changed her life.
16 Jul 2021 5 min

Can we put our black parents into retirement homes? (with Nicolette Mashile)

Have you thought about where your parents will live after they retire? Usually, it shouldn't be the responsibility of the child, however, in most communities of colour, parents either do not have jobs or could not save enough for a comfortable retirement. In this episode of Drum Weekly, journalist Alutho…
13 May 2021 8 min

To rent or buy | Why buying might be cheaper in 2021

Are wondering if you should continue renting or look into buying your first home? We spoke to a number of experts and a young couple who had rented for six years before finally deciding to buy their own home. They share their experience with both and which they found to…
16 Feb 2021 10 min

Living with your parents? You shouldn't move out just yet

Moving back in with your parents does not make you a failure. In this episode Drum's Pam Magwaza speaks with other content producers about never moving out of home or going back when life gets tough. It's an intimate conversation about failure, success and finally finding the strength to live…
19 Jan 2021 24 min

What is the cost of a perfect life? (with Angela Makholwa)

Can true love and extreme wealth truly co-exist? What does it cost to live a seemingly perfect life? Bestselling author Angela Makholwa talks with section editor Pam Magwaza about her new book, Critical But Stable, how we should talk and write about black wealth and if true love can be…
15 Dec 2020 19 min
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