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A Tale of Two Cities

Book · Librivox
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a historical novel by Charles Dickens; it is moreover a moral novel strongly concerned with themes of guilt, shame, redemption and patriotism. The plot centers on the years leading up to French Revolution and culminates in the Jacobin Reign of Terror. It tells…
16 Nov 2012 45 episodes English Read by Various Readers History · Arts

African Roots

Podcast · Deutsche Welle
DW's history project "African Roots" addresses young Africans DW's new series "African Roots" uses online comics and radio broadcasts to highlight 25 important African personalities. The project, funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation, is aimed at young audiences. The portraits cover a long period of time, ranging from Dinknesh, the…
5 Nov 2019 25 episodes English History · Education

Anna Karenina

Book · Librivox
Two love stories are set against the backdrop of high society in Tsarist Russia. Anna awakes from a loveless marriage to find herself drawn irresistibly to the dashing cavalry officer, Count Vronsky. Levin struggles with self-esteem, and even flees to the country, before gaining courage to return and offer himself…
16 Jul 2014 239 episodes English Read by MaryAnn (Dole translation) Arts · History

Blind History

Podcast · CliffCentral.com
Blind History is a crash course in getting to know history’s greatest men and women - and by great we don’t always mean good. Hosted by Gareth Cliff and Anthony Mederer, this series will tell you what the history books sometimes leave out - the sordid stories, the less well-known…
6 Dec 2022 98 episodes English History · Education

Brick Walls And Pitfalls

Podcast · News Talk 94.1
If you’ve ever wondered where the origin story of your family began then Brick Walls and Pitfalls is for you. Cheri Harper will help you on your quest by walking you through how to trace your family roots back to their beginning.
21 Feb 2020 10 episodes English History · Society & Culture

Capital Drive-Qoma ka Kasi

Podcast · Mahikeng FM 96.7
A feature where we explore origin of villages sorrounding Mahikeng.
15 Mar 2023 12 episodes Setswana History · Education

Cyril Ramaphosa - The Road to Presidential Power by Anthony Butler

Series · BizNews
This is a serialised audiobook of the most comprehensive and respected biography on South Africa's president. Written by UCT Political Science professor Anthony Butler and read by Biznews founder Alec Hogg, it's broken into 28 instalments, with a fresh one published weekly on Mondays. The full audiobook is available for…
16 Jul 2020 17 episodes English Read by Alec Hogg Government · History

Decoding The Crimeverse

Podcast · Active FM
Time may not heal all wounds but it can solve several cases. Join our presenters as they look into a 27 year old case which was solved with something as simple as a drink straw.
16 Feb 158 episodes English True Crime · History

Frontier Land with Dr Dean Allen

Podcast · Algoa FM
Best-selling author Dr. Dean Allen chats to some of the most inspirational people with remarkable stories in the Eastern Cape, South Africa and beyond.
27 Jan 31 episodes English Society & Culture · History

Gerben van Niekerk: Woordstroom

Podcast · OFM
Gerben van Niekerk gesels met Sentraal Suid-Afrikaanse ikone.
3 Feb 2023 5 episodes Afrikaans Society & Culture · History

GinCast

Series · CliffCentral.com
GinCast is the story of one of the world’s favourite drinks - this podcast explores how it started as a public health hazard, then came of age in colonial India before taking its place in modern society. Find out how it’s made, how best to enjoy it, and other interesting…
28 Jan 2020 1 episodes English Society & Culture · History

History of South Africa podcast

Podcast · Desmond Latham
A series that seeks to tell the story of the South Africa in some depth. Presented by experienced broadcaster/podcaster Des Latham and updated weekly, the episodes will take a listener through the various epochs that have made up the story of South Africa.
25 Feb 159 episodes English History · Places & Travel

Inkommers

Series · Maroela Media
Die boek, Inkommers, deur Hans du Plessis, word voorgelees en opgeneem deur Maroela Media. Dit word deur die uitgewer as ʼn eietydse verhaal beskryf. ʼn Kroniek van die Afrikaners – die familie, nie die volk nie – wat al van die Groot Trek se dae af wydsbeen oor die vuil…
28 Nov 2023 20 episodes Afrikaans Read by Su-an Müller-Marais Drama · History

Janet of the Dunes

Book · Librivox
Known primarily for her children's books, Harriet T. Comstock would occasionally depart from that genre and showcase her writing talent in adult prose as well. Janet of the Dunes is one such departure wherein she masterfully takes us into the lives of the bold men and women who tended those…
25 Mar 2015 14 episodes English Read by Roger Melin Arts · History

Legal Luminaries

Podcast · JacPod
Step into the fascinating world of "Legal Luminaries," a captivating podcast series brought to you by Juta and Jacaranda FM. Hosted by television personality and author, Iman Rappetti, this JacPod Original takes you on a journey through the lives and experiences of renowned legal giants who have played a pivotal…
4 Sep 2023 5 episodes English History · News

Legal Trailblazers

Podcast · Solid Gold Podcasts #BeHeard
Join Thuto Radebe as he delves into the legal profession to have conversations with Black South Africans who have made extraordinary contributions to their county.
20 Jul 2023 8 episodes English History · Personal Journals

Mountain True

Podcast · News Talk 94.1
The Upper Cumberland is full of stories involving Civil War battles, presidents, & historical figures. Mountain True, with host Troy Smith, will share with you these stories that all took place right here in the area that we call home.
14 Mar 2020 15 episodes English History · Education

Oliver Reginald Tambo Documentary | A General And A Diplomat

Series · Kaya 959
The dual role of Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo as a General of uMkhontho weSizwe and Diplomat for the liberation movement; makes him by far a prominent figure in the African political and historical narratives. Featuring a stellar cast of commentators some including Dr. Lindiwe Mabuza and Dr. Zuki Tshabalala ,…
11 Dec 2019 1 episodes English History · Documentary

South African Border Wars

Podcast · Desmond Latham
Much has been written about the South African Border war which is also known as the Namibian War of Independence. While the fighting was ostensibly about Namibia, most of the significant battles were fought inside Namibia’s northern neighbour, Angola. South Africa’s 23 year border war has been almost forgotten as…
9 Jul 2023 113 episodes English History · Documentary
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