Politics

Access

5 EPISODES | VOLUME |  Podcast, ±33 min episode every 8 weeks, 6 days
Access is a multi-part podcast series that looks at the impact of Intellectual Property (IP), specifically patents on accessing health care in the context of COVID-19. Each week, we will be joined by local and global experts to discuss and make sense of global developments that affect us locally in South Africa.

Presented by Fatima Hassan.

Produced by the Health Justice Initiative and Volume.

AfriChair Drive - Cape to Cairo

1 EPISODES | TAPIWA DIAMOND CHADYA |  Podcast
“Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.”
― Chinua Achebe (Author)
(colonialism, eloquence, history-of-mankind, proverb)
This podcast seeks to unapologetically confine to Black Consciousness and Pan-Africanism with an intention to have the story of Africa spoken by an African.

Filling the Gapp

2 EPISODES | T2S2 |  Podcast, ±59 min episode every 3 weeks
Filling the Gapp is a podcast about the important topics in South Africa that goes beyond the usual discussions of government simply in terms of corruption and incompetence.
Of course, they are. But we aim to go deeper than that.
What are the deeper underlying reasons informing South Africa's ruling ANC?
How does the historical background of the ANC elders inform their strange decisions to ban the sources of sin tax, cigarettes and alcohol?
How did the good intentions of anti-Apartheid activists turn into dysfunctional local governments across the country?
Dr Ivor Chipkin hosts this deep dive into the reasons that South Africa's government has evolved into what it is today – and potentially how to rebuild it.
Chipkin is the founder of the Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI) at Wits University, and today runs South Africa’s first global think tank on government, GAPP.
He was the key author of Betrayal of the Promise Report on State Capture, a seminal 2017 expose of corruption and the anti-constitutional rule of the Jacob Zuma administration.
He has a Phd from Ecole Normale Superieure, France, was an Oppenheimer Fellow at Oxford, and is author of two books. He is one of the leading scholars on government; thinking about government; and thinking about government policy.

Freedom Advocacy Network

50 EPISODES | FREEDOM ADVOCACY NETWORK |  Podcast, ±14 min episode every 2 days
The Freedom Advocacy Network (FAN) is a South African non-profit organization that:

EMPOWERS individuals to become problem solvers in their own lives and communities;
BUILDS relationships of trust between citizens from all backgrounds to confront problems together; and
CONNECTS freedom-loving people to fight for an accountable, honest, effective, and limited government.

In short, FAN empowers, builds, and connects people to become advocates for freedom.

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