5 podcasts to listen to this week
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5 podcasts to listen to this week

There are literally hundreds of thousands of podcasts out there, making it difficult for us to choose what to listen to. So we've curated five South African podcasts we think you'll like. Download them for your commute to work, or listen in your own time!

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5. Boardroom 101 with Hixonia Nyasulu

One of the most influential women in business in South Africa, Hixonia Nyasulu is rapidly developing an international reputation as a board member with integrity and drive. In her weekly podcast, Hixonia shares the 'Boardroom 101' tips that she's gathered throughout her many years in business. We've embedded the whole season to make it easy for you to 'binge' listen!

4. Celebrating Laureus SA's newest Ambassador: Dean Furman

If you're looking for good news stories, the Laureus Power of Sport podcast is worth checking out. The latest episode is action-packed - featuring an exclusive catch-up with Laureus SA's newest Ambassador, Dean Furman, not just about what the recognition means to him but also about the exciting news of Bafana Bafana's qualification for AFCON and Dean's take on what expectations are ahead of that. Plus they feature Proteas batsman Aiden Markram on a day out with Waves for Change in Cape Town; Ron Rutland checks in from Iran on his latest, crazy adventure riding his bike from London to the start of the Rugby World Cup - in Japan - and not trying not to curse the Springboks, again, and Banyana coach Desiree Ellis spends a very special afternoon at LIV Village.

3. Elana Afrika's Baby Brunch - The Parenting Series

It takes a village to raise a child and connecting with fellow moms and dads leads to sharing of knowledge. This podcast, created and hosted by Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp, features fun and insightful conversations with ordinary parents doing extraordinary things. These can serve as a source of support, inspiration and great advice for moms and moms-to-be as we delve into the unique experiences of diverse parents. We've embedded the whole season!

2. Interview with Firoze Bhorat, CMO of Discovery

Marketers or aspirant marketers, the Brand Famous podcast series is one for you. In their latest episode, Firoze Bhorat, CMO of Discovery, chats to hosts Craig Rodney and Dean Oelschig about what underpins Discovery's massive success. Plus, there are fascinating insights into the soon-to-be-launched Discovery Bank.

1. Riaan Manser: Crossing the oceans unassisted again!

Good Things Guy Brent Lindeque is on a mission to change what the world pays attention to. Brent believes there's good news all around us and says the 100's of stories he receives every day are his proof. Brent spends his time hunting down and reporting on the best Good News stories from South Africa, and the world. In Good Things Guy, a JacPod podcast, you'll meet these everyday heroes. In his latest podcast, released this week, he chats to explorer Riaan Manser. Riaan rose to prominence on becoming the first person to cycle around the perimeter of Africa and had gone on to the wildest expositions from circumnavigating Madagascar to kayaking from Africa to New York. He joins Brent to talk about his latest adventure... the Odyssey Row.

Meanwhile, for podcasts from the Jacaranda team, check out all of our channels here.

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