Podcasts from & about (Southern) Africa
Add new music and podcasts to your mp3 player while you travel. Find free travel guides and audio tours for the places that you visit. And do it all from any internet cafe in the world!
Music/Radio stuff - top of page -
- ListenUp.za.net - South Africa
South African Electronic Music Collective
- Capital Radio 604 - South Africa
The famous radio station "Capital Radio 604" is back.
Podcasts are the best way to enjoy old 604 shows and other content.
1st Eva South African Music Podcast
- South Africa
1st Eva South African Music Podcast -- Cutting Edge SA Music
Derek "The Bandits" Sound Republic
- South Africa
Known as DEREK“The Bandit's” SOUND REPUBLIC, this exciting extension to his already broad and varied portfolio, he loves the medium, and as “TheBandit” does with everything he touches, intends delivering a show filled with originality, spontaneity and only the very finest in music sourced throughout South Africa. With all tracks ‘pod-friendly', “The Bandit” has secured the rights from each DJ/producer/publisher and writer. Now a weekly podcast
- South Africa
Originating in Johannesburg, South Africa, Seedcast is a podcast dedicated to beats and the people who make them; hosted by Simon Frost, Rebecca Kahn, Jannes Eiselen and Richard Tha IIIrd. Episodes of Seedcast feature some of the best smelling people in the leftfield music industry with discussions around all things audible and some of the illest tunes around.
TBA South African Music Podcast - South Africa
TBA is redefining the way campus radio is used. TBA is made up of the two co-hosts, Graham, Julz and our new proudcer Jess. The show is broadcast and streamed every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on UCT Radio and has a focus on the Rock genre while promoting the best in South African Music, not to mention the vast collection of fresh and time tested international bands that get play list
Political/Cultural/Social - top of page -
- South Africa - the good news - South Africa NEW
weekly 702/SA - the good news podcast
- African Perspective - Africa
A weekly African documentary, which takes an in-depth look at life on the continent. First broadcast on the BBC World Service every Saturday at 0830GMT, the programme is available as a podcast available every Saturday at 9am.
- Fest Forward Podcast - South Africa
Welcome to the Grahams Town National Arts Festival's "Artsblog", created and maintained by a team of journalists under the watchful eyes of Mike Loewe (East Cape News Agency) and Steve Kretzmann (West Cape News Agency). The views expressed on this blog are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of the National Arts Festival
- isizulu - South Africa
beginner’s guide to learning isizulu
The Paradise Lost - Zimbabwe/South Africa
A couple of times a month show for the scatterlings of Zimbabwe - the diaspora of all ages, races, and political persuasion who have made new homes for themselves all over the world because one of the best places to live went down the tubes. PARADISE LOST investigates how they are doing, what has happened, how they have coped ... or not. It's also a connection to a land we have loved ... and think about often, with conversations from back home.
No Pictures Please - South Africa
If two guys sit in a small room and talk about movies without recording it – did the conversation actually take place? Floating far away from the harsh glare of Hollywood's bright spotlight, Morgan Dingle and Jono Hall review films, discuss movie news and probably get more excited than is polite over scripts, starlets and everything in-between. South Africa's first and only movie discussion podcast.
- The Times Podcasts - South Africa
You've come to the right place for the best podcasts from columnists, special guests and staff writers at The Times...
- The SA FM Podcasts - South Africa
from Dramas to News... a little bit of everything...
News - top of page -
Zimbabwe News Update
News and comment about Zimbabwe you most certainly will not hear on government-controlled media. A show for those interested in what really happens in Zimbabwe today. Availability: Weekly.
AfricaFilse: The Pulse
Uncensored, unfiltered news from the African continent. The Pulse is produced in collaboration with AfricaFiles.org, a network of volunteers committed to the promotion of human rights, economic justice, African perspectives and alternative analyses
- BBC World Service - Africa Today - Africa
African news and analysis from the BBC's Focus on Africa and Network Africa programmes; the Africa Today podcast contains the day's top stories from the continent - available to download Monday to Friday from 1630 GMT.
- BBC World Service - This Week in Africa - Africa
A look back at the people and events that have made the news in Africa this week and offering insight and analysis of the continent's top stories with a light touch. This weekly 30 minute programme is presented by Joseph Warungu and broadcast on Saturday and Sunday at 1830 GMT.
A weekly news program providing information and analysis about Africa and the African Diaspora. Africa Today seeks to update listeners on contemporary developments in Africa, the Caribbean, South America, and the United States
M&G "Between the pages"
- South Africa
Well-known South African broadcaster Tony Lankester brings you a weekly Mail & Guardian podcast that focuses on the main news stories of the week as reported in the M&G newspaper and on the M&G Online . The show includes insightful commentary on the news and no-holds-barred interviews with people in the news and M&G journalists.
- Shine 2010 podcast - South Africa -
The 2010 Good News - all about the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa.
Travel/Tourism - top of page -
- Cooked in Africa - Southern Africa - NEW
South Africa's culinary genius, Justin Bonello is the owner of Cooked in Africa Films and host of Cooked - the popular cooking adventure show, broadcast by BBC Food in South Africa. His travel series, Getaway to Africa has also been showing on prime TV in South Africa.
- The World Talking Travel - worldwide NEW!
The World has teamed up with travel publisher Lonely Planet to bring you a new audio feature. It’s called Talking Travel. The idea is simple. We find interesting intersections between news and travel. The World’s Clark Boyd brings the news, and Lonely Planet’s Robert Reid and Tom Hall bring the travel.
- Indie Travel Podcast - worldwide
The Indie Travel Podcast is all about travel, especially independent travel. It’s run by Craig and Linda — full-time travellers — and aims to bring you some tips and topics from the world of independent travel.
- TheFlyFisher.co.za PodCasts - Southern Africa
Southern African Fly Fishing PodCasts… We interview local guides, tackle industry gurus and other South African celebrities, concentrating on tackle, tips and other interesting happenings.
- Earth-Touch.com podcasts - Southern Africa
Earth-Touch is a wildlife documentary company. Our passion is to put people back in touch with nature, and so encourage us all to take better care of our natural heritage.
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Rough Guide Podcasts
Every month, catch the latest news from Rough Guides with author interviews, travel info, and ideas to inspire your next trip.
Amateur Travel Podcast
The Amateur Traveler Podcast is a travel podcast for people who love to travel. It focuses on travel stories with a dash of travel news, travel tips and travel resources. Season with humor and serve weekly.
Tipps for Travellers
The global travel destinations podcast is based on first hand travel experience for travellers with passion!
Tourcaster Podcast Tours
Download your own personal tour guide for free and take yourself on your own informative guided tour of historic sites around the world. Look as you listen. Walk freely while on vacation and learn at your own pace.
The Travel Show
- wordwide (some focus on OZ...)
The Travel Show, hosted in Melbourne, Australia, by Dr.Martin Fluker (Ph.D), explores the idea of global travel. You can learn about places you haven't been to by hearing people talk about their own unique travel experiences. You can also hear interesting perspectives on travel from travellers, practitioners and academics. If travel is in your blood, you should be subscribing to this podcast.
- Hostelworld.com podcast - worldwide
Presented by Hostelworld.com Editor Colm Hanratty, our city guide podcasts give you the lowdown on cities all over the world in terms of what to see and do while in other podcasts Colm interviews different people about things unique to their city.
- Simon Reeve's Travel Guides - worldwide
Simon Reeve, travel journalist and presenter of Equator has helped produce the travel guides from his own extensive explorations of the world.
- Malaria - Health advice to follow before, during and after your travels - worldwide
Essential advice you need to follow if you are travelling to a malaria hotspot
- WorldNomad's Podcasts & Other Audio Gems! - worldwide
Get the latest World Nomads News Podcasts plus a range of other audio nuggets that we find and share. If you have a travel podcast or audio gem that you'd like to tell us about, email us at email@example.com
Comedy - top of page -
- South Africa
Original audio comedy sketches from South Africa.
Toast Fantastic offers original hilarious comedy sketches. Everything here is created by our group of talented writers and performers
Monsta From Da Brog
- South Africa
A satirical, sometimes risky, cutting edge spoof news program. Recorded twice a week and released on our website www.kungfone.com and on the blog http://masterkungfone.wordpress.com as a free download. Written, recorded and produced by South African comedians John Vlismas and Duncan Harling.
Videocasts - top of page -
Travel in 10
Travel in 10 is a 10 minute podcast taking listeners to destinations around the globe to present soundscapes and audiotours from hip hotels, great restaurants, concerts, festivals and events.
Pambazuka News videocast
Watch African films via the Pambazuka News videocast, for the latest news and views about human rights and social justice from across Africa, as told by activists, academics, journalists and policy makers.
- South African Wine - 2007 Harvest Report - South Africa
http://www.winefilms.co.za | videocast available here
New videos every day for the duration of the 2007 harvest, from wine farms across South Africa.
- Drop Knee Blog - Southern Africa
South Africa is an adventurer's dream. We have everything from extreme sports like rock climbing and mountain biking to the Big 5 and game viewing. This blogcast chronicles some of our adventures at the tip of the African continent.
- Orange River Wine Cellars - South Africa
A Series of short shows dedicated to ORWC. Anything from ORWC product information and exporting to wine making and bottling.
- South African Wine Report - South Africa
Welcome to the first audio podcast dealing specifically with South African wine. We will cover detailed topics about the grape varieties, viticulture, climate, soil types and all there is to know about South Africa’s great wines. In the future we will also have video coverage of vineyards so that you the viewer can see this beautiful land, and understand why these wines are so marvelous. We will also be publishing a detailed newsletter on all the best producers, to add to your reference.
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2011-04-06 9:56 AM