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For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+, now available on Apple Podcasts. All shows are also available for free. If you're listening on Apple Podcasts, press the '+' icon to follow the show for free. Real Dictators is the award-winning podcast hosted by Paul McGann that explores the hidden lives of history's tyrants. New episodes Wednesdays. Follow Noiser Podcasts on Twitter @Noiser_Podcasts for updates on our shows.
 
New episodes come out Thursdays for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
 
This my retelling of the story of England, which is a regular, chronological podcast, starting from the end of Roman Britain. I’m a bloke in a shed, but I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, and then fill it with my enthusiasm. You’ll find the great events and people for sure – but also some of the byways, of how people lived, their language, and the forces that shaped their lives and destinies.(Note iTunes only displays a list of 300 episodes. There are rather more, which all ...
 
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The History of Africa Podcast

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Take a deep dive deep into African history with this in-depth podcast. From Casablanca to Cape Town, tune in to this podcast to learn about the magnificent and oft-forgotten history of Africa. To access more free resources about African history, provide feedback, or support the show, check out our associated website at https://historyofafricapodcast.blogspot.com
 
Footnoting History is a bi-weekly podcast series dedicated to overlooked, popularly unknown, and exciting stories plucked from the footnotes of history. For further reading suggestions, information about our hosts, our complete episode archive, and more visit us at FootnotingHistory.com!
 
Guerrilla History is the podcast that acts as a reconnaissance report of global history for the activist left, and aims to use the lessons of history to analyze the present. Your hosts are immunobiologist Henry Hakamaki, Professor Adnan Husain, historian and Director of the School of Religion at Queens University, and Revolutionary Left Radio's Breht O'Shea. We hope that the discussion will be useful to you, and if you have any questions or guest/topic suggestions, email them to us at guerri ...
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our podcasts every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
 
The people behind The Intercept’s fearless reporting and incisive commentary discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Germany has been a major player in the last 100 years for the world and is well known for its role in World War 2 and creating the world we know today. But how much do you know about the Germany before? Or about the Germany after? Did you know that the German tribes conquered most of Roman Europe and Africa? What about Prussia, the nation to unite Germany, was formerly abolished in 1947? This podcast will cover aspects of culture, politics, military, gender, and day to day life from when we ...
 
As the United States confronts an ever-changing set of international challenges, our foreign policy leaders continue to offer the same old answers. But what are the alternatives? In None Of The Above, the Eurasia Group Foundation’s Mark Hannah asks leading global thinkers for new answers and new ideas to guide an America increasingly adrift in the world. www.noneoftheabovepodcast.org
 
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Kim Yi Dionne and Rachel Beatty Riedl

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Ufahamu Africa is a podcast about life and politics on the African continent, co-hosted by Kim Yi Dionne, professor of political science at the University of California, Riverside, and Rachel Beatty Riedl, professor of government at Cornell University. Each Saturday, a new episode highlights what is happening in the news, followed by an interview with a diverse thinker or innovator who is deeply ingrained in the life, culture, and politics of the continent.
 
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Bringing you the history of leftists of color one swipe at a time. This podcast is hosted by Left POCket Project creator Wendi Muse & her co-host Richard. Learn more about the Left POCket Project via: Twitter: twitter.com/LeftPOC Facebook: facebook.com/leftpoc Media Revolt: mediarevolt.org/leftpoc Reddit: reddit.com/user/leftpoc/ Subscribe: Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/leftpoc Spreaker: spreaker.com/user/leftpoc Spotify: open.spotify.com/show/13trBKujjjBnmWHeDZcC5Z or search "LeftPOC" iTunes: ...
 
Tourism to South Africa: South Africa is a world-class tourist destination. These podcasts are a way to create interest in South Africa as a holiday and travel destination. We highlight interesting and cool history, explain monuments and memorials, put the history into context, and we hope to make your road trip through South Africa more interesting! Road Trip SA is a mobile app to help tourists find monuments, museums, statues and thousands of POI's. All the listings on the app have a photo ...
 
Nicholas Lorimer and Gabriel Crouse provide their unique take on everything and anything going on in South Africa and the world at large, with a focus on history, philosophy and current affairs. Getting away with murder in South Africa, Russian oligarchs, American elections and geopolitical strategy all feature in this unconventional podcast.
 
Africa is the heritage of human being. Africa is our origin. We as Africans, should be proud of being the heirs to this wonderful gift, Africa. My Lovely Africa podcast is here to help you, African realize why Africa needs you. We are here to remind you that this is the time for Africa to rise and shine. We do that by bringing back history and stories about Africa and keep it as a gitf to coming generations. We don’t have to wait anymore, we don’t have to hope that it will get better, this i ...
 
Meet BlackFacts.com, the Internet's longest running Black History Encyclopedia - Delivering Black History, Culture, Vides and News to our followers. This podcast series provides your daily Black Facts Of The Day™. In addition there will be occasion bonus episodes focused on diversity or other key topics of interest to our BlackFacts audience Learn black history, Teach black history - https://blackfacts.com
 
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Award-winning Current Affairs and news talk show bringing you topical news issues of the week. Relevant to Lotus FM - we cover issues YOU want - beating deadlines, making headlines. 6-7am, 1-1:30pm weekdays and weekends from 1-2pm.
 
Uncommon history with an unconventional pair. Join married hosts Rebecca Robbins (a Broadway actress) and Kim Kimmel (her college history instructor) as they delve into topics that run the historical gambit. A gifted storyteller, Kim taught history at the collegiate level for 29 years while as a student, Rebecca always sat in the front row of his Western Civilizations class soaking up every word he said. For the record, she made an A in his class. She went on to pursue a Broadway career (The ...
 
The Daily Dispatch newspaper has a long and rich history dating back to 1872. It was the first penny daily newspaper published in the Eastern Cape in 1898 – and by 1906, the paper boasted a circulation larger and more widely distributed than any colonial paper published outside Cape Town. The Dispatch – published from Monday to Saturday – covers issues and debates that should be a priority for every Eastern Cape reader. It covers a region that is the birthplace of many prominent South Africa ...
 
Corona Diaries is a podcast that tells stories about what life is like in South Africa in the time of COVID19, as experienced by a group of students from Rhodes University in the Eastern Cape. In March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a national state of disaster, and these students were told that they had to leave Rhodes and go home. Now they find themselves studying journalism online and as a part of this learning, they are sending stories back to campus. These stories provide unf ...
 
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We speak with Jori Lewis about her new book, Slaves for Peanuts, a story about the role the crop played in slavery and colonization of Africa. Lewis is an award–winning African American journalist who writes about agriculture and the environment. Her reports have appeared on PRI’s The World and in Discover Magazine, Pacific Standard, and the Virgin…
 
When the British annexed the Dutch Gold Coast in 1872, a new conflict kicked off between the Ashanti and British Empires. Allowing the British to possess a complete monopoly on the Ghanaian coast was not an acceptable option for the Ashanti government. In response, the Ashanti government debated its next move. Would it be war? Support the show…
 
Graham’s war in the Eastern Cape had sent the amaXhosa hurrying eastwards over the Great Fish River, with Ndlambe settling near where East London is today. Not surprisingly, however, the 1812 explusions caused an increase in cattle raiding rather than more stability because the power of the chiefs had been removed from the area. While the British w…
 
In this episode of Guerrilla History, we bring back Africana studies scholar, Professor Takiyah Harper-Shipman, to continue our conversation! This time, the discussion focused on the paradigm of ownership of development, China's role in Africa, and AFRICOM! If you haven't already listened to part 1 of the conversation, you should do so first, it wi…
 
This is a unique route to travel. It is special because so many elements of our history can be explored while driving this highway. It stretches from Maputo - actually Komatipoort which is the South African border - right through to the border with Botswana. You can visit San rock art, there is is an interesting link with Jan van Riebeeck, there's …
 
The head of the World Bank recently warned that the Russian invasion of Ukraine could cause a global recession. There are additional reasons for the global economic crisis of course. We are now more than two years into a pandemic, and every country has its own political situation which may, or may not, contribute to the problem. People from countri…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for May 28. Gladys Knight was born. She is an American singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, and author. Knight is known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips. Throughout the late 1940s and early 1950s, she would sing in the church…
 
How we understand mental health and the level of compassion we show to those suffering from depression and other forms of mental illness define us as a society. In May 2022 acclaimed travel writer Horatio Clare and science journalist Alex Riley came to Intelligence Squared to discuss their personal experiences of mental illness. Learn more about yo…
 
In this episode, we take on an emotional roller coaster journey across Mzantsi. We hear from our storytellers about how the pandemic has affected their lives and those around them. Host Luyanda Dube connects us with these storytellers. We first connect with Saneliso Mchunu, who shares her experience of self-discovery during the covid-19 pandemic an…
 
After 70 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II is the world’s most high profile global figure and a unique exemplar of diplomacy and soft power. Much of her role takes place behind the scenes. She came to the throne in 1952 at a time of crisis and as the British Empire disintegrated in the aftermath of World War Two. The Queen’s role as constitut…
 
In this episode of Guerrilla History, we bring on Santosh Kumar and Sandeep Rauzi of workersunity.com to give a retrospective look at the massive Indian Farmers' Protests that went on for over a year, from the perspective of journalist activists on the ground! We discuss the conditions of Indian agricultural workers before the protests, the "Farm B…
 
In Sorcery or Science? Contesting Knowledge and Practice in West African Sufi Texts (The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2022) Ariela Marcus-Sells examines two Sufi Muslim theologians, known as Kunta scholars, who rose to prominence in the western Sahara Desert in the late eighteenth century. Sīdi al-Mukhtār al-Kuntī (d. 1811) and his son and …
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for May 27. Ernest Green Graduates from Little Rock. He was the first African-American to graduate from Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1958. As a child, Green participated in church activities and was a member of the Boy Scouts of America, eventually earning the rank of …
 
By Newsbreak Producer, Tashlan Naidoo - The bullet-riddled body of former Mayor turned farmer, Manna Naidoo has been found. Naidoo was reported missing yesterday after his daughter discovered that his home at Verulam near Canelands, north of Durban was ransacked. Spokesperson for private security company Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA), Prem Balr…
 
By Newsbreak's Tashlan Naidoo - Members of the Public Servants Association (PSA) - employed by the South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) in Durban - have vowed to continue striking and not return to work until their wage demands are met. The strike action is in its second day as workers are demanding a seven-percent wage increase across the board. Ye…
 
'ThisWeek on Africa On The Move.' we will discss the role of students and 'Why They Are the Spark' for Change. Join the A-APRP(GC) and its African Liberation Month activities on students speeking TRUTH to POWER ! You can listen in at 323-679-0841, or go online at: blogtalkradio.com. It airs on Thursday,, May 26, 2022 at 11:00 AM EST US.…
 
Episode 7 of a series on the Kruger National Park The story of Harry Wolhuter and how he survived a lion attack, the old "Voortrekker Road", remnants of the Voortrekkers, early traders, and gold prospectors. Many dramas played out in this area before the park was established - there are some great stories here. Want to travel to the Kruger National…
 
Do you still think that Epilepsy is a spiritual disease? Did you know that children are the most affected by this neurological disorder? What causes Epilepsy? What are the symptoms? What can you do about it? The Medical Director of Medicentre Nigeria, Dr. Oguntimehin Olukayode, takes us on an insightful journey into the unprovoked fits and seizures…
 
Senegal in West Africa recently introduced much tougher sentences for rape. Until 2019 it was deemed a misdemeanour rather than a serious crime and anyone convicted was often released after a few years, or even a few months. Myriam Francois meets rape survivors and both female and male campaigners to see if the new law is changing the lives of wome…
 
The Prince of Wales College, Achimota School, opened in 1927 north of Accra in the Gold Coast (Ghana). Achimota was to be a ‘model’ school—but a model of what, exactly? And for whom? Shoko Yamada’s book 'Dignity of Labour' for African Leaders: The Formation of Education Policy in the British Colonial Office and Achimota School (Langaa RPCIG, 2018) …
 
In Unsettled Heritage: Living Next to Poland's Material Jewish Traces After the Holocaust (Cornell UP, 2022), Yechiel Weizman explores what happened to the thousands of abandoned Jewish cemeteries and places of worship that remained in Poland after the Holocaust, asking how postwar society in small, provincial towns perceived, experienced, and inte…
 
When we think of Nazi camps, names such as Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, and Dachau come instantly to mind. Yet the history of the Holocaust extends beyond those notorious sites. In the former territory of Transnistria, located in occupied Soviet Ukraine and governed by Nazi Germany’s Romanian allies, many Jews perished due to disease, starvation, and …
 
The Covid-19 pandemic forced countries all over the world to close entire industries and force the majority of people to stay in their own homes where possible, only leaving for the bare essentials. Following the arrival of a vaccine economies began to open back up, however, restarting the behemoth-like supply chains was not as simple as first hope…
 
China's Shang Dynasty is something of an enigma. It produced the earliest written evidence in China, in the form of inscribed oracle bones, and decades of archaeology have shed light on its capital city and society. Yet much about it is still unclear, including precisely how the Shang understood themselves and their world. Professor Rod Campbell is…
 
The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN's) women's volleyball team are still basking in the glory of becoming the first-ever female team from the province to lift the Volleyball South Africa Champions Cup. The 23rd edition of the prestigious event concluded earlier this month, with KZN dominating the men's category as well. Mount Edgecombe's Reyanka …
 
According to security companies, drive-by shootings have become more prevalent across Durban. It is said that in areas like Wentworth and Chatsworth, these shootings are linked to the growing drug trade, while the dominant issue in areas north of the city appear to be taxi related. Residents are calling for urgent intervention to curb these inciden…
 
By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - International relations experts believe that while the US must tighten gun laws, it needs to consider the mental and emotional well-being of citizens. This after 19 children and two adults were killed when a gunman opened fire on an elementary school in southern Texas yesterday. The gunman has been identified …
 
The face of beauty is changing with a growing number of consumers now seeking brands and products that align with their values. To cater to the growing environmentally-conscious market, a South African biochemist has created a beauty-without-cruelty skincare range that embraces the concept - less is more. Taliesha Naidoo reports...…
 
By Newsbreak Producer Matthew Veeran - 31-year-old South African Air Force pilot Second Lieutenant William Bradley Naidoo says he hopes to inspire future generations to follow their dreams - no matter how difficult or impossible they may seem. Naidoo was speaking to Newsbreak after being awarded with his pilot wings at a recent Wings Parade at the …
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for May 26. Miles Davis was born. He was an American jazz musician, a trumpeter who as a bandleader and composer was one of the major influences on art from the late 1940s. Davis grew up in East St. Louis, Illinois, where his father was a prosperous dental surgeon, and began studying trumpet in his …
 
Palaeobiologist and bestselling author Thomas Halliday is helping us better understand how the natural world evolved over the past 500 million years. His recent book, Otherlands: A World in the Making, guides the reader through a series of ancient landscapes from the dawn of complex life 500 million years ago to up to the birth of humanity and uses…
 
Today's vision of world order is founded upon the concept of strong, well-functioning states, in contrast to the destabilizing potential of failed or fragile states. This worldview has dominated international interventions over the past 30 years as enormous resources have been devoted to developing and extending the governance capacity of weak or f…
 
This episode is dedicated to uplifting the works of our ancestors, the love and light they have instilled within us and giving thanks for their legacy. Our gratitude should be show through our own trod in realizing our own mission and in doing so empowering the next generation. In this episode we combine the poetic and musical works of insightful b…
 
Morgan and Perry are two young American students looking to expand their horizons through a college placement programme. They left the United States to spend time living with local families in Morocco. Morgan is in Rabat, hoping to improve her Arabic and learn the local culture. Perry is in a remote mountain village 230km away, staying with a famil…
 
By Newsbreak Producer Taliesha Naidoo - DA Leader John Steenhuisen is calling for political stability in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro as day zero looms when the city runs out of water. Nearly half of the city will experience dry taps by mid-June if it doesn't rain sufficiently in the catchment areas of its five supply dams. The rain that fell this …
 
By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - Fellow actors and fans are still in shock following the untimely passing of renowned actor Jamie Bartlett. Best known for his role as the wicked puppet master, David Genaro, in the local soap Rhythm City, Bartlett passed away at the age of 55 on Monday night. Bartlett played roles in several theater production…
 
By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - In an effort to rid marketing campaigns and advertisements of negative stereotypes, creative awards company "The Loeries" have designed an online toolkit to foster Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) in the communications industry. It was designed by the Loeries Youth Committee (LYC) in partnership with Tec…
 
By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - Rescue teams are currently searching for two people believed to have drowned after the vehicle they were traveling in, was found in the Umdloti River in Ndwedwe, north of Durban. It is believed that the car in question was being used by an eThekwini municipal official. Reports suggest the vehicle was swept off…
 
BlackFacts.com presents the black fact of the day for May 25. 30 million people worldwide joined "Race against time" to raise money for starving in Africa. The event was organized by chairman and founder Chris Long, Bob Geldof (Band Aid and Live Aid) and John Anderson (Head of Global Special Events, UNICEF). A central event was the lighting of a sy…
 
For the last decade Alan Dein has crossed the globe via the internet to gather stories from total strangers and occasional old friends. Roberta from Zambia is tending to her chickens when she encounters Alan. She shares stories of her father's commitment to education that has shaped a generation and the pain of loss. Steve, in Kenya, has parked up …
 
From Noiser, Real Outlaws is the new podcast that travels back in time to when rogues and bandits followed a code all of their own. In this taster episode, we’re on the trail of Billy the Kid - perhaps the best-known outlaw in American history. Hero or villain? You decide. Follow Real Outlaws to get Part 2 now. Learn more about your ad choices. Vis…
 
This Week Topic in Honoring African Liberation Month by the A-APRP(GC) is: "Pan-Africnism Yes! US AfriCom and NATO No! - US out of Africa, Guantanamo (Cuba) and Shannon Airport (Ireland) & Political Prisoners Movement' - Join Us on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 7:00 PM EST US. Call or listen in at 323-679-0841, or go online.…
 
This podcast episode is markedly different from the more routine Talking Transformation “script” and speaks to two graphic illustrators, Nathan Trantraal and Julia Louise Pereira from South Africa and Canada respectively. Both have used their talent to tell stories about factors that have shaped or are currently shaping or cities and communities. I…
 
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