Hakuna Matata: Racist Judge Motata and the battle to save his pension

Candice Nolan / Jan 26, 2020

Racist Judge Motata? I am quite possibly the first journalist to refer to a retired judge as a racis...

The Wolf at the Door: Hunger and Food Injustice in South Africa

Candice Nolan / Dec 20, 2019

SAfricans struggle to keep the wolf from the door...

The true face of crime

Candice Nolan / Jun 3, 2019

I consider myself somewhat of a superhero, Superman, to be exact. I trawl the streets by day, sniffi...

A bump in the knight: the accidental reunion

Candice Nolan / Apr 19, 2019

My Uncle Mike is a pillar of his community. I call him the mayor of Boksburg, a quiet mining town ea...

Ouma Titties and the forced removals

Candice Nolan / Apr 16, 2019

the coloured question It is said, that in South Africa, most people classified “coloured”...

Open Streets – Johannesburg

Candice Nolan / Apr 7, 2019

My daughter’s school hosted an open streets event in Johannesburg recently. Following on the e...


Candice Nolan / Mar 25, 2019

In this latest episode of Mo_tivational Monday, we explore the dual economy and how it’s very ...

Mo_tivational Monday

Candice Nolan / Mar 18, 2019

The first instalment of a regular feature on Spudcaster, which is guaranteed to start off your week ...

Joe Thloloe

Candice Nolan / Feb 23, 2019

One of my most memorable interviews was with a veteran newsman who suffered no fools. This was compi...

A profile on the former Deputy Chief Justice, Dikgang Moseneke

Candice Nolan / Feb 23, 2019

By far one of my most formidable interviews was with the then outgoing Deputy Chief Justice, Dikgang...


Candice Nolan / Sep 23, 2018

This profile was compiled for Spudcaster podcast. It is among the first podcasts produced for Baobul...

Colour Run Johannesburg 2018

Candice Nolan / Sep 17, 2018

I had a rather uncomfortable experience when I participated in the 2018 Colour Run in Johannesburg. ...

Ouma Titties and the Dutch Bible

Candice Nolan / Sep 4, 2018

Curious about my Zulu grandmother, Ouma Tieities, I did some digging and discovered that there's a l...

Behind The Mic


Charmaine Rayment

Jews for Jesus

Charmaine Rayment is a voluntary missionary with Jews for Jesus. She has a real passion for Worship Ministry. This is the subject matter of her podcast called “Life of Worship” and is also somewhat of a motto.


Candice Nolan


Candice Nolan is a podcast producer and journalist with 15 years experience in the news media. Her work is carried under the Spudcaster label. Candice enjoys telling stories using the medium of sound and is a firm believer that radio is the theatre of the mind!


Reverend Heidi Petersen

Church Minister

Reverend Heidi Petersen leads the Saint Barnabas United Church. The church brings together the Presbyterian and Congregational denominations. Reverend Petersen is an excellent orator and spiritual leader in her congregation.


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