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CAn’t Diss Podcast: Featuring Papstix

Candice Nolan / Oct 4, 2020

CAn’t Diss Podcast: Featuring Papstix

Candice Nolan / Oct 4, 2020

CAn’t Diss Podcast: Featuring Papstix. Candice Nolan teams up with hubby, Morris. They interview farmer-turned-entrepreneur, Grant Merrick. He i...


George Bizos: A Tribute

Candice Nolan / Sep 10, 2020

Celebrated Human Rights Advocate, George Bizos, has passed away at the age of 92. From a teenager forced to leave his home because of war – Bizo...


Women’s Month: Krotoa

Candice Nolan / Aug 22, 2020

It’s womens month in SA. I choose to reflect on a powerful historic figure who helped shape the land we know today. A Khoe woman named Krotoa wa...


UPDATED: Aunty Thelma’s 100th Birthday!!!

Candice Nolan / Jul 26, 2020

Aunty Thelma Julius celebrates her 100th birthday in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic. She is the oldest living relative on my mother’s side. ...


CAn’t Diss: Loadshedding returns during lockdown

Candice Nolan / May 12, 2020

I am your typical Clarke Kent. By day I save the world, delighting people with stories. And, by night, I work for the public broadcaster aka Awkward P...


Funeral Service in loving memory of Johanna Fillis

Candice Nolan / May 5, 2020

This podcast is dedicated to the memory of the late Johanna Fillis. It was submitted by her daughter, Euline Fillis. This is her story: Funeral Servic...


CAn’t Diss: Guest Video – When People Zol

Candice Nolan / May 3, 2020

So I stumbled on a true legend earlier. His name is Max Hurrell and he’s a cool cat music producer in Cape Town. An entire government minister r...


CAn’t Diss Episode 8: The business of school is school

Candice Nolan / Apr 29, 2020

When I was in high school, our principal – a certain Mr Domingo – would repeat the following ad nauseam “The business of school is schoo...


CAn’t Diss: Your Stories

Candice Nolan / Apr 21, 2020

I invited some of my listeners to share their lockdown stories. I write this as the President begins addressing the nation. Mindful of being grateful....


CAn’t Diss: Moments with Mo

Candice Nolan / Apr 20, 2020

I have this amazing ability to surround myself with interesting human beings. Over this period of lockdown, something strange came over me. I quite en...


CAn’t Diss: The number

Candice Nolan / Apr 20, 2020

During my career as a journalist, I kept coming back to the same story. Statelessness. The idea that one does not exist unless one has a witness to on...


CAn’t Diss: Episode 4 – Poverty of the mind

Candice Nolan / Apr 20, 2020

I have come to believe that poverty is a social construct. Poverty of the mind. The ultimate human endeavour, the great equaliser, is the fight for su...


CAn’t Diss Episode Three: Is this real life?

Candice Nolan / Apr 16, 2020

So there’s this idea going around in my head. Suspended reality. They have us convinced that because of coronavirus, we have temporarily suspended r...


Can’t diss Episode Two: Life beyond lockdown

Candice Nolan / Apr 15, 2020

The capitalist world order has fallen. It has proven itself inadequate in the face of a global viral pandemic. In my country, the capitalist DA i...


CAn’t diss: episode 1

Candice Nolan / Apr 13, 2020

Social media provides fodder for my delusions. I’m supposed to be staying away from it. But alas! Anyway, I figure I’m not hurting anyone....


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 racist. Judge Nkola Motata’s conduct on the scene...


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, sniffing out news and helping to set the agenda. By nigh...


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 east of Johannesburg. Boksburg lies on the flight pa...


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”, can only trace their parentage back about four ...


Open Streets – Johannesburg

Candice Nolan / Apr 7, 2019

My daughter’s school hosted an open streets event in Johannesburg recently. Following on the example of Open Streets – Cape Town, the scho...


Babylon

Candice Nolan / Mar 25, 2019

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


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 the right way....


Joe Thloloe

Candice Nolan / Feb 23, 2019

One of my most memorable interviews was with a veteran newsman who suffered no fools. This was compiled for SABC Radio. I have reproduced it on the Sp...


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 Moseneke. It is also one of my proudest stories, ...


Bab'Grand

Candice Nolan / Sep 23, 2018

This profile was compiled for Spudcaster podcast. It is among the first podcasts produced for Baobulb.org. If you have an idea for a podcast, contact ...


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. As one of my first forays into podcasting, I compi...


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 lot more that I don't know. ...