Book Review: ‘The Making or Breaking of an Entrepreneur’ by Letshego Tau
Video / July 6, 2020

Letshego Tau’s new book, The Making or Breaking of an Entrepreneur, aims to provide a guide for those embarking on an entrepreneurial journey with important tools to becoming successful. In the offering, Letshego makes reference to his own failures and successes by revealing how entrepreneurship is an individual and lonely journey for those who are trying to build empires from the ground. He joins via Skype to break down the contents of this offering. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19, COVID-19 News on Social Media.

Book Review | Unbecoming to Become by actress Ayanda Borotho
Video / June 29, 2020

In her debut book UNBECOMING TO BECOME, actress Ayanda Borotho opens up about her journey from childhood transitioning into the woman she is today. The memoir zooms into and challenges the social expectations, cultural conditioning and people perceptions that set the narrative that dictates the “self-worth” for girls and women. Ayanda joins us now via Skype to discuss her book, as well as tell us about the Homebru campaign that celebrates South African writers and their books in their own words. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19, COVID-19 News on Social Media.

Book Review: ‘The Journey’ by Dikeledi Xulu
Video / June 23, 2020

After hosting numerous successful motivational talks, women and your empowerment events, Dikeledi Xulu, decided to pen down an inspirational book titled The Journey. Using her own life story and personal experiences, the book details important guidelines to encourage the reader to discover their own path of hope and a better tomorrow Dee The Motivator, as she is popularly known, joins us now on Skype to give us a taste of her motivational path that she details in her debut book. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19 on Social Media.

Books #OnPoint | Book review: When Crisis Strikes
Video / June 22, 2020

In the past few years, so many scandals have rocked corporate South Africa that crises seem to be the norm rather than the exception. In the glare of the public eye, with cameras, microphones and cellphones in their face, many leaders who excel in organisations suddenly become scared, confused and can even appear shady. When Crisis Strikes looks at a variety of crises in the age of social media in South Africa and abroad, with examples of who got it right, who got it wrong and how they could have done better. The organisations range from schools to local companies and multinationals caught up in state capture claims. These include giants such as Boeing and BP. For more I’m joined on the line by the book’s co- author, Francis Herd. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19 on Social Media.

Book Review | The Pain of a Black Woman
Video / June 19, 2020

With the issue of gender-based violence currently on most people’s tongues, here is a book that may fuel those difficult conversations further. Our literature review this morning focusses on a book titled The Pain of a Black Woman, that’s created by Thando Mahlangu together with researcher Skhumba Masango. This is a compilation of real-life stories told by women detailing some intimate stories, abusive situations and stressful challenges women face but find difficult to talk about. To talk more about this offering we are joined via Skype by Thando Mahlangu, the creator of the book, and we also have one of the featured authors, Nqobile Masuku. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19 on Social Media.

Book Review | Debts Riddled Marriage: The In-Laws Unintended Marriage Trap by Stanley Maake
Video / June 2, 2020

Our guest author this morning Stanley Maake penned a conversation starter titled Debts Riddled Marriage: The In-Laws Unintended Marriage Trap. This offering is described as a financial educational tool that aims to equip couples with key financial and emotional guidance in decision making before they enter into a matrimonial obligation. To discuss this rarely spoken of subject of money and nuptials, we speak to Stanley Maake who joins us via Skype. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19 on Social Media.

Book Review | Black Academic Voices: The South African Experience
Video / May 17, 2020

It provides great insight into the racial and gender skew of representation in higher education institutions. That’s the award winning book “Black Academic Voices: The South African Experience” authored by Edith Phaswana, Grace Khunou, Hugo Canham and Katijah Khoza-Shangase. The book captures the personal accounts of lived experiences of black academics at South African universities. To tell us more, we are joined via Skype by one of the co-author’s Dr Edith Phaswana. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19 on Social Media.

Book Review | Crazy Became Me: A Lupus Story
Video / May 12, 2020

10th May 2020 marks World Lupus Day. So, this morning we are putting the spotlight on this debilitating, life-threatening and incurable disease. Daniella Djan is an educator, speaker and the author of the book ‘Crazy Became Me: A Lupus Story’. And in this insightful memoir, she details at just 18 years old, she was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus. To help spread awareness of this during this significant month of May, we are joined on Skype by Lupus warrior Daniella Djan. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19 on Social Media.

Book review: “When Crisis Strikes:Ten Rules to Survive…” by Francis Herd and Nicola Kleyn
Video / May 11, 2020

Written by Francis Herd and Nicola Kleyn, “When Crisis Strikes:Ten Rules to Survive (and Avoid) a Reputation Disaster” is the latest handbook on disaster management to hit the market. The book provides practical guidelines to help businesses and organisations deal better with their scandals, especially now that we are living in the digital and social media age. To talk more about this, let’s speak to the book’s co-author Professor Nicola Kleyn, and she joins us now on Skype. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19 on Social Media.

Book Review | ‘The Girl with the Louding Voice’ by Abi Dare
Video / May 3, 2020

After her mother whom she deemed as her greatest inspiration dies, young Adunni is sold and married off to an old wealthy man in her village. This is narrated in Abi Daré’s debut novel ‘The Girl with the Louding Voice’, that has been described as the most inspiring debut for the year 2020. The book follows the story of this Nigerian young girl, whom despite her poor education, uses her voice to shape the outcome her future. Before we give away too much of the book, let’s now welcome the woman who penned it, Abi Daré, who joins us on Skype from the UK to help us review this heartbreaking tale. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19 on Social Media.

Book Review | ‘Flames of Revolution’ by Dime Maziba
Video / May 2, 2020

Originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo and now Durban based author, Dime Maziba, identifies himself as a poet and Pan-Africanist oratory. His book ‘Flames of Revolution’ is a thought provoking and revolutionary poetry collection project that challenges the continent’s narrative written by those who are leading it. The wordsmith and political activist joins us now on Skype to talk more about the book and help us dissect some of the pieces published in this offering. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19 on Social Media.

Book Review | Nic Haralambou’s first steps towards that side hustle
Video / May 1, 2020

If you have been waiting for the right moment to start a side hustle then that moment has arrived. Entrepreneur Nic Haralambous has spent two decades building businesses, learning the hard lessons and figuring out what it takes. In his eBook he helps you take the first steps towards that side hustle you’ve been dreaming about. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19 on Social Media.

Book Review | Virus-proof Your Small Business by Douglas Kruger
Video / April 27, 2020

Author Douglas Kruger, has just released his seventh book titled ‘Virus-proof Your Small Business: 50 Ways to Survive the Covid-19 Crisis’. This is a collection of ideas from all over the globe that will help entrepreneurs survive the crisis by providing practical ways they can apply to keep their profit-over-cost ratio as healthy as possible, for as long as possible. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19 on Social Media.

Book Review | ‘Poetry Wrote Itself’ by Ntobeko Mchunu
Video / April 26, 2020

‘Sophisticated Ignorance’, ‘Prayer of a Broken Man’, ‘God is not Your Boyfriend’, ‘Fear Your Own Kind’. These are just some of the deep, moving and thought-provoking poems contained in Ntobeko Mchunu’s poetry collection book titled “Poetry Wrote Itself”. The project is a mixture of Ntobeko’s real-life experiences fused with what he calls charming fantasies for those who are hopeless romantics, dreamers, and those going through life with saddened hearts. He is joining Morning Live from his home via Skype to help us unpack some of the poems he shares in this book. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID19 on Social Media.

Book review: “Mama Africa and the Wise Wizard” by Patrick Chiguri
Video / April 21, 2020

The book “Mama Africa and the Wise Wizard” is an ode to the continent by Author Patrick Chiguri that’s inspired by a fusion of his culture, youth and rural upbringing. The read takes a metaphorical twist of play to paint a picture of the many realities of Africans and how most of its leaders in governments make promise to its people, but end up not keeping their word. Chiguri speaks to Morning Live about this offering. For more news, visit sabcnews.com and also #SABCNews, #Coronavirus, #COVID-19 on Social Media.