Book review: Craig Higginson’s new novel ‘THE BOOK OF GIFTS’ launched
Video / March 29, 2020

Following the successful release of his previous novels ‘The Dream House’ and “The White Room’, Internationally acclaimed playwright and author Craig Higginson brings us another one of his mind-blowing books. To discuss more on the cost of gifts as he details it in this offering, Craig Higginson joins us now via Skype. For more news, visit and also #SABCNews on Social Media.

Book review: Titled ‘Clever is who I am-Stupid is who I was’ by Itumeleng Modiba
Video / March 29, 2020

CLEVER IS WHO I AM – STUPID IS WHO I WAS is an inspirational book written by North West born motivational speaker turned author Itumeleng Modiba. Tackling current real-life social ills most South Africans youth face, Itumeleng says this books is written to to inspire and motivate people from all walks of life. He joins us now via Skype to help shed more light on what this book is all about For more news, visit and also #SABCNews on Social Media.

Book Review: “Finding a Purpose in Life – My Journey” by Dr Makrexeni
Video / March 9, 2020

Born and bred in the village of Empindweni in Eastern Cape, Zongezile Masonwabe Makrexeni, shares a heartfelt autobiography that details the hardships he endured on his quest to becoming a qualified doctor. This personal testimony is titled “Finding a Purpose in Life – My Journey”. Dr Makrexeni is in the studio with us this morning to share with us more on his life story. For more news, visit and also #SABCNews on Social Media.

Book review: Titled ‘Maviljan: Through the streets of my village’ by Ditebogo Mashego
Video / March 2, 2020

Ditebogo Mashego’s debut memoir, MAVILJAN: THROUGH THE STREETS OF MY VILLAGE, is a narration of her own personal experiences of growing up in this particular area. In the book, she also shares some of the chronicles struggle icons from MAVILJAN and its surrounding areas played their part in fighting the Apartheid regime by forming an ANC underground unit that facilitated some of Umkhonto We Sizwe’s daring raids in the Mpumalanga Lowveld. Well, Mme Mashego is a freedom fighter and political activist, she now joins me in the studio to shared more light on her story as she shares it in this offering. For more news, visit and also #SABCNews on Social Media.

Book review: Titled ‘Parable of the abandoned…’ by Lindokuhle Shabalala
Video / March 1, 2020

In an effort to try and touch the lives of those who’ve estranged themselves from their loved ones and those abandoned by their close family and friends, young author Lindokuhle Shabalala, penned a moving book that he entitled PARABLE OF THE ABANDONED: THE PROMISE OF PEACE. This offering takes the reader on a heart-wrenching journey of two brothers Cain and Abel, as they try to navigate the world in a community that seems to reject them. Lindo joins us this morning for our Saturday book review to tell us more about this book. For more news, visit and also #SABCNews on Social Media.

Book review: Titled “Missing Jesus?…” by Rev. John Wessels
Video / February 17, 2020

Rev. John Wessels has penned a thought-provoking book titled “Missing Jesus? – Finding the Shepherd we Lost.” In this book, John delves deep into putting words to define a theologically sound and pastorally sensitive resource for the formation of the people of God. The project that took him almost two decades to complete, is John’s effort to help many that may feel lost to re-connected with the presence of Jesus in their day-to-day lives. John who is the minister at Trinity Methodist Church Linden joins us in the studio this morning to help us unpack this offering. For more news, visit and also #SABCNews on Social Media.

Book Review: Titled ‘The Function of Apartheid:…’ by Keshav Sukhu
Video / February 10, 2020

‘The Function of Apartheid: The Tale of the Equation’ is a thought-provoking novel written by Durban-born first time author Keshav Sukhu. Inspired by real-life events and experiences, this fictitious read takes the reader on a journey that exposes them to the day-to-day realities of being a black South Africa during apartheid through the perspective of a young black boy who loses his parents and is taken in by a rich white family and brought up as their own. Well, Keshav is joining us now from our Durban studio to help discuss this book further. For more news, visit and also #SABCNews on Social Media.

Book review: Titled ‘Single Again’ by writer Tintswalo Christian Nkuna
Video / February 2, 2020

In her debut book titled SINGLE, AGAIN, transformational speaker and writer Tintswalo Christian Nkuna narrates her personal story of how she was left disappointed, bitter and worthless after experiencing heartbreak from her first love experience. The book is described as fun, simple and relatable, but Tintswalo says this offering is meant for those who’ve been hurt in love, divorced or separated and are working on getting themselves back up to reclaim their identity and power while navigating the tricky streets of co-parenting. She’s in the studio with us this morning to tell us more about this offering. For more news, visit and also #SABCNews on Social Media.

Book Review | Leaving Word by Steven Boykey Sidley
Video / January 13, 2020

After releasing his widely successful debut novel “Entanglement”, author Steven Boykey Sidley went on to publish more titles such as “Imperfect Solo”, “Stepping Out” and “free Association” under his name. Well, he is now back and has recently published yet another riveting mystery novel titled “Leaving Word.” And in true Sidley nature, this offering is another crime and mystery read that centres around the death of a major publishing company and how former senior editor of the publishing house Joelle Jesson’s determination to uncovering what really happened. Let me now welcome Steven into this conversation so he can help us explore this book further. For more news, visit and also #SABCNews on Social Media.

Book Review: ‘PANACHE: THE SPIRIT OF LIFE’ by Dr Cheryl Lassen
Video / January 11, 2020

“There is no more pain and suffering when you accept that pain and suffering are part of living.” And that’s a phrase from the book PANACHE: THE SPIRIT OF LIFE, written by Switzerland based author Dr Cheryl Lassen. In this inspirational offering, she takes us into the convoluted world of Matilda, a 50-year-old woman who embarks on a life-changing spiritual journey in a quest to find a deeply fulfilling and joyful life. Dr Lassen is in the studio with us to take us through the content of this book. For more news, visit and also #SABCNews on Social Media.

Book Review | South African History retold by Khethiwe Zulu
Video / December 19, 2019

With the advent of democracy in 1994, the country set about retelling its story and remembering the many people over the centuries that helped create the new South Africa. One of the ways these heroes have been honoured is having streets named after them. This was the beginning of a journey by Author Khethiwe Zulu in writing a book called South African History retold. For more news, visit and also #SABCNews on Social Media.

Book Review | Sylvia Magogo Glasser releases a dance book
Video / October 7, 2019

Getting spent greater than 4 decades within the South African dance landscape, 79-year-old founding father of Getting into Dance Mophatong, Sylvia Magogo Glasser has released her book entitled Tranceformations and Transformations – Southern African Rock Art and Contemporary Dance. Glasser spoke to producer Lebo Serache concerning the book and her illustrious career. For additional news, visit:

Book Review | ‘Painted Wolves: A Wild Dog’s Life’ by Nicholas Dyer
Video / October 5, 2019

Wildlife professional photographer and author Nicholas Dyer alongside conservationist Peter Blinston, have come up with an espresso table book that allows you to in to the secret realm of colored baby wolves. Entitled “Colored Baby wolves: An Outrageous Dog’s Existence”, this can be a 300-pages book that narrates the storyline of those species and just how they’re stated to possess become Africa’s most persecuted predator within the last century. Additionally they discuss the way the colored wolf has suffered an crazy onslaught, that has seen their figures decrease from 500 000 to simply 6 500 today. Let us now welcome Nick, he’s joining us in studio to inform us much more about exactly what the book provides. For additional news, visit:

Book Review: Sarah Ladipo Manyika’s book “In Dependence” explores complexities of Africa
Video / September 8, 2019

Sarah Ladipo Manyika is presently in the united states for that Open Book Fair happening in Cape Town, along with the South African Book Fair that’s presently happening in Gauteng. Her book “In Dependence” was initially printed about ten years ago, informs the gorgeous, compelling and intriguing love story of Nigerian born Tayo Ajayi meeting Vanessa Richardson, the gorgeous daughter of the ex-colonial officer. Set in early 1960s, it explores the reasons of Africa today, its diaspora and it is relationship with all of those other world. Well, Sarah is within studio around to inform us much more about this book. For additional news, visit:

[PG Advised] Book Review: A guide to sexual Health and Pleasure by Dr T
Video / August 11, 2019

[The next interview could have some content that oldsters or guardians might find inappropriate for more youthful children. Parental guidance is suggested.] The indomitable Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng – passionately referred to as Dr T – is enthusiastic about making reproductive health and well-being services open to all, no matter their sexual and gender identities or their economic status. She’s launched her much anticipated book “Helpful tips for Reproductive Health and Pleasure”. This book is stuffed with the more knowledge about sexual anatomy and health in addition to advice and details about pleasure and sexual legal rights. She joins us for additional on her behalf book. For additional news, visit: