Dialogues With Dee Oct 13, 2020
19. Civic Education: Why Now and How?
I had a great conversation with Uta Lehmann who is a Senior Projecy Coordinator at the Hans Seidel Foundation who is leading the work of Civics Academy about the importance of civic education work against the political backdrop of the South Africa. A timeous conversation which I hope will be an informative one too. Enjoy
Aug 25, 202337:28
18. Youth Participation beyond the Ballot Box
Sphamandla Mhlongo, a Project Manager of the Democracy Development Programme joined me in this 4th instalment where we discussed the importance of civic education mechanisms beyond the ballot box. A very insightful conversation worth a listen!
Jul 28, 202339:13
17. True State of the Nation: A youthful perspective with Karabo Mokgonyana
Karabo Mokgonyana joins me on our third instalment of S2 to unpack the state of things in SA with a strong focus on the various roles young people can play to their strengths to help shift things in the country. We also touch on the usefulness of various mediums to expand reach even to more marginalised groups of young people who are often left out of important conversations. An inspiring episode- enjoy
May 12, 202326:10
16. Profiling the German Youth: Who Are They?
Second episode of this season spotlights Antonia Kuhn, a motivated and active German youth who has served as Germany’s Youth Delegate to the UN General Assembly in 2018 and was part of the German Delegation to the Y7 summit in 2022. I picked her brain on who the German youth is and her perspective on the importance and responsibility of being a youth voice. Enjoy!
Apr 07, 202329:20
15. Contextualising the problem: Urgency of youth engagement & active citizenry
This episode sets the tone for season two of #dwd where we take a deeper dive into all things politics. Here we unpack and reflect with Pearl Pillay about the challenges and opportunities that the youth sector presents but most importantly the urgency of the collective responsibility we all have in shaping the future of South Africa as South African youth.
Mar 03, 202330:12
14: Quiet girl era: Am I back? Let’s unpack
I’ve been quiet.. a lot of us have and I spend this episode giving you a life update as well some of my reflections on my “quiet girl era”.
Nov 30, 202212:19
13. Parenting: A Mother's Perspective with Aisha O'Reilly
As you'd have it, my daughter was at home when this was recorded so I was juggling homeschooling, work and podcast podcasting on the day that Aisha and I recorded this beautiful and raw conversation. The realities of motherhood seep into every aspect of our lives and a candid conversation about this was needed. I hope this episode lands on the right ears. Enjoy
May 17, 202131:38
12. Myths About Single Parenting
This candid conversation kicks off this month's thematic focus - we are getting real about all things parenting. I hope this episode is insightful. Enjoy
May 10, 202128:17
11. Navigating Love, Elections and Covid Fatigue with Ndumiso Madubela
2nd installment of our monthly "Chit Chat With A Gent". Reflective, thought provoking and chaotic. Enjoy!
Apr 09, 202101:02:59
10. Let's Talk Poli-tricks: COVID 19 Update with Dr Khanyile
This month's inspirational person is Dr Nokukhanya Khanyile, a medical doctor and mental health advocate. She joined me to shed some light on the covid situation and gave some clarity about the vaccine roll out. This is an episode worth a listen. Enjoy
Mar 14, 202129:54
9. Let's talk Poli-tricks: A deep dive into corruption with Lindokuhle Mandyoli
We kick off this month's thematic focus, politics with a bang with a brilliant mind. A very insightful and candid conversation about the current state of politics in South Africa with a specific focus on corruption. Are we doomed? Tune in to listen to our two cents about the matter.
Mar 08, 202137:20
8. Let's unpack Black Love with Ndumiso Madubela
This is the first episode of "Chit Chat With A Gent" with one of my dear friends, Ndumiso Madubela. The conversation starts with reflections about the state of Africanness and somehow ends up with a very deep discussion about Black Love. Worth a listen after a very reflective month of love.
Mar 02, 202101:02:13
7. The Kids Are Alright - Reflections about the current state of Africanness with Femi
Reflections about Pan Africanism with one of my favorite young people. This conversation is also an introduction to a monthly fixture "Let's talk to the kids" where a space will be given to young people every month to share their perspectives about the thematic focus of the month.
Feb 22, 202122:27
6. Nothing is coincidence with Zoë Modiga
What a healing and inspirational conversation with one of my favorite musical artists, Zoë Modiga. We unpack everything from her creative process to the current state of Africanness. This conversation left me so moved and it seemed somewhat "meant to be" hence the title. I was left inspired and I hope this episode brings you as much joy if not more than it brought me. Enjoy
Feb 14, 202137:34
5. Pan Africanism: Is it time for it to evolve.. with Frederick Beckley
An interesting discussion with development planner and researcher Frederick Beckley. One that left me with alot of questions. It was challenging topic to tackle. One of this that reminds us that we don't always have the answers but dialogues like these are always a good starting point. Enjoy
Feb 08, 202135:02
4. Surviving 2020: Reflections with Thozama Mabusela
As we start 2021 after a very difficult year, it may feel really difficult to be optimistic. In this episode I reflect on the year that has with my good friend Thozama. A raw and authentic conversation about our thoughts, fears and hopes. Enjoy
Jan 21, 202126:56
3. Unpacking Gender Based Violence with Luxolo Matomela (Part 2)
We wrap up a very insightful conversation further unpacking "what is the social cost". A necessary reflection during the 16 days of activism campaign.
Dec 02, 202019:38
2. Unpacking Gender Based Violence with Luxolo Matomela (Part 1)
An informative discussion giving context to GBV particularly within the South African context which encourages further reflection ahead of the 16 days of activism.
Nov 23, 202014:45
1. Welcome to Dialogues With Dee
What is Dialogues With Dee? Here I elaborate a bit about what this platform aims to achieve
Oct 13, 202000:27