Where we profile creatives doing their thing and causing all manner of disruption in their respective fields.

SEASON 1

DISRUPTIVE NATIVES (S01E9) - LAUGHTER, CONNECTIVITY AND ACCESS WITH 'AMA DYAN'

In episode nine, we caught up with a collective of comedians, skit-makers and content creators, called AMA-DYAN. The group consists of Fash the Minister, Ta Fire and Bergie Fresh.

DISRUPTIVE NATIVES (S01E8) - HULISANI RAVELE

In our eighth episode we caught up with multi-talented Hulisani Ravele, who spoke to us about her journey in the world of media and broadcasting, from her early days as YoTV presenter, to now running her own production company.

DISRUPTIVE NATIVES (S01E7) PALESA VUYOLWETHU TSHANDU: AFRICAN CONSUMER INSIGHTS

In the seventh episode of Disruptive Natives we have an enlightening conversation with Palesa on the psychology of retailers, how they interact with consumers in the retail space.

DISRUPTIVE NATIVES (S01E6) - ZUKO MAPOMA

In this episode, we caught up with enchanting vocalist and activist, Zuko from Zuko Collective (ZuCo). She speaks about her music, the creative process, the music industry, the role of music in activism and local struggles and her dreams.

DISRUPTIVE NATIVES - EDWARD MINI, RECOLLECTIONS OF THE 1985 CONSUMER BOYCOTT (S01E5)

In episode five, we watch a snippet from a documentary by Ayabonga Cawe exploring the “Consumer Boycott ” that happened in Mlungisi Queenstown in the 1980s. 

DISRUPTIVE NATIVES: PERCY MABANDU ON ART, HISTORY AND JAZZ (S01E4)

In this fourth episode of Disruptive Natives we caught up with award winning journalist, art historian, activist and renaissance man, Percy Mabandu. He speaks about resistance through art, beauty, elegance and jazz.

DISRUPTIVE NATIVES (S01E3) - DUDU MKHWANAZI, PROJECT ISIZWE AND THE BATTLE FOR INTERNET ACCESS

In episode three, we caught up with Dudu Mkhwanazi, the CEO of Project Isizwe, a digital advocacy organization. We spoke about universal internet access, spectrum policy, transformation of the ICT sector and partnerships to broaden access to information.

DISRUPTIVE NATIVES: FORGOTTEN LIVELIHOODS (S01E2)

In episode two, we speak to the informal traders, agricultural scientists, the unemployed and agriculture co-operatives in the Alfred Nzo District, an area with abundant land. Forgotten as it sometimes maybe by some, this is a story of how those living in the area eke out an existence in trying circumstances.

DISRUPTIVE NATIVES: THESIS LIFESTYLE (S01E1)

In the first episode of ‘Disruptive Natives’ we speak to Wandile Zondo, co-founder of Thesis Lifestyle, a fashion and lifestyle concept store based in Mofolo Village, Soweto. Wandile speaks to us about his business journey, the Thesis Run crew and how they are painting a different image of contemporary youth culture.

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