The RX Radio Child Health and Entertainment Highlights are snippets taken from the different RX Radio shows and coverages. They cover a wide variety of topics, including health, entertainment, music, sport, art, books, and much more. Every second and last Wednesday, 6 to 10-minute RX Radio Highlights are released at 16:00.
In this page we aim to post interesting features, and intriguing dialogue.
Theme: #EmpoweredGirlsAndWomenContinued #WrappingUpWomensMonth
- She’s only 24 and already Mamohau Seseane is one of Cape Town’s most promising trailblazer media personalities, with her current accomplished work as a radio DJ, voice over artist and a successful model. It was at Stellenbosch University that Mamohau joined the campus/community radio station MFM 92.6 (which also boasts an impressive list of alumni), cemented her love for radio, and was scouted by Kfm 94.5 to join the commercial radio space. Her media endeavours blossomed from there.
- Bianca Solomons was abandoned as a baby, but today when she breaks out in song, her angelic voice fills every corner of the room and leaves her audience covered in goose bumps. Bianca Solomons is the fresh-faced 16-year-old behind the powerful voice.
- Melissa de Vries is an actress, Hip-Hop MC, dancer and TV presenter, best known for her role on Arendsvlei on kykNET. Melissa has competed in dance competitions on a global level and has always loved performing and dancing.
- Zaahra Hendricks, a UCT student and rugby player. She made headlines when she wore her hijab while on the field. She talks more about her journey with rugby and what empowers her.
- Eleonora Lozano a physiotherapist at Red Cross Hospital. Hailing all the way from Johannesburg, she completed her studies at Wits University in 2010. She moved to Cape Town in 2017 and started working at Red Cross early 2018. Eleonora is the current chairperson of the Paediatric Special Interest group for the Physiotherapy Society of South Africa (SASP).
- Chef Phumla Brooke-Thomae. Foodie, cookbook author and former Bay TV cooking show presenter, Chef Pumla Brooke-Thomae has a new book out.Born in Worcester in the Western Cape, Brook-Thomae is passionate about simple and wholesome home-cooked food who believes flavour is everything in food or why cook at all.
- Two School of Rock Claremont students, 17-year-olds Shandy Sarantos and Rosie Bruce, who were chosen for the All Star programme and travelled to the USA to perform with School of Rock musicians from all over the world. They are also joined by Leigh Spaun, the co-owner and marketing director of the school.
- Sonwabo’s interviews The Isibane seAfrika Choir! This traditional African and gospel choir gives the youth of Khayelitsha the opportunity to be part of something fun, uplifting and empowering!
- Galiema Haroun Abdurahman, she is the Quality Assurance Manager at Red Cross Hospital. Also joining us is her 5-year-old daughter, Zakiyah Abdurrahman who enjoys preparing food with her in their kitchen.
- Rutendo Furusa, Social researcher by day and a food blogger/chef by night. She started cooking when she was 5 years old helping my mom in the kitchen. She studied Development Studies and hold a Masters from UCT in the field but food has always been my first love and passion. Rutendo also recently started on @afternoonexpress
Theme: #EmpoweredGirlsAndWomen #WomensMonth
- Zipho Majova, is a 23 year old host of the YouTube Channel Politically Aweh – a youth orientated SA news and politics infotainment show. The show aims to help young South Africans ‘get aweh’ on important issues affecting them and promote active citizenship through short video content.
- For Imaad’s Classical Hub feature, we are joined by Carina Bruwer from the award-winning instrumental pop group, Sterling EQ.Nuroo has joined Saadiq to conduct the interview.
- Umar is joined in studio by real-life hero Kyra Stevens! The 15-year-old Sans Souci Girls High School pupil saved the life of her school’s coach when he fell into a diabetic coma.
- Alaweyah is chatting to Shayley Basson about the upcoming Night Run For Nurses that is organised by The Exceptional Nurse Campaign -TEN Campaign!
- Vicki Mac Callum – radio personality, entertainment news reporter, MC, DJ and voice-over artist is interviewed by Amirah. Vicki hosts The Fix with Vix on the Afternoon Drive Show on GOOD HOPE FM!
- Jesse interviews Thokozile Miya – Fabulous Woman Awards’s Fabulous Woman of the Year 2019! Thoko is the current Programme Director at Girlhype – an organisation that empowers women and girls through technology by teaching them to code.
- Joining Summayyah and Thaakirah is Firdous Hendricks. She’s the programme coordinator at @lalelaproject. Lalela is an organization that provides educational arts for at-risk youth to spark creative thinking and awaken the entrepreneurial spirit.
- Talitha is interviewing Bongiwe Nodikida about the importance of Organ Donor Month Awareness. She’s from the Organ Donor Foundation and also tells us more about their latest initiative, Uluntu.
- Thandi Ntsika, aromatherapist at The Light and Healing Centre is talking to Sonwabo. The centre works with qualified therapists who are blind and partially sighted. This is Sonwabo’s first on-air interview for RX Radio.
- Amirah and Jesse interview Tiffany Titus – a 3rd year student studying Clinical Technology specialising in Cardiology at Tygerberg Hospital and singer in the South African Youth Choir! She is talking about her singing and the upcoming production at the Artscape!
- Joining the FDS crew in studio is Dr. Aneesa Vanker. She attended the International Paediatric Pulmonology Congress in Japan and was awarded with the Max Klein prize for the work she does. Here she talks more about her participation in the Congress and receiving the award.
All Sorts cadet small crew from Liquorice Dance Crew sharing about what it’s like working as a team and what they love about dancing.
- With the FDS crew is Madrè Loubser one of the Youth Development and Education coordinators at Cape Town Opera. She is talking about their music workshops with youth.
Theme: #IfItIsToBeItIsupToMe (If it is to be, it is up to me) #CANSAonTheMoveForTheYouth #KickstartingBreastfeedingWeek
- Anthea Lewis, CANSA Tough Living With Cancer Coordinator from CANSA Cape Metro is interviewed by Yusrah on CANSA on The Move Campaign.
- RX Radio Reporters reliving Mandela Day as Honorable Cyril Ramaphosa visited the station.
- Nal’ibali reading club members are reading Wait Until I’m fat enough! from Read-Aloud Story Collections. Yusrah also interviews Thabisa Nomkhonwana, Nal’ibali literacy mentor on the #IfItIsToBeItIsupToMe theme!
- Mujie chats to Ryno and Andy from Sports Kiddo. Sports Kiddo is one of Ryno’s youth development programmes. He aims to develop youth through cricket by passing on skills of the sport and passing on life skills.
- Leigh from Raak Wys – An art movement that reclaims public, educational and community spaces with participatory mural design and painting is talking about the history of Raak Wys, current projects and future plans.
- Thulani Velebayi, Child Rights and Positive Parenting Regional Trainer at Sonke Gender Justice is representing, Project Dignity and is speaking about their #MenstruationMatters Campaign.
- Qaqamba is chatting with Radley Theunissen, a 10 year old who has a thalamic tumour on the right side of his brain and has had 2 operations. Theunissen enjoys coming to Red m Cross and would love to be part of RX Radio to inspire other patient.
- Jesse and Nuroonnisha are interviewing Aqeem Jones, Cape Town, a musician who is also a marketing graduate and designer in digital and fashion! They are chatting to him about his career and taking this brand nationally and then internationally.
- Mignon Husselman, a dietician at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital. She’s in studio to tell us more about the importance of breastfeeding and debunks myths about breastmilk.
- Talitha interviews Sarifa Malaika Sokutu – Sarifa is a South African hip-hop artist who hails from Bhisho, Eastern Cape. She released her debut single titled “Two Eyes” feat. Dean Denarro on radio and digitally on 20 May 2019.