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Radio Browser is the podcast of TheBrowser.com, the world's most admired daily newsletter. Every day, the Browser recommends five outstanding pieces of writing to surprise and delight.

Radio Browser is hosted by Nontsi Mapoma and Lindelani Mbatha, and produced by Lindelani Mbatha

Jun 30, 2020

For this episode, Browser Editor Robert Cottrell joins our hosts Lindelani and Nontsi to discuss human augmentation, inspired by the science fiction story “My Kid Could Do That” written by Elvia Wilk.


Jun 23, 2020

Agnes Callard’s article "How to Politicise the Classroom" inspired this conversation between Nontsi and Lindelani on teacher behavior that threatens child safety in the classroom based on their experiences. Nontsi brings the perspective of a learner in a private school; Lindelani reveals what it’s like for one in...


Jun 16, 2020

In this episode, our new co-host Nontsi discusses the shift in beauty standards in South Africa with Lindelani. In the country being light-skinned was associated with attractiveness and privilege for a long time, but the perception is changing in favour of dark-skinned people. The conversation was Inspired by Ken...


Jun 9, 2020

Inspired by Ann Wroe’s “Can Words Do the Dead Justice?” on the difficulties of commemorating the dead. Uri and Lindelani talk about the unrelenting emotional weight of funerals, how burial societies help South Africans cover funeral costs, and their personal feelings on dealing with death...


Jun 2, 2020

Inspired by Alex Danco’s “Debt: The First 5,000 Years”, Uri and Lindelani discuss how debt functions in South Africa.