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Have a foot-tapping, hip-shaking start to your weekend by grooving to cool African rhythms brought to you by Cheryl Nomvula Mudawarima.

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Have a foot-tapping, hip-shaking start to your weekend by grooving to cool African rhythms brought to you by Cheryl Nomvula Mudawarima.

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Language

It's not just English that's hard to understand. Cheryl takes a look at some of the many phrases and words in Africa have numerous meanings.

Duration: 00:41:57 | Date: 12 June, 2020

Family Affair

Cheryl and Vic's daughter and her partner are in town and make today's musical selections.

Duration: 00:58:19 | Date: 5 June, 2020

22-05-2020

Duration: 01:00:09 | Date: 22 May, 2020

15-05-2020

Duration: 00:59:31 | Date: 15 May, 2020

Celebrating Mothers Day

It's all about the Queens

Duration: 01:00:08 | Date: 8 May, 2020

01-05-2020

Duration: 00:59:44 | Date: 1 May, 2020

24-04-2020

Duration: 01:00:12 | Date: 24 April, 2020

17-04-2020

Duration: 00:59:50 | Date: 17 April, 2020

Live From Home Again

Duration: 00:00:00 | Date: 10 April, 2020

03-04-2020

Duration: 00:58:35 | Date: 3 April, 2020

Live From Home

The current circumstances can't stop Cheryl and Vic. Here's their first show recorded from home.

Duration: 01:00:05 | Date: 27 March, 2020

Raising Spirits

Cool songs of faith and love, unity and encouragement

Duration: 01:00:14 | Date: 20 March, 2020

Our Own Mini WOMAD

We had our own mini WOMAD tonight.

Duration: 01:00:26 | Date: 13 March, 2020

World Africa Prayer Day

Cool African Groove this week features music from World Africa Prayer Day held in Zimbabwe a day to remind us of love peace & reconciliation even in times of adversity

Duration: 00:59:22 | Date: 6 March, 2020

African Dance Moves

Cheryl brings you the usual music from all over Africa and talks about the different dance moves popular in different countries.

Duration: 00:59:22 | Date: 28 February, 2020

Remembering Joseph Shabalala

Dedicated to the late Joseph Shahalala and his band Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Talked about the Mbube/Isicathamiya (stamping of feet dance) that the group does. RIP Joseph (died 11/2/2020)

Duration: 00:56:28 | Date: 21 February, 2020

Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day - played love music (aka AFROBEAT) from all over Africa!!

Duration: 01:01:27 | Date: 14 February, 2020

National Days

A variety of music with a bit of talk thrown in - this week, talking about national days of celebration (to mark Waitangi Day).

Duration: 01:00:40 | Date: 7 February, 2020

A Cool Mix of Beats

A cool mix of beats to get you in the weekend mood: reggae, afro ghetto dance (Gafa dance), Kwaito dance and jive. Cheryl shares the story about Lucky Dube, a SA raggae maestro who was murdered in Jo'berg in 2007.

Duration: 00:59:26 | Date: 31 January, 2020

Party Time

It's Cheryl's birthday and she celebrates by sharing cool African grooves from Zimbabwe, Zulu and Nigeria

Duration: 00:59:24 | Date: 24 January, 2020

Ubuntu

This show centres on the power of UBUNTU. Ubuntu is a South African word that includes the essential human virtues of humanity and compassion.

Duration: 00:58:42 | Date: 10 January, 2020

03-01-2020

Duration: 00:53:24 | Date: 3 January, 2020

20-12-2019

Duration: 00:59:16 | Date: 20 December, 2019

Christmas Back Home

On this week's show Cheryl features Christmas music played back home during the holiday period and sharing interesting and funny stories

Duration: 00:57:57 | Date: 13 December, 2019

Cool African Groove 06-12-2019 Show 5

Tonight Cheryl brings in different vibes, jives and reggae from all parts of Africa. Christmas is just around the corner, so we hear how that feels in Africa

Duration: 00:59:33 | Date: 6 December, 2019

Cool African Groove 2019-11-29 Show4

How many languages can you squeeze into one show? Cheryl mixes it up with English, Shona, Zulu, Ndebele, Nyanja, and a whole lot of African music. Wake up - it's the weekend!

Duration: 01:02:14 | Date: 29 November, 2019

Cool African Groove 22-11-2019 Show3

Slide on into your weekend with host Cheryl as she brings you requests, musings, and a river of African music to get you loosened up.

Duration: 01:01:18 | Date: 22 November, 2019

Cool African Groove 15-11-2019 Show2

Cheryl takes us on a musical journey around Africa. Hear her reminisce about sadza and stew, 7 Days beer and dancing on a Friday night

Duration: 00:59:58 | Date: 15 November, 2019

Introducing Cheryl

Duration: 00:55:37 | Date: 8 November, 2019