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Sandton Times Hour Edition 161 Radio & Podcast Show Notes

The weekly Sandton Times Hour is a Sandton magazine show that brings the wanted online pages of The Sandton Times to life. As the only radio show and podcast dedicated to Africa’s richest square mile, this Sandton magazine show is packed with an array of entertaining and informative interviews blended with the best music, every week on Mix 93.8, Mondays at 7pm.


  • Journalist, Duarte Monteiro, takes a closer look at the teams and players ahead of the UEFA 2024 Euro.
  • Centennial Schools founder, Shaun Fuchs, chats about Africa’s first Dubai Esports Festival (DEF) champions.
  • ChatGPT4 Voice co-hosts the last segment of the show to provide some AI banter.
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The Sandton Times offers readers all they ever wanted online, and The Sandton Times Hour is the go-to weekly magazine show broadcast from greater Sandton. The Sandton magazine show features fabulous food spots, luxurious lifestyle bits, first-hand travel tips, motoring notes, and world-class entertainment, business and so much more beyond the borders of greater Sandton. In 2024, The Sandton Times Hour secured the third spot on Feedspot’s list of the “30 Best South Africa Podcasts” highlighting the top South African podcasts from thousands available on the web, ranking them based on relevancy, authority, social media followers, and freshness.


In this week’s show [Edition 161 | Week 24] The Sandton Times covers an array of topical news as well as these interviews:


UEFA 2024 Euro With Journalist Duarte Monteiro

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Adidas unveiled the Fussballliebe Official Match Ball for UEFA Euro 2024, marking a significant milestone with the introduction of Connected Ball Technology to the tournament. Image: Adidas

Germany is set to host the 17th edition of the UEFA European Championship in 2024, a historic occasion marking the first time the unified nation has staged the event.


Germany was selected to host Euro 2024 at a UEFA Executive Committee meeting in Nyon on 27 September 2018. Türkiye was the only other contender. The country previously hosted the 1988 edition as West Germany and the 2006 FIFA World Cup, making it well-prepared to stage another major international tournament.


Read the full story: UEFA Euro 2024: What You Need To Know


Africa’s First Dubai Esports Festival (DEF) Champions With Centennial Schools Founder Shaun Fuchs

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The Centennial team faced off against three high schools from across the UAE, ultimately emerging victorious. Image: Centennial Schools

Four Grade 7 students from Centennial Schools in South Africa clinched victory in the Minecraft Tournament at the Dubai Esports Festival (DEF), marking a significant milestone as the first African team to win at this prestigious event.


The winning team, comprised of Travis Faber, Zacree Wessels, Jamie Twidale, and Thomas Williams, began their journey by triumphing in a national tournament sponsored by RGB Gaming. This company is instrumental in eSports development at school and post-Matric levels, facilitating the growth and competitive opportunities for young gamers. The Centennial team then advanced to dominate the Redstone Royale Minecraft challenge, competing against schools from six African countries.


Read the full story: Centennial Schools’ Grade 7 Team Wins Big at Dubai Esports Festival


Sandton Times Hour Music Playlist

  • Rick Astley – Never Gonna Give You Up
  • Bakermat – Baianá
  • Topic x A7S – Out My Head
  • Malte Ebert & Herrelandsholdet – Kongen Af Danmark


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