Streaming issues? Report here
702 logo Gradients 702 logo Gradients
Best of 702
22:00 - 00:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: Early Breakfast with Africa Melane
See full line-up
Best of 702
22:00 - 00:00
Home
arrow_forward
Sport

As men we must talk about GBV and call each other out - Siya Kolisi

9 July 2020 3:04 PM
Tags:
Siya Kolisi
siya kolisi book

The Springbok captain took some time out to speak to Azania Mosaka about his foundation's work, life under lockdown and more.

World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi is doing his part in assisting struggling communities in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Inspired by his wife Rachel, the pair have worked to provide relief to vulnerable South Africans through the Kolisi Foundation.

Kolisi took some time out to chat to Azania Mosaka about the foundation, life under lockdown, his family and more.

It doesn't matter how small or big, each person's need is important. If we can make sure and look after it, we must do it because that person could make a difference to the next person. Everybody is important and every single need is important.

Siya Kolisi, Springbok captain

Talking about what keeps him up at night, Kolisi mentioned the fight against gender-based violence.

I have been quiet for so long. I was always scared to speak out because I don't know whether I am saying the right thing so now I am out here using my voice and encouraging other men because I was affected by it - not for me personally but some of the people that I care about in my family were affected by gender-based violence and if I am keeping quiet then I am not doing them justice.

Siya Kolisi, Springbok captain

I really want to encourage men to start speaking about it and we have to call each other out.

Siya Kolisi, Springbok captain

Kolisi is set to release an autobiography next year.

Click on the link below to hear the full conversation....


9 July 2020 3:04 PM
Tags:
Siya Kolisi
siya kolisi book

More from Sport

binderjpg

Ramaphosa congratulates Brad Binder on his MotoGP victory

9 August 2020 5:14 PM

The motorcycle racer flew the South African flag high with his first win in the MotoGP premier class on Sunday.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Nedbank Cup: Mamelodi Sundowns Beat EC Bees FC 2-1

SA soccer season returns with Nedbank Cup semi-finals today

8 August 2020 12:02 PM

Baroka and Bloem Celtic will be part of South African football history when they play the first professional game of football in the country since the COVID-19 lockdown began.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Percy Tau

Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau joins Belgium side Anderlecht

6 August 2020 2:58 PM

Senior journalist for the Sheffield Star says there is more to come from the Bafana Bafana star.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200325 Mthethwa

Mthethwa to meet swimming, cricket and hockey bodies over poor transformation

5 August 2020 11:17 AM

Minister of Sports Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa has met with the governing bodies of swimming, hockey, and cricket to discuss sub-standard transformation targets.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

bobby-motaungjpg

Kaizer Chiefs suspend Bobby Motaung for partying during lockdown

4 August 2020 4:46 PM

Amakhosi said that the action is part of policies and monitoring of the public conduct of the club's members, players and staff.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191114graemegif

South Africa tour to West Indies on hold indefinitely

3 August 2020 11:40 AM

Cricket West Indies chief executive Johnny Grave said last week they were hopeful of hosting South Africa in September for either two tests or five T20 internationals, but Smith has made clear that will not happen.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

JacquesFaul.jpg

Faul: 'I most likely will return to Northerns Cricket in September'

29 July 2020 6:02 PM

Faul stepped in for suspended CEO Thabang Moroe in December when he was placed under investigation.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Irvin Khoza

PSL boss Irvin Khoza confirms first PSL teams to enter bio-bubble

28 July 2020 1:43 PM

On Monday, the League Board of Governors gave the green light for the season to resume from 8 August.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Cricket-ball-sport-123rfjpg

'We need deeper interrogation into corporate governance practices at Cricket SA'

27 July 2020 4:09 PM

Casac's Lawson Naidoo shares why he believes an inquiry is needed into racism and governance problems in cricket.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

sam-mohau-hlonyanajpg

How to stay motivated and exercising during COVID-19 with Sam The Challenger

25 July 2020 11:23 AM

Samuel Hlonyana says the most important thing about the challenge is that it is is not about the sugar but to develop a habit.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward