Sipping Tea



Tumi brings her life experiences to the mic to provide you with an hour-long chat around some of the biggest topics affecting the modern day woman.


  • The Last Sip

    The Last Sip

    11/04/2017 Duration: 42min — Parting is such sweet sorrow... goodbye 'til it be morrow. Tumi Morake bids Sipping Tea farewell, with a heartfelt message to South Africa.

  • Reshuffle your Stress

    Reshuffle your Stress

    04/04/2017 Duration: 41min — If you ask Tumi if the glass is half empty or half full... she will say, "Keep the glass and give me South Africa!"

  • Freedom


    07/03/2017 Duration: 51min — Tumi Morake talks about African freedom, decolonisation, raising new-age Africans, and making South Africa a better place.

  • And The Winner Is...

    And The Winner Is...

    28/02/2017 Duration: 54min — Tumi Morake has been nominated for another SAFTA award and the two ladies delve into award ceremonies: Are they still relevant? Why is SA sometimes plagued with hosting such sub-standard award shows? And is winning an award a true reflection of one's talent, or is it just one big popularity contest?

  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Neighbourhood Watch

    21/02/2017 Duration: 49min — Imagine a situation where you discover your neighbour may have potentially seen you naked? Listen in on how an innocent bathroom incident involving Mabale has left her worried that her neighbour may have had more of a view into her bathroom than they had bargained for.

  • A Valentines Day Mixed Bag

    A Valentine's Day Mixed Bag

    14/02/2017 Duration: 56min — It's the red day of love and Tumi and Mabale dish on the delicate process of buying gifts for your loved one. Tumi updates us on 'Red Cake' - a new TV game show she's busy filming. Was SONA all it was cracked it up to be for you? Because the ladies are quickly losing faith in the current mess that is the State of our Nation. And find out what they think about the Adele and Beyonce Grammy match-up that has had everyone talking.

  • Unconventional Relationships

    Unconventional Relationships

    31/01/2017 Duration: 43min — It's all about relationships, marriage, learning how to kiss and just plain bizarre dating rituals and games. Married at First Sight South Africa kicks off on our television screens and Mabale has a good friend, Bellinda Khojane, joining her to talk about unconventional relationships in the diverse South African context.

  • Take Me To Church

    Take Me To Church

    24/01/2017 Duration: 44min — The ladies have some strong criticism about Grace Bible Church's behaviour regarding homosexuality and Somizi Mhlongo leaving the sermon. Is it time for us to ask tough questions of the church? Is it time for us to hold the church accountable for their hypocrisy? And what about the hate that is contained in some of the church's preachings? Find out as the ladies don't hold back!

  • Tumis Great Escape

    Tumi's Great Escape

    17/01/2017 Duration: 47min — Tumi almost didn't make the show! Find out how she managed to break out of her garage at home, fight a web of spiders, and how she encountered a car accident just to make it to the studio. The ladies also tackle the tricks used to trap you into debt, as well as why fans need to stay out of the pockets of the celebrities they admire when it comes to their spending habits.

  • Welcome to 2017

    Welcome to 2017

    10/01/2017 Duration: 43min — Welcome to 2017 - the year that Tumi Morake and Mabale Moloi have decided will be about less aggression and more positivity. The ladies talk about their respective festive seasons, kids parties, matric results and how to better deal with fake news in the new year.

  • A Numbers Game

    A Numbers Game

    13/12/2016 Duration: 44min — Numerology... is it just another one of those airy-fairy beliefs, or is there some merit to the system? Tumi is a firm believer while Mabale is not quite as convinced. The duo are joined by numerologist Sandy Smith to talk about the origins of numerology, how it works, as well as what it can be used for.

  • Activism  Fighting Abuse

    Activism & Fighting Abuse

    06/12/2016 Duration: 41min — Noluvo Swelindawo was a 22-year-old woman from the Driftsands community in the Western Cape, who had her home broken into by 10 men. According to news reports she was abducted, raped and killed for being a lesbian. All of this during the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign. Do campaigns of this nature have any impact? Are they relevant? Are enough men speaking out against behaviours by other men against women of this nature? And are women fighting back enough on this societal issue which plagues the country? Tumi and Mabale explore these points.

  • A Trip Down Memory Lane

    A Trip Down Memory Lane

    29/11/2016 Duration: 43min — When will 2016 end already? Mabale and Tumi take a trip down memory lane to go through all the big stories that trended on social media throughout the year. And find out what the 5 languages of love are, and how we can better love ourselves as South Africans... as well as loving our country.

  • Battle of the Sexes  Prophets of Doom

    Battle of the Sexes & Prophets of Doom

    22/11/2016 Duration: 45min — Tumi is taking personal issue with the #ProphetOfDoom saga, and says it's time black people stop accepting being exploited. Twitter has been making fun of South African men of late - calling them ugly... but the ladies are here to refute that as rubbish. And find out why both Mabale and Tumi feel #MenAreTrash is preventing constructive dialogue from taking place between men and women with regards to their co-existing.

  • Focus on Farah Fortune

    Focus on Farah Fortune

    08/11/2016 Duration: 49min — She's the self-proclaimed pit bull in heels who runs one of South Africa's most successful PR agencies, representing some of the biggest names in entertainment. Her tongue-in-cheek tweets regarding relationships and sex both shock and entertain the timeline. She is headstrong, fearless, successful, and insightful. Farah Fortune spends the hour with Mabale Moloi as she divulges life lessons she holds dear, where she derives her confidence from, as well as outlining her path to becoming a successful businesswoman.

  • Working Moms Unite!

    Working Moms Unite!

    01/11/2016 Duration: 46min — South Africa launches the first ever Working Mother's Expo in the world this weekend, and it promises to assist working moms with all the arsenal they need to perform the toughest job in the world. Janice Windt is the MD of Working Mother's Expo - she joins Tumi and Mabale to talk more about what will be on offer.

  • Sipping Tea - Paddy the Diva

    Sipping Tea - Paddy the Diva

    25/10/2016 Duration: 48min — While Tumi Morake is away in Australia and New Zealand, Mabale invites one of her good friends to join her on this week's show. Paddy Khuele is one of the contestants who made it onto Top Chef SA and currently works at Thrive Cafe on Vilakazi Street in Soweto. When he's not indulging his love for French cuisine in the kitchen, Paddy describes himself as a socialite and self-proclaimed diva! Get to know the delightfully hilarious Paddy as him and Mabz spill the tea on all the gossip and news events keeping South Africans talking.

  • Sipping Tea - Hope  History

    Sipping Tea - Hope & History

    11/10/2016 Duration: 45min — Hope and history are all the rage in this episode. Tumi talks mood boards and the country's mood.

  • Sipping Tea - Celeste Ntuli

    Sipping Tea - Celeste Ntuli

    04/10/2016 Duration: 55min — Actress, MC and comedian Celeste Ntuli joins Tumi to tackle some of the biggest topics affecting the modern day woman. They don't pull any punches as they effortlessly make fun of their relationship.

  • Sipping Tea - A Heritage of Self-Love

    Sipping Tea - A Heritage of Self-Love

    27/09/2016 Duration: 44min — Heritage is more than just a doek and printed pants... in a rare moment of depth, Tumi speaks from the heart about perfectly imperfect mothers, crappy dinner parties and SA's heritage beyond the fanfare.

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