The 200 Year Old is a future-facing podcast, set in 2218. Starring Thapelo Mokoena and Nambitha Mpumlwana. Everything you hear in this podcast is based on current science and future forecasts, by leading experts on longevity and the future world.
This podcast is fiction, set in a projected future. Based on current scientific research, it is supplemented by the opinions of present day experts. The expert opinions referenced in these podcasts are those of the experts themselves and do not necessarily reflect the official views of Sanlam.

Recent Episode(s)

Jul 30, 2018

Bonus Episode

This Bonus Episode tackles the issues that came up in our research when writing the story of the world’s first 200-year-old. Take a listen to discov…

Jul 30, 2018

Episode 4: Society reinvented. Would you want to live in this future?

In this final episode of The 200 Year Old, we finally find out what secret Khokho Lesedi has been hiding all along. We also explore the impact that a…

Jul 25, 2018

Episode 3: It's complicated. Is this the future of relationships?

In Episode 3, we take a closer look at the impact that living exponentially longer lives will have on our relationships. Everything from marriages, to…

Jul 18, 2018

Episode 2: How could you afford to live to 200?

This episode explores the financial implications of living to 200 years old and beyond. How do you fund such a long life? Would you ever be able to re…

Jul 9, 2018

Episode 1: Is it even possible to live to 200?

Set in 2218, The 200 Year Old is a future-facing podcast series. In this episode, South African journalist and podcaster, Sam Ngwenya, tracks down his…

Jul 6, 2018

Teaser: Introducing The 200 Year Old

Set in 2218, the 200 Year Old is South Africa’s first future-facing podcast series.

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