One and a half billion people, that's right, billion with a b, people lack access to electricity. In this day and age that seems almost impossible, I mean this is the 21st century, people without electricity sounds as preposterous as ISIS sending President Obama a gift basket and flowers on his birthday. As the WHO explains, “For those living in extreme poverty, a lack of access to energy services dramatically affects and undermines health, limits opportunities for educati...
Young Reporters from Aganang FM and Alex FM recently attended the Child Gauge Book Lauch in Pretoria South Africa. Amongst the distinguished guests they interviewed were Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini,Mbuyiselo Bothafrom Sonke Gender Justice and Nadi Albino from UNICEF to mention just a few. They spoke to them about violence and the role of government in the fight against violence against children.
The Powerful Young Leaders from Mams FM got an amazing opportunity to interview Baroness Lindsay Northover from the UK. Baroness Northover is the UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, the chief representative for the Department for International Development, and a member of the House of Lords. Charity and Made spoke to her about her interest in South African youth and the role that youth should play in society.
An audio commentary by Siphamandla Mbatha, a young reporter from Newcastle sharing his story as a visually impaired individual. Disclaimer: This audio commentary is not in English.
The Bigger than life team had an interview with a known newspaper in South Africa – the Daily Sun - in recognition of awareness about issues affecting the community in Alexandra, South Africa. "'we are legends of change''
Every morning someone somewhere suffers the loss of a loved one. One of the main killers of these people is Ebola. Many children have been left orphans, and this has caused a very big hindrance in the in the lives of the these children. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) 13,500 Ebola cases have been recorded. It has been estimated that the cases might reach 20,000 by the end of November 2014. This has pushed me to participate in the spreading of the symptoms of the...
THE YOUTH IN ALEXANDRA TOWNSHIP WERE ADDRESSING CHALLENGES ABOUT EDUCATION
MBALI WAS INTERVIEWING ONE OF THE RESIDENTS OF ALEXANDRA TOWNSHIP SOUTH AFRICA CONCERNING THE PLACE THEY LIVE IN BASED ON WATER AND SANITATION
We travelled to the Ahangaran Valley in the Bamyan province of central Afghanistan to work with local children as they produced videos about their school, their lives and their dreams for the future. Bamyan made headlines back in 2001 when the Taliban destroyed the ancient Bamyan Buddha statues that had been etched into mountainsides. For more than 1,500 years, pilgrims from across Asia had set up camp near the Buddha statues and the huge caves beneath them. Now, only the c...