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Back to school, back to reality

Posted January 14, 2014 no picture Pontso SA

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Schools are re-opening With the summer/Christmas break come and gone and all the major retail stores and advertisements lined with back-to-school essentials and reminding us that the academic year 2014 is awaiting its debut, here are a few tips taken from Teen Angst Psychology by Raychelle Cassada Lohmann to guide South African learners as well as other learners going back to school, to have a successful school year. 1) First of all, try your best and remember not everyone ca...


Children's Radio Foundation on BBC Radio

Posted December 19, 2013 no picture Pontso SA

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This audio piece gives an indication of how radio is being used in South Africa as a very powerful medium for youth to give young people a voice and connects them with their communities. It is also through this medium that young reporters are able to develop and refine their journalism and life skills to make a great impact in their communities. The fact that BBC Radio Oxford recognizes this initiative is a great bonus for the young reporters. Big up to Children's Radio Foundation.


Do condoms encourage young people to have sex more often?

Posted December 11, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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After attending a discussion on whether condoms encourage young people to have sex more often at the 2013 International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA), Children's radio Foundation Youth Reporter Masinga caught up with a a youth delegate to find out what her answer is to this questions.


The challenges sex workers face in protecting themselves against HIV and STIs

Posted December 11, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Patience is a sex worker from Zimbabwe. She shared some of the challenges sex workers face in protecting themselves against HIV and STIs as well as the problems they face when seeking treatment with Children's Radio Foundation Youth Reporter Yoliswa.


Remembering Nelson Mandela VOY style.

Posted December 10, 2013 no picture Muyu

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In respect to the late hon. Nelson Mandela, this short message should help all of us show case our tribute based on Tata's unconditional love for children. "There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children." R.I.P Nelson Madiba Mandela.


Celebrating a life well lived

Posted December 9, 2013 no picture Pontso SA

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South Africa and the world at large this week is celebrating the life of one of the global icons, former and first South African democratic president, Mr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela who passed away on Thursday the 5th of December 2013, at the age of 95. Mr. Nelson Mandela is synonymous with peace, justice, reconciliation and humility. After spending 27 years in prison for the struggle against apartheid or racial segregation, he strove for a united South Africa where people would l...


Are cash transfers the answer to behavioral change in young people?

Posted December 8, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Yemisrach Mesfin from Ethiopia shares her opinion on whether the method of using cash transfers will work to change young people's behavior towards HIV and AIDS. She feels it's an option, but not a sustainable one for young women in Africa.


Views from an HIV/AIDS youth representative

Posted December 8, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Youth Reporter Yoliswa caught up with Annah Sango after presenting as one of the key speakers at the opening of the ICASA Pre Youth Conference. 25 year old Annah is a youth representative from Zimbabwe for the International Community of Women living with HIV and AIDS.


Back to basics: let's talk about sex!

Posted December 8, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Youth Reporter Brighton caught up with Nazo after she chaired and presented in a discussion entitled 'Teaching and Learning: young people and sex education'. Nazo shares her thoughts on how before we can teach young people about how to practice safe sex we first need to talk about sex and sexuality in a way that affirms and does not bring shame.


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