The 2015 AMARC 11 conference, themed ‘Towards a global community: reconciling and reframing a world of dualities,’ brought together different community radio stakeholders from around the world. The conference focused on three main pillars: (1) Community Radio, holistic security and sustainable development; (2) Community Radio, culture and identity security and (3) Community Radio, conflict and institutional security. On International Youth Day, the young reporters from Tanzania...
The Manenberg Youth Reporters explored the issue of schools and the kind of education they are able to provide with Wanay Adams; a former high school student from Manenberg who now attends the prestigious Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in Gauteng. Manenberg schools and the leadership academy are worlds apart; and resources at schools appears to be one of the elusive keys in unlocking a quality education, according to the young reporters.
CRF Youth Reporters from Alex FM in Gauteng joined thousands of protesters who turned out on the streets of Johannesburg to say NO to xenophobia. They interviewed a few people in the crowd, getting their views on the causes of this current scourge in South Africa.
Space...it's the great frontier and the Optimistic Youth Reporters from COSAT high school are exploring the possibilities.The Cape Town Science Centre & Living Maths, in partnership with the United States Consulate General in Cape Town, invited the youth reporters to chat to NASA Chief Scientist Dr. Ellen Stofan and NASA Astronaut Dr. Catherine Coleman. Gender diversity in science and space was top of the agenda.
The Optimistic Youth Reporters from COSAT high school attended a workshop on the topic of Skin Lightening at the University of Cape Town. Academics shared their insights and opinions as did the youth reporters. It became clear the story wasn't all in the facts.
It has been a philosophy and a living concept that shaped human relations across hundreds of years, but many people are beginning to question ubuntu...asking, "What is it really? Is it alive today? We hear reflections from the youth on the streets of Cape Town, South Africa.
A head Injury can be a serious thing - sometimes causing injuries that can lead to change in behaviour, disabilities or even death. Khayelitsha township in Cape Town is one of the most affected areas by brain injuries - related to sport, drinking, fighting and other violence. HeadsUp! is an organisation that supports brain injury prevention, counsel survivors and families and educate the public. Over the past few months they've been going around schools in Khayelitsha sharing fun a...
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.
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