The Optimistic Youth Reporters are from Cosat High School in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. They asked their fellow pupils and teachers about the way classes are arranged at their school and how this affects the learning process.
Kamva thought it'd be a pretty normal day as he made his way to his Khayelitsha school one morning. Little did he know it would end with him in hospital. He reflects on his ordeal.
Mbali is part of a CRF young reporters group that won an award for their radio feature about water and sanitation. The prize won her a trip to Sweden to attend the Water and Energy Conference there. She tells us about her experience.
Born in the rural village of Tsolo in the Eastern Cape South Africa, Bongeziwe Mabandla's love and passion for music was a beacon during his childhood challenges. He shares with us his dream of making it big in the music industry and what inspires him and his sound.
The Red River Primary School in Manenberg recently hosted their first family portrait day. The "Rock Girls" youth reporters interviewed organizers, parents, and friends at the event to find out what family means to them.
On the 15th of June, the Children's Radio Foundation will be hosting its annual Youth Radio Awards in Cape Town. These awards celebrate the great work researched and produced by the Young reporters. We spoke to a few of them to hear what they had to say.
The youth reporters at Red River Primary School in Cape Town got the opportunity to interview Patrick Gaspard, the US Ambassador to South Africa. And it seemed they hit all the right notes with this diplomat.
The "Cracking It" young reporters from Kuruman in the Northern Cape, tackle the issue of Xenophobia within our communities. They discuss among themselves and interact with listeners on what can be done to get rid of these attacks on foreign nationals.
Burning Museum is an arts collective in Cape Town. Their mission is to make ordinary people part of history, to remind us of our stories and memories, and to take the museum to people. The young reporters at Red River Primary School in Manenberg did a "burn" with them, and found out what these public works of art are all about.
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