Taurai Mabhachi Kufa is a displaced activist fighting for the change and reform in his country of Zimbabwe. Platforms like radio days Africa that provides a base for the media and radio industry to share ideas on the changing face of the media industry in Zimbabwe....

Audio Pride – Gay Radio SA

Hendrick Baird, station manager at Gay radio South Africa gave an update about the development of the station after two years of it’s existence. Baird says the station has come a long way from gaining more coverage to growing its listenership, the station has...

Deftly migrating to the digital world

Kaya FM Digital Content Editor, Trinisha Vanderyar spoke about the skills needed within the media industry to participate in the global change. Since visiting Silicon Valley, Northern California in 2017 Vanderyar says the global centre which is best known for high...

The community forum

Community radio plays an integral part in the South African dialogue and the sharing of information at grass root level but the sector is challenged financially, fails to creating sustainable  employment and challenges of board interference. Also, matters around...

Using radio to drive social change

Namibia’s Kirtsty Watermeyer at 99 FM, is a New York Radio Festival’s winner of a best talk show shared what qualities a good show has. She started by sharing how when she first presented her idea to host a talk show, with the aim of sharing stories of hope, they had...

Creating Award Winning Entries

Many are confused as to how the winners at the Liberty Radio Awards are chosen and do not necessarily understand why they cannot breakthrough. Liberty Radio Awards CEO, Lance Rothchild shares how the judging process works and what makes a winning entry. For those that...

Digital Radio Mondiale migration

Chris Joubert from DRM Digital Radio highlighted some benefits to migrating to DRM (Digital Radio Mondiale) which is a digital audio broadcasting technology designed to work over the current analogue AM and FM broadcasting, more efficiently. Chris spoke at length...

From the streets of Jozi

Lungile Masondo who hails from Soweto, leads the breakfast show on Jozi FM and says she strives to have topics which are relatable and on the pulse with her community. Jozi Fm started in 1995 as a Soweto Community Radio and it was broadcast by Mpho Mhlongo who is now...