Fact Checking 101 with Kate Wilkinson

Africa Check is a fact checking organization based in the journalism department at Wits University.  It was established in 2012 and has branches in Kenya, Senegal, South Africa.  It also provides fact checking training for journalists. Fact checking has been in...

Creating staying power

Cape Town media personality, Claire Mawisa has a solid media industry track record spanning over two decades. She started off her career in 1993 as a model and the following year, at the age of 15, she appeared on the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine. This accolade led...

The Story of Money

Financial shows have been long part of programming line ups, offering daily updates to the world of money. There has been a shift in the approach which has seen a new energy and focus on financial programming. Awarding winning financial journalist Siki Mgabadeli from...

Ibrakfesi Eyondlayo Ekuseni

South Africa’s biggest breakfast show is broadcast nationwide from the Eastern Cape daily on UMhlobo Wenene FM. The breakfast team, Phiwe (Pastor) Nozewu, Mafa Bavuma and Mluleki Ntsabo led by programme manager, Siyanda Fikelepi explained how they offer listeners a...

Who are our real competitors?

Kagiso Media CEO, Nick Grubb argues that it requires the combined efforts of the radio industry at a commercial, regulatory and product level to maintain and grow its attractiveness to audiences and advertisers. Even though data presents radio as the most accessed...