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Creating recommendable and familiar content

By Buhle Mbhele Jacaranda FM CEO, Kevin Fine talked the audience through content economy and the power of building a digital relationship with its audiences. Fine explored ways of understanding content, its audience and the extent at which people have embraced it. He...

Giving local voices a chance

By Tshepo Rakumakoe Director of the Wits Radio Academy and Head of Journalism, Professor Franz Kruger, invited Vow FM presenters and Local Voices reporters Veronica Makhoali and Siyabonga Motha to provide insights on their involvement on the Local Voices project. The...

Accessing radio in paradise is only an app away

By Eva Chipa The Seychelles island is surrounded by a vast ocean with over 300 000 tourists per year making it a hotspot for Paradise FM. Welcome, this is the Seychelles. Bérard Duprés, CEO of the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation began his presentation by posing a...

Programming for social change

By Jabulile Mbatha Local radio stations in Zambia have proven to influence social change and community development. Nick Chasimpa of the BBC Media Action in Zambia speaks about the power of community radio through designing programming that specifically addresses...