South Africa’s beloved Takalani Sesame Muppets are celebrating ten years of a successful partnership between SABC Education and Sanlam. Sanlam have sponsored Takalani Sesame since the first broadcast in 2000. Takalani Sesame is fun innovative programming that allows children to celebrate their childhood through learning, loving, playing, laughing and dreaming.
Hamba Dompas Woza ID, scheduled for screening on SABC2 at 10am on 9th August introduces audiences to ordinary people whose untold stories of harassment and arrest lend a face to known injustices of the dompas. Through the eyes of some South African influential writers, thinkers and activists, Hamba Dompas Woza ID unpacks the significance of this small book and its callous impact on the psyche and actions of the people, the struggle and the country as a whole.
As children reach adolescence, peers begin to play an important role in their lives. Adolescents find it important to prove themselves and look for ways to compensate for feelings of inadequacy.
25 year old Setswana speaking Tshekedi Monyemore is enthusiastic, self-motivated and conscientious. He is the new presenter of the television show Living Land broadcast on SABC2 Saturdays at 11am. Tshekedi from Tshwane has a great sense of adventure and humour, he says “I’m the new kid on the block and look forward to audiences tagging along with me on Living Land’s trips around our beautiful country!”
SABC supports the 1Goal 'Education For All' initiative, across all our Radio and TV platforms. In 2000, 164 world governments came together to create the 'Education for All' goals. Furthermore, 189 governments created the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Two of the eight MDG goals involve ending poverty through education:
Former President of Ghana John Kufuor launched an education toolkit published by ADEA that will serve as a training tool for journalists and communication specialists. He also launched the 6th edition of ADEA’s Africa Education Journalism Award, an initiative which acknowledges the best articles on education written by African journalists and published in the African press. The launch was held on July 6, 201.