"This is the first time in the 65 year history of this very significant international youth conference that it will be held in Southern Africa, and that the conference will have a specific focus on issues relevant to youth from the African continent," says NYDA Executive Chairperson Andile Lungisa.
In an 80's themed fun filled EXSA awards ceremony on Thursday 18 November the SABC Education Baba Indaba was announced as Top Exhibition of the Year. The winning exhibition was the popular Cape Town SABC Education Baba Indaba with the Johannesburg event also featuring as a finalist. The annual, nationwide expo has firmly entrenched itself as South Africa's top award winning expo and most loved baby, toddler and parenting event.
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!”
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.
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.
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.