JAMFEST Panel: 100 years of radio: celebrating the diversity of the medium across the continent

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JAMFEST Panel: 100 years of radio: celebrating the diversity of the medium across the continent

October 18, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Venue: Glassbox

Session Format: Panel

Host: Jamlab Africa

Moderator: Lerato Makate, Wits Center for Journalism (Community Journalism), Coordinator 

Speakers:

  1. Mary-Ann Nobele, Radio Workshop, Project Officer 
  2. Thabiso Kotane, PowerFM, Radio Presenter 
  3. AU representative 

Session Overview: 

The panel will reflect on the radio platform’s existence across the continent. Radio has been active for 100 years in South Africa but in other parts of Africa, it has existed prior. Panellist will share the history of the medium in the different regions of the continent i.e., Southern, Eastern and Western. They will discuss the role radio plays in nation-building, reaching/communicating with rural communities and bringing peace in conflict-stricken regions across Africa.

Details

Date:
October 18, 2023
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Event Category:
Website:
https://civictech.africa/africaflows-conference/

Organizer

CivicTech Africa
Email
info@civictech.africa
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Venue

Tshimologong Precinct
41 Juta Street, Braamfontein
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2017 South Africa
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