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Dinner with Corporate South Africa
by Karel — last modified Jun 13, 2019 06:32 AM

Black womxn in the workplace are often seen as the face of compliance as many have argued that they are employed to satisfy BBBEE quotas. We join a group of young professionals in various sectors to reflect on their experience and interrogate the challenges of climbing the "corporate" ladder in post-apartheid South Africa.

"Get fit or die trying"
by Karel — last modified Jun 13, 2019 06:32 AM

A commitment to a fitness routine requires creativity, flexibility, and dedication and most time, an oiled pocket. In this episode, Andile takes a trial kick boxing class and speaks to a fitness expect to find out the best ways to keep healthy as a young woman. She also gives us tricks and tips to keep fit in our developing economy.

An ode to my hood

Art in my Hood
by Karel — last modified Jun 13, 2019 06:28 AM

The legacy of Apartheid has left many young women living in townships frustrated due to the lack of opportunities available to them. Beauty brings us into her life as a young woman living in the township and how the structural issues have impacted her dream of being be a dancer.

The Journey of a Transgender Womxn Part 2
by Karel — last modified May 30, 2019 01:20 PM

Ditshego Ditshego shares what it was like to grow up as a person identifying as transgender in Mamelodi township and how that experience shaped the womxn she is today.

The Journery of a Transgender Womxn Part 1
by Karel — last modified May 30, 2019 01:19 PM

South Africa is said to have to the most progressive constitution which protests LBGTQIAP rights. Although we celebrate this beautiful piece of legislation, the lived experiences of trans gender people still do not reflect their constitutional rights. We speak to Ditshego Ditshego who lets us into her life as a womxn identifying as transgender.

#Yvote4u - Looking at the 2019 General Elections

My First Democratic Vote
by Karel — last modified Jun 13, 2019 06:27 AM

South Africa has just celebrated 25 years of democracy. One of the most fundamental rights enshrined in its Constitution, is the right to vote. Follow Andile Khuzwayo and friends as they head to the polls and make their voices heard.

A Trip to the IEC Election Results Centre
by Karel — last modified Jun 11, 2019 02:27 PM

The National Results Operation Centre ("R.O.C") for the 2019 Elections Leaders brings together all key stakeholders in the elections under one roof to oversee the counting, collation and finalization of the election results. Follow us to see what happens in the centre and speak to politicalparties about their views on the voting process.

The horrific state of South African Schools
by Karel — last modified May 30, 2019 12:55 PM

Kgali Kedijang visited young activists from The Raising Voices of Young Women Project in Mafikeng, North West to reveal the rot of the Ngaka Modiri Municipality. It was found that despite R374 million being spent by the education department for learner transport, there were still 8503 learners walking very long distances to get to school. Follow us as we investigate the state of a village school in the North West.

#Shayi'sfuba The Gendered Impact of Extractive Industries
by Karel — last modified May 30, 2019 01:47 PM

South Africa is endowed with vast natural resources therefore, extraction has become one of the major economic activities. Although this development can be said to be beneficial for the economy, practice has revealed that extractive industries can cause harm to the communities in which they operate. Various movements including #Shayisfuba have started to interrogate how profitable and politically endowed extractive ventures are intertwined with abuses by governments who undermine the livelihoods of families (especially those of womxn) to fuel state corruption.

Shayisfuba - Mobalizing for a Feminist Government
by Karel — last modified May 14, 2019 01:04 PM

Not Yet Uhuru is part of a collective ( Shayisfuba Campaign) of individuals and organisation mobalising for a feminist government. A feminist government is one where all women and gender non conforming people have the freedom to be themselves and to have their choices respected.

Voter Education : What makes a free and fair election
by Karel — last modified May 14, 2019 01:52 PM

As part of the #Yvote4u campaign, we went out to the streets of Alexander township in South Africa to find out how the residents had to say about voting. Our host, Dimakatso, also took us through the IEC rules and regulations on what constitutes a free and fair election.

Rural Vlog - Naledi moves to Taung: Season 1

Join us as we follow our host Naledi Chirwa as she and other social change advocates work in the rural village of Taung, North West province.

This series will bring you into the lives of young womxn and girls living in rural areas and the systematic challenges that affect their daily lives.

Service Delivery issues in Taung: Episode 2
by Karel — last modified May 30, 2019 12:49 PM

"A riot is the cry of the unheard" - The village of Molelema ( North West, South Africa) is in ashes. Follow us as we look at why the residents took to the streets in protest of the lack of service delivery in their community.

Service Delivery issues in Taung: Episode 1
by Karel — last modified Apr 05, 2019 03:10 PM

Join us as we follow our host Naledi Chirwa as she and other social change advocates work in the rural village of Taung, North West province. This series will bring you into the lives of young womxn and girls living in rural areas and the systematic challenges that affect their daily lives.

Dinner with Corporate South Africa

Black womxn in the workplace are often seen as the face of compliance as many have argued that they are employed to satisfy BBBEE quotas. We join a group of young professionals in various sectors to reflect on their experience and interrogate the challenges of climbing the "corporate" ladder in post-apartheid South Africa.


Photo credit: Karel

"Get fit or die trying"

A commitment to a fitness routine requires creativity, flexibility, and dedication and most time, an oiled pocket. In this episode, Andile takes a trial kick boxing class and speaks to a fitness expect to find out the best ways to keep healthy as a young woman. She also gives us tricks and tips to keep fit in our developing economy.


Photo credit: Karel

Art in my Hood

The legacy of Apartheid has left many young women living in townships frustrated due to the lack of opportunities available to them. Beauty brings us into her life as a young woman living in the township and how the structural issues have impacted her dream of being be a dancer.


Photo credit: Karel

The Journey of a Transgender Womxn Part 2

Ditshego Ditshego shares what it was like to grow up as a person identifying as transgender in Mamelodi township and how that experience shaped the womxn she is today.


Photo credit: Karel

The Journery of a Transgender Womxn Part 1

South Africa is said to have to the most progressive constitution which protests LBGTQIAP rights. Although we celebrate this beautiful piece of legislation, the lived experiences of trans gender people still do not reflect their constitutional rights. We speak to Ditshego Ditshego who lets us into her life as a womxn identifying as transgender.


Photo credit: Karel

My First Democratic Vote

South Africa has just celebrated 25 years of democracy. One of the most fundamental rights enshrined in its Constitution, is the right to vote. Follow Andile Khuzwayo and friends as they head to the polls and make their voices heard.


Photo credit: Karel

A Trip to the IEC Election Results Centre

The National Results Operation Centre ("R.O.C") for the 2019 Elections Leaders brings together all key stakeholders in the elections under one roof to oversee the counting, collation and finalization of the election results. Follow us to see what happens in the centre and speak to politicalparties about their views on the voting process.


Photo credit: Karel

The horrific state of South African Schools

Kgali Kedijang visited young activists from The Raising Voices of Young Women Project in Mafikeng, North West to reveal the rot of the Ngaka Modiri Municipality. It was found that despite R374 million being spent by the education department for learner transport, there were still 8503 learners walking very long distances to get to school. Follow us as we investigate the state of a village school in the North West.


Photo credit: Karel

Are political parties just using Gender Base Violence for their own political agendas?

South Africa has one of the highest rates of Gender Based Violence in the world. In the run up to the 2019 national elections, what are political parties doing to address the scourge of Gender Based Violence. To help us unpack this, we speak to gender activists Keitumetse Fatimata Moutloatse and Comrade Jane.


Photo credit: Karel

#Shayi'sfuba The Gendered Impact of Extractive Industries

South Africa is endowed with vast natural resources therefore, extraction has become one of the major economic activities. Although this development can be said to be beneficial for the economy, practice has revealed that extractive industries can cause harm to the communities in which they operate. Various movements including #Shayisfuba have started to interrogate how profitable and politically endowed extractive ventures are intertwined with abuses by governments who undermine the livelihoods of families (especially those of womxn) to fuel state corruption.


Photo credit: Karel

Shayisfuba - Mobalizing for a Feminist Government

Not Yet Uhuru is part of a collective ( Shayisfuba Campaign) of individuals and organisation mobalising for a feminist government. A feminist government is one where all women and gender non conforming people have the freedom to be themselves and to have their choices respected.


Photo credit: Karel

Voter Education : What makes a free and fair election

As part of the #Yvote4u campaign, we went out to the streets of Alexander township in South Africa to find out how the residents had to say about voting. Our host, Dimakatso, also took us through the IEC rules and regulations on what constitutes a free and fair election.


Photo credit: Karel

Service Delivery issues in Taung: Episode 2

"A riot is the cry of the unheard" - The village of Molelema ( North West, South Africa) is in ashes. Follow us as we look at why the residents took to the streets in protest of the lack of service delivery in their community.


Photo credit: Karel

Service Delivery issues in Taung: Episode 1

Join us as we follow our host Naledi Chirwa as she and other social change advocates work in the rural village of Taung, North West province. This series will bring you into the lives of young womxn and girls living in rural areas and the systematic challenges that affect their daily lives.


Photo credit: Karel