Giving youth a voice in the media

Giving youth a voice in the media

South Africa celebrates Youth Month in June, commemorating the 1976 Soweto student uprising. It serves as a time to reflect on the meaning of being a young person living in South Africa and overcoming various challenges such as unemployment.  Our participants have...
New blood at M&G, SAMIP orgs join global j-school cohort

New blood at M&G, SAMIP orgs join global j-school cohort

Here are the latest updates from in and around the SAMIP family M&G names Ron Derby as new editor-in-chief The Mail & Guardian has appointed veteran business reporter Ron Derby as its next editor-in-chief, starting in May. Former broadcaster Redi Tlhabi was...
As the Covid-19 lockdown eases SAMIP participants break news

As the Covid-19 lockdown eases SAMIP participants break news

On Monday 27 April celebrated Freedom Day a commemoration of the country’s transition to democracy that was heralded by the first democratic elections on that day in 1994. This year was different though, while the country is free democratically, the country is under...

COVID-19 lockdown levels explained by SAMIP participants

This week, as South Africa hit week four of its national lockdown, President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled a plan to start easing some of the restrictions imposed to combat the spread of the coronavirus, as well as details of a massive R500-billion stimulus package. The...