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News, interviews, sport, talk back and music are key elements of the African Hour. Radio quizzes and competitions are popular regular features. The African Hour is broadcast in English.

News, interviews, sport, talk back and music are key elements of the African Hour. Radio quizzes and competitions are popular regular features. The African Hour is broadcast in English.
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Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

News, interviews, sport, talk back and music are key elements of the African Hour. Radio quizzes and competitions are popular regular features. The African Hour is broadcast in English.

Language:

Multilingual

Contact:

SBS Radio Sydney Locked Bag 028 Crows Nest NSW 1585 Australia (02) 9430 2828


Episodes

New to Australia and loooking for a job? These strategies could help

11/6/2017
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Career coaches say the biggest hurdle many newcomers to Australia face is their inability to secure a job interview despite their qualifications and work experiences. So what are the strategies job seekers can employ to land a job interview?

Duration:00:06:20

West African culture drummed up in NSW schools

11/6/2017
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In a bid to boost cultural awareness, students from regional and remote ares of New South Wales are getting a lesson in the basics of West African drumming and its significance.

Duration:00:03:52

World Bicycle Relief fights poverty with the humble bike

10/30/2017
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World Bicycle Relief is going around the developing world mobilising people through The Power of Bicycles. Dagmar Geiger, Development Director of World Bicycle Relief Australia, says her organisation is committed to helping people conquer the challenge of distance, achieve independence and thrive.

Duration:00:08:53

Australian anti-Apartheid activists honoured in South Africa

10/30/2017
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Australian anti-apartheid activists are being honoured in a new exhibition in South Africa which, organisers say, shows the power of protest.

Duration:00:03:58

Mandela's unfinished book 'Dare Not Linger' is released

10/30/2017
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Nelson Mandela's second autobiography Dare Not Linger is released today - 31 October 2017 - in Australia. It is the story of his presidential years, drawing heavily on the memoir he began to write as he prepared to finish his term of office, but was unable to finish. The book's author Mandla Langa spoke with Martin Kwakwa.

Duration:00:11:22

New Africa-themed 'musical' hits Sydney

10/24/2017
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High-energy dancer Lucky Lartey and the Jamestown Collective bring audiences an original composition and choreography inspired by traditional African rhythms with new urban beats and contemporary dance.

Duration:00:09:34

Ex-refugees share success stories at cultural transition forum

10/23/2017
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Former refugees have shared their success stories with recently arrived refugees at a forum in Sydney's west, with many taking creative approaches to bridge language gaps and isolation.

Duration:00:04:04

Racial profiling by Victoria Police exposed - again

10/23/2017
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Young people in Victoria's multicultural communities are speaking out against alleged racial profiling at the hands of Victoria Police.

Duration:00:03:16

This violence against women must stop, it's almost White Ribbon Day

10/17/2017
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Saturday, 25 November 2017 is White Ribbon Day - a day dedicated to putting a greater focus on women and the violence they suffer at the hands of men. White Ribbon Australia executive manager Peterson Opio discusses issues with Martin Kwakwa.

Duration:00:13:21

Foreign students to face tougher English language test

10/17/2017
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International students have been put on alert, with the government to roll out tougher English tests. From next year, students will need to formally pass an English course before they can enter tertiary education.

Duration:00:03:20

Wayward South Sudanese youths in Vic finding direction

10/17/2017
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Police appear to have gained the upper hand on the Apex Gang, founded in Melbourne's South Sudanese community, but the community's issue with youth crime is not gone. One academic says what he calls "information" has been overlooked as a method of breaking the cycle and providing effective settlement policy.

Duration:00:04:06

Racism under microscope at Darwin conference

10/10/2017
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Racism has been one of the focuses of discussions at the annual conference of the Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia (FECCA) in Darwin.

Duration:00:04:25

Aborigines, Africans bear brunt of racism in Australia: report

10/10/2017
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An anti-racism campaign is aiming to combat the racism experienced by Indigenous and African Australians.

Duration:00:02:05

Never too late to start a new career

10/3/2017
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Whether you're looking for work, want to start your own business or fulfil a passion, starting a new career later in life can be challenging - but never too late.

Duration:00:08:08

Aussie charity aims to put 1 million girls in Africa in school

10/3/2017
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Melbourne-based charity One Girl says it is aiming at putting one million girls in Africa in school by 2020.

Duration:00:11:53

Safe sex is sexy, empowerment queen reveals all

9/26/2017
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Author, mentor and motivational speaker Katinda Ndola is back on AfricaN Hour this week. Last week, she discussed with Martin Kwakwa aspects of her mentoring programs specifically for the African community in Australia. This week, the topic for discussion is safe sex.

Duration:00:09:39

African Hour to end following review of SBS Radio services

9/26/2017
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SBS Radio has announced changes to its programming. Seven new languages, including Kirundi (spoken in Burundi, Tanzania and DRC), will be on air at the world's most diverse broadcaster.

Duration:00:06:10

Empowerment queen challenges African women to get up and go for it

9/18/2017
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Katinda Ndola is an author, a mentor and a motivational speaker. Some people call her the empowerment queen. Shes CEO of the organisation African Personal Success Mentoring Society. Katinda lives in Melbourne, but at heart shes still African - from Kenya. She was guest of African Hour, discussing with Martin Kwakwa some of her mentoring programs specifically for the African community in Australia, especially young women.

Duration:00:12:37

Proposed citizenship test leaves residents in limbo

9/18/2017
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The Federal Government's proposed crackdown on citizenship laws may still be in question, but, in the meantime, so is the future of Australia's permanent residents. From plans for a tougher language test to longer waiting times before they can apply for citizenship, many permanent residents say they are left in a state of uncertainty. Omar Dabbagh has more.

Duration:00:04:00

Ex-Ethiopian refugee pins next hope on Commonwealth Games

9/18/2017
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At just 17 years old, Bendere Oboya is already Australia's third-fastest woman over 400 metres. And after winning two gold medals at the Commonwealth Youth Games earlier this year, the former Ethiopian refugee is now targeting higher honours. Adrian Arciuli reports.

Duration:00:03:33