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SOUND AFRICA is a new space for creative non-fiction from the African continent.

SOUND AFRICA is a new space for creative non-fiction from the African continent.
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South Africa

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SOUND AFRICA is a new space for creative non-fiction from the African continent.

Language:

English


Episodes

Nuclear SA: Countdown

2/5/2017
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What will the future of South Africa’s energy sector look like? This is the guiding question that leads Sound Africa’s newest producer, Neroli Price, to paint three possible future scenarios. Speaking to a range of experts, activists and those trying out innovative alternatives, she takes the listener on a journey from paradise to hell, and ending up somewhere in the middle. Where we end up depends on the choices that we make now and who we include on the proverbial lifeboat to the future....

Duration: 00:27:50


Nuclear SA: Uranium Rush

1/29/2017
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In this third instalment of Sound Africa’s Nuclear SA mini-series, Dhashen Moodley takes a look at the potential consequences of uranium mining in the Karoo. We speak to a Khoi-San activist who, drawing parallels with recent protests at Standing Rock in the USA, worries about the threat uranium mining poses to water supplies in this arid land. Meanwhile local farmers voice their concerns, politicians are enticed with promises of job creation, and mining companies continue to chase profit...

Duration: 00:38:48