Local Focus

VOLUME  |  Podcast , ±8 min episodes every 4 weeks, 1 day  | 
Local Focus goes to under-reported areas and delivers quality stories directly to your WhatsApp and podcast feed. Our on-the-ground reporter Cliff Shiko has years of experience exploring Alexandra in Johannesburg, holding the authorities to account and giving engaging analysis. Here, in a podcast brought to you by Volume and Alex FM, you get to hear pure Cliff as he presents exciting scoops, tells stories of how he dodged (and got hit) by cops’ bullets and interviews the people who matter. The show will be released as a WhatsApp voice note—a groundbreaking new audio format being pioneered by Volume - and as a regular podcast.
It will be presented every two weeks by Cliff Shiko. Produced by Volume and Alex FM.

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Marching Against Samantha Radebe's Murder

In this episode Hellen, while covering the march against the death of Samantha Radebe, was shot by the police with a rubber bullet.

Local Focus is produced by Volume in partnership with Alex FM.

Young Kids Split From Mothers

This week our intrepid producer and presenter Cliff Shiko investigates Alexandra's women's hostel and discovers that kids as young as 7-years-old are about to be sent away, separated from their mothers.

Looting and Shooting

Cliff Shiko presents the first episode of his new podcast and explains how he was shot by police while covering a story on looting and xenophobia in Alexandra.

Local Focus - Trailer

The trailer for our upcoming on-the-ground news and current affairs show. From Cliff Shiko. Produced by Volume and Alex FM.

5 episodes