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Stories from Musina

Musina is a town on the border with Zimbabwe dealing with issues involving foreign nationals. Head paralegal is Jacob Matakanye. Our junior journalist is Crystal Baloyi. The radio partner is Musina FM.

Consumer Protection Act

Consumer Protection Act

With the recent state of the economy, consumer spending has gone down in South Africa significantly but that does not mean that reckless spending is not founded amongst some consumers. This has prompted some to using loyalty points to buy food. In recent years the...

Consent, Sex, Rape and The Law

Consent, Sex, Rape and The Law

Phale Hendrick, a paralegal journalist working for CJN at our Musina advice office has identified a very serious problem in the area. There are cases arriving at his office where 16-year-old boys are having sex with 13-year-old children. And he has identified a huge...

CJN trains community paralegals to be radio journalists.
To do this we are partnered with the following advice offices and radio stations

Orange Farm Human Rights Centre
Thetha FM

Kgatelopele Social Development Forum
(Northern Cape)
Kurara FM

Messina Legal Advice Centre
Musina FM

Amaoti Community Resource Centre
Inanda FM

Interchurch Local Development Agency
(Eastern Cape)
Nkqubela FM (KQ FM)

Ficksburg Advice Centre
(The Free State, on the border with Lesotho)
Setsoto FM

Senzokuhle Advice Centre
Voice of the community (VOC FM )

Ventersdorp Human Rights Legal Network
(North West)
Star FM

Dobsonville Human Rights Centre
Sloot FM

Lebo Nyelele (Independent Paralegal)
(Free State)
The Rock FM

Kwaguca Advice Office
Emalahleni FM

Amaotana Community Advice Office
Izwi Lomzanzi FM

Letlhabile Network Against Abuse & HIV/AIDS
(North West)

Eastern Cape Human Rights Legal Advice Office
(Eastern Cape)

Previous partnerships

Jersey Farm Advice and Information Centre
(Eastern Cape)

On average, every day a paralegal journalist with the help of CJN produces a piece of social justice content to be broadcast on a partner radio station.