In a time of political turmoil and severe cultural repression, Shifty Records produced indie South African bands promoting free thought, and challenging apartheid. The record company, initially operating out of a caravan, grew to record some of the country's most important South African music.
The Youth Radio Awards - hosted by the Children's Radio Foundation to recognising the effort, passion and determination of young reporters at community radio stations across the countrys - were fittingly held in Cape Town on Youth Day.
Located at the proposed Square Kilometre Array site in the remote Northern Cape province, the seven-dish KAT-7 is the world's first radio telescope array consisting of dishes made of fibreglass, and has already delivered images of the Centaurus A, a galaxy 14-million light years away.
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