Want to get a perspective from another continent? Listen to this excellent African trade union radio feature. Mshikamano Weekly Africa Labour Show Listen now! Mshikamano is a name of a weekly labour radio show produced by Workers’ World Media Productio …

Walton Pantland

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Want to get a perspective from another continent? Listen to this excellent African trade union radio feature.

Mshikamano

Weekly Africa Labour Show

Listen now!

Mshikamano is a name of a weekly labour radio show produced by Workers’ World Media Productions in partnership with 11 trade union federations in Africa.

Mshikamano is a Swahili word meaning Solidarity, which is one of the pillars of trade unionism.

This show looks at the way media reports on labour issues. Media like newspapers, radio and television are often criticised for not turning the spotlight of analysis on their own methods of production. This is especially important when you review the ownership of the particular media production house in question. Likewise, union media like newsletters, magazines and pamphlets have been criticised for not speaking to the average worker.

The show is also broadcast on SABC Channel Africa, the voice of the African Renaissance.


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Walton Pantland

South African trade unionist living in Glasgow. Loves whisky, wine, running and the great outdoors. Walton did an MA in Industrial Relations at Ruskin, Oxford, and is interested in how trade unions use new technology to organise.

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