Nairobi, 08 February, 2021 / 9:35 pm (ACI Africa).
The leadership of SIGNIS Africa, the continental branch of the global Catholic Association for Communication, SIGNIS, is encouraging African youth who have a passion in radio and digital communication to join the global network of their fellow radio enthusiasts in the international podcast contest that SIGNIS World Radio has organized.
In an interview with ACI Africa February 5, the President of SIGNIS Africa, Fr. Walter Ihejirika, said that radio is what defines Africa in terms of communication and urged young people on the continent to showcase their talent using the media platform.
“Being a global contest, SIGNIS Africa encourages as many young people as possible from all African countries to showcase their talents in radio to the rest of the world. Africa is a radio continent. That is what we are known for all over,” said Fr. Ihejirika.
For the contest, the youth will be asked to submit 1–3-minute podcasts on Pope Francis’ recent Encyclical Letter, “Fratelli Tutti: On fraternity and social friendship.”
This is also a way to encourage the youth to read the document, according to organizers of the event.