Local Focus goes to under-reported areas and delivers quality stories directly to your WhatsApp and podcast feed

Get your real news that matters to you delivered to you as a short WhatsApp voice-note.

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.Please, tell us about the local stories we need to focus on over WhatsApp.

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Get a new voice note audio show each month by adding the number 060 954 1326 into your contact list and sending that number a WhatsApp message.