Closing the Visibility Gap on the African Continent

gsport writer Babsie Kutwana blogs about the first ever #gsportAfrica event where leading women in sport shared their experience around closing the visibility gap on the continent.
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Record Breaking Viewership for Women’s Sport

2022 Women’s Super League Champions Chelsea. Photo: ChelseaFCW (Twitter)

Research in the UK has shown that more fans are tuning in to watch women’s sport with a record-breaking 15.1 million views in the first quarter of 2022. The Women’s Super League, was the most-watched competition, making up 58 per cent of the viewership.
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Emma Raducanu: A Star is Born

History-making US Open champion Emma Raducanu becomes first woman winner of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 15 years, and it is the only the beginning for this global tennis star. Photo: Emma Raducanu (Twitter)

History making US Open champion, Emma Raducanu, becomes first woman winner of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 15 years, and it is the only the beginning for this global tennis star.
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#BestMan Interview: How The Olympics Inspired Manfred Seidler

Veteran sports commentator Manfred Seidler is a firm supporter of women’s sport. Photo: Supplied

Veteran sports commentator, Manfred Seidler, is a firm supporter of women’s sport and has spent years interviewing and commentating on great achievements by South African athletes. In this #BestMan interview with Koketso Kgogome, he reflects on his journey in sport.

Ashraf Garda Continues to Champion South Africa

Legendary award-winning media host, Ashraf Garda, is hoping to create new avenues for future generations through his newly launched podcast – Champion South Africa. Photo: Supplied

Legendary award-winning media host, Ashraf Garda, is hoping to create new avenues for future generations through his newly launched podcast – Champion South Africa. He chats about his journey and what keeps him motivated to stay in the game.

Benny Bonsu: Becoming Africa’s Olivia Pope

Ghana-born global sports broadcasting trailblazer, Benny Bonsu, is known as the Oprah of Sport because of her witty, straight to the point interviewing style. She tells Kass Naidoo about her passion for mentoring and her wish to be Africa’s Olivia Pope.

Melissa Reddy: A Global Success Story

Inspiring and well-respected football journalist, Melissa Reddy’s journey has seen her rise from an intern at Summit TV to a regular contributor at UK’s major broadcasters. She chats to Celine Abrahams about living her childhood dream, breaking barriers and confidently standing her ground in football spaces.

Celestine Karoney: From Kenya TV to BBC Africa

Kenya’s Celestine Karoney is approaching fifteen years in sports media. She talks to Kass Naidoo about her journey from sports intern on Kenya Television to sports reporter on BBC Africa.

Chetty: Go Out There and Do It

SAfm sports producer Chervon Chetty tells the story of how she snared the job of a lifetime with the SABC, and gets to devote her focus to the passion of her life – at work!