Babalwa Maphetshana is currently doing an internship in SAASTA’s Science and Technology Youth Journalism programme. She completed her Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies at Damelin College.

She started working at Inkonjane community radio station, which is based in Flagstaff in the O.R. Tambo district, in 2013 as a volunteer in the news department and gained experience in compiling news.

Since she started  Science and Technology Youth Journalism programme in August 2016, she is covering stories that are related to science and technology and she is hoping to learn more as the programme continues.