Aug 8th: Sibusiso Biyela

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Podcaster: Allen Versfeld

Title: Urban Astronomer #9:Sibusiso Biyela

Link: http://www.urban-astronomer.com

Description: Episode 9 of the Urban Astronomer Podcast features an interview with Sibusiso Biyela, a journalist and science communicator who lives on the east coast of South Africa. We spoke for about half an hour, about his own astronomy interests, about the need for more science communication in African languages, and South Africa’s place in world astronomy.

 

Bio: Allen is an amateur astronomer, an IT professional, a podcaster, a father of five beautiful kids and a barely competent chess player. He is also the director of the Astrophotography Section of the Astronomical Society of South Africa, where he coordinates and promotes the activities of people who are far better photographers than him.

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