A new beginning in the campaign for community radio in Swaziland

The following speech was delivered by Ambrose Zwane, national coordinator of Swaziland’s community radio network, at the network’s launch at the George Hotel in Manzini, July 11 2013.  Swaziland and Zimbabwe are the only countries that has not yet opened the airwaves for the community radio sector. In past 15 years Lubombo Community Radio hasContinue reading “A new beginning in the campaign for community radio in Swaziland”

Campaign for community radio in Swaziland

MISA-Swaziland e-Forum article Myles Mumford is a radio producer working at Lusweti, a health communications NGO in Swaziland. Myles recently helped a Swazi community radio campaign by recording local artists and producing a CD. All proceeds from the sale of CDs will go toward the campaign for community radio in Swaziland. Read on for Myles’ takeContinue reading “Campaign for community radio in Swaziland”

Shining a light on Swaziland’s dubious radio deal

MISA-Swaziland Alert 4 June 2013 The Nation, Swaziland’s independent monthly magazine, is asking how the government granted a broadcasting company a commercial radio licence when it is unclear whether enabling legislation exists to allow such a deal. In the June 2013 edition, Nimrod Mabuza, assistant editor and reporter for The Nation, says Africa Unite FMContinue reading “Shining a light on Swaziland’s dubious radio deal”