Audio by title south_african_radio_station_facing_crisis

South African Radio Station facing crisis

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 08/09/2007

A community radio station serving the South-west township, or Soweto, in South Africa, is currently facing a crisis in governance.
The station began during the anti-apartheid movement in the late 1980s, and became a voice for the oppressed people living in the townships of South Africa.
Now, a corporate coalition led by South African Breweries is attempting to turn the community station into a commercial enterprise.
KBOO spoke with community media supporter and anti-apartheid activist David Mathebula from South Africa by phone

2:23 minutes (1.09 MB)

 

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