MISA BACKS 'FREE RADIO AIRWAVES' CALL

From Swazi Media Commentary Fri Dec 21 2012, 01:35:00

MISA-Swaziland Statement, 18 December 2012

Times of Swazilandsays 'Free the airwaves' - MISA Swaziland agrees

MBABANE, Swaziland - Swaziland's only privately-owned newspaper has called for the liberalisation of the Kingdom's radio airwaves.

In an editorial titled 'Free the airwaves', the Times of Swaziland notes that radio is the dominant medium of communication in Africa, yet in Swaziland - a small, landlocked country in Southern Africa bordered by South Africa and Mozambique - options remain limited.

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Swaziland:   Swazi King Snubs His Own Airport (opinion)
Swazi Media Commentary
31 July 2015

King Mswati III of Swaziland has so little faith in the new international airport that has his name that he does not use it. [read more]

Swaziland:   US Cable in 2010 Called King 'Imbalanced' (news)
Swazi Media Commentary
30 July 2015

The US Embassy in Swaziland said King Mswati III was 'not intellectually well developed' and 'is not a reader'. It also called him 'imbalanced'. [read more]

Swaziland:   Human Rights Documentary Airs On TV (news)
Swazi Media Commentary
31 July 2015

The documentary, Swaziland: Africa's last Absolute Monarchy, which reports on human rights abuses in the kingdom is to be aired on national Danish television channel DR2 on Sunday 2 August 2015 at 11 ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!


Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...