Archive for March, 2011

R4D returns to Bush Radio – believed to be Africa’s oldest community radio station project – which is based in Cape Town, South Africa on 89.5 MHz FM. This audio slideshow follows up on comments made in an earlier post regarding “Hate Radio”; 20th of Nov. 2010.

The idea of Bush Radio started in the 1980’s when community activists and alternative media producers began to explore ways of using grassroots media for social change – and as an alternative voice to the media available under apartheid.

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In this clip – the head of news at Radio Nigeria, based at the Lagos Head Office, discusses their service – the station’s history, and introduces you to the News Dept.

Radio Nigeria is a member of the FRCN’s mediumwave service, and has 25 stations located throughout the country. Together with Voice of Nigeria, it’s one of the largest radio networks in Africa.