Sunday, June 26, 2005

SW Radio Africa saved from closure

By Staff Reporter
Last updated: 06/25/2005 21:13:04

SW RADIO Africa which has been teetering on the brink of collapse is nowsafe, it was confirmed on Friday."SW Radio Africa is very pleased to announce that we have been saved fromclosure," the station's manager Gerry Jackson said in a brief statement."We will therefore be able to continue broadcasting on Medium Wave 1197kHzfrom 5 - 7am every morning. This signal is clearly heard throughout SouthAfrica and over most of Zimbabwe. We regret that due to the relentlessjamming of our Shortwave signal by the government we are unable to providethis service at the moment."Jackson did not say where the money had come from, but indications were thatthe station was now safe for another year.The award winning radio station needs close to £100 000 every month toremain in operation, according to insiders.

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