Richard says goodbye on this the last day of broadcasting from SW Radio Africa. He takes a look at the last thirteen years and assesses the future for the church in Zimbabwe.
Duane Udd juxtaposes the US-Africa Leaders summit at the White House with the ending of SW Radio Africa broadcasts and bids farewell to all listeners in Zimbabwe and beyond.
Tshisa Rhythms bows out on a sad note as this is our last show because of SW Radio Africa’s closure. We feature some gospel music as we bid an emotional farewell to our listeners.
Join the SW Radio Africa News team for a round up of this weeks news in Zimbabwe.
Tererai talks to writer and journalist Geoff Hill about the future of independent media in Zim, following reports that the Alpha Media Holdings and Associated Newspapers, as well as the state run Zimpapers and ZBC, have all retrenched workers and reduced wages. The report comes the same week that sees London based SW Radio Africa shutting down. Hill said the challenges faced by newspapers are global but in Zim, where the economy has collapsed, there is no advertising revenue. He also criticised Information Minister Jonathan Moyo saying he should resign and be exiled to Mongolia. Hill also lamented the closure of SW Radio Africa.
Ali Baba says Zifa went to meet the parliamentary portfolio committee on football but didn’t say that government has failed football by its political interference.
Gift says the closure of the most trusted independent radio station in Zim, SW Radio Africa, is a sad thing to happen to news starved Zimbabweans. He believes ZANU PF is celebrating because the station exposed their corruption and maladministration through fair and balanced reporting.
SW Radio Africa News Headlines Friday 8th August 2014
SW Radio Africa News Stories for Friday 8th August 2014
Sports & Entertainment features emotional interviews with musicians and producers on the closure of SW Radio Africa. They talk about how this radio station has helped the up and coming artists & musicians have a platform to showcase their productions. We also play some hits which dominated this show in the past year. Its good bye to all our listeners and we pray that one day we will be back and even bigger!
SW Radio Africa News Stories for Thursday 7th August 2014