05 December 2006

confiscation of shortwave radios in zimbabwe

A story from SW Radio Africa:

MDC allege police & Central Intelligence Organisation confiscating shortwave radios countrywide

The front page of swradioafrica.com includes this jarring graphic:

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Maybe they're just banning the S350 for the amount of drift it produces when first turned on!

weatherall said...

:P

Anonymous said...

Mugabe's determined to run that country into the ground, and I guess he got tired of foreign broadcasters reminding Zimbabweans that in many other countries there is more than one legal political party, and no need to smuggle in food or hide from the police. Even the coffee farms are failing. 25 years after the end of Rhodesia, and the people are worse off than ever.