Rural radio wins top award
18 November 2009
Kwazulu-Natal rural community radio station Maputoland Community Radio
has put the country, region and community radio on the world map after
winning an international award for its contributions to children's
The Unicef award is granted to stations in the southern hemisphere for
their contribution to International Children's Day for Broadcasting, which
is held annually on the first Sunday in March.
The awards are announced in November in the United States.
The station is based in north-east Kwazulu-Natal in the uMkhanyakude
district and broadcasts to 119000 listeners.
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