Malawi: Arrested genius radio owner freed[excerpt]
He was surrounded by proud villagers upon his release.
Meanwhile, Zodiac Broadcasting Station's (ZBS) Managing Director, Gospel Kazako, travelled all the way from Blantyre to Mulanje with the intention of freeing the boy. ZBS is one of Malawi's leading private radio stations.
Kondesi had initially failed to pay the K50, 000 ($358) fine Mulanje Second Grade Magistrate Lameck Mkwapatira handed him last Friday. He said the thought of going to jail for his creativity scared him.