Category Archives: Clandestine

Sudan: a “failure to block Radio Dabanga”

(Source: Radio Dabanga via Andy Sennitt) The Sudanese Minister of Information has admitted that attempts by the Sudanese government to prevent broadcasts by Radio Dabanga have failed. Minister Ahmed Bilal was speaking in the Council of States on Tuesday. He … Continue reading

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Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) to end shortwave broadcasts

Hat tip to SWLing Post reader, Jonathan Marks, for sharing this news item: (Source: Burma News International) At the end of October, the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) will stop producing its ethnic language radio program after 21 years of broadcasting, … Continue reading

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SW Radio Africa lost donor support

According to Radio VOP, SW Radio Africa’s closure is due to a loss of donor support. Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Richard Cuff, for the tip: (Source: Radio VOP) “London-based SW Radio Africa has been forced to cease broadcasting … Continue reading

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SW Radio Africa to close down August 10

Only a few weeks ago we mentioned that the clandestine station, SW Radio Africa, stopped broadcasting via shortwave. It appears now that SWRA will completely close down: (Source: Shortwave Radio Africa via Richard Cuff) “It is with regret that SW Radio Africa announces … Continue reading

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VOA and RFA via homemade radios in North Korea

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Anil, for sharing this article regarding the importance and inspiration radio provides to many North Koreans. This comes from our favorite North Korea independent news site, NK News. Here’s a quote from the article … Continue reading

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SWRA to end shortwave broadcasts

The clandestine station, Shortwave Radio Africa, announced today that it will end shortwave radio broadcasts to Zimbabwe. As we’ve posted before, Zimbabwe is a country that does not exactly embrace free press. Indeed, Mugabe has even been known to order the confiscation of self-powered … Continue reading

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Homemade radios: a voice of hope in North Korea

Many thanks to SWLing Post readers Anil and Monty for sharing this report from CNN International:

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