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Fondation Hirondelle gets Guinea radios back on air in Ebola region

21-10-2014

Fondation Hirondelle gets Guinea radios back on air in Ebola region

LAUSANNE (October 20, 2014) – Three rural radio stations in southern Guinea that had been hit by lightning were able to resume broadcasting in mid-October thanks to Fondation Hirondelle, a Swiss NGO that creates and supports independent media in crisis zones. These radios are in the region where the Ebola outbreak started earlier this year and where independent information is particularly vital. The chief technician of Fondation Hirondelle’s Guinea project (based in the capital Conakry) spent 10 days in the remote Forest region of the country to install or repair the radios’ FM transmitters and other equipment that had been damaged...

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