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Alex FM Looted, equipment worth R5-million gone!

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Alex FM Looted, equipment worth R5-million gone!

Alex FM Looted, equipment worth R5-million gone!

Bongani Bingwa speaks to station manager Takalane Nemangowe about what happened in the early hours of the morning.
Alexandra community radio station Alex FM has been looted.

The station that has been on air for 27 years is now off air.

Speaking to Bongani Bingwa, station manager Takalane Nemangowe says no one was hurt when the incident happened.

We are devastated, we woke up to the news that our radio station, a community radio station that is the voice of the voiceless, the only platform for the people of Alexandra has been cleaned out. We don’t have a radio station now.

Takalane Nemangowe, Station manager – Alex FM
It happened in the early hours of the morning, at the time when it happened there were no police in the vicinity and even now there is no police presence.

Takalane Nemangowe, Station manager – Alex FM

We have lost equipment that is estimated to be worth R5-million. They took everything, all broadcasting equipment. We just have a building.

Takalane Nemangowe, Station manager – Alex FM

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