The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) and its members across the continent join the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the world to celebrate this year’s World Radio Day today February 13, 2016. The theme for this year “The Role of the Radio in Humanitarian Emergency and Disaster Situations” with five other sub-themes reiterate the significant role the radio plays in critical period.
On this rather important day, AFEX wishes everyone especially radio workers in Africa a happy World Radio Day and acknowledges the remarkable role this medium has played in development. AFEX on this Day also reaffirms its commitment to promote and protect radio activities as well as radio personnel that work selflessly using the radio to inform and promote societal causes.
The image below summarises the social impact of radio thus need to protect it. Click to view full version: