Uganda: Masindi to Get Radio Station

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Masindi district local government will start a radio station to mobilise communities and generate revenue to run district programmes.

The district chairperson Steven Birija said once on air, the radio station would help bridge the gap between the district leadership and the communities. He said the district would generate revenue from advertisements and sponsored programmes to fund other activities.Birija was recently leading a team of officials from the district on a two-day study tour to Kyenjojo district under the District Livelihood Support Programme which aims to fight poverty and address gender imbalances.