Broadcast In Brief


- Public broadcaster SABC is celebrating the launch of its new youth radio station, truFM. The station is built on the foundations of the much loved, but outdated, CKI FM.

- A Catholic station in the north of Uganda, Radio Pacis, has launched a second FM frequency thanks to the prize money it won at the BBC Africa Radio Awards in 2007.The Arua-based station won the New Station of the Year category and was awarded US $5000 to buy equipment.

- Angel Radio, which operates on the 96.1 FM in Ghana’s second city Kumasi, and its environs by the Angel Broadcasting Services Limited, is one year old in broadcasting. It took to the airwaves on March 19, 2007.In November last year, the local radio station was rated first, among the numerous FM stations, after only eight months into its operations.

- The Canaria Radio and Television channel (RTVC) said it would open an office in Rabat.

The announcement was made by the network's Director General, Guillermo Garcia, at a meeting of the RTVC's board of inquiry. No date was set for the opening of this office.