A media crackdown couldn’t keep these Burundian journalists down. They have resorted to using WhatsApp to reach their audiences
Some 25 journalists are crowded around a dining room table in an ordinary suburban house in Kigali, Rwanda. It’s a news meeting like many others, and the items are pretty standard: peace talks in Arusha, a petrol shortage in Bujumbura, an arrested journalist. But this is an unusual news team. This is Radio Inzamba, a project of radio journalists exiled from their country, neighbouring Burundi.
This story was first published by JAMLAB, a Wits Journalism project. Please click on the following link to read the full article: Radio life without FM: Exiled Burundian radio journalists broadcast on WhatsApp