Lamola launches prison radio station

The Brandvlei Correctional Centre has launched the continent's first-ever prison radio station. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG – The Brandvlei Correctional Centre has launched the continent’s first-ever prison radio station.

Basic Radio 98.7 is digital and operated by inmates.

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Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola recently launched the station and was on air alongside prominent radio personality, Phat Joe.

“I’m here with a message. I’m going to take this station nationwide. You guys will be heard coast to coast. I’m talking to your managers and programme directors right now”, said Phat Joe.

 

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