Criminals masquerading as political protesters destroy in hours what took nearly three decades to build - Alex FM

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Alex FM — 27 years of hard work destroyed in hours

On Tuesday morning, criminals entered Alex FM’s facilities and destroyed the radio station’s equipment, including a state-of-the-art studio.

This theft and vandalism formed part of the ongoing rioting and looting which is taking place in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.
 

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Strange how so many radio stations have been destroyed... Soon after this all started
 

Sarg3_ZN

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Take out communications, now that is something a military or terrorist group would do. Unless someone instructed the rioters and looters to attack these places.
 

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This is war tactics.

Cut supplies
Cut fuel
Cut communication

The ANC did these terrorists attacks in apartheid.
Its the communist playbook.
Sounds just like a planned & failed coup d'état
 

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Article:

Alex FM is not the only radio station targeted by rioters.

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) said the acts of violence, looting, and arson had disrupted various communication services.

Criminals looted and damaged communications equipment and vandalised telecoms infrastructure, including 113 network towers.

The looting and vandalism affected numerous community radio stations, including Ntokozo FM, Mams FM, and Westside FM.
 

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Nov 2015 student tuition fees uprising:

“The acting national police commission believes there was something sinister behind the student protests against escalating tuition fees, telling a parliamentary committee that protests were organised by external force. State Security Minister David Mahlobo says political elements and non-students hijacked the recent tuition fee protests,” said Zapiro on his website.

There have been claims that a third force was behind the nationwide demonstrations which saw universities around the country being shut down. Mahlobo says troublemakers tried to opportunistically hijack last month’s chaotic protests at the Union Buildings.

“People who were not students came in and caused disruptions. They even burned toilets. Then there are also elements of other opportunists who brought in issues of politics,” Mahlobo is quoted as saying.

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This pos has been shitstirring & giggling under our noses but ANC guavamint is too busy stealing to do anything about their hero's terrorism..
 

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Here you go

News24: William Bird | Looting of community radio stations: just a remarkable coincidence?.
Clowns. It's not 1980 anymore, there's this thing called the "internet". :rolleyes:
 

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Clowns. It's not 1980 anymore, there's this thing called the "internet". :rolleyes:
Community radio stations are a far more important source of information to the majority of South Africans. They are more localized which means information is more relevant. Radio's are dirty cheap and Im pretty sure you could run one off a potato, they also have crazy long signal range.
 

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Community radio stations are a far more important source of information to the majority of South Africans. They are more localized which means information is more relevant. Radio's are dirty cheap and Im pretty sure you could run one off a potato, they also have crazy long signal range.
Relevance doesn't matter when the internet allows you to search for information. Most South Africans have access to the internet now. Sure getting news elsewhere might be an inconvenience, but the effect of taking down a radio station is pitiful compared to what it would have been 40 years ago.
 
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