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Outcome of benefit concert
Sunday, 18 December 2005 00:00

 Radio FRO is based at Stadtwerkstatt Linz / Austria which has always been a hub for arts and independent media promotion and production. In 1997, Stadtwerkstatt organised the expedition of the Tonga Ngoma Buntibe group Simonga (from Siachilaba) across the Dead Mountains in Upper Austria as part of the "Festival der Regionen" in collaboration with AZFA and Sunnseitn.

On Saturday 12th November 2005 Free Radio Upper Austria FRO has been celebrating its 7th anniversary in Linz / Posthof with a Benefit Concert promoting "Free Speech for the Tonga people"!

The benefit concert in Linz has provided for a special platform to communicate the aims and activities of Tonga.Online project and its extension.

Eventually a sum of Euro 1300 (equivalent to 119 Million Zimbabwe Dollars!) was raised to contribute to communication infrastructure development in Binga / Zimbabwe and across the waters. The money is earmarked for the establishment of a trial wireless local area network between the existing and upcoming computer centres in Binga area.

We would like to thank all our friends from Radio FRO for their support and commitment and to all who contributed to this great outcome! (More: www.fro.at )