Shortwave radio remains the most powerful communication tool in Zimbabwe reaching remote places where even television and newspapers are unable to penetrate.
During the Liberation War of the 1970s, the Voice of Zimbabwe used to beam its shortwave signal into Rhodesia from Mozambique. This proved the perfect strategy for disseminating vital information to people who would, otherwise, never have received it.
The radio stations involved in THE LOOP include SWRadio (beaming
into Zimbabwe from London), Radio FRO (the first independent radio
station in Austria);