Deutsche Welle Closes Kigali Relay Station

More bad news.

Deutsche Welle has announced that it will be closing their shortwave, relay station in the Rwanda capital, Kigali.

The Kigali station is set to close at the end of the current B14 transmission period, Saturday, March 28.

Officially opening in October of 1965, the Kigali station has served the small African country and its 12 million inhabitants for nearly 50 years. Upon its closure, the Kigali station will be completely dismantled.

This closure is another in a string of closures for short wave stations.

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