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Northern Rhodesia (Broadcasting)

Volume 477: debated on Wednesday 19 July 1950

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what steps he is taking to stop the Northern Rhodesian Government Information Department being used for the broadcasting of propaganda.

None. The programme of the Northern Rhodesian Broadcasting Station, which is under the control of the Information Department, include news, educational talks and features on hygiene, soil erosion and other subjects of importance to the African peoples to whom those broadcasts are addressed. Educational propaganda on such subjects is very necessary.