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It was unthinkable then but now possible thanks to Hickey

By Nalumino Nalumino

The news about the demise of Mr. Errol Hickey last Sunday came as a shock and unexpected to me.

As a former Radio Phoenix employee, I remember Hickey as a man who had a dominant personality in the Zambian media industry as well as an astute entrepreneur.

Errol Hickey watching the fire that swept clean the 13th Floor we used to call the Club House of ZIMCO House along Cairo Road in Lusaka. Picture by The Picture Monger

Errol Hickey watching the fire that swept clean the 13th Floor we used to call the Club House of ZIMCO House along Cairo Road in Lusaka. Picture by The Picture Monger

I wish to state without any reservation that this country can ill afford at a time such as this one to lose a man whose life was embedded in a strong belief in his personal will to succeed in whatever inspiration he wanted to pursue.

His motivation to establish Radio Phoenix at a time when it was unthinkable to own a private radio station in Zambia displayed courage and ambition that has given birth to a myriad of both community and commercial radio station in Zambia. Continue reading

March 1, 2017 Posted by | Self Xpression | , | Leave a comment