On 14 December 1988, 4ZZZ was taken off air and forcibly evicted from its UQ premises by the then student union executive, headed by one Victoria Brazil. The move prompted many previously apolitical students to take a firm stand against the move and to rally support for the station. While Zed was not to return to the premises its' volunteers had helped hand-build, unprecedented community support saw the station live to fight another day.
Ebola outbreak in Uganda continues
In a national address earlier this week, Uganda’s President, Yoweri Musevini, urged people to avoid unnecessary contact with each other and discouraged handshakes, casual sex and do-it-yourself burials.
Health officials are hopeful there will not be a repeat of the severity of the Ebola outbreak in Uganda in 2000, when 425 people were infected. So far 232 people have come into contact with the virus and are being monitored.