In Studio 49 presented by Azariah Kiros on the last Saturday of each month, Radio Sweden opens its microphones to the ideas, values and trends shaping today’s Sweden.
WHERE HAVE ALL THE CHILDREN GONE?
The Lord’s Resistance Army in Northern Uganda has been involved in killing, torturing, maiming and raping defenceless children in its rebellion against the central government. Children are even reportedly forced to participte in the torture and even killing of other children. Rädda Barnen, the Swedish branch of the Save the Children organisation is urging international intervention in Uganda.
HOW POPULAR IS FAIRTRADE?
It is called Fairtrade and is run by a world-wide movement which issues an independent consumer label as a guarantee that disadvantaged producers in the developing world get a better deal. But the interest in Sweden to buy Fairtrade products leaves much to be desired. We find out why.