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More than 30,000 people #WalkToTheBeat for a good cause at the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk
More than 30,000 people #WalkToTheBeat for a good cause at the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk

This year the Big Walk saw thousands of people join forces to support a meaningful initiative called Sole2Sole on 19 May...

Issued by East Coast Radio 1 day ago

Sithole captions this: “My partner in crime and selfies. It just doesn’t work out when I’m on my own.”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Gladys Sithole

This week we go behind the selfie with Gladys (Sithole) Mutele, Hot 91.9FM's head of news who has once again been crowned as the Liberty Radio Awards' best newsreader...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Radio Ca Ca
Radio Ca Ca

It's hard to find any outspoken, opinionated, or even slightly edgy programming. I'm reaching the end of my listening tether, where did it all go?

By nick feinberg 3 days ago

Advertising in the competitive telecommunications, broadband and connectivity landscape
Advertising in the competitive telecommunications, broadband and connectivity landscape

On 31 May, Ornico and Financial Mail will host the next AdForum event, where a panel of advertising industry experts will analyse recently flighted print, television and radio advertising in the telecommunications and broadband sectors...

Issued by Ornico 20 May 2019

Vaal Triangle attempts world blanket record
Vaal Triangle attempts world blanket record

OFM will be there when the Golden Triangle Chamber of Commerce (GTCOC) seeks to attempt two Guinness World Records on two consecutive days...

Issued by OFM Radio 17 May 2019

SABC radio building 'no-go zone' after massive diesel leak
SABC radio building 'no-go zone' after massive diesel leak

The SABC's Radio Park building in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, was evacuated yesterday morning following a massive diesel leak...

16 May 2019

Algoa FM animal rights campaigner to broadcast from London
Algoa FM animal rights campaigner to broadcast from London

Algoa FM morning show anchor Daron Mann will be broadcasting from London for a week in order to share with the listeners some of the latest developments in conservation and care of the environment...

Issued by Algoa FM 13 May 2019

Everything you need to know ahead of the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk
Everything you need to know ahead of the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk

Are you ready to #WalkToTheBeat at this year's Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk?..

Issued by East Coast Radio 10 May 2019

Local communities have taken advantage of campaign trail visits by leaders such as President Cyril Ramaphosa | Epa/Kim Ludbrook
Local radio is plugging gaps in South Africa's mainstream media coverage

Beyond the choreographed photo opportunities and big rallies, there is a local dimension to South Africa's election campaign that is going largely unnoticed by the national media. As a result, important insights into political dynamics are being missed...

By Franz Krüger 7 May 2019

Bye-bye Harold, hello Bra Gift
Bye-bye Harold, hello Bra Gift

South Africans are saying 'Bye-bye Harold, hello Bra Gift' as NetFlorist introduces its new spokesperson to the country with its Mother's Day campaign...

Issued by FCB Africa 6 May 2019

ECR Secret Sound to invade your office this May
ECR Secret Sound to invade your office this May

East Coast Radio will be taking one of the most anticipated competitions on the road, to you for an entire month!...

Issued by East Coast Radio 3 May 2019

OFM dedicates voting day to 80s icon Rick Astley
OFM dedicates voting day to 80s icon Rick Astley

OFM wants Rick Astley for president, and it's making its political intentions clear this national voting day, 8 May 2019...

2 May 2019

UK adspend for 2018 soars to £23.6bn
UK adspend for 2018 soars to £23.6bn

UK advertising spend rose 6.3% year-on-year to reach £23.6bn in 2018, marking the ninth consecutive year of market growth and highest annual total since monitoring began in 1982...

30 Apr 2019

Media Inflation Watch 2018 Jan-Dec results released
Media Inflation Watch 2018 Jan-Dec results released

Media Manager Online has released its latest version of Inflation Watch for the full year of 2018. The study covers advertising rates and performance trends and an MIW Index, which is essentially a Cost Per Thousand calculation...

30 Apr 2019

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Reporting on China in Africa is too binary

The accuracy of reporting on China's involvement in Africa can be "deeply misleading". What needs to be done to fix it...

By Yu-Shan Wu 30 Apr 2019

Gagasi FM refreshes its on-air offerings
Gagasi FM refreshes its on-air offerings

The country's biggest regional commercial radio station Gagasi FM has finally announced its on-air line-up for the new season after weeks of speculations in the media...

Issued by Gagasi FM 30 Apr 2019

Dr. Sindisiwe van Zyl joins the home of the Afropolitan with a new night-time talk show
Dr. Sindisiwe van Zyl joins the home of the Afropolitan with a new night-time talk show

Taking over from Mapaseka Mokwele, Dr. Sindisiwe van Zyl will host the new 7-8pm night-time talk show: Sidebar with Sindi...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 25 Apr 2019

The 947 Week of the Wedding Dress
The 947 Week of the Wedding Dress

If they are not making listeners meet their favourite artists, local and international, they are helping people fulfil their dreams...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 23 Apr 2019

Why the drama?
Why the drama?

In South Africa, radio remains a powerful way to communicate with people. The latest BRC Radio Audience Measurement (Ram) indicates that 89% of adult South Africans (just under 36 million people) consume radio on a weekly basis...

By Candy Dempers, Issued by MediaHeads 360 18 Apr 2019

Kaya FM awarded with 7 Liberty Radio Awards
Kaya FM awarded with 7 Liberty Radio Awards

Station MD, Greg Maloka, hails the awards as a tribute to Kaya FM's journey to shift the cultural needle and inspire change...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 18 Apr 2019

Algoa FM lightens the mood with good news this Easter
Algoa FM lightens the mood with good news this Easter

Algoa FM's news team will be looking for feel-good news ahead of the Easter Weekend...

Issued by Algoa FM 18 Apr 2019

Hot 91.9fm takes Station of the Year for the third consecutive year!
Hot 91.9fm takes Station of the Year for the third consecutive year!

It was a definite case of David downing Goliath at the 2019 Liberty Radio Awards as Hot 91.9FM ran riot, scooping up a massive 12 awards out of 24 nominations including the prestigious Station of The Year...

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 16 Apr 2019

#Bookmarks2019: Bravery in telling stories without fear or favour
#Bookmarks2019: Bravery in telling stories without fear or favour

Eyewitness News recently won a Bookmarks' Gold for its Poisonous Bullets: The Silent Betrayal of Sindiso Magaqa three-part podcast series...

By Jessica Tennant 16 Apr 2019

East Coast Radio wins big at the Liberty Radio Awards 2019
East Coast Radio wins big at the Liberty Radio Awards 2019

East Coast Radio is beaming with pride after bagging three awards at the prestigious Liberty Radio Awards ceremony in Sandton, this past weekend...

Issued by East Coast Radio 15 Apr 2019

#LibertyRadioAwards: ALL THE WINNERS!
#LibertyRadioAwards: ALL THE WINNERS!

The Liberty Radio Awards has honoured the top performers of the South African radio industry at a gala banquet held in Sandton earlier tonight...

13 Apr 2019

President appoints SABC board members
President appoints SABC board members

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed eight new board members to fill the vacancies on the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) with immediate effect...

12 Apr 2019

Two OFM presenters recognised for excellence
Two OFM presenters recognised for excellence

Not one, but two presenters of OFM received Liberty Bright Star awards on Saturday, 13 April, at the Liberty Radio Awards in Johannesburg...

Issued by OFM Radio 12 Apr 2019

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Marianne Thamm on the crucial role of whistleblowers and investigative journalists in defeating corruption

On Wednesday, 10 April 2019 I snatched up the rare opportunity to spend most of my lunch hour with Marianne Thamm, the incredibly smart, candid natural storyteller who has witnessed the harshest violence as an investigative journalist, as well as the hope, resilience and fortitude of South Africa. Here's what you missed...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Apr 2019

No justice at SABC radio
No justice at SABC radio

With all the programme changes that take place around this time on radio stations at the SABC, there are serious casualties that are beyond hospital intensive care, they are probably in need of 'deliverance'...

By Bonnie Ramaila 10 Apr 2019

Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business
Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business

The adoption continues for the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gLTD) as Africa's biggest multi-industry website, Bizcommunity, announced the launch of its dotAfrica website...

Issued by dotAfrica 9 Apr 2019

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