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Crickley Dairy's advert was announced as Radio Advert of the Year at the 2014 MTN Radio Awards that was hosted at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday, 12 April. 16 Apr 2014 Read more >>

Algoa FM will be featuring the legendary Port Elizabeth DJ, "Mr Shakes", on KayCee Rossouw's show every Thursday between seven and ten in the evening to discuss the drug abuse problem in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro. 2 Apr 2014 Read more >>

MTN Radio Awards winning presenters, Daron Mann and Wayne Hart, get to defend their titles as they've yet again been nominated for Best Breakfast Show Presenter and Best Music Show in Commercial Radio for 2014. The station celebrates an additional nomination this year as the breakfast team has been nominated in the category of Best Breakfast Show. 24 Mar 2014 Read more >>

Algoa FM's staff and board of directors are celebrating their Managing Director's 25th year anniversary with the station this month. Dave Tiltmann is a true radio legend; serving as the MD of Algoa FM, a leading commercial and regional radio station broadcasting in both the Eastern and Southern Cape. 24 Jan 2014 Read more >>

Christmas wishes do come true - thanks to the intervention of people like Algoa FM journalist Doreen Loubser, who ensured that a young boy's rugby jersey that had been signed by all the Springbok Sevens team players was given to him just in time for Christmas. 27 Dec 2013 Read more >>

The MD of Algoa FM, Dave Tiltmann, proudly announced the return of Mio Khondleka and Queenie Grootboom to Algoa FM. The duo left the station in April to help start up the new Power FM in Johannesburg. 18 Nov 2013 Read more >>

The Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk kick-started on Saturday, 26 October, at 8am with a 4km walk at the NMMU Cricket Fields in 2nd Avenue, Summerstrand. "For the past three years our goal has been to reach a total of 7,500 participants in the walk and we are proud to say that this year we achieved this result with just over 8,000 people entering in comparison to 6,000 entries in 2012," says Managing Director of Algoa FM, Dave Tiltmann. 28 Oct 2013 Read more >>

It is with great sadness and shock that we have to announce the sad passing of our lunch time presenter, Viv Bozack. 25 Oct 2013 Read more >>

In anticipation of the Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk taking place on Saturday, 26 October, Algoa FM is asking everyone to share their experience with cancer and related song on the Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk Facebook page. These songs will be played on Algoa FM during the 9-12pm and 12-3pm weekday slots from 14-25 October. Well-known PE personalities Barry Hilton, Gino Fabbri, Charl Leslie, Carol-Ann Kelleher, Neil Bisseker, Mr. Shakes and former South African International cricketer Dave Callaghan have already shared their inspiring stories of how cancer has affected them and/or their loved ones. 4 Oct 2013 Read more >>

The CHOC Lodge is now open to the mothers of cancer patients who are admitted into the Oncology wards at Dora Nginza Hospital. CHOC was the beneficiary to both the 2012 Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk and the 2012 Urban Run and used these funds to get the project off the ground. 29 Aug 2013 Read more >>

Tickets to the first South African "Happiest 5k on the Planet" were officially announced as sold out on Thursday, 22 August. However due to overwhelming response from the keen public in Port Elizabeth, The Color Run organisers have decided to open the last 500 registrations. The Color Run™ 5k has been taking the world by storm and its first leg in the country continues the vibrant pace. 26 Aug 2013 Read more >>

In a boost for tourism and the positive positioning of the Nelson Mandela Bay, Algoa FM is the proud media and music partner for the first African "Color Run™" in the city. 2 Aug 2013 Read more >>

As part of Algoa FM's national marketing strategy, the regional radio station sent branded zombies into the offices of Cape Town and Durban advertising agencies. 19 Jul 2013 Read more >>

Algoa FM presenters will each be championing the needs of their chosen charities for this year's 67 minutes campaign on Mandela Day on Thursday, 18 July. 15 Jul 2013 Read more >>

Eastern Cape and Garden Route listeners have been so generous and warm hearted in supporting the annual Algoa FM Winter Woolly Week campaign that it is going online as well. 14 Jun 2013 Read more >>

Algoa FM enters the winter season with a hot new lineup of presenters and shows. 25 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Algoa FM presenters Daron Mann and Wayne Hart were announced winners in two commercial radio categories of the MTN Radio Awards at the Gala Banquet at the Sandton Convention Centre this past Saturday. 15 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Algoa FM's sport editor, Neil Bisseker, won the 2013 Telkom Business Golf Journalist of the Year at the 21st annual Compleat Golfer Awards in Johannesburg recently. 19 Mar 2013 Read more >>

The Harlem Shake YouTube phenomenon strikes radio station, Algoa FM. Join them for a behind-the-scenes tour of the station, by the staff and presenters themselves. 22 Feb 2013 Read more >>

Algoa FM is gearing up for a busy 2013 with sports and education on the top of the regional station's 'playlist'. 7 Jan 2013 Read more >>

Algoa FM DJs have been shifted to new weekend time-slots following analysis of audience likes and wants. 20 Nov 2012 Read more >>

Greater numbers of Eastern Cape and Garden Route listeners are tuning in to their regional radio station, according to the latest Radio Audience Measurement Survey (RAMS) release. 7 Nov 2012 Read more >>

Carol-Ann Kelleher, who co-presents the Daron Mann Breakfast (previously known as the Morning Show on Algoa FM) is one of the Eastern Cape celebrities who shared her story on how cancer affected her after losing both her father and her mother to the disease. 1 Oct 2012 Read more >>

Algoa FM is relaunching its Morning Show as "Daron Mann Breakfast," with a new mix of topical content and music. 31 Aug 2012 Read more >>

Algoa FM night owls have a new companion on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Award-winning presenter Andrew Serfontein has joined the station's presentation team to handle the two to six am slots over the weekend. 3 Aug 2012 Read more >>

What started as a fun adventure while studying in Australia as an exchange student has grown into a career for newly-appointed Algoa FM programme manager Mio Khondleka. His break into radio came when he qualified with a broadcasting certificate from the Melton FM Radio Academy while attending school at Mowbray College in the city of Melton. The city is around 35 kilometres from Melbourne, Australia. 4 Jul 2012 Read more >>

An education programme which has seen the pass rate at the Lwandlekazi High School in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, nearly triple over two years has been given a boost by participants in the annual Algoa FM Charity Golf day. 4 Jun 2012 Read more >>

South African radio's power couple Mio and Queenie have returned home to the Eastern Cape to join Algoa FM. 10 May 2012 Read more >>

Well-known broadcaster Chris Gibbons has joined the Algoa FM line-up to present a daily business round-up. 30 Jan 2012 Read more >>

Algoa FM officially starts broadcasting to the George-Knysna-Mossel Bay region on Thursday, December 1, 2011. 1 Dec 2011 Read more >>

Algoa FM's Morning Show team spent the morning in jail on Mandela Day, July 18. 18 Jul 2011 Read more >>

Following heavy rains and flooding in Eastern Cape township areas, welfare organizations struggled to cope with the need for warm blankets and clothing. Algoa FM realized that its listeners could make an early impact on Winter Woolly Week by donating items a week in advance to help alleviate the strain on the needy. 10 Jun 2011 Read more >>

The Eastern Cape will be treated to four months of fabulous fun as one of the region's most popular radio stations celebrates its 25th anniversary. "We are really pulling out all the stops to show our listeners that we appreciate their support," says Algoa FM managing director, Dave Tiltmann. "Not only have we put together an incredible line-up of entertainment, we have also developed a number of charity events to help give back to the community." 13 Jan 2011 Read more >>

When the class of '84 started school that year - Queen released the smash hit, "Radio Gaga". Not in their wildest dreams could anyone have imagined that the title to that great song, would become the beat to which Algoa FM would march for the next four weeks in 2010! 12 Oct 2010 Read more >>

In preparation for our 25th anniversary celebrations we are refreshing our line up.Extensive market research and analysis has informed our decision to refresh our program offering and harness the changing demographics of our loyal base. 20 Sep 2010 Read more >>

Two of the Eastern Cape's most popular DJs are back on air in a scoop for regional station Algoa FM. 3 May 2010 Read more >>

New technology and falling bandwidth charges have enabled Algoa FM to get closer to its listeners by integrating its online platforms and introducing a loyalty programme linked to rewards. 1 Apr 2010 Read more >>

A crowd of over 20 000 eager shoppers started queuing from around two in the morning for the opening of a new Metro Cash and Carry store in Port Elizabeth after the event was widely advertised on Algoa FM. 30 Mar 2010 Read more >>

Eastern Cape commercial radio station Algoa FM is keeping visitors browsing its website for seven minutes or more through a combined on-air and web campaign built around superstar Elton John. 23 Feb 2010 Read more >>

The power of radio is being used to help drive home the water crisis facing Nelson Mandela Bay and other areas of the Eastern Cape. 21 Jan 2010 Read more >>

Algoa FM, the Eastern Cape's premier adult contemporary radio station, this week announced it produced high octane outcomes with dramatic results supporting both business and marketing objectives for several advertisers during October 2009. 13 Nov 2009 Read more >>

Algoa FM, the Eastern Cape's much-loved radio station, has ‘out-danced' and ‘out-voted' ten other radio stations nationwide to win the Vodacom Fame radio challenge with a whopping 55.59% of the votes. 3 Aug 2009 Read more >>

Algoa FM's Single Ladies music video is currently leading the pack in the Vodacom Connect to Fame promotion's Radio Celebrity Challenge. This means that, the station could be giving five deserving charities in the Eastern Cape their share of a five hundred thousand rand cash prize. 23 Jul 2009 Read more >>

It was the only Michael Jackson competition on South African radio. It was Algoa FM's biggest competition of all time! The winner had been announced... and then, very sadly... the King of Pop passed away. 9 Jul 2009 Read more >>

Screaming Idols fans from Port Elizabeth and surrounds turned out in their thousands for the first concert by the joint 2009 South African Idols winners Jason Hartman and Sasha-Lee Davids. 12 May 2009 Read more >>

Upon their return... they'll tell stories of a place they visited where buskers are not permitted to sing; where Eric Clapton's Lead II Fender guitar accompanies a great meal; they'll share pictures taken from 135 meters above the ground in a city where the Queen will soon be joined by a King. But before they can do any of this, they'll need to win Algoa FM's Michael Jackson promotion! 5 May 2009 Read more >>

Algoa FM's .mobi site is up and running and it's on your phone. Fast loading menus and links mean that algoafm.mobi is made for viewing on a small cell phone screen. 4 Mar 2009 Read more >>

Algoa FM's Wayne Hart is getting a crack at the big time on Monday 2 March. Hart will be anchoring afternoon drive during weekdays and will host the show with Lauren Mungur. 18 Feb 2009 Read more >>