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Well-loved radio personality diesMuch loved Port Elizabeth radio personality, Graham De Kock also known as Graham Darren Roberts (37), died at approximately 6am on 18 August 2016. Graham succumbed to complications after a serious case of pneumonia. 19 Aug 2016 Read more

Three cancer NPOs to benefit from Algoa FM Cell C Big Walk for CancerThree non-governmental organisations which provide support to cancer sufferers in the Eastern Cape will benefit from the 2016 Algoa FM Cell C Big Walk for Cancer. 29 Jul 2016 Read more

250,000 meals and 2,500 litres of soup to mark Mandela DayCharities in the Eastern Cape working with Algoa Cares plan to package around 250,000 meals, cook 2,500 litres of soup and make as many Lions Snugglers as possible to mark Mandela Day. 27 Jun 2016 Read more

Giving a voice to Algoa country's unsung heroesWhile radio presenter Jeff Moloi regularly has interviews with high-profile people such as former general secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions, Zwelinzima Vavi, president of the United Democratic Movement Bantu Holomisa and health minister Aaron Motsoaledi, his favourite guests are "lesser-known people doing big things". 6 Jun 2016 Read more

Multi-talented media personality joins Algoa FM breakfastFrom the beginning of May there will be a new presenter on the Daron Mann Breakfast Show (DMB) on Algoa FM. 26 Apr 2016 Read more

Algoa FM Big Walk invests R380,000 in upgrades to EC cancer servicesCancer facilities in the Eastern Cape will be receiving upgrades to the value of R380,000 after the official cheque handover to Igazi Foundation, beneficiary of the 2015 Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer. 7 Apr 2016 Read more

KayCee Rossouw steps up for Human Rights DayAlgoa FM's KayCee Rossouw has embraced an initiative that challenges him to step out of his daily routine and into the lives of people living in Walmer Township for five days and nights from 13-18 March 2016. The project called 'In Their Shoes' aims to develop a culture of empathy, and to increase awareness about the obstacles facing people who live in previously marginalised areas. 24 Feb 2016 Read more

Constellation of stars for Algoa FM's 30th birthdayAlgoa FM is celebrating its 30th birthday in 2016 with performances by a constellation of international acts. Appearing "live" on stage in Port Elizabeth between February and April are Rodriguez, Roxette and Chris de Burgh. 18 Dec 2015 Read more

Sunday soul music with Algoa FM's KayCee Rossouw"Soul" has been added to spice up laid back Sunday afternoons in the Eastern Cape and Garden Route as Algoa FM's popular homegrown DJ, KayCee Rossouw, spins the songs that count. KayCee is playing listener favourites ranging from R&B greats like Barry White, Peabo Bryson, Lionel Richie, Whitney Houston and The Manhattans, to elements of African-American gospel, soul and jazz. 17 Dec 2015 Read more

Sandcastle fun on the beach with Algoa FMBeach weather means it is time to get out buckets and spades to build a sandcastle. 10 Dec 2015 Read more

Record entries at Algoa FM Big Walk for CancerA total of 11,600 people of all ages took to the streets of Nelson Mandela Bay in the annual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer on Saturday, 31 October, to raise funds to support cancer patients in the province. 2 Nov 2015 Read more

Eastern Cape premier joins fight against cancerEastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle is helping to raise awareness of cancer in the province through his support of the annual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer, which is being held in partnership with the Eastern Cape Department of Health. 22 Oct 2015 Read more

New voices on-air at Algoa FMAlgoa FM listeners will be greeted with a fresh new sound and a new line-up from 2 November this year. "A number of changes have been planned with a view to refresh the sound of Algoa FM ahead of summer 2015. These changes include our music, our on-air imaging and line-up," says Algoa FM operations director, Alfie Jay. 2 Oct 2015 Read more

EC Department of Health backs Big Walk for CancerEarly detection and the treatment of blood cancer and other blood diseases in the Eastern Cape have been given a boost through the partnership of the Eastern Cape Department of Health and Algoa FM on the station's annual Big Walk for Cancer. Dr Singilizwe Moko, the Department's General Manager for District Health Services, announced a three-year partnership with Algoa FM at the launch of the Big Walk for Cancer on Friday, 11 September. 15 Sep 2015 Read more

Celebrate spring with bling and Algoa FMThree of the top beaches in the Eastern Cape and Garden Route will be colourful and shiny with bling on spring day as residents make a splash to celebrate the official arrival of spring. 25 Aug 2015 Read more

M-Net stars Algoa FM's Power CoupleAlgoa FM's Power Couple, Juran Banfield (32) and Juanita De Andrade (33), will star in M-Net's new prime time reality show that starts on Thursday, 10 September on M-Net Channel 101. 21 Aug 2015 Read more

Airing the contribution made by womenA special focus is being placed on women and the contribution they make to society by Algoa FM to mark Women's Month. 5 Aug 2015 Read more

Algoa Cares reflects to honour Mandela DayAlgoa FM will be celebrating 67 minutes in honour of Mandela Day on Friday, 17 July, revisiting four of the organisations that were beneficiaries to their annual golf days hosted in Port Elizabeth and East London for the past twenty years. 14 Jul 2015 Read more

Youth invade Algoa FM airwaves on 16 JuneAlgoa FM has given the youth in their broadcast area the opportunity to serve as presenters, producers and newsreaders on 16 June. The project was started by the station in 2014 and the positive response received, from both the youth partaking and the listeners, has prompted the station to repeat this Youth Invasion. 26 May 2015 Read more

Top Eastern Cape event wins coveted PRISM AwardAlgoa FM entered their PR strategy for the 2014 Algoa FM Boardwalk Big Walk for Cancer in the 18th Annual PRISM Awards and received the Bronze award in the Sponsorship Category at a ceremony hosted in Sandton on Sunday, 19 April. 23 Apr 2015 Read more

Algoa FM celebrates four wins at MTN Radio awardsAlgoa FM received four awards at the annual MTN Radio Awards ceremony held in Johannesburg on Saturday, 18 April. 21 Apr 2015 Read more

Algoa FM considered one of best radio stations in SAAlgoa FM has been nominated as the commercial "Station of the Year" for the first time in the annual MTN Radio Awards. 7 Apr 2015 Read more

Algoa FM team nominated for seven MTN Radio AwardsAlgoa FM presenter Wayne Hart is in line for three out of seven 2015 MTN Radio Awards, for which the station has been nominated. 25 Mar 2015 Read more

Algoa Live concert rocks PEAlgoa FM rocked the city of Nelson Mandela Bay when they pulled off their first music festival this weekend featuring seven of SA's top national acts. 10 Mar 2015 Read more

City supports Algoa FM's first music festival in PE - 'Algoa Live'Support for the first Algoa Live music festival has come from the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality. 26 Feb 2015 Read more

Algoa FM pulling out all the stops for Algoa Live's all-star line-upHundreds of Eastern Cape music fans have already ensured they will be at one of the biggest one-day concerts ever hosted in the province. 20 Jan 2015 Read more

Big names for first Algoa FM music concertSome of the country's favourite entertainers will be in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, March 7, for the first Algoa FM "Algoa Live" concert. 17 Dec 2014 Read more

Summer fun during beach roadshow with Algoa FM and EngenThe search is on by Algoa FM for the top sandcastle artists in the Eastern Cape and along the Garden Route this summer season. 12 Dec 2014 Read more

Algoa FM's Big Walk paints new picture for kids' cancer in ECAn empty ward on the third floor of the Provincial Hospital in Port Elizabeth will soon be the home of a modern Paediatric Oncology Ward, thanks to the generosity of the nine thousand people who took part in the 2014 Algoa FM Boardwalk Big Walk for Cancer. 5 Dec 2014 Read more

New record for the Algoa FM Boardwalk Big Walk for CancerThe Algoa FM Boardwalk Big Walk for Cancer set a new record when approximately 9,000 people joined the annual walk for charity. 28 Oct 2014 Read more

School of Broadcasting - A first for the Eastern CapeAlgoa FM has partnered with its weekend lunch presenter, Tové Kane, to open the School of Broadcasting in the Eastern Cape. 27 Oct 2014 Read more

Big Walk for Cancer aims for Guinness Record!Entrants in this year's Big Walk for Cancer in Port Elizabeth can expect to make history as the new route takes participants through The Boardwalk in a bid to establish a world record for the most people to walk through a hotel foyer at one time. 9 Sep 2014 Read more

New look for Algoa FM NewsThe popularity of the news on Algoa FM has prompted the regional radio station to create a unique identity for its news service. 5 Sep 2014 Read more

Developing the next Makhaya Ntini through "Fun Friday" clinicsRegular Friday cricket clinics will help the Eastern Cape to produce the next generation of international cricketers like Makhaya Ntini. 24 Jul 2014 Read more

Algoa FM reaches out beyond 67 minutes with the power of radioAlgoa FM presenters will be out and about investing 67 minutes for a charity in their broadcast area to mark Mandela Day. 14 Jul 2014 Read more

Youth invasion of Algoa FM on June 16Grade 11 and 12 learners from Nelson Mandela Bay and Buffalo City will be taking over the airwaves on Algoa FM on Monday, June 16. 13 Jun 2014 Read more

Algoa FM listeners can help spread the warmth this winterWith an icy cold start to winter Algoa FM is encouraging listeners to help spread some love and warmth to those less fortunate. 5 Jun 2014 Read more

Recipe of an award-winning radio advert - Crickley DairyCrickley 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 fosters dialogue about drug addiction in the MetroAlgoa 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

Algoa FM's talent shines again in MTN Radio AwardsMTN 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

Local media mogul celebrates 25 years at Algoa FMAlgoa 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

Algoa FM investigates boy's Springbok wish via social mediaChristmas 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

Algoa FM's Weekday Lunch soon to be hosted by Mio and Queenie!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

Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk reaches target!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

Statement on passing of Viv BozackIt 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

Local celebrities share their stories to help fight cancerIn 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

CHOC Lodge in PE to accommodate mothers of cancer patientsThe 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

The Color Run SA sold out in Port Elizabeth!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

Boost for NMB Metro as Algoa FM supports a first for Africa: The Official Color RunIn 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

World War Z zombies invade Cape Town and Durban agencies all thanks to Algoa FMAs 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 spreads 67 minutes for Mandela Day across the broadcast areaAlgoa 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

Warm hearts fire up online!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

New sounds on air at Algoa FMAlgoa FM enters the winter season with a hot new lineup of presenters and shows. 25 Apr 2013 Read more

Algoa FM showcases best in SA radio at MTN Radio AwardsAlgoa 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 named Telkom Business Journalist of the YearAlgoa 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

Algoa FM: One of the first South African radio stations to do the Harlem ShakeThe 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

Sport and Education: Top of the Algoa FM 'playlist' for 2013Algoa 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: A voice for the Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk 2012Carol-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's Morning Show... now the Daron Mann BreakfastAlgoa FM is relaunching its Morning Show as "Daron Mann Breakfast," with a new mix of topical content and music. 31 Aug 2012 Read more

New voice for Algoa FM night owlsAlgoa 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

Mio Khondleka - from breakfast jock to programme managerWhat 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

Algoa FM steps up to the Eastern Cape education crisisAn 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

SA's only 'married on-air duo' returns homeSouth 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

Jocks hit the streets during floodsFollowing 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

Algoa FM goes Gaga!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

Algoa FM "refreshes" line-up ahead of 25th anniversaryIn 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

Popular DJs back on airTwo 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

Radio switches on listeners to Eastern Cape water crisisThe 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

New drive show for Algoa FMAlgoa 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