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Multi-talented Kea Zawadi first female presenter of Algoa FM Top 30
Popular Algoa FM presenter Kea Zawadi is about to become the first female presenter of the award-winning Algoa FM Top 30 broadcast between 9 am and noon on Saturday mornings. 25 Jun 2024 Read more

Algoa FM bolsters its presenter lineup
Algoa FM continues to strengthen its on-air lineup in order to connect more closely with its Eastern Cape and Garden Route audience. 23 May 2024 Read more

Tune into the Eastern Cape and Garden Route lifestyle with Algoa FM
An interesting portrait of the lifestyle of the average Algoa FM listener can be painted using recent surveys by BrandMapp and Colony Live. 12 Apr 2024 Read more

Algoa FM commits to Buffalo City with new shows and more
Algoa FM has renewed its lease agreement with Hemingways Casino, which will continue to house the radio station’s Buffalo City operation. 20 Feb 2024 Read more

Algoa FM opens Garden Route studio
Algoa FM will be getting even closer and more personal with listeners and businesses in the Garden Route following the opening of its purpose-built studio on Courtenay Street in George. 7 Dec 2023 Read more

Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer attracts close to 12,000 walkers
Walk, unite, fight. This slogan of the 25th Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer was amplified today as close to 12,000 participants joined the five kilometre walk for a common purpose in Gqeberha, East London and George. 15 Nov 2023 Read more

SMEs benefit from Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer event
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are widely recognised as the backbone of an economy, with SMEs contributing over 90% of all formal businesses in South Africa, according to the International Finance Corporation (IFC). 15 Nov 2023 Read more

Algoa FM celebrates decades of transforming communities on International Charity Day
On International Charity Day on September 5, Algoa FM reflected on more than three decades of dedicated community service. 6 Sep 2023 Read more

Bringing harmony to tourism marketing of The Garden Route
Garden Route-based actor and adventurer Ivan Zimmermann has teamed up with radio station Algoa FM to promote tourism to the region through the medium of short YouTube videos. 1 Sep 2023 Read more

How radio connects you with your customers
Radio is an essential component for any marketing and advertising campaign. A PwC report, the "Africa Entertainment & Media Outlook" predicts that advertising spend on music radio and podcasts will overtake that of newspapers and consumer magazines in 2024. It forecasts a compound annual growth rate of 7.3% for the category between 2021 and 2026, to reach R7.8bn a year. 1 Aug 2023 Read more

Entries open for charity golf day in aid of Hope Schools
Entries are open for the annual Algoa Cares Charity Golf Day in East London, which is one of the highlights on the local social golf calendar. 23 Jun 2023 Read more

Advertisers tuned in to Algoa FM
Advertisers wanting to connect with viable customers in the Eastern Cape and Garden Route are choosing Algoa FM as their preferred media choice in the broadcast footprint. 8 Jun 2023 Read more

Algoa FM's Charlie T flying solo on Saturdays
Popular Algoa FM presenter and aviation enthusiast Charlton Tobias is about to fly solo with his own Saturday morning show between 6-9am. 16 May 2023 Read more

Algoa FM partners with EC DSRAC to donate sport equipment and apparel to disadvantaged school
Algoa FM and the Eastern Cape Department of Sport Recreation Arts and Culture (DSRAC), this week donated sport equipment for five sporting codes to Cedarberg Primary School in Booysens Park in Gqeberha. 10 May 2023 Read more

Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer keep Choc lights on
Algoa FM today celebrated the installation of the solar panels at the Childhood Cancer Foundation South Africa Choc accommodation facilities in Gqeberha and East London. 9 May 2023 Read more

Algoa FM salutes the 'Orange Army' for its support of the Sunrisers
There is a new winning team in South Africa and it's from the Eastern Cape - the Sunrisers, which beat the Pretoria Capitals to take the trophy in the inaugural SA20 cricket tournament. 17 Feb 2023 Read more

'Feel Good this Summer' in the Eastern Cape and Garden Route
Tourism to the Eastern Cape and Garden Route will be given a boost by a season-long 'Feel Good Summer' celebration on Algoa FM. 28 Nov 2022 Read more

Weekend tweaks and new Garden Route Drive Show at Algoa FM
A total of three new shows will be introduced to 'feel good weekends' on Algoa FM while Garden Route listeners can look forward a new afternoon drive show starting Monday, 28 November. 16 Nov 2022 Read more

Popular Algoa FM presenter to go solo
Algoa FM Drive Show co-host Roch-Lè Bloem is going solo to host the week-day morning show from nine till 12. 7 Oct 2022 Read more

Fresh line-up at Algoa FM
Spring 2022 has arrived, and with it, Algoa FM is refreshing its on-air presence with a combination of newcomers to the station, as well as some well-known voices in new time-slots. 12 Sep 2022 Read more

Algoa FM supports innovation for new economy
Since its establishment in the 1950s, commercial radio in South Africa has been at the forefront of technological innovation - and Algoa FM has been among the leaders since privatisation 26 years ago. 11 Aug 2022 Read more

Algoa FM's Wayne Hart returns to the airwaves
Algoa country's favourite morning show host, Wayne Hart, will be back on air with his teammates - Lee, Charlie T and Producer Corn this coming Monday, 1 August. 29 Jul 2022 Read more

Learners back on air for Youth Day on Algoa FM
Aspirant radio announcers and DJs will be given a taste of being on air through a virtual Algoa FM "takeover" on Youth Day, 16 June. 13 Jun 2022 Read more

Call for 2022 virtual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer beneficiary
Algoa FM is calling for non-profit cancer organisations in the Eastern Cape and Garden Route to apply to be the 2022 Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer beneficiary. 7 Apr 2022 Read more

Direct radio sales - more than sales
A typical conversation in the day of an Algoa FM sales consultant: "So, what do you do at Algoa FM?" "I help local business owners." "Really?" 4 Apr 2022 Read more

Algoa FM's Lee Duru stars in M-Net's new suspense-filled series
Multi-talented Algoa FM Breakfast show presenter Lee Duru will be seen on the small screen in M-Net's new suspense-filled series, Recipes for Love and Murder. 23 Mar 2022 Read more

Walkers fund a new vehicle for the Childhood Cancer Foundation (CHOC) EC
Over 7,000 supporters of the 2021 Virtual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer raised sufficient funds to pay for a brand-new transporter for the Childhood Cancer Foundation South Africa (CHOC), as well as sporting equipment for a rural club. 25 Feb 2022 Read more

Eastern Cape's leading media house backs environmental causes
Eastern Cape media house Algoa FM is using all of its channels to back a number of environmental and social causes that impact on the daily lives of listeners and the economic future of the region in which it broadcasts. 13 Dec 2021 Read more

Algoa FM celebrates 10 years of broadcasting in the Garden Route
Algoa FM brought the first dedicated commercial radio show to the Garden Route a decade ago at the request of businesses and listeners. This started a mutually beneficial relationship which dates back to the first day of broadcasting, according to sales manager Dennis Karantges. 29 Nov 2021 Read more

Wonder Women Wednesday's with Algoa FM's Brian Ndevu
Radio personality and Algoa FM Presenter, Brian Ndevu, is using his afternoon drive show to highlight women of the Eastern Cape and South Africa. 31 Aug 2021 Read more

CHOC nominated as 2021 Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer Beneficiary
The Childhood Cancer Foundation of South Africa (CHOC), will be the primary beneficiary of the 2021 Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer. 30 Aug 2021 Read more

Compelling offerings driving Eastern Cape consumers to tune into radio
A Covid-19 activated resurgence in radio listenership in the Eastern Cape has continued into 2021, according to Algoa FM marketing manager Lesley Geyer. 23 Jun 2021 Read more

A modern-day mom - radio and TV personality Lee Duru
"Mother's Day is not really a day during which I focus on my role as a mum, but rather on that of my role as a daughter," says Algoa FM Breakfast Show presenter Lee Duru. 6 May 2021 Read more

Algoa FM - the media house which asks advertisers "what can we do for you?"
Algoa FM has developed a reputation among national and regional advertisers for its 'hands-on' approach to supporting marketing drives. 18 Mar 2021 Read more

Competitions... the real three-way winner!
The thrill of winning isn't limited to a listener experience. Algoa FM is helping its advertisers to craft effective competition-based campaigns that deliver results and grow market share. 14 Dec 2020 Read more

Eastern Cape media house uses footprint to spread Covid-19 prevention message
With the Eastern Cape being the current Covid-19 epicentre, Algoa FM is using the power of radio and digital platforms to educate and warn its audience about the disease. 25 Nov 2020 Read more

Brave, bold and big: Hosting a virtual event
Event organisers need to "go big or go home" in order to keep their events and businesses alive at a time when social distancing regulations and masks make it impossible to follow tried-and-tested formulas. 30 Sep 2020 Read more

Algoa FM honours Eastern Cape women media personalities
Algoa FM is honouring the women behind the success of the leading media house serving the Eastern and Western Cape from the Garden Route to the Wild Coast and inland through the Karoo. 3 Aug 2020 Read more

Protecting your brand from association with fake news
In what appears to be a 'mad rush' away from traditional and proven ways of communicating with their customers, many companies are allowing their brands and messages to be placed between fake news and questionable posts. 29 May 2020 Read more

Radio - listeners are reconnecting
The Covid-19 crisis is confirming that radio has retained its stronghold as the medium of choice which people turn to in times of trouble; for information, companionship and entertainment. 6 Apr 2020 Read more

New voices, fresh new vibe on Algoa FM!
Listeners and advertisers have welcomed a new Algoa FM line-up that includes exciting new voices, and a fresh sound, says managing director Alfie Jay. 4 Feb 2020 Read more

Fresh new 2020 vibe on Algoa FM!
Algoa FM will be celebrating its move into its own purpose-developed building with a new line-up and fresh sound, says managing director Alfie Jay. 4 Dec 2019 Read more

Radio essential part of communication mix
Increasing clutter and advertising noise is making radio a more important element in the communication mix than ever before, according to New Zealand marketing specialist Roy Hawker. 18 Sep 2019 Read more

Celebrate every step with the Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer
Waves of pink-clad walkers will colour the Port Elizabeth beach-front for the 21st annual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer on Saturday, 26 October 2019. 29 Aug 2019 Read more

Listeners in Algoa country rally to protect Algoa Bay
Residents of Nelson Mandela Bay are fighting for the future of the beautiful and bio-diverse bay on which Port Elizabeth is situated in both word and deed. 23 Jul 2019 Read more

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. 13 May 2019 Read more

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. 18 Apr 2019 Read more

Media houses as engaged corporate citizens
Media houses have a responsibility to be active in the community they serve, and to do what they can to promote tolerance between listeners from different backgrounds, as well as economic development, says Alfie Jay, the newly appointed managing director of Eastern Cape commercial radio leader Algoa FM. 25 Mar 2019 Read more

Crusading Algoa FM DJ highlights plight of zoo animals
Self-confessed "new convert" to animal rights and multi award-winning Algoa FM breakfast show presenter Daron Mann, used the power of radio combined with social media to highlight the plight of animals kept in the East London Zoo. 4 Mar 2019 Read more

Station of the year aiming to be media house of the year
Algoa FM, which was the first radio station outside of Gauteng to win the annual Liberty Radio Awards 'Station of the Year' accolade, is well on its way to being a leading provider of entertainment and content across multiple platforms. 31 Jan 2019 Read more

AME appoints Dave Tiltmann CEO
African Media Entertainment has appointed current Algoa FM managing director, Dave Tiltmann as its chief executive officer effective 1 December 2018. Tiltmann has been with the subsidiary radio station since 1989. 29 Nov 2018 Read more

Sea of pink as over 13,000 walk as one for those affected by cancer
Perfect weather helped draw an enthusiastic record crowd of over 13,000 walkers for the annual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer presented by the Eastern Cape Department of Health on Saturday, 27 October. 30 Oct 2018 Read more

Messages of hope for those affected by cancer
The Big Walk Media Launch took place officially took place on 11 September 2018. 13 Sep 2018 Read more

Annual Spring Dip revitalises Port Elizabeth for fifth consecutive year
It's time to dig out your swimming costume! The annual Algoa FM Spring Dip is here! 13 Aug 2018 Read more

Algoa FM blazes new trail with listener engagement
Hot on the heels of being named 2018 Commercial Radio Station of the Year at the Liberty Radio Awards, Algoa FM has become the first commercial radio station in South Africa to actively introduce a new app technology to engage with its audience. 29 Jun 2018 Read more

Young trailblazers rise to the occasion on Algoa FM
Whilst one of Algoa FM's recent on-air appointments moves into weekdays, another joins the station for the very first time. 13 Feb 2018 Read more

Radio out of the box for silly season
Algoa FM radio personalities abandoned the comfort of their air-conditioned studios to take radio "out of the box and onto the beach for the annual Eastern Cape and Garden Route summer season," says Algoa FM PR and CSI manager Dohné Damons. 26 Jan 2018 Read more

Over R800,000 raised to help those affected by the fires in Knysna and the Kouga District
Listeners to Algoa FM donated R815,592 in sums of money ranging from between R50 and a R100,000, in response to an appeal made by Algoa Cares Rescue to support survivors of the devastating fires which recently blazed through the Garden Route and parts of the Kouga District. 3 Aug 2017 Read more

Algoa FM - first radio station in Africa to lead with innovative OB technology
Broadcasting from remote locations is on high demand in Algoa country, and with a new outside broadcast vehicle, Algoa FM chose to pioneer innovative technology to power the communications aspect of its outside broadcasts. 8 Jun 2017 Read more

Local app launch wins at Liberty Radio Awards
Algoa FM proved its results-driven creative ability, by scooping top honours at the Liberty Radio Awards for its launch campaign of the Algoa FM app at a gala banquet in Johannesburg on Saturday night. The station walked off with the Best Multi-Media Campaign as well as the Best Promotion, Stunt or Event Awards. 25 Apr 2017 Read more

Brian Ndevu to join Algoa FM in East London
His 'sign-off' on his phone messages reads #HistoryIsBeingWrittenAsWeSpeak and he is right. Mdantsane-born Brian Ndevu will be making history in 2017 as the first East London-born presenter at the helm of Algoa FM's Drive show to the Border area. 15 Dec 2016 Read more

Algoa FM's Gordon Graham swaps radio for the road
Algoa FM's Border Drive Time host for the past decade, Gordon Graham, is exchanging radio for his other love - ultra sport. 22 Nov 2016 Read more

Algoa Cares raised R100,000 for EC charities
A total of R100,000 was raised for charities in East London and Port Elizabeth by the 2016 "forever young" themed Algoa Cares Charity Golf Days. 21 Nov 2016 Read more

Multi-talented presenter and actor joins Algoa FM
Cape Town's loss is Algoa Country's gain - multi-talented television as well as radio presenter and actor Monde Kapa has joined Algoa FM as a producer and presenter. 9 Nov 2016 Read more

Entries open for Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer
Entries for one of the biggest annual family, lifestyle and charity events in the Eastern Cape, the Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer, is open. The event was launched on Friday, 16 September, at the Algoa FM studios in Port Elizabeth. Three organisations supporting cancer sufferers and research will benefit from this year's event. 20 Sep 2016 Read more

Well-loved radio personality dies
Much 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 Cancer
Three 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 Day
Charities 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 heroes
While 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 breakfast
From 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 services
Cancer 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 Day
Algoa 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 birthday
Algoa 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 FM
Beach 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 Cancer
A 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 cancer
Eastern 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 FM
Algoa 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 Cancer
Early 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 FM
Three 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 Couple
Algoa 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 women
A 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 Day
Algoa 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 June
Algoa 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 Award
Algoa 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 awards
Algoa 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 SA
Algoa 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 Awards
Algoa 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 PE
Algoa 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-up
Hundreds 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 concert
Some 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 Engen
The 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 EC
An 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 Cancer
The 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 Cape
Algoa 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 News
The 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" clinics
Regular 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 radio
Algoa 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 16
Grade 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 winter
With 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 Dairy
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 fosters dialogue about drug addiction in the Metro
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

Algoa FM's talent shines again in MTN Radio Awards
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

Local media mogul celebrates 25 years at Algoa FM
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

Algoa FM investigates boy's Springbok wish via social media
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

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 Bozack
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

Local celebrities share their stories to help fight cancer
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

CHOC Lodge in PE to accommodate mothers of cancer patients
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

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 Run
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

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

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 FM
Algoa 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 Awards
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 named Telkom Business Journalist of the Year
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

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

Sport and Education: Top of the Algoa FM 'playlist' for 2013
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: A voice for the Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk 2012
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's Morning Show... now the Daron Mann Breakfast
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

New voice for Algoa FM night owls
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

Mio Khondleka - from breakfast jock to programme manager
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

Algoa FM steps up to the Eastern Cape education crisis
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

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

Jocks hit the streets during floods
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

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 anniversary
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

Popular DJs back on air
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

Radio switches on listeners to Eastern Cape water crisis
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 is made for viewing on a small cell phone screen. 4 Mar 2009 Read more

New drive show for Algoa FM
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