12:05 (GMT+2), Mon, 25 January 2016
Algoa Cares, Algoa FM’s Corporate Social Investment initiative, has opened applications this week to non-profit organisations in the Eastern Cape to apply to be the beneficiaries to the two annual Algoa Cares Charity Golf Days hosted in Port Elizabeth and East London.
“We will only be doing one call for beneficiaries this year and will simultaneoulsy choose two beneficiaries in the Eastern Cape who will benefit ... read more
10:07 (GMT+2), Thu, 17 December 2015
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.
“We have partnered on these shows because of the sheer magnitude of these performers. Their music has consistently featured on Algoa FM since 1986 and they are the perfect fit for a bir... read more
09:20 (GMT+2), Thu, 17 December 2015
“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.
“Judging by the over... read more
15:59 (GMT+2), Wed, 09 December 2015
Beach weather means it is time to get out buckets and spades to build a sandcastle.
This summer season Algoa FM will be searching for the top sandcastle artists in the Eastern Cape and along the Garden Route as part of the annual Engen Beach Roadshow.
The roadshow will be running from Saturday, December 19 until Sunday, January 3 starting off at Gonubie beach in East London and ending in Jeffrey’s Bay.
The Engen... read more
11:41 (GMT+2), Mon, 07 December 2015
M-Net will screen the finale of their new reality show, Power Couple SA, this Thursday, 10 December on M-Net Channel 101.
The two couples in the running for a huge cash prize are Emile (35) and Razia Samson (34), Dyllan Smith (36) and Viki van den Barselaar-Smith (34).
The couples were in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, 5 December, and challenged by Algoa FM to a 65-metre abseil, 18 floors down Radisson BLU H... read more
10:56 (GMT+2), Wed, 21 October 2015
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.
With only a few days to go to the annual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer, both the Eastern Cape Department of Health and Algoa FM have placed all their team’s resources behind raising can... read more
09:46 (GMT+2), Tue, 06 October 2015
Port Elizabeth golfers have given the children of the ACVV Kamvalethu home an early Christmas present.
The R60 000 raised by the annual Algoa Cares Charity Golf Day was handed over to the home on Monday, October 5.
A group of 17 children from the home and their social worker were taken to the Algoa FM studios to mark the hand-over.
They were treated to a tour of the studio , a game of tenpin bowling with the Algo... read more
21:22 (GMT+2), Fri, 11 September 2015
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.
The sponsorship is part of the department’s efforts to promote a healthy lifestyle and the early detection of diseases, according to Eastern Cape health MEC Dr Phumza Dyanty... read more
09:51 (GMT+2), Mon, 24 August 2015
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.
Leading the charge into the water will be Algoa FM DJs, all of whom will be “blinged out and colourful for the occasion,” says the station’s programme manager Baydu Adams.
The dip will start promptly at 07h20 in the mor... read more
12:15 (GMT+2), Thu, 20 August 2015
Algoa FM’s Power Couple, Juran Banfield (32) and Juanita De Andrade (33), will star in the M-Net’s new prime time reality show that starts on Thursday, 10 September on M-Net Channel 101.
The station hosted its own Power Couple auditions in February 2015 with five shortlisted couples who participated in a range of physical and couples’ challenges on Hobie Beach in Port Elizabeth.
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11:02 (GMT+2), Wed, 05 August 2015
The new season of Idols SA features some strong contenders from the Eastern Cape. Even though the four Idols judges did not visit the province again this year, ten highly talented singers living in the province wowed Randall, Unathi, Gareth and new judge Somizi at the auditions held in Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town. In addition, some singers with Eastern Cape connections will also be heading off to Theatre Week at ... read more
12:21 (GMT+2), Tue, 04 August 2015
A special focus is being placed on women and the contribution they make to society by Algoa FM to mark Women’s Month.
“Our focus for women’s month is to ‘inspire, celebrate and honour’ the women who have made a difference in our lives,” says Janice Kruger, the head of Creative Liaison.
“We are featuring leading women from the Eastern Cape on the ‘Sunday Sitdown’ with ... read more
09:43 (GMT+2), Mon, 13 July 2015
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.
“We believe in showing long term support to our beneficiaries, it’s the only way that business can make a substantial impact in the community through their Corporate Social Inv... read more
16:20 (GMT+2), Wed, 01 July 2015
Proceeds from the annual Algoa Cares East London Charity Golf Day will support the work of a foundation which educates young girls aged between 12 and 16 years.
“Out of the 44 applications we received the Siyakholwa Development Foundation based in Keiskammahoek stood out,” says Jennilee Peremore, public relations and corporate social investment manager at Algoa FM.
“To that I must add that the quality o... read more
14:01 (GMT+2), Thu, 11 June 2015
Algoa FM brings DJ Mobi Dixon to Port Elizabeth for his first live performance in the city on Friday, 26 June at McArthur Pools, presenting a night of Deep House Music. Mobi Dixon specialises in Dance, Electronica and Deep House, with his hit song “City Rains” currently number one on MTV Base. He has collaborations with Mi Casa, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Black Coffee.
“We organised Algoa Live in Ma... read more