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09:46 (GMT+2), Tue, 06 October 2015
Early Christmas for ACVV Kamvalethu children 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
09:01 (GMT+2), Mon, 28 September 2015
Minister approves social grant increases The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) wishes to inform all beneficiaries of social grants about mid-year grant increases which will be effected on 1 October 2015. This follows approval by both Ministers of Finance and Social Development to increase only the affected grants by R10 each. The affected social grants include Older Persons Grant (old age pension), Disability Grant, War Veterans' Grant and Care Depe... read more
21:22 (GMT+2), Fri, 11 September 2015
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. 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
 Celebrate spring with bling & 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. 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
M-Net stars Algoa FM’s Power Couple 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. &ldq... read more
11:02 (GMT+2), Wed, 05 August 2015
Will this year's Idols SA winner be from the Eastern Cape? 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
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. “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 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. “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
Playing golf for a Bright Future 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
Mobi Dixon Live in PE with “City Rains” 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
16:39 (GMT+2), Wed, 10 June 2015
Call for beneficiaries for Algoa FM’s Golf Day in East London Algoa FM is looking for a charity for the annual Algoa Cares Charity Golf Day taking place on Friday, 4 September at the East London Golf Club. “We are looking for those non-profit organisations working in the fields of education, health and the environment who operate within our broadcast area,” says Jennilee Peremore, Public Relations and CSI Manager at Algoa FM. Information required in the proposal is: NPO... read more
16:30 (GMT+2), Fri, 22 May 2015
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. “We did a call for entries in April, interviewed and selected the crème of the crop to takeover... read more
10:33 (GMT+2), Wed, 22 April 2015
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. The 17th Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer will be hosted in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, 31 October 2015. Last year the event reached a new high with close to 9000 walkers and the biggest cash donation ... read more
12:30 (GMT+2), Mon, 20 April 2015
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, the 18th of April. The station was nominated in seven categories, including the “Station of the Year” award – a first for an Eastern Cape and Garden Route radio station. “The Station of the Year award is the crème de la crème of recognition in commercial radio and we were honoured jus... read more
09:32 (GMT+2), Thu, 02 April 2015
Algoa FM considered one of the 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. “The Station of the Year Award is extremely prestigious and gives the station bragging rights and the pride in knowing that it has been judged the best by a leading, independent team of adjudicators,” says Lance Rothschild, CEO of the MTN Radio Awards. Commercial stations against ... read more
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