12:16 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Masifunde Learner Development received a R65 000 donation to equip the Walmer High School library with the much needed textbooks and reference books.
In addition to the donation, Algoa FM also announced today at an assembly of 1500 learners and teachers that they are also awarding Walmer High School with an Algoa FM bursary to the value of R85 000 at Varsity College.
This bursary will be awarded to a grade 12 W... read more
16:34 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Regular Friday cricket clinics will help the Eastern Cape to produce the next generation of international cricketers like Makhaya Ntini.
Based on the passion and interest in creating a lasting sporting cricket legacy, The Makhaya Ntini Cricket Academy launched the “Fun Fridays School Cricket Clinics” on the 22nd July 2014 as an initiative for the 67 Minutes for Nelson Mandela Day. The event was held at the Winte... read more
16:57 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Algoa FM presenters will be out and about investing 67 minutes for a charity in their broadcast area to mark Mandela Day.
Each presenter has selected a charity that is close to their hearts in which they will be spending their 67 minutes with, on Friday, 18 July.
“This approach encourages and informs Algoa FM listeners about 11 different charities stretching from the Garden Route to the Wild Coast and inland to the bor... read more
16:56 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, July 15, 2014
East London’s The Haven Wellness Centre has been selected as the 2014 beneficiary of the Algoa Cares Winter Charity Golf Day. This year’s theme is “Shanghai Showdown”.
This annual event will be taking place on the East London golf clubs famed Colonel SV Hotchkin greens and is the highlight on the Border golfing calendar.
“The Algoa Cares Winter Charity Golf Day is both organised and hosted... read more
16:33 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, June 12, 2014
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.
A total of 14 pupils from schools across the Metro and three from East London will be working shifts at the station from sunrise to sunset to mark Youth Day.
They have been trained as presenters, news readers and producers by Algoa FM programme manager Baydu Adams.
Two pupils at a time wil... read more
11:34 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, June 04, 2014
With an icy cold start to winter Algoa FM is encouraging listeners to help spread some love and warmth to those less fortunate.
Algoa FM listeners can once again help make an impact with the Algoa Cares Winter Woolly Week project by donating items to alleviate the strain of winter on the needy.
“Our listeners are dedicated to helping their community and they always respond to our call to action. They are the key to the... read more
15:45 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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.
Algoa FM Sales Manager, Dennis Karantges says, “We entered 5 of our local clients that we knew had the potential to win and Crickley Dairy certainly did; their ad was short, entertaining and they kept it simple communicating the most... read more
08:18 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Algoa FM will be featuring the legendary Port Elizabeth D-J “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.
Mr. Shakes is a master of ceremonies, club owner and prominent figure in the Northern Areas of Port Elizabeth. Whilst working in the field; Mr. Shakes noticed how more and more people were abu... read more
09:02 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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.
Upon winning the Best Breakfast Show Presenter Award last year, Daron w... read more
08:30 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, March 03, 2014
The tenth season of the popular M-Net Idols auditions is coming to Port Elizabeth thanks to Algoa FM.
Last year Algoa FM lobbied hard with the M-Net team to bring the auditions to the friendly city and this year they got it right again.
Auditions will be held in The Boardwalk Amphitheatre.
The auditions will take place on Thursday, March 13 from nine in the morning.
“Get to The Boardwalk early if you think you have w... read more
08:08 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, February 26, 2014
A Rio Carnival theme has been chosen for this year’s annual Algoa Cares Summer Charity Golf Day, which will take place on Thursday, March 6 at the Humewood Golf Club in Port Elizabeth.
Masifunde Learner Development is the charity chosen as the beneficiary for this year’s golf day.
The organisation currently trains motivated and talented learners to become change makers in their communities through a life-skills t... read more
11:54 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, February 25, 2014
More than a thousand needy children, are benefitting from the 22nd annual Port Elizabeth Toy Run event as the organisers make a R200 000 investment in little citizens at a function hosted at King’s Court in Port Elizabeth on Friday, 21 February.
The annual fundraising event focuses on supporting underprivileged children through pre-identified, well established organisations nominated by bike clubs volunteering on the ev... read more
11:02 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Walkers braved rain and wind to raise R210 000 for the Childhood Cancer Foundation (CHOC) at the annual Discovery Algoa FM Big Walk held in October 2013. At the hanodver that took place this morning at the Algoa FM studios Glenn Van Eck donated an additional R5000 to CHOC.
Over 7500 people entered the Big Walk in 2013 and more than 4000 people pitched during the stormy weather to participate in the 4km walk.
The funds will b... read more
07:41 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, February 17, 2014
Pensioners in the Bethelsdorp Old Age Home in Port Elizabeth were treated to an early Valentine’s Day when Algoa FM husband and wife presenter team Mio and Queenie hosted a celebration.
Residents were given cards made by Grade 1 learners from Triomf Primary in Salsoneville, Bethelsdorp, while Aspen Spar owner Jean de Villiers donated R1 500 worth of biscuits.
Four classes of Grade 1 learners from the school joined in t... read more
07:36 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, February 17, 2014
Algoa FM’s Border Drive team have helped spark a citizen revolt against the rubbish strewn on the streets by striking Buffalo City workers.
Concerned about the rubbish blowing around on the main access routes to the African Open Golf Championship, Border Drive anchor Gordon Graham and his team decided to go out and make a difference by helping to clean up Western Avenue.
“The women in the office decided we couldn... read more