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15:45 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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. 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 fosters dialogue about drug addiction in the Metro 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
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. Upon winning the Best Breakfast Show Presenter Award last year, Daron w... read more
08:30 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, March 03, 2014
Algoa FM makes SA Idols auditions possible in PE 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
Enter now and join the Rio Carnival Fun! 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
Toy Run PE makes a difference to children 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
Hardy walkers raise R210 000 for charity 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
Early Valentine’s Day treat for pensioners 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
Border Drive Team take on the rubbish 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
15:03 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, February 06, 2014
Algoa FM sales executive among Nelson Mandela Bay’s top 40 under 40 achievers Bubbly Algoa FM senior account executive Lesley-Ann Fortuin has been recognised as one of the “Top 40 under 40” business achievers in the metro by the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber. “These promising young individuals represent the growing force of people under the age of 40 who see Nelson Mandela Bay’s potential. Young entrepreneurs have a critical role to play in the global economy, and they hav... read more
14:21 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, February 05, 2014
South Africa’s “Satchmo” for Concert in the Park Prince Lengoasa, South Africa’s own “Satchmo,” will be blowing his horn at the annual Port Elizabeth Concert in The Park being held in February. Prince, as he is known, has performed as “Satchmo” with the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) since 1999. Strictly Come Dancing fans will recognise him for his Louis Armstrong performance. This year’s Concert in the Park brings you “Prince... read more
08:47 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, January 20, 2014
Nianell performing at the annual Concert in the Park This February Port Elizabeth music lovers are in for a treat as the vivacious, fiery-haired and angel-tongued majestic mistress of music Nianell sings at the annual Concert in the Park. South Africa’s favourite director Richard Cock and Trumpeter Prince Lengoasa will also be performing at this year’s Concert in the Park, which will be taking place on Saturday, February 8 at five in the evening and on Sunday, Febru... read more
15:33 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, January 17, 2014
Masifunde Learner Development to benefit from Algoa Cares Summer Charity Golf Day 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
15:31 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, January 17, 2014
Algoa FM Jocks top of the class Algoa FM DJs are seen as being top of the class by needy scholars in the Eastern Cape and Garden Route. The DJs took to the streets on the first day of school to raise funds and collect donations for those pupils whose carers do not have the funds for essentials such as books, pens, rulers and satchels. “A big thank you to all those who helped give needy young scholars in our region a head start in 2014,” says Al... read more
10:32 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, January 13, 2014
Algoa FM presenters take to the streets for scholars Algoa FM DJs will be taking to the streets on the first day of school in order to support those who do not have the funds for essentials such as books, pens, rulers and satchels. “Everyone in the Eastern Cape wants to see us move up from being at the bottom of the class when it comes to the matric pass rate,” says Algoa FM managing director Dave Tiltmann. The province’s matric pass rate of 64.9% for 2013 wa... read more
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