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Roch-Lè Bloem

Roch-Lè Bloem
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Roch-Lè Bloem

Tune into Roch-Lè Bloem weekdays from 9 am - 12 pm for a whole lot of fun, good music, vibes and conversation! You can also catch her every Saturday from 12:00 pm - 15:00 pm.

Weekdays 09:00am - 12:00pm
Chamber launches inititiave to grow 'the bay of opportunity'
Chamber launches inititiave to grow 'the bay of opportunity'
pulse icon16 July 2024 11:18 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber CEO, Denise van Huyssteen, and Siyabonga Mthembu, Treasurer of the Chamber, elaborate on the organisation's newly launched Trade and Investment Desk.

Kea Zawadi gets ready to put her spin on the Algoa FM Top 30
Kea Zawadi gets ready to put her spin on the Algoa FM Top 30
pulse icon05 July 2024 12:13 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Roch catches up with Algoa FM's multi-talented presenter ahead of her first stint as the host of the popular chart show. This is the first time in the history of the Algoa FM Top 30 that a female will be in the hot seat. Nice one Kea!

Coca Cola's 'Bizniz in a Box' a game changer
Coca Cola's 'Bizniz in a Box' a game changer
pulse icon04 July 2024 09:09 / Roch-Lè Bloem

As Youth Month came to a close, Roch caught up with livewire entrepreneur, Luyanda Mtyeku, whose dream of opening an eatery was realised with the help of CCBSA's innovative Youth and Women Empowerment Bizniz in a Box programme.

Get ready for 'Stoep Tasting' wine weekend number two !
Get ready for 'Stoep Tasting' wine weekend number two !
pulse icon20 May 2024 11:15 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Saturday 18 May saw Roch broadcasting LIVE from this sought-after event in the heart of the Karoo where she was joined by Graaff Reinet Tourism Chair, Tanya Kroon, and the Karoo Wine Club's Gordon Wright.

Real Talk with Roch-Lè : The David Lee Podcast
Real Talk with Roch-Lè : The David Lee Podcast
pulse icon16 May 2024 10:27 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Well-known SA actor David Lee felt compelled to write 'The Last Ranger ' after witnessing a slaughtered rhino in the flesh. This award-winning Oscar 2025-qualified movie was shot in the Eastern Cape - this is the story behind the story.

Legendary jocks Jeff Moloi and Gordon Graham were LIVE with Roch-Lè
Legendary jocks Jeff Moloi and Gordon Graham were LIVE with Roch-Lè
pulse icon15 May 2024 09:23 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Guess who’s back? Veteran broadcasters Gordon Graham and Jeff Moloi are back on the Algoa FM airwaves. Roch-Lé Bloem welcomed them back in style.

The Grey High School Rugby Festival - don't miss it!
The Grey High School Rugby Festival - don't miss it!
pulse icon02 May 2024 09:36 / Roch-Lè Bloem

High school rugby at its finest, good food, a beer garden, and entertainment - it's yours for the taking this weekend. Grey coach, Fenner Barnard, and player, Lavela Pongolo, have the details.

Reach for Recovery  - this life changing NPO is looking for volunteers
Reach for Recovery - this life changing NPO is looking for volunteers
pulse icon23 April 2024 11:34 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Stephnè Jacobs, a breast cancer survivor, is the chairperson for Reach for Recovery, an NPO looking to grow their volunteer base - if you are a breast cancer survivor take a listen to how you can sign up for their volunteer training program.

Ironman 4 the Kidz South Africa does it again!
Ironman 4 the Kidz South Africa does it again!
pulse icon22 April 2024 12:07 / Roch-Lè Bloem

After a thrilling Ironman weekend in GQ, the Isuzu Foundation's Marcia Mayaba shares the good news of monies raised for vulnerable children in the city.

How about volunteering for the Isuzu IRONMAN African Championship 2024
How about volunteering for the Isuzu IRONMAN African Championship 2024
pulse icon04 April 2024 11:48 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Volunteer Co-Ordinator for the upcoming race, Mandy Damin, has the details on how you can become a part of this epic event taking place in Nelson Mandela Bay on 21 April.

Matthew Breetzke was LIVE with Roch-Lè
Matthew Breetzke was LIVE with Roch-Lè
pulse icon03 April 2024 12:12 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Despite winning eight matches in a row, the affable Dafabet Warriors Captain is keeping his feet on the ground ahead of Friday's T20 clash in GQ.

Celebrate National Puppy Day by choosing to 'adopt not shop'
Celebrate National Puppy Day by choosing to 'adopt not shop'
pulse icon18 March 2024 11:28 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Marcelle Van Heerden, COAPE Qualified Animal Behaviourist, was LIVE in studio ahead of National Puppy Day to talk all things related to adopting the perfect fit for you and your family.

That Barbie movie and the conversation it ignited : Dr Ntombifikile Mtshali
That Barbie movie and the conversation it ignited : Dr Ntombifikile Mtshali
pulse icon13 March 2024 11:22 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Dr Ntombifikile Mtshali, the CEO of Shout-It-Now, joined Roch-Lè to talk about the unconscious gender-based bias women can never seem to escape.

Roch catches up with the star of 'The Truth About My Murder', Dr Richard Shepherd
Roch catches up with the star of 'The Truth About My Murder', Dr Richard Shepherd
pulse icon22 February 2024 11:08 / Roch-Lè Bloem

An eye-opening and lively catch-up with the famous forensic pathologist and author ahead of the Season Two premiere of the series: Mon 26th Feb, exclusively on CBS Justice, DStv channel 170, and StarSat channel 222 at 7 pm.

The Logos Hope heads to GQ!
The Logos Hope heads to GQ!
pulse icon19 February 2024 11:36 / Roch-Lè Bloem

The world's largest floating bookfair, Logos Hope, will be docking in GQ this Friday. Advance Preparations Coordinator Tim Schlecht has all the details.

As temperatures rise, be aware of fire hazards this holiday season
As temperatures rise, be aware of fire hazards this holiday season
pulse icon19 December 2023 11:08 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Hein Niemand, a Support Officer from the Eastern Cape Umbrella Fire Protection Association, provides some crucial advice for fire prevention over the season ahead.

 Don't be a drowning statistic - stay safe in the water this holiday season
Don't be a drowning statistic - stay safe in the water this holiday season
pulse icon18 December 2023 10:59 / Roch-Lè Bloem

The National Sea Rescue Institute's Andrew Ingram provides some hard-hitting facts about staying safe in the water as holidaymakers flock to the coast.

Multi-award-winning Martin Bester set to entertain the Eastern Cape
Multi-award-winning Martin Bester set to entertain the Eastern Cape
pulse icon08 December 2023 11:19 / Roch-Lè Bloem

The former Algoa FM breakfast jock, who is "insanely talented," has an open invitation to the station whenever he is in town. With a new single out, Martin is bringing his band "home"! It was the perfect time to catch up with the entertainer who is still

Donal MacIntyre on the documentary detailing his harrowing career
Donal MacIntyre on the documentary detailing his harrowing career
pulse icon06 December 2023 10:23 / Roch-Lè Bloem

This is the story behind the story - Roch-Lè scoops an interview with the affable Irish investigative journalist whose life's work of over 30 years has seen him be shot at, beaten, and forced to move house more times than he can remember. He has been an u

Is it possible to have compassion for a mother who kills her children ?
Is it possible to have compassion for a mother who kills her children ?
pulse icon06 December 2023 08:59 / Roch-Lè Bloem

A persuasive Doreen Loubser joined Roch-Lè's show to invite you to join her in an exploration of what she has dubbed "the complexities of compassion" - the first podcast in a new series called "Doreen's Unique Point of View."

Careers Day Series launches : The Occupational Therapist
Careers Day Series launches : The Occupational Therapist
pulse icon07 November 2023 10:16 / Roch-Lè Bloem

The first in a series of interviews taking a look at prospective careers, Roch caught up with GQ-based occupational therapist Thabisa Mbiza.

Jack Atlantic drops by the studio ahead of his EC tour
Jack Atlantic drops by the studio ahead of his EC tour
pulse icon26 October 2023 12:00 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Roch-Lè and Jack get to know one another after having been mutual fans on social media. Jack's track 'Thunder' is currently sitting in the coveted number two spot on the Algoa FM Top 30 music chart.

 MTN - a proud partner to the Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer
MTN - a proud partner to the Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer
pulse icon19 October 2023 09:30 / Roch-Lè Bloem

MTN's Eastern Cape Marketing Manager, Ella Ajaji, joined Roch-Lè in studio ahead of the region's biggest mass participation event happening on Saturday 28 October.

The corporate challenge is on Algoa Country!
The corporate challenge is on Algoa Country!
pulse icon12 October 2023 17:00 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Isuzu's Department Executive : Corporate and Public Affairs, Lebogang Makoloi, is throwing down the gauntlet - corporates in the city are you ready to take on the Big Walk challenge and do it for Reach for a Dream and Wings and Wishes?

It's not too late to enter the Kenton Rhino Run!
It's not too late to enter the Kenton Rhino Run!
pulse icon20 September 2023 09:14 / Roch-Lè Bloem

There's still time to do it for our rhinos and save our heritage! Organiser Jo Wilmot fills us in on the details - there is a 5km, 12 km, or 18 km race option. The race takes place this Sunday 24 September.

Real Talk with Roch-Lè : Mandeep Dhillon on starring in BritBox's comedy series 'Avoidance'
Real Talk with Roch-Lè : Mandeep Dhillon on starring in BritBox's comedy series 'Avoidance'
pulse icon19 September 2023 10:00 / Roch-Lè Bloem

The acclaimed British actress appears in the series currently screening on BritBox. 'Avoidance' follows anti-hero Jonathan who is struggling to get back on his feet after breaking up with his partner Claire. Wishing to 'avoid' the inevitable conflict, Jon

Real Talk with Roch-Lè : TV's 'Fatal Frontier : Evil in Alaska' - the story behind the story
Real Talk with Roch-Lè : TV's 'Fatal Frontier : Evil in Alaska' - the story behind the story
pulse icon18 September 2023 11:35 / Roch-Lè Bloem

The True Crime documentary series: Fatal Frontier: Evil in Alaska, will take you down the darkest of paths. Get the story behind the story with Roch-Lè and Executive Producer, Aurelia Boyle and watch it every Saturday at 8pm on CBS Justice, DStv 170 and S

Will Linely LIVE with Roch-Lè
Will Linely LIVE with Roch-Lè
pulse icon18 September 2023 11:23 / Roch-Lè Bloem

In GQ for a sold-out performance at the Music Kitchen, Will popped into the studio to talk music making, life, love, and his new single 'Gracie'.

Real Talk with Roch-Lè :  Nechama Brodie on her new book
Real Talk with Roch-Lè : Nechama Brodie on her new book
pulse icon07 September 2023 09:36 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Roch-Lè and Brodie discuss her latest book, 'Domestic Terror: Intimate partner violence in South Africa'. "It must be said, and it must be read" - Glynnis Breytenbach. But what can be done?

The unstoppable Madonna Baptiste on life and BritBox
The unstoppable Madonna Baptiste on life and BritBox
pulse icon17 August 2023 11:05 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Madonna Baptiste is a multi-talented actress and producer with hits such as Black Mirror under her belt, and a CV as long as your arm. The UK star joined Roch-Lè to talk about life, Women's Month, and her new propulsive series about to launch on BritBox.

Celebrating Women's Day with Candy Androliakos
Celebrating Women's Day with Candy Androliakos
pulse icon10 August 2023 11:20 / Roch-Lè Bloem

If you missed it catch up right here and get to know this game-changing woman who combines business with sustainability AND the empowerment of disabled women.

BRICS Conference 2023 - in conversation with Dr Blade Nzimande
BRICS Conference 2023 - in conversation with Dr Blade Nzimande
pulse icon04 August 2023 12:55 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Roch-Lè Bloem was LIVE from the BRICS Conference, her interview guests included the esteemed Minister of Higher Education, Science, and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande. The BRICS Conference is a vital precursor to the BRICS Summit taking place in South Afri

 BRICS Conference 2023 - in conversation with Drs Gameiro and Qwebani
BRICS Conference 2023 - in conversation with Drs Gameiro and Qwebani
pulse icon04 August 2023 12:44 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Roch-Lè Bloem was LIVE from the BRICS Conference - her interview guests included Drs Gameiro and Qwebani - their topic:  accelerating growth and encouraging sustainable development in Africa. The BRICS Conference is a vital precursor to the 15th BRICS Sum

Real Talk with Roch-Lè - workplace stress and 'quiet quitting'
Real Talk with Roch-Lè - workplace stress and 'quiet quitting'
pulse icon20 July 2023 11:19 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Workplace trauma, workplace stress, and ‘quiet quitting’ are familiar phrases, and yet most employees continue to suffer in silence, not knowing who to turn to for help. Roch-Lé Bloem’s newly launched podcast platform , Real Talk with Roch-Lè, unpacks the

The Sustainable Seas Trust launch their Mandela week initiative
The Sustainable Seas Trust launch their Mandela week initiative
pulse icon17 July 2023 11:37 / Roch-Lè Bloem

No plans yet for Mandela Week? CEO Dr. Stacey Webb invites us to spend our 67 minutes with the Sustainable Seas Trust as they go about the business of cleaning up the bay.

‘Ripe n Ready’ – a show like no other
‘Ripe n Ready’ – a show like no other
pulse icon28 June 2023 11:20 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Described by Pichi Keane as a “musical glamour clown extravaganza”, her latest show is “a heady mix of live sung pop songs with a cabaret twist, a side of raunchy stand-up comedy and a touch of tease that will leave audiences begging for more” – but - let

Festival goers spolit for choice
Festival goers spolit for choice
pulse icon26 June 2023 12:21 / Roch-Lè Bloem

National Arts Festival CEO Monica Newton chats to Roch-Lè about the 49th edition of the globally acclaimed event which kicked off last week Thursday and will close on Sunday 2nd July.

Lloyd Cele visits East London school on World Music Day
Lloyd Cele visits East London school on World Music Day
pulse icon21 June 2023 11:37 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Roch finds out why the "phenomenal artist" Lloyd Cele spent World Music Day at Hudson Park Primary School. It's goosebump stuff - take a listen!

Ambitious plans for Nelson Mandela Bay wil require buy-in from all
Ambitious plans for Nelson Mandela Bay wil require buy-in from all
pulse icon09 June 2023 10:57 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Dhesigen Naidoo, World Bank Senior Advisor and Climate Adaptation Lead to the South African Presidential Climate Commission, was in Nelson Mandela Bay to outlay plans for making NMB resource efficient - "if we take care of the environment, it will take ca

The rugby festival you don't want to miss kicks off Thursday
The rugby festival you don't want to miss kicks off Thursday
pulse icon24 April 2023 11:49 / Roch-Lè Bloem

In studio - the Head of Rugby at Grey High Robbie Kempson, Deputy Head Neil Bielby, and Grey 1st XV Captain Imani Pemba - the trio talk us through what is going to be an action-packed event for the whole family.

Asbestos - the shocking facts you need to know
Asbestos - the shocking facts you need to know
pulse icon21 April 2023 11:30 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Mark Dersley joined Roch-Lè to share the cold hard facts about the carcinogenic properties of asbestos and the liabilities involved in having asbestos materials on one's business or private property.

The Mammoth Woodridge 2023 Adventure Race is headed our way!
The Mammoth Woodridge 2023 Adventure Race is headed our way!
pulse icon30 March 2023 12:00 / Roch-Lè Bloem

He describes himself as having once been "behemoth" in size, but that all changed when his passion for adventure racing took hold - Race Director Damian Giulietti shares his love of the sport and emphasizes that this is a race for the "whole family."

Protect yourself when hiring a plumber
Protect yourself when hiring a plumber
pulse icon03 March 2023 11:25 / Roch-Lè Bloem

An engaging and entertaining chat about an essential service - as Rendani Tshivhula says - "no matter how beautiful or important anyone is - we all need to use the toilet". Rendai is the PR and Stakeholder Manager at the Plumbing Industry Registration Boa

Digital learning and the Innovation Hub
Digital learning and the Innovation Hub
pulse icon27 February 2023 09:43 / Roch-Lè Bloem

The Nelson Mandela Bay Innovation Hub's Khaya Tansi joined Roch-Lé to talk their comprehensive digital learning programme.

Flip Flop Day - 17 February - get your slops out Algoa FM Country!
Flip Flop Day - 17 February - get your slops out Algoa FM Country!
pulse icon16 February 2023 11:50 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Lynne Gadd Claxton, PE Branch Manager for CHOC, invites you to support this worthy cause!

Nedbank's holistic approach to the agricultural sector
Nedbank's holistic approach to the agricultural sector
pulse icon15 February 2023 11:30 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Derrick Sissons, Regional Manager of Agriculture, on their multi-faceted approach to providing holistic solutions to everything from precision farming to water efficiency.

Nedbank Agri-finance solutions
Nedbank Agri-finance solutions
pulse icon08 February 2023 12:48 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Derrick Sissons, Regional Manager of Agriculture, on the vital importance of the dual agriculture sector in our region, understanding the value chain, and financing renewable energy solutions.

Nedbank - a lifeline to the agricultural sector
Nedbank - a lifeline to the agricultural sector
pulse icon25 January 2023 11:52 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Derrick Sissons, Regional Manager of Agriculture, on their innovative solutions for every aspect of the ever-challenging and risky agricultural sector.

Lesiba Ngoepe was in the house
Lesiba Ngoepe was in the house
pulse icon13 December 2022 11:30 / Roch-Lè Bloem

The Warrior's popular young left-hand batsman popped into the studio to talk all things cricket as the Bay gears up for some family-style entertainment and great sporting action at the legendary St Georges Park.

Jesse Clegg on the Roch-Lè Bloem Show
Jesse Clegg on the Roch-Lè Bloem Show
pulse icon12 December 2022 11:55 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Get the low down from Jessie himself as he gears up to embark on a massive summer tour from December 15.

Nedbank's resilience in the face of volatility
Nedbank's resilience in the face of volatility
pulse icon24 November 2022 09:37 / Roch-Lè Bloem

If you missed the third episode of the Nedbank series on collaborations set to transform growth within the manufacturing sector, you can catch up right here. Nedbank's National Manager for Manufacturing, Amith Singh, explains how industries can remain res

Nedbank - collaborating to create a circular economy
Nedbank - collaborating to create a circular economy
pulse icon16 November 2022 11:43 / Roch-Lè Bloem

If you missed the second episode of the Nedbank series on collaborations set to transform growth within the manufacturing sector, you can catch up right here. Nedbank's National Manager for Manufacturing, Amith Singh, covers the vital importance of creati

Tsitsikamma Spring Water ticks all the right boxes
Tsitsikamma Spring Water ticks all the right boxes
pulse icon08 November 2022 11:34 / Roch-Lè Bloem

All bottled waters are not equal - Roch-Lè catches up with Operations Manager, Lize Mare Gildenhuys.

Nedbank set to boost economic growth
Nedbank set to boost economic growth
pulse icon02 November 2022 11:46 / Roch-Lè Bloem

If you missed the inaugural edition of the Nedbank series on collaborations set to transform growth within the manufacturing sector, you can catch up right here. Roch-Lé chatted to Nedbank's National Manager for the Manufacturing Sector, Amith Singh.  

"Dad Executive" Kahn Morbee on his new single
pulse icon19 October 2022 11:58 / Roch-Lè Bloem

Roch catches up with the SA muso, now living in the Netherlands, to talk his latest single and life as a stay-at-home dad.