METRO FM

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© SABC © 2011 METRO FM is a national radio station in South Africa owned by the SABC. The station broadcasts on FM Stereo as well as the DStv Bouquet Channel 181. The station started broadcasting in September, 1986 as Radio Metro to compete with the now defunct Radio Bop. Playing a mix of urban contemporary and bubblegum pop Radio Bop was able to reach black audiences in parts of the Transvaal by broadcasting on the AM band from the "independent" bantustan of Bophuthatswana where it was licensed. This prompted the SABC's then white management to launch Radio Metro which was put on air in about six months, from the planning stages. The station launched the careers of many radio celebrities including Bob Mabena, Shado Twala and Lawrence Dube.

The Bridge

51 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±11 min episode every 2 weeks
A mid-morning which is not your average mid-morning show, anchored by the award winning Bonang, technical producer Naked DJ and producer JJ keeps South Africa entertained with their highly interactive and upbeat daily show. The show is filled with a mixture of METRO FM’s signature music sounds, listener music selection, Naked DJ mixes and JJ’s witty comments during the popular ‘ask a man’ feature which affords ladies the opportunity to ask men any question they want and seek advice. With a daily themed show, Money Mondays, fashion lifestyle Tuesdays, celebrity Wednesdays, urban Africa Thursdays and Travel Fridays, the show doesn’t offer the listener an opportunity to take a break with exciting, fun, witty interactions, daily listener music selections and high social media interaction – this show puts the listener on the front row of everything they need.

Mandela Centenary

4 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±34 min episode every 2 weeks
#LiveHisLegacy The Year 2018 marks the Centenary of former President of the ANC, first President of the Democratic South Africa, Nelson Mandela. This year South Africa and the entire globe is organising a range of activities to celebrate and honour the former Statesman. (Source: SABC News - Aasra Bramdeo)

SABC Disability 360

5 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±12 min episode every 4 weeks, 3 days
The SABC Disability 360 Campaign aims to empower People with Disabilities by providing on-going disability related content on-air, online and on the ground (events) through SABC various platforms which will be providing the sector with information about job opportunities, training opportunities and pertinent disability content, in all 11 official languages. This Campaign will allow maximum access to information by the Disability Sector in South Africa, thus ensuring that the SABC broadcasts not only compelling content but also content that empowers its audiences. The Disability 360 Campaign further aims at creating an online “community” where people with disabilities can go and engage and access any disability related Information.

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