Inkonjane Community Radio

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The Inkonjane Community radio presently based in Flagstaff with a coverage comprising of Ntabankulu , Flagstaff, Lusikisiki, Mbizana and Port St John’s is the merger of the AmaMpondo enthusiastic wish to have a community radio.
The enthusiasm gave birth to Wild Coast and Ingqungqushe community radios both of which merged after a long process of negotiations and deliberations.
The
Independent Communications Authority of Southern Africa (ICASA) assisted the process of negotiations and consequently the Inkonjane FM was born on the 7th July 2006. Prominent founder members were Chief Advocate Mwelo Nonkonyana, the late Dr. Sam Mcetywa and many distinguished figures in the community.
It was on the 24th of October 2008 that a child – Inkonjane FM was
licensed and licence issued by ICASA. Such licensing was done after proper agreements were finalised between parties. As is generally known the licensing opened way for the roll-out of the broadcasting equipment which was done by the Department of Communications and Sound Fusion.
Worth mentioning is the fact that the path to the success of Inkonjane FM was characterised by a series of controversial events most of which nearly aborted the noble objectives founders had of its need to be established. However the burning desire to service the AmaMpondo in the language they understand and the intervention by ICASA and other stakeholders contributed positively to misunderstandings being buried hence the vibrant community radio Inkonjane FM has grown to be today.
The Inkonjane FM went on air on the 20th April 2009 at its present base which at Langa Senior School in Flagstaff