Qwa-Qwa Radio

Qwa-Qwa Radio

Qwa-Qwa Radio

103.1 FM

Qwa-Qwa Radio is a community-owned and governed station that broadcasts 24 hours a day with an audience of 154 000 listeners. The purpose of the station is to empower the people in the listening area including QwaQwa, Kestel, Harrismith, Bethlehem, Phutaditjhaba to participate in the sustainable development of the community.

The station’s slogan is ‘Lentswe la hao,’ or ‘Your Voice.’ Its mission is to “promote local culture through relevant programmes in tradition, local talent in music, praise and education.” Programming also includes local news in an effort to bolster a sense of belonging, identity, and pride among community members broadcasting in Sotho and English. Another purpose of the project is to encourage gender sensitivity and to challenge stereotypes and forms of abuse.