A message to all our listeners and supporters as we come to the end of 2016. Thank you from all of us.
Tune in for a series of live radio debates on the 2016 Municipal Elections on 89.5fm.
Bush Radio 89.5FM is giving 1 lucky listener the opportunity to win one double weekend pass (Friday and Saturday) tickets valued at R1500 to the Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2016.
To stand a chance of winning a ticket for you and your partner for Friday and Saturday night, all you have to do is:
SMS* the keyword JAZZ and your name + surname to 32158 by 12pm on Friday (1 April 2016)
*In order to qualify for the lucky draw you need to send a minimum of 10 sms (each sms costs R1)
The winners will be announced on Sakhisizwe between 12 and 2pm on Friday.
Enter often to increase your chances of winning as this is a lucky draw.
SMS costs R1 and free minutes do not count.
Should you be a winner you will need to be able to collect at our offices by 4pm on the same day that the names are announced. Tickets not collected at 4pm will be forfeited.
The 8th of March 2016 marks International Women’s Day and to help celebrate the day, the women involved in Bush Radio (past and present) will be taking to the airwaves from 6am to 8pm to highlight the work, struggles and achievements of women.
Current women presenters on Bush Radio will be on air during the day and some new and old voices will be back on the airwaves. The male presenters will take a behind-the-scenes role by producing for some of the shows so that every woman currently working at the station – from those in admin, household, sales and reception – will take to the airwaves.
Even though it is not unusual for the Bush Radio airwaves to be filled with women’s voices, it was proposed that the station step it up for the day and swop around presenters for the day (eg: Lazola Solani who hosts the magazine programme Sakhisizwe will host the Breakfast Rush and our managing director, Brenda Leonard, will take on Sakhisizwe with former Bushnews editor, Lusanda Bill).
Stay tuned for the special The Women Who Built Bush Radio, hosted by Juanita Williams, AllAfrica.com managing editor (former Bush Radio news editor, trainer and gender issues programme producer and presenter). This programme will look back and speak with some of the women who have fought to free the airwaves and media in South Africa, and pay tribute to their contributions.
International Women’s Day will end with an outside broadcast from a City Of Cape Town Social Development, Subcouncil 9 and Early Childhood Development event in Khayelitsha.
The event will focus on awareness raising on issues that are pertinent to women, like eradicating domestic violence and entrepreneurship. The programme will also include guest speakers such as the Mayoral committee member for Social Development and Early childhood development, Suzette Little, and Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu.
07h00 – 09h00 – The Breakfast Rush: Lazola Solani
09h00 – 12h00 – The Morning Cruise: Natasha Siqaza
12h00 – 14h00 – Sakhisizwe: Brenda Leonard and Lazola Solani
14h00 – 16h00 – Backchat: Gabebah Abdullah and Jasnine Roberts
16h00 – 17h00 – Everyday People: Kholeka Ntozini, Nombelelo Xakatha and Zimasa Mzamo
17h00 – 18h00 – The Women who built Bush Radio – Juanita Williams + guests
18h00 – 20h00 – Outside Broadcast from International Women’s day event from Khayelitsha
Tune in via 89.5FM in Cape Town or worldwide via www.bushradio.co.za
For more details on how and where to register visit: www.elections.org.za
Bush Radio 89.5FM has a vacancy for an Administrative Assistant (see full criteria + job description below).
Application must include a detailed CV, with a minimum of 3 contactable references.
Application deadline: 20 January 2016 @ 5pm
Applications can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and should state:
Administrative Assistant Application 2016 in the subject line.
Bush Radio reserves the right not to make an appointment.
Position: Administrative Assistant
Salary range: R60,000 – R84,000 per year depending on experience.
Cape Town based
Key Performance Areas: