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Keep Bush Radio moving forward


It is the final week of August, our birthday and pledge month and we would like to say thanks to those who have pledged and donated to support the work of Bush Radio of Africa’s oldest community radio station project.

There is still time to donate and help us to continue.

Our bank details are as follows:
Standard Bank: Bush Radio Training
Account Account number: 071194185
Branch: Mowbray
Branch code: 004909

If you would like a receipt for your donation, email the proof of payment to:

For more information contact Bush Radio on 021-448 5450.

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Looking back, marching forward


It has been a busy few months since we started the Bush Radio blog with WordPress. We hope that this platform has brought you more ways to interact with the “mother of community radio in Africa”.

Click on the links below to have a look at some of posts over the past few months and let us know how we can improve your station.

Also remember you can check out our facebook group and Zoopy page, for more pictures and videos.

July 2009 – Lending a helping hand

August 2009 – The Dream Big competition

September 2009 – Shiraaz finding his Africaness, 10 days / 10 presenters and Gugs Youth Radio etc

October 2009 – Launch of the news Bush Radio site and Deutsche Welle training at Bush Radio

November 2009 – Radio in Zimbabwe and Selling your soul

December 2009 – Our pledge drive (on-going) and MKK 2009

2010 is bound to be an exciting year!

Listener support for pledge drive


Bush Radio 89.5FM has been broadcasting legally since the 9 August 1995 and this past week saw the station embark on a pledge drive to assist with the sustainability. Today volunteer Dyllan Canterbury hosted a marathon show from 6 am to 12 pm to try and get more pledges for the station.

Some of the people who came to show their support to the marathon show

We hope that through the pledge drive the station will be able to continue broadcasting and run it’s community projects, which range from HIV and AIDS education though to putting on rain covers to help keep people dry in winter.

According to Elizabeth Knipe, from Mitchells Plain (a listener since the switch on in 1995), she came to the station today to show her support. She says it is the first time in 14 years that the station had to make an appeal for help and she had to come and drop off her family’s pledge to make sure Bush Radio can continue its work. She hopes that organisations and other listeners will do the same.

According to another listener, Cathy Naido from Bontheheuwel on the Cape Flats,  it is important that the station keep doing what it does, especially helping to find children who go missing. (Bush Radio changes it programmes when a child is reported missing and helps with the search).

Even though the on-air pledge drive comes to and end today, you can still donate (CLICK HERE FOR INFO)

Local artists also came to join Dyllan on air, watch a special performance by Shaz & B and Apple and Cinnamon below.

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