Ligwalagwala FM is a national radio station based in Mbombela (Nelspruit), South Africa, and owned by SABC. It broadcasts in the SiSwati language. Its line up includes a diverse musical repertoire, as well as news, sports, educational and entertainment shows, and competitions. It is also a sponsor of various events. Ligwalagwala FM broadcasts using the frequencies 87.7 - 104.0 MHz and around the world through the live streaming feature.

Slogan: "The Pride of The Nation"

Languges: SiSwati.

Formats: Adult contemporary.

Genres: Gospel, Kwaito, House.

First air date: 1982

Owner: SABC

Main shows and presenters

  • Asambe Drive – Fortune Ntekati & Nobuhle Ndlovu-Buhles
  • Khibika Natsi – Hlengiwe Sindane
  • Kusile Mzansi – Dumi Simelane-Madumane
  • Letiphuma Embiteni – Sipho Motha
  • Sports Show – Bonoswagg
  • Tfokomala Nami – Lungile Mhango-Sbukubukwana
  • Tiphuma Impunga – Ephraim Mabilane
  • Vuka Sambe – Carol Malumane
  • Weekend Wrap – Thulane Khanye-Tboy
  • Jazz and Fusion Hour – Sweet Mike
  • Party Time Reloaded – Fanie Ndzinisa
  • Hit Parade (Ligwalagwala Music Top 20) – Sweet Mike


Ligwalagwala FM broadcasts in the following cities on FM, AM or Online:

  • Carolina 93
  • Davel 91.3
  • Dullstroom 90.8
  • Hectorspruit 87.7
  • Hoedspruit 104
  • Lydenburg 92.8
  • Mbombela 92.5
  • Middelburg 103.8
  • Pretoria 89.3
  • Volksrust 89.5



  • Hamish
    Radio ligwalagwala is die beste!
  • Annel
    Radio Ligwalagwala is baie cool, goeie programme want goeie musiek speel, ons Afrikaners het baie pret. My gunsteling stasie!
  • Nkhosana
    Ligwalagwala energizes me for the whole day! Such amazing music and interesting programs and talks. I always go back to listening to ligwalagwala!
  • Mike
    I like this station. I listen online from Durban. Excellent live streaming quality. Thank you Ligwalagwala for pleasant emotions!