Tru FM is a commercial radio that broadcasts 24/7 from Eastern Cape, South Africa. It broadcasts in English and IsiXhosa and is primarily targeting the youth. It positions itself as a platform for young people to express themselves without judgment. Its line up includes the most popular musical genres, informative and entertaining programs, competitions. The live stream feature is also available on the Tru radio website and podcasts of its main shows.

Slogan: "Like No One Else..."

Languges: Xhosa, English.

Formats: Music, Talk.

Genres: Pop, R&B, Kwaito.

First air date: 2008

Owner: SABC

Main shows and presenters

  • truMornings – AJ Blie and Reggie Solani
  • The Midday Frequency – Makosandile Mpunzi
  • Drive 326 EC – Babalwa Gxowa & Silulami Slujah Bunu
  • Hlalani kum, mna ndihlale kuni – Bathandwa Kwatsha
  • After Hours – Dee Lukes
  • The 411 – Anda Nkatu
  • Sigida Ngengoma – DJ Mantofontofo
  • Tru Top 30 – Reggie Solani
  • Tru Sport – Monwabisi Jimlongo
  • The Urban Exchange – Yanga Jaca
  • Reggae Tunes – Nkosinathi Ntoyakhe
  • Incoko – Zizipho Mpopoma


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

  • Bhisho 100
  • East London 104.1
  • Qonce (King William's Town) 89.9
  • Queenstown 97.8



  • Sange
    Tru is the best station in the world. I listen from morning to evening. Great music and programs. Your devoted fan!
  • Tshidiso
    Great station. It wakes me up in the morning and puts me to bed at night. It can give you energy and improve your mood. Hello from Pretoria!
  • Monde
    Radio Tru with me all day and night! Morning at work and afternoon at home. You are all great. It's fun and enjoyable. Hello to the whole team :)