Umhlobo Wenene FM (UWFM) is a South African station based in Port Elizabeth that providing news, sports and competitions and broadcasts 24/7 in isiXhosa. It is the second-largest radio station in South Africa, with more than 5 million listeners. Umhlobo Wenene broadcasts throughout the country using frequencies ranging from 88 to 106.8 MHz and around the world through the live streaming service.

Languges: Xhosa.

Formats: Adult contemporary.

Genres: Pop.

First air date: 6 May 1960

Owner: SABC


Main shows and presenters

  • Apha naPhaya – Esona Funeka
  • Ezemidlalo – Sterra Ngqezana, Noloyiso Bonga
  • iBrakfesi Eyondlayo Ekuseni
  • Zibuzwa Kuthi – Siphosethu Nonganga
  • Lavuth’ibhayi – Gudla Bangi
  • Abahlali Abangalaliyo – Sinbad
  • Umculo we Jazz – Elvis Mali
  • Siyabakhumbula – Gwiba Nkonki
  • Khanya Gqiyazana – Tozama Ngcongolo
  • Lelika Yehova iHlabathi – Nomthunzi Vuza

Frequencies

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

  • Beaufort West 90.7
  • Bloemfontein 94.8
  • Colesberg 93.8
  • Durban 96.2
  • Johannesburg 93.2
  • Klerksdorp 91.2
  • Port Elizabeth 92.3

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Contacts

Reviews

  • Smith
    I listen live from my home in London and at work. I don't understand the language, but I really like your music! Umhlobo Wenene is a great station! I recommend to my friends.
  • Karan
    Listening to your live streaming from Joburg. I really like the music selection.
  • Maka
    Umhlobo Wenene the best online radio station! Ndinithanda into engenasiphelo!
  • Kevin
    The best radio station ever. BEE is my favourite show.