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Staying close to home this summer? Here’s how to have a great staycation

  ROME, May 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Summer is just around the corner and cities from Bogota to London are easing restrictions on movement after weeks of coronavirus lockdowns. So should you stay (home) or should you go (on holiday)? Flying is out of the question for many with temperature checks at airports and […]

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Electric motorbike gives women in rural Zimbabwe a path out of poverty

  By MacDonald Dzirutwe WEDZA, Zimbabwe, May 28 (Reuters) – In the rural Zimbabwe district of Wedza, a new electric-powered motorcycle is helping bring income to poor women and easing the burden of looking after families. The three-wheeler, known as Hamba (Go), powered by a solar-charged lithium ion battery, is being piloted by start-up Mobility […]

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Africa’s female journalists use radio to dispel coronavirus fake news and sexism

  By Kim Harrisberg JOHANNESBURG, May 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From rural villages in Malawi to the war-torn streets of north-west Cameroon, rising numbers of female radio hosts are taking to the air to dispel fake news and myths about the novel coronavirus whilst also tackling sexism. Radio is the only source of information […]

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Darrel portrays the lengths he would go for love in his new single

The Brand New single from Darrel ; a talented young Zimbabwean singer / song writer Darrel has been slowly paving his way in the Zimbabwe music scene and is back with his second official single titled ‘Reva’ . Darrel is a fairly new young talented artist who goes by the artist name @darrelworld , The new single titled […]

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Sun El Musician flickers a well needed spark of hope in new single ”Ubomi Abumanga” featuring Msaki.

Just the title alone “Ubomi Abumanga” loosely translated to “life hasn’t stopped” is sure to give anyone goosebumps. It is worthy to point out that Msaki and Sun-El Musician represent the new era of independent musicians. Both known for giving us chart topping hits that drive the message of hope, motivation and positivity, the pair […]

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QUEEN & SLIM Coming to a cinema near you

Listen to Soundtrack here: https://umgafrica.lnk.to/QueenAndSlim The film is produced by Frey, Waithe, Matsoukas, Michelle Knudsen, Andrew Coles, Brad Weston and Pamela Abdy. The executive producers are Pamela Hirsch, Kaluuya, Aaron L. Gilbert and Jason Cloth. Universal Pictures and Makeready present Queen & Slim in association with 3BlackDot and Bron Creative, a Makeready/De La Revolución Films/Hillman Grad/3BlackDot production. Starring […]



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The Get Up

5:00amMonday

5:00amMonday

The Get Up is a breakfast show for the early bird who wants to wake up on the right side of the bed with  30 minutes of non-stop African Hits. It is also the show where upcoming musicians’ beats, are bound to be heard. Listeners of #TheGetUp are kept abreast with quirky information on all things tech, lifestyle, entertainment and sports.

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Morning Mayhem

8:00amMonday

8:00amMonday

A fun and energetic midmorning show with Thabang Mashile. The Morning Mayhem focuses on entertaining, informing and educating. Tune in every weekday from 08:00-11:00 CAT for your weekly dose of the radio version of twitter. Follow us on: Instagram: transafricaradio Twitter:  TransAfrica872 Follow Thabang Mashile on: Instagram: Tea_mash Twitter: @therealmashile

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Lifestyle

11:00amMonday

11:00amMonday

The show that does it like they're doing it for TV. Tune into Lifestyle every weekdays from 11:00-14:00 CAT, to get your daily fix on all things fashion, travel and most importantly 100% good African music. Hashtag: #Lifestyle872 Follow us on: Twitter: @transafricaradio872 Instagram: transafricaradio Follow Que on: Twitter: @favoriteletterQ Instagram: @que_slays

 

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Connect Africa

2:00pmMonday

2:00pmMonday

The show is your African connect on all that is happening on the African continent.  The Key ingredient is a behind the scenes look at the Entertainment industry, telling unheard and never seen before stories from managers, PR practitioners and Road managers from across the Continent.

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The Wavy Show

5:00pmMonday

5:00pmMonday

Bumper2Bumper is a show that marries social media with radio. Listeners of the Bumper2Bumper largely rely on social media platforms as sources of information, particularly when it comes to the African Music industry and uses Bumper2Bumper to separate fact from fiction . It is the go to show for information on the social, personal and business life of African Musicians including their album or single releases, and launches equally, and a special feature, Club 872, at 2200 CAT. The show is also home to established and up and coming club DJs to showcase their African music mixes and prove that the world can party on strictly African music.

Learn more

Soul Pas de Deux

8:00pmMonday

8:00pmMonday

Soul Pas de Deux is a ballet term and in French literally means  "step of two" - a dance duet in which two dancers, typically a male and a female, perform together. The show Soul Pas de Deux aims to invoke a desire to take someone’s hand and dance with them. Expect none stop uninterrupted African jams that will get you moving.

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Jazz Sessions

11:00pmMonday

11:00pmMonday

Jazz Sessions

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2:00amMonday

Repeat of the African Top 40.

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The Get Up

5:00amTuesday

5:00amTuesday

The Get Up is a breakfast show for the early bird who wants to wake up on the right side of the bed with  30 minutes of non-stop African Hits. It is also the show where upcoming musicians’ beats, are bound to be heard. Listeners of #TheGetUp are kept abreast with quirky information on all things tech, lifestyle, entertainment and sports.

Learn more

Morning Mayhem

8:00amTuesday

8:00amTuesday

A fun and energetic midmorning show with Thabang Mashile. The Morning Mayhem focuses on entertaining, informing and educating. Tune in every weekday from 08:00-11:00 CAT for your weekly dose of the radio version of twitter. Follow us on: Instagram: transafricaradio Twitter:  TransAfrica872 Follow Thabang Mashile on: Instagram: Tea_mash Twitter: @therealmashile

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Lifestyle

11:00amTuesday

11:00amTuesday

The show that does it like they're doing it for TV. Tune into Lifestyle every weekdays from 11:00-14:00 CAT, to get your daily fix on all things fashion, travel and most importantly 100% good African music. Hashtag: #Lifestyle872 Follow us on: Twitter: @transafricaradio872 Instagram: transafricaradio Follow Que on: Twitter: @favoriteletterQ Instagram: @que_slays

 

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Connect Africa

2:00pmTuesday

2:00pmTuesday

The show is your African connect on all that is happening on the African continent.  The Key ingredient is a behind the scenes look at the Entertainment industry, telling unheard and never seen before stories from managers, PR practitioners and Road managers from across the Continent.

Learn more

The Wavy Show

5:00pmTuesday

5:00pmTuesday

Bumper2Bumper is a show that marries social media with radio. Listeners of the Bumper2Bumper largely rely on social media platforms as sources of information, particularly when it comes to the African Music industry and uses Bumper2Bumper to separate fact from fiction . It is the go to show for information on the social, personal and business life of African Musicians including their album or single releases, and launches equally, and a special feature, Club 872, at 2200 CAT. The show is also home to established and up and coming club DJs to showcase their African music mixes and prove that the world can party on strictly African music.

Learn more

Soul Pas de Deux

8:00pmTuesday

8:00pmTuesday

Soul Pas de Deux is a ballet term and in French literally means  "step of two" - a dance duet in which two dancers, typically a male and a female, perform together. The show Soul Pas de Deux aims to invoke a desire to take someone’s hand and dance with them. Expect none stop uninterrupted African jams that will get you moving.

Learn more

Urban Echo Repeat

11:00pmTuesday

11:00pmTuesday

Repeat of the Urban Echo

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The Lowdown

2:00amTuesday

2:00amTuesday

The Lowdown show travels through the beloved African continent providing a roundup of the week’s latest trending entertainment news. Do also expect to hear new music that was freshly dropped in the week as well as interviews with Africa’s movers and shakers in the entertainment space.

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The Get Up

5:00amWednesday

5:00amWednesday

The Get Up is a breakfast show for the early bird who wants to wake up on the right side of the bed with  30 minutes of non-stop African Hits. It is also the show where upcoming musicians’ beats, are bound to be heard. Listeners of #TheGetUp are kept abreast with quirky information on all things tech, lifestyle, entertainment and sports.

Learn more

Morning Mayhem

8:00amWednesday

8:00amWednesday

A fun and energetic midmorning show with Thabang Mashile. The Morning Mayhem focuses on entertaining, informing and educating. Tune in every weekday from 08:00-11:00 CAT for your weekly dose of the radio version of twitter. Follow us on: Instagram: transafricaradio Twitter:  TransAfrica872 Follow Thabang Mashile on: Instagram: Tea_mash Twitter: @therealmashile

Learn more

Lifestyle

11:00amWednesday

11:00amWednesday

The show that does it like they're doing it for TV. Tune into Lifestyle every weekdays from 11:00-14:00 CAT, to get your daily fix on all things fashion, travel and most importantly 100% good African music. Hashtag: #Lifestyle872 Follow us on: Twitter: @transafricaradio872 Instagram: transafricaradio Follow Que on: Twitter: @favoriteletterQ Instagram: @que_slays

 

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Connect Africa

2:00pmWednesday

2:00pmWednesday

The show is your African connect on all that is happening on the African continent.  The Key ingredient is a behind the scenes look at the Entertainment industry, telling unheard and never seen before stories from managers, PR practitioners and Road managers from across the Continent.

Learn more

The Wavy Show

5:00pmWednesday

5:00pmWednesday

Bumper2Bumper is a show that marries social media with radio. Listeners of the Bumper2Bumper largely rely on social media platforms as sources of information, particularly when it comes to the African Music industry and uses Bumper2Bumper to separate fact from fiction . It is the go to show for information on the social, personal and business life of African Musicians including their album or single releases, and launches equally, and a special feature, Club 872, at 2200 CAT. The show is also home to established and up and coming club DJs to showcase their African music mixes and prove that the world can party on strictly African music.

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Game Time Wednesday

8:00pmWednesday

8:00pmWednesday

This is a new sports show on Trans Africa Radio to capture the emotions of all our listeners. To bring to light a compelling account of what is happening in not only sports in Africa, but also round the whole world.

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Soul Pas de Deux

9:00pmWednesday

9:00pmWednesday

Soul Pas de Deux is a ballet term and in French literally means  "step of two" - a dance duet in which two dancers, typically a male and a female, perform together. The show Soul Pas de Deux aims to invoke a desire to take someone’s hand and dance with them. Expect none stop uninterrupted African jams that will get you moving.

Learn more

Kizosada – Repeat

11:00pmWednesday

11:00pmWednesday

Kizosada - Repeat Kizosada is a show that showcases Kizomba, Zouk and Pasada.  The name Kizomba is a made up acronym which aims to communicate these three genres of music.  The heavy focus on lusophone music is a unique trait in the South African media scope as the only other kizomba/ Pasada and Zouk  focused stations are largely located in lusophone countries.

Learn more

The Lowdown

2:00amWednesday

2:00amWednesday

The Lowdown show travels through the beloved African continent providing a roundup of the week’s latest trending entertainment news. Do also expect to hear new music that was freshly dropped in the week as well as interviews with Africa’s movers and shakers in the entertainment space.

Learn more

The Get Up

5:00amThursday

5:00amThursday

The Get Up is a breakfast show for the early bird who wants to wake up on the right side of the bed with  30 minutes of non-stop African Hits. It is also the show where upcoming musicians’ beats, are bound to be heard. Listeners of #TheGetUp are kept abreast with quirky information on all things tech, lifestyle, entertainment and sports.

Learn more

Morning Mayhem

8:00amThursday

8:00amThursday

A fun and energetic midmorning show with Thabang Mashile. The Morning Mayhem focuses on entertaining, informing and educating. Tune in every weekday from 08:00-11:00 CAT for your weekly dose of the radio version of twitter. Follow us on: Instagram: transafricaradio Twitter:  TransAfrica872 Follow Thabang Mashile on: Instagram: Tea_mash Twitter: @therealmashile

Learn more

Lifestyle

11:00amThursday

11:00amThursday

The show that does it like they're doing it for TV. Tune into Lifestyle every weekdays from 11:00-14:00 CAT, to get your daily fix on all things fashion, travel and most importantly 100% good African music. Hashtag: #Lifestyle872 Follow us on: Twitter: @transafricaradio872 Instagram: transafricaradio Follow Que on: Twitter: @favoriteletterQ Instagram: @que_slays

 

Learn more

Connect Africa

2:00pmThursday

2:00pmThursday

The show is your African connect on all that is happening on the African continent.  The Key ingredient is a behind the scenes look at the Entertainment industry, telling unheard and never seen before stories from managers, PR practitioners and Road managers from across the Continent.

Learn more

The Wavy Show

5:00pmThursday

5:00pmThursday

Bumper2Bumper is a show that marries social media with radio. Listeners of the Bumper2Bumper largely rely on social media platforms as sources of information, particularly when it comes to the African Music industry and uses Bumper2Bumper to separate fact from fiction . It is the go to show for information on the social, personal and business life of African Musicians including their album or single releases, and launches equally, and a special feature, Club 872, at 2200 CAT. The show is also home to established and up and coming club DJs to showcase their African music mixes and prove that the world can party on strictly African music.

Learn more

Soul Pas de Deux

8:00pmThursday

8:00pmThursday

Soul Pas de Deux is a ballet term and in French literally means  "step of two" - a dance duet in which two dancers, typically a male and a female, perform together. The show Soul Pas de Deux aims to invoke a desire to take someone’s hand and dance with them. Expect none stop uninterrupted African jams that will get you moving.

Learn more

16 Bars – Repeat

11:00pmThursday

11:00pmThursday

16 Bars - Repeat

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African Top 40 – Repeat

2:00amThursday

2:00amThursday

Repeat of the African Top 40.

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The Get Up

5:00amFriday

5:00amFriday

The Get Up is a breakfast show for the early bird who wants to wake up on the right side of the bed with  30 minutes of non-stop African Hits. It is also the show where upcoming musicians’ beats, are bound to be heard. Listeners of #TheGetUp are kept abreast with quirky information on all things tech, lifestyle, entertainment and sports.

Learn more

Morning Mayhem

8:00amFriday

8:00amFriday

A fun and energetic midmorning show with Thabang Mashile. The Morning Mayhem focuses on entertaining, informing and educating. Tune in every weekday from 08:00-11:00 CAT for your weekly dose of the radio version of twitter. Follow us on: Instagram: transafricaradio Twitter:  TransAfrica872 Follow Thabang Mashile on: Instagram: Tea_mash Twitter: @therealmashile

Learn more

Lifestyle

11:00amFriday

11:00amFriday

The show that does it like they're doing it for TV. Tune into Lifestyle every weekdays from 11:00-14:00 CAT, to get your daily fix on all things fashion, travel and most importantly 100% good African music. Hashtag: #Lifestyle872 Follow us on: Twitter: @transafricaradio872 Instagram: transafricaradio Follow Que on: Twitter: @favoriteletterQ Instagram: @que_slays

 

Learn more

Connect Africa

2:00pmFriday

2:00pmFriday

The show is your African connect on all that is happening on the African continent.  The Key ingredient is a behind the scenes look at the Entertainment industry, telling unheard and never seen before stories from managers, PR practitioners and Road managers from across the Continent.

Learn more

The Wavy Show

5:00pmFriday

5:00pmFriday

Bumper2Bumper is a show that marries social media with radio. Listeners of the Bumper2Bumper largely rely on social media platforms as sources of information, particularly when it comes to the African Music industry and uses Bumper2Bumper to separate fact from fiction . It is the go to show for information on the social, personal and business life of African Musicians including their album or single releases, and launches equally, and a special feature, Club 872, at 2200 CAT. The show is also home to established and up and coming club DJs to showcase their African music mixes and prove that the world can party on strictly African music.

Learn more

Soul Pas de Deux

8:00pmFriday

8:00pmFriday

Soul Pas de Deux is a ballet term and in French literally means  "step of two" - a dance duet in which two dancers, typically a male and a female, perform together. The show Soul Pas de Deux aims to invoke a desire to take someone’s hand and dance with them. Expect none stop uninterrupted African jams that will get you moving.

Learn more

Ragga Bytes

11:00pmFriday

11:00pmFriday

Automated

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2:00amFriday

Repeat of the African Top 40.

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Xover

5:00amSaturday

5:00amSaturday

The Xover is your pre-party plug crossing you over from your day time vibe to the night life. Expect Alternative & Upbeat African made music and content that travels across the continent, plugging and celebrating African creatives.

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African Top 40

8:00amSaturday

8:00amSaturday

Repeat of the African Top 40.

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The Lowdown

11:00amSaturday

11:00amSaturday

The Lowdown show travels through the beloved African continent providing a roundup of the week’s latest trending entertainment news. Do also expect to hear new music that was freshly dropped in the week as well as interviews with Africa’s movers and shakers in the entertainment space.

Learn more

Xover

2:00pmSaturday

2:00pmSaturday

The Xover is your pre-party plug crossing you over from your day time vibe to the night life. Expect Alternative & Upbeat African made music and content that travels across the continent, plugging and celebrating African creatives.

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16 Bars

2:00pmSaturday

2:00pmSaturday

Travel around Africa with 16 Bars, the motherland’s top-notch hip-hop show. From featuring new African talent in our Rough Diamonds segment, to hosting top-rated interviews on On The Spot, sharing news and information and exploring African languages on Bantu Dungeon, 16 Bars is African hip-hop personified. Catch 16 Bars on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and lets us know what’s happening in your hometown. 16 Bars: African hip-hop is taking over the world. Join us for the funkiest African ride ever. 16 Bars repeat, every Thursday at 23:00-02:00

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Fomo

5:00pmSaturday

5:00pmSaturday

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Club TAR

8:00pmSaturday

8:00pmSaturday

3 Hours of non-stop house music created or mixed by Africans living in Africa or in the diaspora.

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Habashwe

11:00pmSaturday

11:00pmSaturday

The Habashwe show pays homage to South African pioneered Kwaito and Qgom and genres that are now also made by musicians largely from Southern Africa . Both genres are typically lyrically catchy, contain catchy melodic and percussive loop samples, deep bass lines, and vocals. Habashwe is a South African street phrase used to describe the action of getting something done. Through the evolution of South African street lingo, the term has evolved from meaning “let them die” to “let's do this.

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OG’s

2:00amSaturday

2:00amSaturday

OG's

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Serenity

5:00amSunday

5:00amSunday

Uplifting your Soul.

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Jazz Sessions

8:00amSunday

8:00amSunday

Jazz Sessions

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Urban Echo

11:00amSunday

11:00amSunday

Urban Echo is the ultimate show for African love songs, showcasing the best in African RNB and  Soul genres. Urban Echo is the ultimate show for African love songs, showcasing the best in African RNB and Soul genres. Take over the play list on My Favourite African Love Songs feature on Urban Echo and request your three favourite African love songs.

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Kizosada

2:00pmSunday

2:00pmSunday

Kizosada is a show that showcases Kizomba, Zouk and Pasada.  The name Kizomba is a made up acronym which aims to communicate these three genres of music.  The heavy focus on lusophone music is a unique trait in the South African media scope as the only other kizomba/ Pasada and Zouk  focused stations are largely located in lusophone countries.

Learn more

OG’s

5:00pmSunday

5:00pmSunday

OG's

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Club TAR

8:00pmSunday

8:00pmSunday

3 Hours of non-stop house music created or mixed by Africans living in Africa or in the diaspora.

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Habashwe

11:00pmSunday

11:00pmSunday

The Habashwe show pays homage to South African pioneered Kwaito and Qgom and genres that are now also made by musicians largely from Southern Africa . Both genres are typically lyrically catchy, contain catchy melodic and percussive loop samples, deep bass lines, and vocals. Habashwe is a South African street phrase used to describe the action of getting something done. Through the evolution of South African street lingo, the term has evolved from meaning “let them die” to “let's do this.

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OG’s – Repeat

2:00amSunday

2:00amSunday

On Demand music.

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