Aganang FM is a community radio station licensed by ICASA (Independent Communication Authority of South Africa) to operate in the Potchefstroom (Dr Kenneth Kaunda District-North West Province) since 13th April 2009. AganangFM Community Radio Station is a section 21 company and deemed by Companies Act 71 of 1997 as a public service entity. The radio station is registered as a non-profit organization (004 231 NPO) and currently covers 100Km radius that includes the following areas: Tlokwe (Potchefstroom), Matlosana (Klerksdorp), Vendersdorp and Orkney.
Aganang FM’s main mandate is to raise awareness, educate, and address socio-economic challenges through broadcasting as a mass media channel. AganangFM is a full spectrum radio station that plays all types of music, with 60 % talk and 40 % music. Our programs are segmented to accommodate News, Current affairs, in calling programs, outside broadcast, workshops and awareness campaigns. The media of instruction is in Setswana, Afrikaans, Sesotho, IsiXhosa and English.
Aganang FM’s target is to attract listeners who are between the ages 14-60 in Potchefstroom and surrounding areas in the Dr Kenneth Kaunda district-North West Province. Aganang FM is a community mass media outlet that provides news and information in an unbiased manner and serves as an imperative resource facility between the members of the community and all organs of the state that provides some sort of public service to the community. Aganang FM is not aligned with any political formations and has established numerous relationships with community based organizations (CBO), youth formations, Non-profit organizations (NGO) and religious faith groups that deal with the social, economic and environmental issues in general and negative ills in particular within our communities.
Aganang FM has branded itself in the past five years as a formidable community mass media platform that delivers quality Current Affairs Shows, Debates and Awareness Campaigns in the North West Province in general and Dr Kenneth Kaunda district municipalities in particular. Aganang FM covers 100 KM radius but through streaming, we can reach the entire world. We have won numerous awards for the positive contribution in the society and the advancement of the City in terms of tourism. Aganang FM has managed to do work for various organizations in a more professional and efficient manner to reach all sectors of the society.