About radio

Zibonele FM is a South African community station that was founded in 1993 and is the first official community radio station in the country. Its line up is diverse and includes music shows, news reports, traffic, weather information and talk shows on a variety of topics. The station broadcasts from the Western Cape using the frequency of 98.2 MHz. Radio Zibonele broadcasts 80% of its programs in isiXhosa.

Slogan: "Silapho Ukhoyo"

Languges: Xhosa, English, Afrikaans.

Format: Community, Talk.

First air date: 1993


  • Tabita Busani Tabita Busani
  • Apostle A.B Shiyani Apostle A.B Shiyani
  • Dukx Phukuza Dukx Phukuza
  • Sakhiwo Sam Sakhiwo Sam
  • Mbuyi Sixonxo Mbuyi Sixonxo
  • Maxwell Mqulwana Maxwell Mqulwana
  • Siseko Hlazo Siseko Hlazo
  • Lubabalo Peter Lubabalo Peter
  • Fungiwe Nkathu Fungiwe Nkathu
  • Nelly Zothani Nelly Zothani


03:00 - 06:00
Masivuke / Ebukhoneni Bakhe
09:00 - 12:00
Sunday Chill
00:00 - 03:00
Ezincamis’ Umxhelo / Uhadi Lwakho



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