The programme content of the Takalani Community Radio as expounded within its founding documents
and license conditions can be described as follows.
The Takalani Community Radio is a geographically founded community radio station with the
vision to serve as a catalyst for development, promote education around health, social,
domestic, education, to entertain and ensure the opening up, freedom and diversification of
the airwaves within the South African broadcasting environment and lend a voice to those
formally disadvantaged due to policies of the past political dispensation.
The vast array of Programmes as presented by skilled and popular presenters include different strata’s
ranging from information sharing, educating, entertaining and include Current Affairs which include
News, Women, Youth, Children, Physically Challenged, Educational and Information.
Tools and mechanisms are in place to ensure that the voice of the community is heard through phone-in
Programmes, public broadcasts, suggestion and complaints mechanisms, etc.
The broadcasting ration of the radio station is 60% (sixty percent) talk and 40% (forty percent) music.
The language format breakdown is as follows;
IsiXhosa - 35 %
Sesotho - 35%
English - 20%
Afrikaans - 10%