Radio Islam was registered in Nov 1993, granted a license in 1997 and started broadcasting.
Promotion of Islam via the airwaves
Alternative news & current events programs.
According to RAMS survey there are 43 000 listeners. Own research indicates over 100 000. Broadcasting languages: English (96%), Arabic/Urdu (2%) & Afrikaans/Zulu/Xhosa (2%).
Broadcasting is in Gauteng on MW 1548, and worldwide via the website: www.radioislam.co.za. Satellite receivers enable one to listen anywhere in SA.
Radio Islam undertakes community outreach projects such as:
- Operation Brightsight – collection of spectacles for underprivileged
- Collection of books and clothes for needy school children
- Islamic Helpline – Radio Islam helped to establish this project
- Operation Winter Woollies - collection and distribution of clothing in winter.
There are hourly news bulletins. Programs are on a diverse range of topics. Radio Islam is a member of the:
National Association of Broadcasters
Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA
South African Advertising Bureau
National Community Radio Forum
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