Rhodes Music Radio

Rhodes Music Radio

Rhodes Music Radio (RMR) is a campus based community radio station located in the heart of Rhodes University Grahamstown, South Africa. RMR was founded in 1981; the station was the first campus based station to be licensed to broadcast legally. A station with a proud broadcast history, RMR has been and still is a pioneer within the campus radio industry in South Africa. RMR is a Youth Lifestyle Radio Station and provides programming that is fun, experimental, challenges the status quo and is informative. RMR continues to provide an educational and practical training ground for some of South Africa’s finest broadcasters. Frequency: 89.7fm Broadcast Times: 24 hours a day Broadcast Languages: English (60%), Xhosa (30%), Afrikaans & other official languages (10%) Broadcast Area: Grahamstown and 50km radius outside of the city Streaming: Worldwide | On Campus
South Africa
9 Podcast shows


At the beginning of the year when we welcomed new students into Journalism and Media Studies 1, we asked them “What stories will you tell?” We know that this new generation of journalists and media makers has lots to say to the world and so many stories to tell. This…
6 Jul 2023 39 episodes English Business · Education

Right on Cue

Cue Radio brings you live, up-to-date coverage of the annual National Arts Festival in Makhanda, South Africa.
2 Jul 2023 8AM 30 episodes English Arts · Education

Corona Diaries

Corona Diaries is a podcast that tells stories about what life is like in South Africa in the time of COVID19, as experienced by a group of students from Rhodes University in the Eastern Cape. In March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a national state of disaster, and these students…
7 Nov 2022 22 episodes English Education

Uhambo Lolwimi

Uhambo Lolwimi is the first collaboration between the School of Journalism and Media Studies and the Department of African at Rhodes University, Makhanda, South Africa. It is also the School’s first isiXhosa podcast where storytellers have the opportunity to produce content in their home language. This podcast looks into the…
26 Oct 2022 6 episodes Xhosa Personal Journals

How to Pitch a Podcast in a Pandemic

How to Pitch a Podcast in a Pandemic (HTPPP) is a think tank for dreaming up ideas for podcasts, based at the School of Journalism and Media Studies (JMS) in Makhanda, South Africa. The podcast started in 2021 when a group of senior JMS students decided that it was time…
23 Oct 2022 18 episodes English Education · How To

Where RU Now?

In 2022, the Rhodes University School of Journalism and Media Studies will celebrities its 50th anniversary. As part of this celebration, the second-year class is producing a podcast series where they connect with alumni that have gone through the School over the last 50 years. In Where RU You Now?…
12 Apr 2022 4 episodes English Personal Journals


Asifundisane is a show dedicated to preparing high school learners for life inside higher education. We look at the issues affecting matriculants when they enter higher institutions and discuss some of the choices they could face when leaving high school. Our purpose is to ensure that they have the necessary…
17 Nov 2021 7 episodes Xhosa Education · Education

Rhodes Music Radio Podcasts

Catch all the highlights, exciting, informative and thought provokingi nterviews here. The channel will allow you to catch up on stuff you might have missed on air or enyoed them so much that you want to listen again. During the Lockdown and Covid-19, catch the weekly wrap-up on hyperlocal reporting…
24 Jun 2021 12PM 18 episodes English Education

Deep Stories

Deep Stories is audio documentary and drama podcast series by the senior Audio Studies students and teachers at the Rhodes University School of Journalism and Media Studies in Makhanda, South Africa. Listeners will go on a listening journey and hear some of the investigative audio documentaries and immersive audio dramas…
0 episodes English Education · Arts