Oct 24, 2017 Last Updated 7:24 AM, Oct 24, 2017

About Us

 

Capital FM is a privately owned, commercial, Adult Contemporary (AC) radio station that was launched on 29th March 1999 in Blantyre, Malawi. The Station was the second commercial station to be launched in Malawi and due to its mature, interactive and thought- provoking programming content now boasts majority listenership amongst Malawi’s niche market of upwardly mobile, urban based decision makers, business people and trendy, urban young adults. The Station is wholly Malawian owned.

Its mission is to inform, entertain and uplift the people of Malawi by providing reliable news and quality programmes. We value freedom of expression, ethical conduct, honesty and our civic responsibility. We seek to give the people of Malawi a new voice and create positive change through their active participation in our programming.

Primary Profile: Decision Makers in the Private and Public sector
Middle – high income earners

Secondary Profile: Disadvantaged rural communities that don’t have access to newspapers and television. Urban Youth.

We are a station that values civic responsibility and seeks to give the people of Malawi a new voice by providing quality broadcast news, information and entertainment programming. We seek to exert positive leadership by producing news and information that is accessible by the people in order to promote an engaged and participative democracy.

Capital FM delivers reliable news, infotainment and the best adult contemporary music to our valued listeners.
We are Malawi’s number one urban News, Business and Hit Music Station.

Listen on FM
  • 102.5 Blantyre and Mzuzu
  • 102.8 Lilongwe
  • 105.2 Dedza
  • 105.4 Mangochi
  • 96.1 Zomba
Escape ordinary radio - Keep it Capital.

Achievements

2016
Achievements

 

Capital FM Children’s Day of Broadcasting

"Capital FM Introduces Capital FM Children’s Day of Broadcasting (RadioWorld)"




2013
Acheivements

 

Centre of Excellence Award

"Capital FM recieved The Centre of Excellence Award (Gender Links for Equality and Justice)"




2006
Acheivements

 

Media House of the Year (MISA- Malawi)

"Capital Radio voted The Media House of the Year by the Malawi chapter of the National Media Institute of Southern Africa"

 

Press Freedom Award (MISA – Malawi)

"Capital FM recieved Press Freedom Award by the Malawi chapter of the National Media Institute of Southern Africa"

 

Lifetime Achievement Award (NAMISA)

"Capital FM recieved Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Media Institute of Southern Africa"




2005
Acheivements

 

Electronic Media House of the Year Award (MISA- Malawi)

"Capital FM voted The Electronic Media House of the Year by the Malawi chapter of the National Media Institute of Southern Africa"




2004
Achievement

 

Electronic Media House of the Year Award (MISA- Malawi)

"Capital FM voted The Electronic Media House of the Year by the Malawi chapter of the National Media Institute of Southern Africa"




Established
29th March 1999