3 October, 2022

Profile & History

Capital Radio is a privately owned commercial radio station that was launched 29th March 1999, by veteran journalist Alaudin Osman. We provide continuous entertainment with the best music from various genres in the world of Adult Contemporary (AC) radio format. Broadcasting across all three regions of Malawi particularly the main urban centres Blantyre, Zomba, Lilongwe, Mangochi and Mzuzu. Capital Radio has been voted The Electronic Media House of the Year for three consecutive years – 2004, 2005 and 2006 by the Malawi chapter of the National Media Institute of Southern Africa (NAMISA). 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 and engaged and participative democracy.