When Douglas Mbambo broadcast those words at 06h00 on the morning of 11 October 1999, they proclaimed the launch of the independent voice of the Rivercity in Upington, Northern Cape.
It was the start of a success story that continues to write a new chapter every year.
A public meeting had been called some months earlier to float the idea and attracted a good number of enthusiasts eager to volunteer their services in putting out a daily diet of programmes to Homes in the area, Hospital, Government departments, Community Centers and Peoples cars…
During the transition period of 1997 and 1998, a gro
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