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About Us

Established – 01 June 2007
Pay off line – Changing Mindsets
Frequency – 98.9 FM


  • Westside FM intends to advance social cohesion of the West Rand Community by providing an engaging and challenging radio experience to the West Rand.
  • Improve access to local communication, information and community events
  • We aim to contribute to education, health and social wealth of the diverse communities of the West Rand by providing access to the truly independent community radio station.


  • To provide a local and radio service for the community of West Rand, with associated programme content based on the input from our communities.
  • To increase the sense of connectedness between people of all ages, social, cultural and ethnic background.
  • To be the general community radio station of first choice that broadcast a mix of talk and music.

Most of our programs are presented in vernacular languages (Setswana, IsiXhosa, IsiZulu, Sesotho and also English). Our music ranges from: Afro-pop, Afro-jazz, R&B, Soul, Kwaito, House, Reggae, Dancehall and Hip Hop.