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Sunday, November 29, 2009


Community radio station to provide additional newsflash.

Radio Today is a community radio station, broadcasting in English to the discerning listener in the greater Johannesburg area, with the 1485AM signal extending from Alberton in the south, Midrand in the north, Randfontein in the west and Benoni in the east. They also broadcast nationally, as well as to all English speaking Southern African countries, Tanzania south, on DStv Audio Channel 169. More information on

Business and Arts South Africa commends Radio Today for the important role it plays in terms of adding value to business-arts partnerships. This in-kind support takes on the form of an additional fifteen minute newsflash on 1485 AM.

Michael Coulson is now profiling Business and Arts South Africa projects and activities, as well as look at key business-arts partnerships every Friday afternoon from 17h45 to 18h00, directly after his Weekly Business Wrap.

Nowell was recently named Barloworld Mentor of the Year co-winner at the 12th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American for her mentoring of the Valued Citizens Initiative. The other winner was Gary Ninow for his mentoring of the Umcebo Trust in Durban.

The Friday Business and Arts South Africa ‘newsflash’ on Radio Today joins the programme, BASA Today, which is presented by Brooks Spector every Sunday between 11h00 and 12h00.

Catch Radio Today on 1485 AM in the greater Johannesburg region as well as nationally and across the SADC Sub-Region on DStv Audio Channel 169. Keep up-to-date with guests to be featured on the Friday afternoon show by following Business and Arts South Africa on Twitter at

Listen to the podcasts of the programmes at