The flame of excellence in the radio industry burned especially bright on Saturday at the Sandton Convention Centre when the winners of the 2017 Liberty Radio Awards were announced and Inanda FM scoring the ‘News & Actuality Award’ and Sthabiso Nyaba collecting his ‘Bright Star’ honarary. The Awards programme celebrates and acknowledges excellence in radio and brings the entire industry together for a night of celebration.

“Winning this award is an affirmation that Inanda 88.4 FM is delivering on it mandate and license conditions agreed upon with ICASA. Relevant local content is key, INK community is relying on inanda fm as the only source for communicating developmental issues, breaking news and trending news that affect them. This is proving to be a good year as we have been winning awards and it sure is a good feeling…the team is very encouraging and looking forward into conquering 2017” – says The Inanda FM’s Station Manager, Thandeka Msani Ngobese

“I was particularly pleased with the number of entries that we received,” says Lance Rothschild, CEO of the Liberty Radio Awards. “Thanks to Liberty’s foresight in sponsoring the awards, radio stations and personalities have a platform to benchmark their performance and to strive to meet higher standards of excellence in their craft. The quality and depth of entries was remarkable and the adjudicators had a difficult time sorting out the best of the best, all of which bodes well for the future of radio.”