Our Backgroung

Elgon FM is owned and operated by Nawajo Enterprises Ltd.

Our Reach and Coverage

We have a strong signal in at least 26 district

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Our Background

Elgon FM is owned and operated by Nawajo Enterprises Ltd. The station was started in 2013.we broadcast on 101.4 frequency Modulation band in Mbale.We run 24 hour broadcast schedule with at least 18 hours of live broadcast.

We are located along Mugisu lane plot 18 in Indian quarters Mbale, opposite Cure children’s hospital. We operate on stereo digital system with the help of a 1000kw transmitter sourced from Italy through Anxiel Company.


We have a strong signal in at least 26 district in the Eastern part of Uganda that include;

Bugisu region:             Mbale, Bududa, Manafwa, Sironko, Bulambuli.

Bukedi Region:           Tororo, Pallisa, Budaka, Kibuku, Butaleja, Busia

Busoga Region:           Namutumba, Namayingo, Iganga, Jinja, Kamuli, Bugiri, kaliro, Mayuge, Buyende

Teso Region:               Soroti, Kumi, Bukedea, Ngora, katakwi

Sebeii Region:             Kapchurwa, Bukwo And Parts Of Western Kenya


Language Of Broadcast





The station aims at fulfilling some major core principles of Mass Communication that include information, Education, Entertainment, and Agenda Setting. Our programming focuses on Culture, Current Affairs, Health, Water and Sanitation, Infrastructure Development, Religion, Agriculture, Environmental protection and conservation , Education, Good Government, Business, Banking, Micro-finance, Science & Technology, Human Rights, Sports, Gender, Policy Matters, Entertainment, Local Government  and the Law. All this is aimed at fostering the Economic, Political, Spiritual, and Social Transformation of Our Rural Communities

Areas Of Engagements;

Holding of Radio Talk Shows, Running Spot Messages /Adverts, News Coverage Services, Run Announcement, sponsorship, promotions


2015: Nominated and Awarded Best Radio Station 2015 Eastern Region by Radio and Tv Academy Awards (9thDec 2015)


2013: Antennas planted on 200 fit masks at Buwalasi

2013: Operating on stereo digital 2000kw transmitter

2014: Recognized by Uganda Communication Commission (UCC)

2015: Nominated and Awarded Best Radio Station 2015 Easter Region by Radio and Tv Academy Awards (9th Dec 2015)

2015: Rated as the second most listened Radio Station Elgon Region by1PSOS (media monitoring firm)

2015: Conducted a social responsibility activity in Bulambuli District by visited over five health centers    and supported patients with hand out like mama kits,soap, sugar, mattresses,

2015: organized a community football matches in Bugunzu parish in Buwasa sub county,nakiwondwe budadiri towncouncil Sironko District,bushikha in bududa and jewa in mbale which attracted over 1000+ people in each tour.


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News schedule

Monday –Friday

Time Nature Language News Length Announcements Time/Language
7:00am Business Lumasaba  13 Minutes Lumasaba (7:15am)
8:00am Luganda 13 Minutes Luganda (8:15am)
9:00am International 5 Minutes -
10:Am English 8 Minutes English (10:15am)
12:00pm Luganda 13 Minutes Luganda (12:15am)
1:00pm Kiswahili/DW 5 Minutes -
2:00pm English 8 Minutes English (1:00:15pm)
4:00pm Lumasaba 13 Minutes Lumasaba (4:15pm)
6:00pm Luganda 13 Minutes Luganda (6:15pm)
7:00pm English 8 Minutes English (7:15pm)
8:00pm International 5minutes -
9:00pm Lumasaba  13 Minutes Lumasaba(9:15pm)



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