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Univen Radio

Univen is a community radio station established on 05 September 1997. It is located at the town of Thohoyandou in the Thulamela local municipality. The station has a 50 km broadcasting radius which covers the following areas: the Vhembe and Mopani district municipality, Mutale local municipality, North of Kruger National Park on the eastern side, Greater Giyani municipality area and Makhado local municipality in the South, Western and Northern parts.

The station broadcast for 19 hours per day (05H00 – 24H00) in English, Tshivenda, Sepedi and Xitsonga.

Management of the station

The station is managed by a Board which is formed by members of the university and the surrounding communities. The management is responsible for the day-to-day running of the station.  


The station is situated in Thohoyandou at the University of Venda library building.

Target Audience


  • 12 - 35 years - primary listener ship
  • 35 and above - secondary listener ship


Male and Female