Malawi.
19.91 Million

KEY languages: Chichewa & English.

major cities and towns

Lilongwe | Kasungu | Blantyre | Zomba | Mzuzu City

TV Stations

Radio Stations

Radio2 | MBC Radio | Times FM | Zodiak FM | Capital Radio | FM 101 Power | Angaliba FM | | Gaka FM | CRS | Galaxy Radio | Ufulu FM

Newspapers

The Nation | The Daily Times | Weekend Times | Weekend Nation | Nyasa Times | The Weekly Globe | Sunday Times

Magazines

The Big Issue Malawi | Together Magazine | Pride Magazine | Mkwaso | Boma Lathu | Slice Magazine | The Lamp Magazine

Television.

MBC
General entertainment and sports

Malawi's TV broadcaster featuring various programs both local and international.

Key Languages: Chichewa & English

Estimated no. of viewers: 745 000

Key Cities Covered: Lilongwe, Kasungu, Blantyre, Zomba, Mzuzu City

Times TV
Local content – General Entertainment And Music

Key Languages: Chichewa & English

Estimated no. of viewers: 1 490 000

Key Cities Covered: Lilongwe, Kasungu, Blantyre, Zomba, Mzuzu City

Zodiak TV
Local content – General Entertainment & Sports

Zodiak TV broadcasts to all corners of the country with country-wide transmitters. Most programs are in the local language with a local content.

Key Languages: Chichewa & English

Estimated no. of viewers: 1 490 000

Digital Presence: Facebook and YouTube

Key Cities Covered: Lilongwe, Kasungu, Blantyre, Zomba, Mzuzu City

Mibawa TV
Local Content – Dramas, Sports And Community Engagement

Mibawa TV is a private television station owned by Mibawa Studios, which is a multimedia and event management company established in 2014. Watch some of the latest Malawi football matches, local news, and local Malawian programs for all ages in English and Chichewa.

Key Languages: Chichewa

Estimated no. of viewers: 1 240 000

Key Cities Covered: Lilongwe, Kasungu, Blantyre, Zomba, Mzuzu City

Angaliba TV
Community engagement

Angaliba TV promotes the true flavour of Malawian Culture, Sports, News and Entertainment.

Key Languages: Chichewa and English

Estimated no. of viewers: 443 000

Key Cities Covered: Lilongwe, Kasungu, Blantyre, Zomba, Mzuzu City

Radio.

Radio2
General entertainment

Radio2 fm provides quality broadcasting services to  audiences via programs which entertain, educate and inform to enhance social economic development.

Key Languages: Chichewa & English

Estimated no. of listeners: N/A

Digital Presence: Facebook and Website

Key Cities Covered: Lilongwe, Kasungu, Blantyre, Zomba, Mzuzu City

Times Radio
Adult contemporary and talk shows

Times Radio is an independent station and a source of well-balanced news and programming. With over 95% local programming, 50% of which is in Chichewa, the goal is to engage all Malawians at different socio-economic levels.

Key Languages: Chichewa & English

Estimated no. of listeners: N/A

Key Cities Covered: Lilongwe, Kasungu, Blantyre, Zomba, Mzuzu City

Zodiak Broadcasting Station
General entertainment

Zodiak Broadcasting Station. Provide listeners with breaking news and sport. The goal is to Educate, Inform and Entertain  wherever the listeners are.

Key Languages: Chichewa & English

Estimated no. of listeners: 13 500 000

Key Cities Covered: Lilongwe, Kasungu, Blantyre, Zomba, Mzuzu City

Capital FM 96
Adult contemporary

Malawi's #1 one urban News, Business and Hit Music station. Capital FM is a privately owned adult contemporary English Station and was the second commercial station to be launched. Now boasts majority listenership amongst the bi-lingual urban population.

Key Languages: Chichewa & English

Estimated no. of listeners: N/A

Key Cities Covered: Lilongwe, Kasungu, Blantyre, Zomba, Mzuzu City

AFM
Cultural

AFM's goal as Angaliba is mindset change through Culture and Education. The broadcasting services provide a diverse range of viewpoints that enrich the social, political and cultural fabric of Malawian society and contribute to public interest outcomes

Key Languages: Chichewa

Estimated no. of listeners: N/A

Key Cities Covered: Lilongwe, Kasungu, Blantyre, Zomba, Mzuzu City

Gaka FM
Music, dramas, folklore

Gaka FM targets different types of listeners .... farmers, mothers, youths, business communities, civil servants, pensioners, bankers, entrepreneurs, people with physical challenges, and local communities. The station  focuses on several thematic areas .....food and nutrition security, education, disaster risk management, health, water and sanitation, HIV and Aids, economic empowerment, and entrepreneurship.

Key Languages: Chichewa, Sena & English

Estimated no. of listeners: 26% of Malawi

Key Cities Covered: Lilongwe, Kasungu, Blantyre, Zomba, Mzuzu City

CRS
Community Radio

102.6 FM came about as a part of the 'In My Village Project" which aimed at reaching people in the Mchinji District with messages promoting abstinence and being-faithful in the fight against HIV and AIDS. The listening clubs also serve as hubs for community-based initiatives such as fund-raising activities and irrigation farming to raise food and funds to support OVCs and PLWHAs.

Key Languages: Chichewa & English

Estimated no. of listeners: 1 500 000

Key Cities Covered: Lilongwe, Kasungu, Blantyre, Zomba, Mzuzu City