Yarona FM


Yarona FM 106.6 is the most famous radio channel in Botswana. This channel aims to provide programs based on music, hip hop, pop music, and electronic music. It addresses youngsters and this channel has a weekly audience of 86000 in Gaborone and nearby areas. It is a source of entertainment for listeners and also keeps updated its listeners with news updates.

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The major focus of its broadcasting is on art, culture, and music. The format of its programming is a blend of music, information, and entertainment. It is Gaborone’s favorite radio channel. They provide broadcasting through a radio transmitter and online streaming on the internet. In starting this radio covers only 50 Km in Gaborone but now it is spread nationwide. On the official website, there is an option for listeners to send their reviews about radio and their requests.

Yarona FM

History of Yarona FM:

It was established in 1999 on August 22nd. At first, it was a local radio channel. In 2007 Botswana Telecommunications authority gave “national broadcast license” to Yarona FM. After this, they start broadcasting from different cities of Botswana like Mahalapye, Serowe, Palapye, Selibe, Phikwe, Lobatse, and Maun.

The slogan of Yarona FM 106.6: The slogan of this radio channel is “Live The Music” which shows that significant constituent of its broadcasting is music.
Language of broadcasting: This channel provides programming in English.
Genre: Music/ hip hop music.


The programs of this radio have different topics such as news, sports updates, music, dance, talk shows, morning shows, and family shows. There is a proper weekly schedule of its programming. Following a list of some famous programs of Yarona FM 106.6
Grand Slam: Martin Fani hosts this show. Timings of this show are from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on every Monday.

The Magnum Drive: Two hosts, MOG and ROSS, host this program. This show is broadcasted from 3 PM to 7 PM from Monday to Thursday and on every Friday from 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM.
Live The Talk: This is a morning show. Boineelo Hardy hosts it. Timings of this program are 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. It is broadcasted from Tuesday to Thursday.
The Dance Experience: MR O is the host of this show. As the name shows, it is a program about dance. Its broadcasting time is Thursday at 09:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

Contact Details:

Location: unitF18, Fairgrounds shopping mall, plot 28562, Samora Machel Drive, Gaborone, Botswana.
Office contact number: +267 391 2305.
For Call (on-air): (+267) 391 1066.
For text (on-air): (+267) 16106
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheRealYaronaFM
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YaronaFMLiveTheMusic/
E-mail address: info@yaronafm.co.bw & music@yaronafm.co.bw
Official Website: http://www.yaronafm.co.bw/