Programs

Mama FM 101,7 Program lineup 2010

EARLY MORNING HOPE (SSUBI LYA KUMAKYA)
MONDAY – FRIDAY (6:00AM – 10:00AM)

This empowering program focuses on issues affecting disadvantaged people, but in a positive context to start the day on a hopeful note. It encourages especially women to stand on their own and build their self-esteem, be assertive, confident and take on the challenges of the world as they come. It offers tips of self-administration and management, provides role models and business tips. Press review is also done during this time.

IGNORENCE IS NO DEFENCE (OSANIDDE OMANYE)
MONDAY-FRIDAY (10:00AM – 11:00AM)

It aims at informing listeners about their rights, as well as duties and obligations and how to implement them. The program sensitizes listeners to identify when human rights are abused and discuss alternatives. The program also brings out issues of environmental in this context, to highlight local environment management structure and community’s role in environmental preservation. New agricultural technologies for sustainable development are discussed.

YOU TOO CAN DO IT (MAMA BODA-BODA)
MONDAYS – THURSDAY (11:00 AM – 2:00 PM)

The program features society’s role models in various aspects of life (for example political, social, economical) who are living with a handicap, but who have made it in life and are managing their circumstances in an extraordinary way. Its objective is to encourage listeners to take up life’s challenges and increase awareness about the circumstances of the disabled.

LETS TALK ABOUT IT (KATUKYOGEREKO)
MONDAY – WED, FRIDAY (2:00PM – 3:30PM)

The program aims at bringing out social issues that are often ignored by society or feared to be openly discussed publicly. It exposes social evils, injustices and imbalances in society, in order to generate debate on social behavior, find solutions to social problems and discourage unbecoming conduct in society.

SPORTS PROGRAM ROUND UP (OMUMULI)
MONDAY – FRIDAY (3:30PM – 4:00PM), SATURDAY (2:00PM – 3:00PM)

This is an enthusiastically presented program with a loyal fan base, which looks at all sport disciplines in the local, national and international levels. Apart from news and updates from the sports field, it gives facts about players, coaches, clubs and their statistics, as per requests of the listeners via SMS line.

Please note: Brief Sports Updates are also presented Mon-Fri at 8:30am and 11:30am.

EVENING VOYAGE (KATUSABALE)
MONDAY – FRIDAY (4:00PM – 7:00PM)

This is one of our most popular programs which derives its name from a Kiganda word “Kusaabala” which can be translated as a voyage. The program is a companion for the listeners as they get off work and prepare their evenings, and enables them to relax. It brings on board some current issues for discussion, mobilizes and provides tips, but mostly aims at entertaining the audience and comfort people after a stressful day.

TALK SHOW
MONDAY – FRIDAY (7:00PM- 9:00PM)

This vibrant and daring show is a hot-pan for pertinent debate on current political and social matters. Presenters chose topics according to listener’s interest and invited guests, as well as the audience/callers, express their unrestricted views.

REFLECTIONS (KIWUMULO)
MONDAY – THURSDAY (9:00PM- 12:00PM)

This inspirational program focuses on providing words of wisdom, quotations, educating the public on language use, encourages engaging in cultural activities and gives knowledge on enhancing the quality of day to day life. It also involves story telling, reading of Luganda novels and provided a platform for the audience to exchange ideas.

LOVE NOTE
FRIDAY- SATURDAY (10:00PM-12: 00PM)

This late night program is sensual and inspirational in nature. It focuses around the  themes of feelings, emotions, passion, grief, love and relationships. Presenters listen to individual stories and provide counselling, as well as give listeners a feeling of care and support.

SATURDAY SPECIAL (MUSANYUSA)
SATURDAY (6:00AM-9:00AM)

This is an informative and relaxing musical program packed with comedies and drama., for a cheerful start of the weekend. The listeners are given opportunity to call in and send messages to their loved ones.

OKWERINDA / HEALTH MATTERS
SATURDAY (9:00AM- 11:00AM)

Focus on health matters ranging from reproductive health, hygiene, HIV/AIDS, primary health care to preventive health measures, etc. The program hosts experts on the topic,  who provide the audience with relevant information and encourage people to manage their health affairs and lead a healthy life.

OPEN AIR FORUM (TUTEESE) 
SATURDAY (11:00AM – 2:00PM)

This program, in a talk-show format, focuses on the various local communities. It provides information on developmental trends in the area, services available, who does what, the local council structures, as well as mobilizes the community to participate in various activities.

YOUTH HOUR
SATURDAY (3:00PM – 4:00PM)

This program focuses on the youth, their role in society and how they can grow up into responsible citizens in their communities and county as a whole. This is a totally participatory program that is presented by the youths themselves. Topics are selected revolving around the social lives of the teenagers today.

AFRICAN BEAT
SATURDAY (4:00PM- 6:00PM)

This musical program which covers all categories of African music from all regions. Despite being an entertainment program, it also educates about diversity in culture while promoting unity in Africa. 

WEEKLY NEWS ROUND UP
SUNDAY (6:00AM-7:00AM)

An overview of the weekly news meant to remind listeners about all that had happened in the nation and the world and gather listener’s commentary on various political and social events.

GOSPEL EXTRAVAGANZA
SUNDAY (7:00AM – 10:00AM)

In a world of conflict, this program aims at uplifting the listeners spiritually through gospel music, Biblical verses and listeners’ testimonies.

ABILITY (NAWE KIKUKWATAKO)
SUNDAYS (10:00AM-11:00M)

This program recognises people with disabilities and appreciates them. It looks at the general community and how family members can care for children with special needs (e.g. mentally and physically handicapped). Presenters encourage listeners to build strong relations and harmonious environment at home as a basis for community /national development.

CHILDREN SPEAK OUT
SUNDAY (11:00AM – 1:00PM)

This participatory program offers guidance and counseling to children for responsible growth. It entails life experiences and appeals to parents to actively shoe their responsibilities towards the kids as well as teaches children about their rights. The program also includes greetings, birthday wishes, poems, interviews with guests, story telling and music.

PAPA – MAMA ROUND TABLE
SUNDAY (1.00PM – 3.00PM)

This is a program aimed at bringing women and men to the table, so that both sides present their case for better understanding and improvement of gender relations. The women’s movement seems to be lagging behind because the men have not been brought on board. It is hoped that this program will help bridge this gap and help put an end to gender conflicts.

EVENING GLORY
SUNDAY (3:00PM-5:00PM)

This serves society full of poverty and stress where we uplift the listeners spiritually through gospel music, Biblical verses and testimonies.

WOMEN TALK BACK (ABAKYALA TWEYOGERERE)
SUNDAY (5:00PM – 8:00PM)

The program equips female listeners with necessary skills for self and community development. It highlights women’s activities, aspiration and achievements in politics, economic and social arenas. The women are given an opportunity to exchange ideas, offer advice and present solutions to problems that affect women’s development.

HANDS ON
SUNDAY (8:00PM-9:00PM)

This program is an educative and entertaining in nature. It provides families with various tips on cooking, style, home improvement, entrepreneur skills while at the same time providing vivid entertainment. 

DOWN MEMORY LANE (OBUYIMBA OBUTAFA)
SUNDAY (9:00PM-12:00PM)

This program is full of entertaining music like lingala, or kadongokamu, that helps bring old memories to be compared with the present and bring hope and strengths for the new week.

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