88.1 signal FM (Radio Kabonero) is Eastern Uganda`s No. one  live Radio and the best Radio brand in Eastern Region with well-blended programmes done by a team of young proffessional broadcasters. Signal FM is a unique commercial FM station broadcasting from Bugisu, the land of plenty. And its based in Mbale town,the commercial capital of the middle Eastern region of Uganda.Mbale the major eastern city is situated 261km away from Uganda’s capital city Kampala. Katinvuma Broadcasts and General Limited,a private limited liability company based in Uganda,East Africa, operates Signal FM...More

Station Values

  1. We Communicate for Development.
  2. To create brand awareness,loyality and shape consumer attitudes for our clients.
  3. Communicating proffessionally with flavour ,passion and creativity.

Why advertise with signal FM

Geographical Coverage

With the advantage of higher altitude of 1560 metres above sea level,coupled with the addition of 75metres of the tower height,Signal FM transimission covers the radius of over 150km on a straight line of sight. This automatically enables a complete coverage of all the eastern districts of Uganda..More

Languages of Broadcast

Our major language of broadcast are English,Luganda and Lumasaba.others are Ateso and Adhola.

Major Objective

To inform, entertain and educate our listeners through top quality tailor made programmes with the Sole aim of eradicating poverty and extreme hunger,promoting gender equality and women empowerment,providing a platform for respect of human rights, sensitising the masses on the dangers of disease and ignorance and nevetheless,we advocate for good governance and protection of the ecosystem. 

Programme lineup

Time
Programme
6:00-10:00 am Omulembe Omusignal
10:00– Midday Signal Hit squad
Midday–2:00pm The Dining Zone
2:00– 4:00 pm The Jam Session
4:00– 6:00 pm Inyayitsa
6:00- 7:00 pm Wagagai Brigade
7:00 - 8:00pm Wagagai yello top Requests
8:00-9:00 pm Speak Out @ Signal
9:00-midnight The Love Signal
   

Latest Local News:

UGANDA IS AMONG THE POOREST COUNTRIES IN THE WORL

Uganda is among the forty eight countries ranked by the United Nations as one of the poorest and Least Developed countries of 2012 in the world. Thirty-three of the 48 countries are in Africa, nine are Asian, and five are Pacific Island nations.

This report is released every three years by the United.Nation.’s Economic and Social Council and it evaluates countries based on the average household income, the country’s gross national income; human health, nutrition, average level of school achieved, and literacy rates among others.
For a country to be added to the Low Developed Contries list, a country must have a gross national income of less than $992 per capita.
Haiti which recently complained that the United Nations is not taking responsibility for the cholera epidemic that has killed more than 8,000 people since the January 2010 earthquake is also on the list. The Haitian government says the infection began with U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal who were in the country.

WRANGLES WITH IN NRM PARTY MEMBERS IN SIRONKO.

The Sironko District NRM secretariat is in trouble for allegedly being involved in acts of bribery and corruption during the previous NRM parties primary elections held before the national general elections 2011.

The NRM leaders and party members while in a meeting with the secretary general of NRM John Patrick Amama Mbabazi accused the District NRM leaders that they are the source of conflicts, asking for bribe and double endorsement of wining candidates an act they say has caused great divisions in the party.
Isaiah Shibuta one of the NRM leaders in Sironko admitted that his office might have had some loopholes but however denied of any personal involvement saying that he acted against all of those involved in the acts.

The NRM party Secretary General John Patrick Amama Mbabazi however warned NRM members against such acts saying that he is to personally investigate into the matter.

WOMEN ENCOURAGED TO EMBRACE FAMILY PLANNING METHODS.

VThe Mbale District Woman MP Connie Nakayenze Galiwango has urged the women and mothers in the area to embrace in family planning as a tool to fight the dangers and complications they experience during child birth.

Nakayenze while speaking to Signal Fm noted that most of the women who die while giving birth or get complications after giving birth are in most cases those who have failed to space their children and get pregnant every year.

According to Nakayenze this has lead to increased complications and operations among women during child birth.

BARREN WOMEN SHOULD ALSO BE CONSIDERED IN THE MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE BILL.

The Bamasaba cultural leader the Omukuka Wilson Wamimbi has urged members of parliament and stake holders in the current debate on marriage and divorce bill before parliament to also consider the barren women in sharing of property in case one is divorced.

His Highness Omukuka Wilson Wamimbi while addressing stake holders and opinion leaders in the discussion of the Marriage and divorce bill at Bungokho South noted that barren women should also be considered when it comes to shearing of property in case of divorce.

He said that it would be unfair for a woman to live more than 50 year in marriage and get dumped without any compensation simply because she is barren adding that such women are counted as a blessing to the home according to the Bamasaba cultures and shouldn’t be taken for granted.

BARREN WOMEN SHOULD ALSO BE CONSIDERED IN THE MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE BILL.

The Bamasaba cultural leader the Omukuka Wilson Wamimbi has urged members of parliament and stake holders in the current debate on marriage and divorce bill before parliament to also consider the barren women in sharing of property in case one is divorced.

His Highness Omukuka Wilson Wamimbi while addressing stake holders and opinion leaders in the discussion of the Marriage and divorce bill at Bungokho South noted that barren women should also be considered when it comes to shearing of property in case of divorce.

He said that it would be unfair for a woman to live more than 50 year in marriage and get dumped without any compensation simply because she is barren adding that such women are counted as a blessing to the home according to the Bamasaba cultures and shouldn’t be taken for granted.

22 YEAR OLD NGOLOBYE ELECTROCUTED IN BUTALEJA.

Busolwe hospital in Butalejja district is stuck with a dead body of a young man who is allegedly to have been electrocuted at Kachonga ‘B’ in Maizimassa Sub County yesterday evening.

Baker Ngoloye, 22, is reportedly to have been electrocuted and died instantly while trying to tap power and his body was taken to Busolwe hospital mortuary.
The district police commander Butaleja district Kidima Fred confirmed the death of Ngoloye and warned the residents to desist from the behavior that cause nearly 50 deaths in a year in the district.

UMEME authorities in Tororo district put the death toll at 50 every month in Butalejja making it one of top districts with high illegal power connections in Eastern Uganda, according to our reporter in Butaleja.

 



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