Contact Address Details:
West Coast Radio (WCR)
Head Office Manjai Kunda
(Near SOS junction)
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 4460911
9910959 / 9918280
West Coast Radio Co. Ltd. began transmitting in June 1997
after being bought to the nation by Melbora, its parent station
located in Holland and headed by
Hans Vans Zeldfe.
It was founded in Gambia by the current proprietor and journalist
WCR is an independent private commercial FM radio station
located in Manjai Kunda quite close to the SOS children's
village and broadcasts on the frequency of 95.3 FM.
The radio station is popular and delivers good reception at
the frequency of 95.3 FM while its programme reaches all of
Greater Banjul and as far as Farafenni and parts of Senegal.
Most of its broadcasts are in Wolof and English.
In the entertainment sections WCR plays a selection by DJ
Owl and DJ Mo of R&B and Reggae music with the occasional
news (no politics), health reports, sports (Sportsfile) and
announcements of events.
Aminatta Dibbasey is the Business Development Manager of WCR.
They have plans to go live on the internet along with their
net developers at Quantumnet.