Formerly known as the Afrikaans Radio Service of the NBC, Hartklop FM is part of 11 radio stations of the Public Broadcaster, NBC which broadcasts in Afrikaans.
On 27 November 2017 the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) Afrikaans Service became the first service since Independence to be transformed from the old NBC Afrikaans Service. The NBC’s Afrikaans radio service is now known as ‘Hartklop FM’, meaning ‘heartbeat’ in Afrikaans and the motto is “Leef in Afrikaans”, meaning live in Afrikaans. (the language)
It can however be heard 24/7 with automated music and programs filling the rest of the hours.
Mission & Vision
Hartklop FM strives to remain a vibrant and relevant Radio station that continuously adapts to change, allowing listeners to easily associate with the Station as a media partner offering them the pleasure of listening to radio in the language they love and understand best.
Mission Maximizing resources and talent and the transcendent power of Afrikaans to bring purpose to our staff, listeners, communities, businesses and stakeholders.
Vision To harness the magic of radio such that we bring the communities of the world into your home in a heartbeat.
– “Uit die Vere” – our daily breakfast show with presenter Ulysses Felix serving you the latest news, actuality, entertainment and sport with your very first cup of coffee in the morning. The best possible way to start your day with traffic reports, weather updates, competitions and a variety of music to set the mood for the rest of the day. (from 5h45 to 9h00)
– “Goeiewense” - A daily opportunity for listeners to send good wishes to family and friends around the country with music and interesting entertainment news with a good variety of music. The host is Ingrid Dentlinger
(from 09h00 to 10h00)
– “Wêreld in 60 Minute” - the lunch hour actuality slot features hard core news/ actuality and updates on the latest news reports around the world. It helps you to keep track of events in Namibia and globally. The host is Rian Cloete.
(from 13h00 to 14h00)\
“Tjaila Met...” with Sharifa Swartz. It is the drive time show taking you home daily
between 16h00 and 18h00. If features one of the most popular slots, “Sê jou sê”
A phone-in program that encourages listeners to air/ express their views/ opinions on matters that concern them. We take you home safely with a mix of various music genres and the latest on news and sport