Focus FM 94.3 MHz is a radio station based in Kumasi, Ghana, and it is affiliated with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). The station aims to inform, entertain, and educate its listeners with a diverse range of programs and content. Focus FM provides a platform for students and faculty members of KNUST to showcase their talents, share their expertise, and engage in meaningful discussions on various topics. The station covers a wide range of genres, including news, sports, entertainment, music, and educational programs.
With its frequency at 94.3 MHz, Focus FM reaches a broad audience in Kumasi and its surrounding areas. The station is known for its commitment to promoting local content, supporting emerging artists, and providing a platform for community engagement. Listeners can tune in to Focus FM to stay updated on current affairs, enjoy music from different genres, participate in interactive talk shows, and get involved in the vibrant campus life of KNUST.
Overall, Focus FM 94.3 MHz KNUST serves as a dynamic and informative radio station that caters to the interests and needs of the KNUST community and the wider Kumasi audience.
Prof. (Mrs) Rita Akosua Dickson
Dr. Daniel Norris Bekoe
University Relations Officer
Nana Kwadwo Jantuah
General Manager, Focus Fm
Programmes Run By The Station
The station has established an official affiliation with CITI 97.3 FM, a prominent radio station in the nation’s capital. Renowned for its urban radio content, the station delivers high-quality broadcasts such as the News Bulletin and the Citi Breakfast Show that are aired live on Focus FM, delivering news content to the student populace.
Time Slot: Citi Breakfast Show, Weekdays, 6 am-10 am, 12 pm & 6 pm.
Teknokrat is another radio interview show that deals with trending and topical national issues. The show engages technocrats and experts’ opinions on issues.
Time Slot: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 5:30 pm-6 pm
These programmes hold discussions on ‘Love’ and relationship issues. Every Women’s Corner and Realities of Love are the two key love and relationship programs on the stations. Important topics are identified, and sampling are sought for opinions from the students to arrive at a meaningful conclusion.
Time Slot: Every Women’s Corner, Saturdays, 6 pm-7 pm. Realities of Love, Thursdays, 10 pm-12 am
Sports Update is a programme targeted at dissecting the sporting world. This gives news and updates on sporting activities both local and international, transfers and the business in sports.
Time Slots: Weekdays, 4:40 p.m. –4:50 p.m., Fridays, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Saturdays 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. -9 p.m., Sundays, 5 p.m.-6 p.m.
Mid-morning Entertainment program aimed at playing requested songs in the best interest of the audience. Few announcements and important news updates are read on this show to bring inform listeners about trending issues.
Time Slots: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 10 am-12 pm
A late afternoon show where songs are played, entertainment news and discussions are held aimed at keeping the audience company and safe as they depart their various places of work to their homes. This program is one of the most listened-to shows on the station.
Time Slots: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 1 pm-5 pm
The station focuses on the very latest news in and around the University campus and its community. With much attention on campus news, major headlines making waves across the globe that are of direct impact to the entire student populace are updated on the bulletin.
Time Slots: Monday- Thursday, 1 pm-1:05 pm & 3 pm-3:05 pm, 8 pm-8:20 pm.
This is an entertainment and fun-filled program that provides a thrilling atmosphere on campus every Sunday, Campus Filla generates ‘funny’ news about the students and after a long week of lectures and stress, this program helps release stress among the students.
Time Slots: Sundays, 9 pm-12 am
The station has Community Watch, and Leadership Corner that are targeted at identifying and discussing important issues on campus and about the students. Here, problems are addressed, and interviews are conducted with the appropriate authorities to bring solutions to the challenges identified.
Time Slots: Community Watch, Mondays & Tuesdays 9 pm-10 pm, Leadership Corner, Sundays 8 pm-9 pm
These programs are targeted at specified students on campus. The ISA corner is specifically designed for International Students to hold discussions on trending news from their various countries. Here the show provides updates and news for consumption by international students. The GRASAG hour on the other hand is targeted at the postgraduate students. Issues throughout the week about the association are discussed on this show. Noteworthy, the graduate students do consume this program a lot because of its nature.
Time Slots: GRASAG HOUR, Thursdays 9 pm-10 pm. ISA CORNER, Fridays, 8:30 pm-9:30 pm