YAR 89.7 FM

YAR 89.7 FM is kopala’s Number 1 Hit Station, the biggest and first commercial radio station on the Copperbelt. Leading the way in the Game.

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1st Kopala Radio Station

Established in 2007 as the first ever commercial Radio station.

Wide Coverage

Covering copperbelt towns such as Kitwe, Ndola, Chingola, Kalulushi and Mufulira soon launching in Lusaka


Covering news of all types: current, non-current affairs and community news


Fabulous Tim

YAR FM's Head of production and also very passionate with anything to do with radio

Lillian Chipeso

Passionate about the media industry and art, lillian is a qualified reprter and author with 1 publication to her name "EFFECTS OF DIVORCE ON CHILDREN," currently on the market. Lillian also does part time TV presentation with the national broadcaster - ZNBC on weekends.

Chembe Mbale

Chembe Mbale, a trained journalist and head of our news department with a career experience of over 5 yeras in the media industry coupled with radio production, presentation skills among other duties He is passionate about the developement of of journalism with a bias towards promotion of good governance, mining and environmental reporting.


Everytime I turn on the mic, I don't cheat myself. Rule number1 I learnt is never to cheat my audience so I give 200% when I execute anything on air and live to cherish all the "It's gotta be like that" moments because I represent the best. K-S!X hosts the Big Bang Breakfast show from 6 to 10 AM daily. when you rock with him, you are definitely rocking with the best!

Ennie Kishiki

A trained and qualified journalist playing a front role in bringing and reporting news on the ground as raw as it comes without bias. She loves to read, write and visit new places.


06:00 - 10:00

Big Bang Breakfast (Mon-Fri)

10:00 - 14:00

Afro Showdown (Mon-Thur)

14:00 - 18:00

Drive (Mon-Fri)

18:00 - 22:00

Vintage (Mon-Thur)

18:00 - 22:00

DJ's Burnout (Fri)

18:00 - 22:00

Connect 116 (Sun)

06:00 - 10:00

Shock Breakfast (Satur)


Afro Top 20 Countdown

14:00 - 18:00

Classic Oldies (Satur)

18:00 - 22:00

Pump it (Satur)

18:00 - 22:00

Timeless Classics (Sun)

10:00 - 14:00

RnB Stop (Sun)