Capital FM is one of the three FM radio stations operated and managed under aegis of Reginald Mengi and Family Trust (99%) and Reginald Abraham Mengi (1%). The station commenced broadcasting together with Capital TV (television station) in 2009.
Capital FM is also 24-hours free to air radio station and also the commercial radio station with it’s headquartering in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Their program covers a variety of issues from news, sports, current affairs show (local and international), lifestyle, entertainment, and others.
According to Tanzania Media Measurement report by GeoPoll, with audience statistics for quarter of 2, 2018, Capital FM audience share is ranked 8th with XX.XXX% among the top 20 radio stations within the country.
The information from IPP Media Limited, Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA), TCRA and other sources as indicated below shows that Reginald Mengi and Family Trust and Reginald Abraham Mengi are the owners of Capital FM radio with 99% and 1% respectively. Further to that, according to company profile requested at the Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) shows that Dr. Reginald Mengi is also one of the directors and shareholder of IPP Media Limited.
Mengi was born in 1944 in Tanzania. He is a Tanzanian philanthropist, industrialist, media tycoon and the founder/Executive Chairman of IPP Group. He also is the vice president of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors, Tanzania. Mengi was featured in FORBES’ ranking of Africa’s richest people with a fortune of more than $400 million in 2015.
Media Companies / Groups
IPP Media Limited
Capital Radion is operated by IPP Media Group which also belongs to Dr. Mengi.
Group / Individual Owner
Reginald Mengi & Family Trust
A trust fund is a special type of legal entity that holds property for the benefit of another person, group, or organization. There are many different types of trust funds. There is no information on who is grantor, trustee, or beneficiary (ies) in this case.
Dr. Reginald Mengi - is a Tanzanian industrialist, media tycoon and the founder as well as Executive Chairman of IPP Group. He also is the vice president of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors, Tanzania. Mengi was featured in FORBES’ ranking of
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Audience share based on Geopoll’s Radio & TV Ratings Tanzania (April – June 2018) report.
Reginald Abraham Mengi (2018), I Can, I must, I will. ISBN-10: 9781717871749.