Radio Tokpa: The People’s Radio
Radio Tokpa is a development radio at the service of Benin’s communities. This is a radio station based in Cotonou, Benin, that broadcasts on 104.3 MHz FM. It’s a beacon of information and entertainment.
It was founded in 1999 by Guy Kpakpo and his brother Alain Kpakpo. Radio Tokpa, initially located in Benin’s Dantokpa Market, gained popularity and relocated to Cotonou’s larger location. It’s providing a virtual meeting point for diverse individuals. Its mission is to be a radio of development at the service of the communities. Likewise, it aims to inform, educate, entertain and promote the culture and values of Benin. In 2007, Radio Tokpa was awarded the Prix RFI Scoop for investigative journalism.
Its vision is to be the radio of the heart, the largest market in West Africa and in the heart of the people.
Radio Tokpa’s programming is a mix of news, talk, African music, culture, sports, health, education and more. It prioritizes quality programming for listeners. Furthermore, it caters to a diverse audience, offering music, news, and entertainment programs.
Radio Tokpa offers various programs, including Embarquons dans la nouvelle dimension (END), Ça va chauffer ce soir, Sunshine, Caravane du matin, A l’ombre du grand baobab, Week-end à tout vent, and Contact Fon. These shows cover current issues and challenges in Benin and Africa, as well as music, health, beauty, and lifestyle tips. The Fon-speaking community can also access the main program in the Fon language, addressing social, economic, and political issues.
Radio Tokpa prioritizes quality in its content strategy, scrutinizing programs, song selections, and news reports to ensure listeners receive the best. This commitment to excellence sets Radio Tokpa apart, fostering a sense of belonging and cultural exchange.
Radio Tokpa’s presenters are professional journalists, music fans and producers who have experience and passion for radio. They are very charming and joyful. Their input on top of the amazing programming contents makes the listening experience a treat for listeners across Benin.
- Some of them are
- Edwige Agbodjan
- Eric Lokonon
- Koffi Dodji Fangbedji
- Quenn Mayra
Radio Tokpa has a significant impact in Cotonou, attracting a large audience with loyal listeners who appreciate its quality content, interactive approach, and social responsibility. Positive reviews from listeners express gratitude and support for its work.
It continues to be a popular radio station in Benin. The station is committed to providing quality programming that meets the needs of its listeners. The radio also helps to promote national unity. It is more than a radio station; it is a cultural bridge, a source of inspiration, and a testament to the power of quality content.
Contact Number: +229 21 31 45 32
Address: Gbogbanou, Cotonou, Benin.