To become an excellent community radio in Tanzania and especially the Great Lake zone in the view of quality presentation, programing, audience engagement and content based.


To serve the marginalized group especial those who are living in the rural areas.


Voice of the voiceless


Radio SAUT FM STEREO 96.1 Mhz, cover the whole area of Mwanza region and some parts of Kagera, Mara, Geita, Simiyu and Shinyanga.


It air educative, religious, informative, entertainment and infotainment content to its audience, since audience is heterogeneous by nature even the content offered are heterogeneous.


1. To offer practical training to the Journalism and Mass communication students as part of the academic requirements

2. To promote good governance (accountability, transparency, rule of law, participation, human rights, responsibility, effectiveness and efficient use of resources).

3. To provide accurately and authentically all the information, education for development, health, spiritual, social and cultural issues for all without prejudice.


• Best journalist to promote gender equality 2014 (SADEC GENDER) - 1st winner (Egan Salla)

• Best journalist in promote tourism 2014- 1st winner (Humphrey Mgonja)

• Best journalist to promote environment conservation - 3rd winner 2015 (Humphrey Mgonja)

• Best journalist to promote tourism- 2nd winner 2015- (Humphrey Mgonja)

• Best journalist to promote gender equality 2015 (SADEC GENDER) - 1st winner (Humphrey Mgonja)

• MCT award, Overall winner 2015 and 2018- (Dotto E. Bulendu)

• Africa media inactive awards (Zimeo)- Agriculture, Aquaculture and food reporting 2016- 1st winner (Martin A. Nyoni)

• MCT Awards, Best investigative journalist 2016- 1st winner (Mansour Jumanne)

• MCT Award, Best journalist in Education program 2017- 1st winner (Yohani Gwangway)

• MCT Awards, Best investigative journalist 2017- 1st winner (Egan Salla)

Mr. Dotto E. Bulendu


Radio SAUT FM is both a community and institution radio station owned by Tanzania Episcopal conference under St Augustine University of Tanzania, It Started its trial basis on May 2nd, 1998, after 9 days Tanzania broadcasting commission allowed the station to go on air official.

At the time the station started, it was known as Radio Nyanza Means Lake in swahili “Ziwa” under Nyegezi Social Training Institute (NSTI), On Nov 1998, NSTI was accredited to University from institution and named after St. Augustine (St Augustine university of Tanzania-SAUT). The owner of the institution which is TEC decided to change its original name Nyanza Radio to Radio SAUT. TEC gave that name after the name of the university.

Radio SAUT is located within the University main campus known as Malimbe at Nyamagana District in Mwanza City; it is estimated to about 13 km from Mwanza town.