From Army Medic in Afghanistan to front line NHS From Army Medic in Afghanistan to front line NHS

Having spent six years in the Army, Kofi Quartey wondered what a life in civvie street could possibly have in store for him when he left the Armed Forces in 2014


Dated 25/10/2017 10AM | More
Zainab Garba-Sani is on a mission to find potential Lifesavers Zainab Garba-Sani is on a mission to find potential Lifesavers

The DKMS ambassador is encouraging people in her home town to register as a potential blood stem cell donor and go on standby to save the life of someone with blood cancer


Dated 25/10/2017 10AM | More
PHE urges African and Caribbean parents to vaccinate their children against flu this winter PHE urges African and Caribbean parents to vaccinate their children against flu this winter

Over three million children are being offered the free flu vaccination this winter


Dated 13/10/2017 9AM | More
Evadne Gordon - 40 years of service as a Royal Navy Reserve Evadne Gordon - 40 years of service as a Royal Navy Reserve

Chief Petty Officer Evadne Gordon was both the first person from her family to be born in the UK, after her parents moved from Jamaica in the 1950s, and the first to join the Armed Forces


Dated 02/10/2017 10AM | More
Sicklekan Sicklekan

The community interest, and registered, charity needs your support.


Dated 01/10/2017 7AM | More
BUFF 2017 Script Readings
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The three scripts included 'Draw' written by Isis Davis, 'Joe Pair' written by Adriel Leff and ‘Sara White and the Seven Socialites’ written by Sinitta Monero


Dated 07/09/2017 10AM | More
Glittering since 2011 - This is Africa Fashion Week London Glittering since 2011 - This is Africa Fashion Week London

Arguably the leading light that brings together fashion, arts, craft and businesses that the continent of Africa has got to offer


Dated 18/08/2017 8AM | More
London entrepreneurs bringing back the magic of gaming together in the real world London entrepreneurs bringing back the magic of gaming together in the real world

Nigel Twumasi and Lao Karunwi of Mayamada are on a mission to recapture the excitement gamers feel playing friends in the same room


Dated 14/08/2017 8AM | More
Dr Phillip Abiola says Be Clear on Cancer Dr Phillip Abiola says Be Clear on Cancer

The Macmillan GP and the clinical cancer lead talks candidly about lung cancer, heart disease and lung disease


Dated 26/07/2017 10AM | More
Barking Mad Show LIVE
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Barking Mad Show LIVE

Broadcast of radio comedy drama 'Barking Mad' in front of a live studio audience


Dated 23/07/2017 12PM | More
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Meets President Akufo-Addo of Ghana Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Meets President Akufo-Addo of Ghana

The Foreign Office Minister for the Commonwealth and the United Nations traveled to Ghana for the first time in his new role to reaffirm the importance of Ghanaian-UK relations


Dated 20/07/2017 9AM | More
Jamaica 55 Song 4 Jamaica 2017 Jamaica 55 Song 4 Jamaica 2017

Congratulations to Zeena Banks who has been crowned winner of the Jamaica 55 Song 4 Jamaica 2017


Dated 11/07/2017 9AM | More
Be Clear on Cancer Be Clear on Cancer

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a national ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ awareness campaign which prompts people with symptoms of some of the leading causes of death in England to see their doctor.


Dated 07/07/2017 11AM | More
St James's Market is Calling St James's Market is Calling

Towering its image as a commercial hub for fashion, retail, restaurants and other businesses, St James’s has re-opened its market


Dated 07/07/2017 8AM | More
BUFF 2017 Media Day
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BUFF 2017 Media Day

BUFF 2017 Media Day at BT Tower


Dated 29/06/2017 10AM | More
First UK memorial to African and Caribbean veterans unveiled First UK memorial to African and Caribbean veterans unveiled

The event included the Mayor of London, Baroness Ros Howells (patron of the African and Caribbean Memorial), chiefs of defence staff from Caribbean and African countries, Commonwealth High Commissioners, ambassadors, MPs and peers.


Dated 22/06/2017 2PM | More
I Have A Song - Africa and Caribbean Memorial

The Single "I have a Song" was created to raise funds for a lasting Memorial to be placed in London on June 22nd, 2017


Dated 22/06/2017 2PM | More
Urgent need for more Black donors to give blood for Sickle Cell patients Urgent need for more Black donors to give blood for Sickle Cell patients

Only 1% of people who give blood in England are black!


Dated 21/06/2017 11AM | More
Grenfell Tower Block Fire - Please Sign Petition Grenfell Tower Block Fire - Please Sign Petition

An emergency petition, signed by thousands of us and delivered to the government will prove the public won’t accept any more excuses.


Dated 16/06/2017 11AM | More
Brixton Means Business Brixton Means Business

On Friday 26th of May 2017, Brixton Village became the centre of attraction and attention as its business district opens its arms and doors in welcoming local retailers, stall-holders, traders, and other business counterparts


Dated 31/05/2017 10AM | More
Brixton Means Business Brixton Means Business

On Friday 26th of May 2017, Brixton Village became the centre of attraction and attention as its business district opens its arms and doors in welcoming local retailers, stall-holders, traders, and other business counterparts


Dated 31/05/2017 10AM | More
Rhesa Is Flaunting Her Cat-walking To Stardom Rhesa Is Flaunting Her Cat-walking To Stardom

Rhesa Owusu seems to be ready come what may, considering her bravado,resilience and hard working ethics which has seen her breaking through some of the modelling norms already


Dated 30/05/2017 8AM | More
Colourful and Pop Up Africa
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Colourful and Pop Up Africa

An inspired collab that saw crowds gather for music, food, shopping, fun


Dated 29/05/2017 10AM | More
Colourful Family Colourful Family

The Colourful Family got together to catch up on a few things at the Africa Centre


Dated 27/05/2017 3PM | More
No Place To Call Home by JJ Bola No Place To Call Home by JJ Bola

With colourful characters and luminous prose, No Place To Call Home is a tale of belonging, identity and immigration, of hope and hopelessness, of loss –not by death, but by distance– and, by no means the least, of love.


Dated 25/05/2017 11AM | More
Kwaw Kese In London Kwaw Kese In London

One of the best gems and exports of the Ghana entertainment industry, displaying his singing prowess right in front of his numerous UK patrons


Dated 20/05/2017 10PM | More
CC-HUB Nigeria Launches Its Diaspora Challenge To The World From London CC-HUB Nigeria Launches Its Diaspora Challenge To The World From London

The Diaspora Challenge sees Africa as one of the largest and progressive diaspora communities in the UK hence its launch in London


Dated 12/05/2017 10AM | More
Diaspora Homecoming Summit 2017 At Ghana High Commission, London Diaspora Homecoming Summit 2017 At Ghana High Commission, London

The Ghana High Commission has heralded the launch of an economic magnate for the diaspora community in the name of Diaspora Homecoming Summit


Dated 05/05/2017 6PM | More
Nigerian community urged to ‘Spot the Signs’ of Domestic Slavery Nigerian community urged to ‘Spot the Signs’ of Domestic Slavery

A new pilot campaign has launched to help tackle modern slavery within the Nigerian community in the UK. It focuses on helping those trapped in domestic slavery (also known as illegal househelp), where victims are often kept against their will, mistreated and forced to work long hours with no pay.


Dated 25/04/2017 11AM | More
Zoe is Really And Trully Kitchening It Zoe is Really And Trully Kitchening It

Zoe's Ghana Kitchen played host to its maiden cook book launch recently to a thunderous and welcoming party from Zoe and her management to their numerous attending patrons


Dated 24/04/2017 12AM | More
Highlights - LIVE from Employ Wandsworth 2017 Highlights - LIVE from Employ Wandsworth 2017

Listen to highlights of Colourful Radio's 5-hour live broadcast from the second annual Employ Wandsworth 2017, the Wandsworth jobs fair


Dated 21/04/2017 10AM | More
The Dolor Factor on Colourful Radio is 1 Year Old The Dolor Factor on Colourful Radio is 1 Year Old

Put your party hats on because today The Dolor Factor is one years old. Inspirational stories from amazing contributors excelling in fields from charity to cricket and writing to cooking have been part our lives for 12 months now.


Dated 20/04/2017 9AM | More
Esther Afua Ocloo

As both an entrepreneur and an advocate for microlending, “Auntie Ocloo” worked tirelessly to help others like her succeed.


Dated 18/04/2017 8AM | More
Atumpan Questions Ghana In A Timeless Monologue On Colourful Radio Atumpan Questions Ghana In A Timeless Monologue On Colourful Radio

Taking his time to look at how far Ghana has come culturally, traditionally, politically, socially and economically, he seems not to be in agreement with how things have panned out.


Dated 18/04/2017 7AM | More
Play Your Cards Right Play Your Cards Right

Mums and mompreneurs your help is needed with a survey on facebook about money literacy 121 tuition for your child.


Dated 18/04/2017 10AM | More
Wakanow launches in the UK market
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Wakanow launches in the UK market

Africa’s fastest-growing online travel agent, Wakanow, launches in the UK market


Dated 06/04/2017 11AM | More
Education Africa - Annual International Arts and Culture Tour Education Africa - Annual International Arts and Culture Tour

When 10 gifted young girls aged 10-13 from the Alexandra township in Johannesburg visited Colourful Radio


Dated 31/03/2017 10AM | More
Major Step Forward In Building A Global Britain As Public Has Its Say On Airport Expansion Major Step Forward In Building A Global Britain As Public Has Its Say On Airport Expansion

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has taken a major step forward in preparing Britain for leaving the EU by publishing proposals for a third runway at Heathrow Airport.


Dated 08/02/2017 7AM | More
RIP Lionel Morrison OBE RIP Lionel Morrison OBE

Former president of the National Union of Journalists, first black journalist to hold that office. An inspirational black journalist who helped pave the way for others of colour.


Dated 02/11/2016 8AM | More
MOBO partners with NHS Blood and Transplant to launch celebrity-fronted campaign to recruit a new generation of blood donors

Lady Leshurr leads star line-up including Nicola Adams and Ade Adepitan to front ‘#Represent’ – the first campaign of its kind calling on the Black and Asian community to give blood


Dated 31/10/2016 10AM | More
Were you at Surrey pool party in Headley on Sunday 24 July? Were you at Surrey pool party in Headley on Sunday 24 July?

Ricardo Hunter, aka 40, was murdered after a shot was fired at the exclusive party in the Surrey hills.


Dated 27/08/2016 10AM | More
Steve McQueen to receive BFI Fellowship Steve McQueen to receive BFI Fellowship

Steve McQueen, the visionary Turner Prize-winning video artist and Oscar®-winning producer, director and screenwriter will receive its highest accolade, the BFI Fellowship


Dated 24/08/2016 10AM | More
Help Savannah raise money Help Savannah raise money

Kandy Dolor is raising money for her daughter Savannah who has Global Delayed Development, Marcus Jawwink Syndrome, and a learning disability.


Dated 11/08/2016 9AM | More
Help Eddie Beat Cancer Help Eddie Beat Cancer

Eddie is a husband, father of four, son, brother, uncle. friend.


Dated 05/08/2016 7AM | More
The Hard Stop By Sinai Fleary The Hard Stop By Sinai Fleary

The Hard Stop follows the lives of those who knew Mark Duggan best, as they deal with bereavement, media scrutiny, imprisonment and unemployment.


Dated 29/07/2016 8AM | More
RIP Muhammad Ali (January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) RIP Muhammad Ali (January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016)

Recorded in November 2014, Ali's eldest daughters Maryum (May May) and Hannah tell our host Pauline Henry all about their iconic father and family life with the great man.


Dated 07/06/2016 9AM | More
One You health campaign asks Black Africans and Caribbeans 'How Are You?’ One You health campaign asks Black Africans and Caribbeans 'How Are You?’

‘One You’, a ground-breaking new campaign to help adults across the country avoid future diseases caused by modern day life reaches out to Black African and Caribbean communities across England


Dated 21/03/2016 8AM | More
2016 could be a great year! By Sinai Fleary 2016 could be a great year! By Sinai Fleary

Not forgetting wars, terrorism, poverty, starvation, here are some of the other things to look forward to this year!


Dated 12/01/2016 8AM | More
Rewind 2015 - by Sinai Fleary Rewind 2015 - by Sinai Fleary

It seems like just yesterday (2014) that we were all looking forward to the year 2015. That's why I can’t believe it is now time to ring in another year!


Dated 31/12/2015 10AM | More