Cap Radio was founded in January 2007, by the company registered under the same name. Together with Medi1 Radio, it is the only private national broadcaster nationally based northern city of Tangiers, a city that mainly lives off the maritime and hospitality sectors. Cap Radio targets its audience in the Oriental region [l’Oriental] and the Rif region, as well as the Region of Fès-Meknès. It captures 3,58% of the national audience.
Cap Radio broadcasts a diversity of programs, including news shows, a wide array of talk shows focusing on sports, culture, society, youth and economics among others, religious programs and musical radio shows. The radio is often associated with and sponsoring music festivals and shows across the nation.
Up to 2016, one of Cap Radio’s key investors and shareholders was Samir Abdelmoula, the former mayor of the city of Tangiers and a business man in the maritime sector, who won in 2009 - and lasted one year before resigning in 2010- under the banner of the Modernity and Authenticity banner (Parti Authenticité et Modernité [PAM]) before joining the Islamist party (Parti de la Justice et du Développement [PJD]) in 2011. Historically, the PAM is very strong in the Northern region of Morocco;
In 2016, Abdelmoula sold all his shares to Abdelmajid Laaroussi, who is also a Cap Radio’s major shareholder, as well as its current CEO. The latter is brother to Mohamed Laaroussi, a close friend to former PAM leader Ilyas El Omari and President of the Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima region, and a business man in the hospitality sector.
Media Companies / Groups
Societe Cap Radio
Cap Radio belongs to the public company Cap Radio.
Group / Individual Owner
Samir Abdelmoula is the former mayor of the city of Tangiers. He held this position for 1 year, before resigning in 2010, under the banner of the Modernity and Authenticity banner (Parti Authenticité et Modernité [PAM]). Upon his leaving the job, he also quit the party and joined the Islamist party (Parti de la Justice et du Développement [PJD]) in 2011. He is also a businessman in the maritime sector.
Cap Radio S.A.
Affiliated Interests Founder
Abdelmajid Laaroussi is the brother of Mohamed Laaroussi, a business owner and close friend to Ilyas El Omari, the leader of the Authenticity and Modernity Party [PAM].
Affiliated Interests Ceo
Mr. M’Rabet sits as the General Director of Cap Radio and its affiliated company since January 2010. He also maintains a position since 2007 in a consulting and fiduciary cabinet in Tangiers, called ‘Allegeance Consulting’.
Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief
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CIRAD, audience shares as of June 30th, 2017.