General radio station that focuses on entertainment, music, culture, sport and information. It was launched on 25 July 2005, in celebration of the Tunisian Republic.
Jawhara FM is first radio to broadcast from the Sahel, where its name comes from as "Jawhara" means pearl in Arabic, referring to the Sousse region the "Pearl of the Sahel". Its the most popular radio in the Sahel region.
The Radio is owned by a group of businessmen close to the regime of Ben Ali. Its license was granted to Néji Mhiri, personal friend of Ben Ali.
Its Manager Ali Haj Youssef was director of the public radio station "Radio Youth".
Media Companies / Groups
Société Jawhara des médias et des telecommunications
Amer Ben Abdallah (4%)
Neji Stambouli (8%)
Hosni Jamali (8%)
Abd El Aziz Ben Saad (8%)
Mounir Morjane (8%)
Société l'EPI D'OR (8%)
Abd El Hakim Hmila (8%)
Mohamed Fourti (8%)
Mohamed Bechir Sfar (8%)
Société VITALAIT (4%)
Société mediterraneenne des services aeriens (8%)
Ali Belhadj Youcef
Rue des Orangers Khzema Est 4051, Sousse
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