How to listen to RFI in English
RFI's English Service broadcasts to Africa every morning for four hours live from 4.00 UT / GMT, and in the afternoon from 14.00-15.00 and 16.00-17.00 UT / GMT. You can tune in on 15 FM frequencies (including Jamaica). All of our programmes can be listened to on the internet live, and with streaming replays, downloads and podcasts. We're also on satellite, IPTV, shortwave frequencies and you can listen on your mobile phone and through our smartphone applications.
All times in Universal Time (UT) / (GMT)
To listen live, hit the "click to listen live" link in the red "Listen to RFI" box at the top right of any page.
To listen again to a 10-minute bulletin from the top of our programmes, follow the "news" tab on the "Listen to RFI" box on the right.
To download, podcast or listen again to our programmes in segments, click here.
The full programmes can be heard on our 15 FMs in Africa and Jamaica, except for 97.5 FM which will only broadcast the morning programme from 4.00 to 8.00 UT / GMT in Port Harcourt, Calabar and Douala/Limbe.
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Kenya- Nairobi 89.9 FM / Mombasa 105.5 FM
Uganda - Kampala 93.7 FM
South Sudan - Juba 91.4 FM
Gambia - Banjul 89 FM
Ghana - Accra 89.5 FM / Kumasi 92.9 FM
Sierra Leone - Freetown 89.9 FM
Liberia - Monrovia 106 FM
Nigeria - Calabar 97.5 FM / Port Harcourt 97.5 FM
Cameroon Bamenda 105.8 FM / Douala-Limbe 97.5 FM
Lesotho - Maseru 96.5 FM
Namibia - Windhoek 107.9 FM
Zambia - Lusaka 100.5 FM / Kitwe 92.5 FM
Jamaica - Kingston 96.5 FM
Our programmes can be heard in Africa on the shortwave frequency 13725 kHz, 22m Band between 6.00 and 7.00 UT / GMT.
- on the Appstore:
- on Google play:
- on Windows store (PC & tablets):
- France 24-MCD-RFI app in 12 langues: http://tinyurl.com/c9j9ske
You can also hear our live stream on smartphones with the (free) Liveradio app. Tune in under "Stations/World/France/RFI Langues 1" from 4.00 to 8.00 Universal Time.
- Listeners in the Americas can hear RFI English on Hispasat (1E) and listeners in southern Africa can hear us on Worldspace (southbeam Afristar 3).
HISPASAT (Channel 2) 4, 5, 6, 7 UT / GMT
WORLD SPACE 4, 5 UT / GMT
- Listeners in the United States can hear RFI English on Galaxy 19 via WRN - World Radio Network (free, no subscription).
GALAXY 19 (Channel 1) 6, 10 UT / GMT From Monday to Sunday
- Listeners in the United States and Canada can hear RFI English on Sirius XM via WRN - World Radio Network (with subsciption).
SIRIUS WM 6, 10 UT / GMT From Monday to Sunday
Via Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)
Listeners in the United States and Canada can hear RFI English (4 hours) with subscription on:
- My African Pack (Global Networks Communications Corp.)
By mobile phone
In the United States, via AudioNow (www.audionow.com), dial 832 225 5397 to hear the latest broadcast from the English Service (no charge).
In Cameroon, dial 9000 to hear the latest broadcast from the English Service (25F CFA per minute).
In Côte d'Ivoire, dial 734 to hear the latest broadcast from the English Service (25F CFA per minute).
In The Sky
On all Air France A380 flights you can listen to - and save via a USB slot - a selection of RFI programmes in English, French and Spanish.