About us

How to listen to RFI in English

Getty Images/milindri

RFI's English Service broadcasts an afternoon news programme "Paris Live" every weekday at 1300 UT / GMT. You can tune in on 15 FM frequencies in Africa, or listen on the internet live. You can also stream replays, download the programme, or subscribe to the podcast.We're also on satellite and IPTV, and you can listen on your mobile phone and through our smartphone applications.



You can look for our program on World Radio Network. In Paris, you can hear us on World Radio Paris on DAB+.

RFI English has a wide variety of features available for you as podcasts, from in-depth international reports to the latest on the French cultural scene. You can find our features on our Home page under the tab "Features". Take a look, and subscribe!

Write to english.service@rfi.fr and let us know how you listen to us - and happy listening!



The full programme can be heard on our 15 FMs in Africa.
(view on Google maps)

Cameroon -Bamenda 105.8 FM
Equatorial Guinea - Pico Basile 97.5 FM also covering east Nigeria and west Cameroon
The Gambia - Banjul 89 FM
Ghana - Accra 89.5 FM / Kumasi 92.9 F
Kenya - Nairobi 89.9 FM / Mombasa 105.5 FM
Lesotho - Maseru 96.5 FM
Liberia - Monrovia 106 FM
Nigeria - Calabar 97.5 FM / Port Harcourt 97.5 FM
Sierra Leone - Freetown 89.9 FM
South Sudan - Juba 91.4 FM
Uganda - Kampala 93.7 FM
Zambia - Lusaka 100.5 FM / Kitwe 92.5 FM

Smartphone applications

- on the Appstore:

- on Google play:

- on Windows store (PC & tablets):

Via Satellite

  • Listeners in the Americas can listen to RFI English on free-to-air Hispasat (1E), Monday through Friday as well as on Hispasat (Channel 2)
  • Listeners in North America and the Caribbean can hear RFI English on Galaxy 19 via WRN - World Radio Network (free, no subscription).


  • Listeners in Africa can hear RFI English on SES 5.

Via Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)

Listeners in the United States and Canada can listen to RFI English with subscription on:



Babcock / WRN

In North America and the Caribbean you can also listen to RFI English through Babcock/WRN, which broadcasts the daily RFI English one-hour program three times every day, Monday to Friday.

By mobile phone

In the United States, via Zeno Media, by calling (712) 432-8040 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).


Daily newsletterReceive essential international news every morning

Keep up to date with international news by downloading the RFI app