How to listen to BBC World Service in Africa
BBC World Service has FM relays and partner stations across Africa broadcasting on local frequencies.
Find out what FM and AM frequencies BBC World Service is broadcast on in East and Southern Africa.
Find out what FM and AM frequencies BBC World Service is broadcast on in West and Central Africa.
Free-to-air from Intelsat 10-02 at 1° West.
The Worldspace satellite that carried BBC World Service' s English language service in Africa ceased operating on 31 January 2010.
BBC World Service continues to be available throughout Africa on the following formats:
- DST TV channels 150, 151 and 152
- FM stations
- Short wave
- IntelSat 10-02
Subscribers to Canalsat Horizons can hear BBC World Service in English and BBC Arabic.
Subscribers to MultiChoice DSTV can tune in to BBC World Service in English and selected languages.
Take a look at our global short-wave frequencies chart to find out how to listen to BBC World Service in Africa on short wave.