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Radio stations in Ethiopia / ሬዲዮ ጣቢያዎች ኳስ በኢትዮጵያ‎

Addis Abeba radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Ethiopia began in 1935 (Radio Addis Ababa). Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation – EBC (ኢትዮጵያ ብሮድካስቲንግ ኮርፖሬሽን) is the national broadcaster with 3 radio stations transmitting on MW, SW and FM. Broadcasting is regulated by the Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority – EBA (የኢትዮጵያ ብሮድካስት ባለሥልጣን). FM broadcasting started in 2001, several private station operate since in 2006. Currently there are 44 FM radio stations and 34 AM stations in Ethiopia. Primary language on radio is Amharic, with regional stations in other languages.

Radio stations in Djibouti / Stations de radio à Djibouti

Djibouti radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Ethiopia began in 1943 (Radio-Djibouti). Radio Television of Djibouti – RTD (Radiodiffusion Télévision de Djibouti) is the national broadcaster with 2 FM radio stations. Broadcasting is regulated by the Ministry Communications – MCPT (Ministère de la Communication). Currently there are 16 FM radio stations and 1 AM station in Djibouti. Primary languages on radio are French and Arabic.

Radio stations in Kenya / Vituo vya redio nchini Kenya

Nairobi radio stationsMombasa radio stationsKisumu radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Kenya began in 1927 (VQ7LO, Nairobi). Kenya Broadcasting Corporation – KBC is the national broadcaster with 3 national radio networks and 10 regional stations transmitting on MW, SW and FM in 19 languages. Broadcasting is regulated by the Media Council of Kenya – MCK and the Communications Authority – CA . First private radio station started in 1995. Today, number of private radio stations is over 140. Currently there are 385 FM radio stations and 11 AM stations in Kenya. Primary languages on radio are English and Swahili, with regional stations in other languages.

Radio stations in Tanzania / Vituo vya redio nchini Tanzania

Dar es Salaam radio stationsZanzibar radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Tanzania began in 1951 (Sauti ya Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika and Sauti ya Unguja, Zanzibar). Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation – TBC is the national broadcaster with 3 radio stations transmitting on MW, SW and FM. Zanzibar Broadcasting Corporation – ZBC is public broadcasting of Zanzibar autonomous region. Broadcasting is regulated by the Media Council of Tanzania – MCT and Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority – TCRA . First private radio station started in 1994. Currently there are over 279 FM radio stations and 11 AM stations in Tanzania. Primary languages on radio are Swahili and English.

Radio stations in Uganda / Mukutu gwa leediyo mu Yuganda

Kampala radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Kenya began in 1953 (Kampala). Uganda Broadcasting Corporation – UBC is the national broadcaster with 3 radio stations transmitting on MW, SW and FM. Broadcasting is regulated by the Independent Media Council of Uganda – IMCU and the Uganda Communications Commission – UCC . First private radio station started in 1993. Today, number of private radio stations is over 100. Currently there are 244 FM radio stations and 3 AM stations in Uganda. Primary languages on radio are Luganda and English.

Radio stations in Rwanda / Amaradiyo mu Rwanda

Kigali radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Rwanda began in 1961 (Radio Ruanda). Rwanda Broadcasting Agency – RBA is the national broadcaster with 1 national and 6 regional radio stations on FM. Broadcasting is regulated by the Media High Council – MHC and the Rwanda Media Comission – RMC . Powerful Deutsche Welle Shortwave facility operated near Kigali from 1965 to 2015. First private radio station started in 1994. Currently there are 64 FM radio stations in Rwanda. Primary languages on radio are Kinyarwanda and English.

Radio stations in Burundi / Amaradiyo mu Burundi

Bujumbura radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Burundi began in 1959 (Radio Usumbura). Burundi National Radio and Television – RTNB (Radio-Télévision Nationale du Burundi) is the national broadcaster with 2 FM radio stations. Broadcasting is regulated by the National Council of Communication – CNC . First private radio station started in 1995. Currently there are 54 FM radio stations in Burundi. Primary languages on radio are Kirundi and French.


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