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BBC Africa on the Radio

Radio Programmes

Focus on Africa
 

Evening news and analysis

Monday to Friday at 15:0O, 17:00 and 19:00 GMT.
Saturday and Sunday at 17:00.

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Network Africa
 

Network Africa is our morning mix of rolling news, analysis, sport, features and music.

East Africa
Monday to Friday at 03:30, 04:30, 05:30 GMT
West Africa
Monday to Friday at 04:30, 05:30, 06:30 & 07:30 GMT

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Fast Track
 

Half an hour of the liveliest mix of results, analysis and interviews from the world of African sport.

East Africa
Monday 16:30 GMT
West Africa
Monday 16:30, 19:30 GMT


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Friday Fast Track
 

Previews the sport coming up at the weekend.

East Africa
Friday 16:30 GMT
West Africa
Friday 16:30, 19:30 GMT

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This Week and Africa
 

A look back at the week's main events in Africa.

East Africa
Saturday 03:30, 05:30 GMT
West Africa
Saturday 04:30, 06:30 GMT

Quiz  

Test your memory of the past month's events in Africa against our studio contestants (First Saturday of each month).

East Africa
Saturday 03:30, 05:30 GMT
West Africa
Saturday 04:30, 06:30 GMT

Artbeat
 

Half hour programme combining the vibrant sounds of African music, with lively discussion of artistic and cultural developments.

East Africa
Sunday 05:30, Wednesday 09:30 & Thursday 16:30 GMT
West Africa
Sunday 05:30, Tuesday 19:30 & Thursday 16:30 GMT

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Postmark Africa
 

If you want to know the answer to any question under the sun, then write to, or email Postmark Africa - one of the longest-running programmes on the African Service.

East Africa
Sunday 03:30, Tuesday 09:30
GMT
West Africa
Sunday 03:30, 11:30 & Thursday 19:30 GMT

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Talkabout Africa
 

Every week you can hear the best in topical discussion on Talkabout Africa - the programme that looks at the issues behind the headlines. Guests are politicians or academics, others are ordinary citizens.

East Africa
Wednesday 16:30, Thursday 09:30
& Saturday 04:30 GMT
West Africa
Wednesday 16:30, 19:30 & Saturday 05:30 GMT


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African Perspective
 

Weekly half-hour documentary programme which puts into context the issues and events that shape the continent.

East Africa
Friday 09:30, Sunday 04:30
& Tuesday 04:30 GMT
West Africa
Sunday 07:30 & Tuesday 16:30 GMT


>> Programme details

African Performance
 

Has produced some of the continent's most innovative and exciting playwriting talent. Every year we run a playwriting competition.

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