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Language Distribution in Africa

A listener from Mali stresses the importance of the English programmes for practising their language skills. How are decisions made about which languages are broadcast in Africa?

A listener from Mali stresses the importance of the English programmes for those who want to learn or practice their language skills – the BBC's Africa editor Solomon Mugera responds to this and other questions from listeners in Togo and Nigeria about the way the World Service is distributed and how decisions are made about what languages to broadcast in.

Picture: A woman in South Africa listens to the radio, Credit: AFP/Getty Images

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Sun 28 Jul 2013 10:50GMT

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  • Sat 27 Jul 2013 22:50GMT
  • Sun 28 Jul 2013 04:50GMT
  • Sun 28 Jul 2013 10:50GMT

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