Kigali - Post Report Question and Answers

English-language newspapers and TV available? Cost?

TV is available. The best English package costs about US$100 a month. - Sep 2013

Truth in journalism is not Rwanda's strong suit, but there are a couple of English language newspapers and many Kinyarwanda tabloids available. TV is extremely limited in Rwanda, so bring your AFN decoder or South African DSTV. - May 2012

Most Embassy employees have AFN.We have to pay for the decoder box, but the Embassy provides the satellite. - Apr 2012

Yes. - Jul 2011

None. Find an AFN dish. - Oct 2010

Yes, both are available in English. I do not know the cost, we use AFN. - Jan 2010

Local English papers are limited to the scope of content and perspective probably due to governmental censorship, thus not recommended. If you want English TV you will have to have to purchase dish satellite service. Aside from the equipment and installation, monthly bills can range over US$100. - Aug 2008

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