English-language newspapers and TV available? Cost?

There are local newspapers that can be purchased for varying costs of around $1 to a few. You have two options for TV here. If you are a diplomat, you have access to AFN, if not you can get DSTV, a South African satellite TV provider. DSTV isn't too costly, and you can get several American shows, but it's jokingly called DrySeason TV as the band that they use for the signal pretty much completely cuts out when it rains. - Dec 2012


AFN for those who are eligible, otherwise DSTV (south African Sattelite TV). - Aug 2010


There are a number of Liberian English-language newspaper dailies. AFN and dsTV (South African cable) is available for TV. - Jul 2009


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