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Radio Rurale de Télémélé 97.7 FM
This radio station is situated in the town of Télimélé in the foothills of the Fouta Djallon highlands in western Guinea.
It broadcasts in Peul and Soussou and, to a lesser extent, in French.
The station’s 300 watt transmitter covers the whole of Télémélé prefecture and parts of neighouring Kindia, Mamou, Pita and Dalaba.
Radio Rurale de Télémélé was set up in 2007 with the help of the World Bank, the Netherlands and Guinea’s Comité National de lutte contre le Sida (CNLS) (National Committee for the Fight against HIV/AIDS).
Its programming focuses on farming, environmental issues and women and children’s issues.
The station broadcasts for eight hours a day from 07.00 to 10.00 in the morning and again from 18.00 to 23.00 in the evening.
It employs 15 people.