The French Embassy is the diplomatic representative of France to the Republic of Kenya. It covers all matters pertaining to diplomatic relations between the two countries and promotes cooperation in areas of mutual interest. It delivers consular services to French citizens living in Kenya and nationals of other countries. The French Ambassador to Kenya is also the French Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office in Nairobi.
France 24 is an international news channel broadcasting 24/7 to 355 million households around the world in French, Arabic, English and Spanish. From its newsroom in Paris, France 24 offers a French perspective on global affairs. The English Channel is available on free-to-air DTT service in Kenya and accessible on Zuku, Bamba, Startimes, GoTV, Kwese, Asam, Startsat, in most urban areas. Every half hour, France 24 provides a comprehensive update on the latest international news with a 10 to 15-minute news bulletin. Its diverse programmes include award winning special reports and magazines, interviews and debates, culture and ‘art de vivre' and business, media and sports news.
Radio France Internationale generally referred to by its acronym RFI, is a French public radio service that broadcasts in Paris and all over the world. With 35.6 million listeners in 2008, it is one of the most listened to international radio stations in the world, along with BBC World Service, Voice of America and Deutsche Welle. RFI broadcasts 24 hours per day across the world in French and in 12 other languages in FM, shortwave, medium wave, cable, on Worldspace and on rfi.fr. It is a channel of the state company, France Médias Monde (RFI – France24 – MCD).
Hiventy is a leading provider of technical audiovisual services in France and abroad. It provides services in every stage in the life of audiovisual works and films, from post-production to final delivery, for all types of broadcasts. Hiventy Africa was founded in 2019 and has studios in Nairobi and Lagos, responding to localization requests for all types of programs and broadcasting. Hiventy Africa relies on qualified linguistic, artistic, and technical resources as well as its innovative tools to manage and produce large volumes of subtitling in all languages and dubbing in African languages. The services offered include subtitling, subtitling for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH/CC), synchronous dubbing, voice over, audio description, conformance, QC, AV packaging and delivery.