Scores of listeners and a handful of dignitaries turned out for the launch of a new Voice of America FM transmitter in Juba, South Sudan.
A young woman hands out a flier announcing the official launch of a new FM transmitter for Voice of America programs in Juba, South Sudan. The new transmitter allows some 400,000 residents of the South Sudanese capital to hear VOA programs, including South Sudan in Focus.
U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan Susan Page speaks at the launch of the Voice of America transmitter in Juba on Thursday, March 21, 2013. (VOA/Jill Craig)
A young woman hands out a flier to a passerby, announcing the launch of the new 24-hour-a-day, seven-days-a-week FM radio service in Juba, South Sudan. The service was officially launched on March 21, 2013 (VOA/Mugume Davis Rwakaringi)
A young woman braves the traffic in Juba, South Sudan, with a poster advertising the launch of Voice of America's new FM transmitter. (VOA/Mugume Davis Rwakaringi)