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    African Beat showcases the latest and the greatest of contemporary African music and conversation. From Benga to Juju, Hip Life to Bongo Flava, Bubu to Soukous and more, host David Vandy has his finger on the pulse of the hottest African music and related issues today.

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    Friday February 12, 2016

    African Beat showcases the latest and the greatest of contemporary African music and conversation. From Benga to Juju, Hip Life to Bongo Flava, Bubu to Soukous and more, host David Vandy has his finger on the pulse of the hottest African music and related issues today.

    June 23 - June 29, 2013

    June 28, 2013

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    June 27, 2013

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    June 26, 2013

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    June 25, 2013

    African Beat

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    June 24, 2013

    African Beat

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    June 23 - June 29, 2013

    Join host David Vandy as he crisscrosses the African continent bringing you the best African music on African Beat – the show that brings happiness into your home and a smile on your face.

    Got talent? Send your music CD to David get the chance to be heard across the continent and beyond (VOA reserves the right to edit music selections).

    David is from Freetown, Sierra Leone, and has hosted and produced numerous news and music shows in the U.S. and West Africa. Monday through Friday, rain or shine, tune in to African Beat and tap them feet.


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    Monday-Friday
    0900-1000 UTC/GMT & 2000-2100 UTC/GMT

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    africanbeat@voanews.com

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    To leave a message for the program staff, call +1.202.205.9942.  After you hear the VOA identification, press 65 and then leave your message after the tone. Speak clearly and provide your name and location. We might use your comments in our program!

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