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September 01, 2014

African Beat

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.


September 01, 2014

Daybreak Africa

Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments.


September 01, 2014

Daybreak Africa

Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments.


September 01, 2014

Daybreak Africa

Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments.


August 31, 2014

International Edition

International Edition gives you 30 minutes of in-depth world news reported by VOA’s worldwide corps of correspondents - on the events people are talking about. Updated 10 times a day.


August 31, 2014

Daybreak Africa

Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments.


August 31, 2014

Q&A Stevenson / Hong Kong Election

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Have Expressed Outrage At The Chinese Government's Decision To Restrict Who Can Run For The City's Top Job In 2017, When All Voters Will Be Allowed To Elect Their Leader For The First Time. Beijing's Top Legislative Body, The Standing Committee Of The National People's Congress, Voted Sunday To Restrict The Number Of Candidates In The Election To Two Or Three.


August 31, 2014

Q&A Lipin / Tiezzi / China Tunnels

Last Week On Daybreak Asia, We Brought You A Series Of Reports On The Use Of Tunnels In Ongoing Conflicts , Comparing Underground Passages Built By Palestinian Militants In the Gaza Strip, To Those Dug By North Korea To Attack Or Defend Against The South. Today, We Look At New Revelations From China That Cross-Border Tunnels Also have Discovered On Opposite Sides Of Its Vast Territory. Daybreak Asia's Michael Lipin Spoke With Shannon Tiezzi.


August 31, 2014

Q&A Mitchell / Feinstein / Meet The Press / Islamic State

The Chairperson Of The US Senate Intelligence Committee Diane Feinstein Spoke Sunday With Host Andrea Mitchell On The NBC TV Program, Meet The Press, About The Threat From The Islamic State Militants Sometimes Referred To As ISIL Or ISIS. In Her Remarks Senator Feinstein Spoke About The Recent Beheading Of US Journalist James Foley Who They Had Held Captive For Two Years.


August 31, 2014

Q&A Castiel / Curtis / Samad / Afghanistan Election Crisis

Presidential Candidates, Abdullah Abdullah And Ashraf Ghani Have Stopped Participating In The UN Supervised Audit Of June's Disputed Runoff Election, Further Complicating Afghanistan's Fragile Political Transition/ Abdullah Had Won The First Round Of The Election In April, But Preliminary Tallies Showed That Ghani Finished Ahead Of Abdullah In The June Run-Of. Both Claimed To Have Won The Election. VOA 's Carol Castiel Spoke With Lisa Curtis & Omar Samad


August 31, 2014

Daybreak Asia

Join VOA's Daybreak Asia team for an informative 30-minute English morning program, filled with unique stories from across Asia and the world. With the English language becoming more widely used in influential circles, Daybreak Asia gives you a new way to learn about issues of interest in your home and across the largest and most populous continent in the world. For news beyond the headlines, listening to Daybreak Asia is not only time well spent, it’s a great way to start your day.


August 31, 2014

Soul Lounge

Hosted by The Lady DJ, Shawna Renee, Soul Lounge brings you music, interviews and performances from some of the best Neo-Soul &  conscious Hip-Hop artists in the world.  You’ll also hear Classic Soul from legendary musicians who have inspired a the new generation of groundbreaking artists.  Listen for your favorites from Erykah Badu, Omar, Lauryn Hill and D’angelo, The Roots, Sade and Marvin Gaye, plus music from up and coming artists to watch.


August 31, 2014

African Music Mix

On African Music Mix from N’dombolo to Benga to African Hip Hop, you’ll find the best mix of pan-African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands, drawing from VOA’s archive of over 15,000 African songs.


August 31, 2014

International Edition

International Edition gives you 30 minutes of in-depth world news reported by VOA’s worldwide corps of correspondents - on the events people are talking about. Updated 10 times a day.


August 31, 2014

Nightline Africa

Join our host and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they bring you in-depth interviews, news reports, analysis and features on this 60-minute news magazine show.


August 31, 2014

Nightline Africa

Join our host and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they bring you in-depth interviews, news reports, analysis and features on this 60-minute news magazine show.


August 31, 2014

African Music Mix

On African Music Mix from N’dombolo to Benga to African Hip Hop, you’ll find the best mix of pan-African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands, drawing from VOA’s archive of over 15,000 African songs.


August 31, 2014

Music Time in Africa

Music Time in Africa is VOA’s longest running English language program. Since 1965, this award-winning program has featured pan African music that spans all genres and generations. Ethnomusicologist and Host Heather Maxwell keeps you up to date on what’s happening in African music with exclusive interviews, cultural information, and of course, great music -- including rare recordings from the Leo Sarkisian Library of African Music.


August 30, 2014

Issues in the News

Join us each week as prominent Washington D.C. correspondents discuss topics making headlines around the world.


August 30, 2014

African Music Mix

On African Music Mix from N’dombolo to Benga to African Hip Hop, you’ll find the best mix of pan-African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands, drawing from VOA’s archive of over 15,000 African songs.

Feature Story

American missionary Kenneth Bae speaks to reporters at Pyongyang Friendship Hospital in Pyongyang, North Korea, Jan. 20, 2014.

Three Americans Held in North Korea Speak with CNN

Americans Kenneth Bae, Matthew Miller and Jeffrey Fowle were each given five minutes to speak with reporter Will Ripley More