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September 27, 2014

Issues in the News

Moderator Fred Barnes, Executive Editor of The Weekly Standard, David Rennie, Washington Bureau Chief & Lexington Columnist for The Economist, and Tim Mak, Senior Congressional Correspondent for The Daily Beast discuss U.S. Congress approval to confront ISIL, the foiled terror plot in Australia, Ukraine’s new self-governance powers to rebel held areas and Scotland’s vote for independence.


September 27, 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.


September 27, 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.


September 27, 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.


September 27, 2014

President Salva Kiir's speech to the United Nations General Assembly


September 27, 2014

Press Conference USA

KAREN DONFRIED / UKRAINE RUSSIA CRISIS On this edition of the program, host Carol Castiel speaks with Karen Donfried, President of the German Marshall Fund about the crisis in Ukraine and the prospects of the current truce holding between Kiev and the Moscow backed separatists, as well as the challenges ahead for Ukraine. Also discussed were the current protests in Russia against President Putin's aggressive actions in Ukraine and the effectiveness of the sanctions imposed by the EU and U.S.


September 27, 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.


September 27, 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.


September 27, 2014

Jazz America

Each weekend on Jazz America host Russ Davis brings you the best in jazz, present and past. Each week Russ interviews a musician and features music from their latest recordings.


September 27, 2014

Jazz America

Each weekend on Jazz America host Russ Davis brings you the best in jazz, present and past. Each week Russ interviews a musician and features music from their latest recordings.


September 26, 2014

Encounter

EBOLA & ECONOMY/POLITICS Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director for the Global Health Policy Center at the Center for Strategic & International Studies and Amadou Sy, Senior Fellow of the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution discuss the political and economic implications of the Ebola virus as it continues to devastate West Africa, with host Carol Castiel.


September 26, 2014

China Focus

Every week, Sarah Williams and Jim Stevenson share the things they have found of interest in China – things that have piqued their curiosity, troubled their senses, caused them to laugh, or made them wonder with awe.


September 26, 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.


September 26, 2014

About Half of Earth's Water Predates the Creation of the Sun

Scientists have found evidence that almost half of Earth's current supply of water pre-dates the creation of the Sun and solar system. A member of the scientific team joins us for today's One on One Segment to talk about the research and what they think is the origin of Earth's and the rest of the solar system's water. And… The U.S. and India were both successful in their attempts to send unmanned probes to Mars... Both NASA's MAVEN and India's Mars Orbital Mission were dropped into Mars orbit this past week. The UN’s Climate Summit was held on September 23, 2014 in New York and representatives of corporations, national governments and indigenous peoples from around the world also met and resolved to work together to save the forests. What makes a planet a planet - and should Pluto be considered to be a full-fledged planet again and not a dwarf planet? Three of the world's top planetary scientists met to debate those issues. The World Health Organization recently said that the number of people infected with Ebola could exceed 20,000 by November unless more is done to control the outbreak. While efforts continue to contain the Ebola outbreak among people in West Africa, researchers have a new technique to study Ebola among the Great Apes. These are the stories we have coming up for you on today's edition of VOA's science, health and technology magazine, "Science World."


September 26, 2014

Africa News Tonight

Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture. Music and the popular sports segment, Sonny Side of Sports, round out the show.


September 26, 2014

Sonny Side of Sports

VOA's Sonny Young brings you the latest sports news and trends as well as questions and comments from sports fans around Africa and the world.


September 26, 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.


September 26, 2014

Sonny Side of Sports

VOA's Sonny Young brings you the latest sports news and trends as well as questions and comments from sports fans around Africa and the world.


September 26, 2014

South Sudan In Focus

South Sudan in Focus is a 30-minute weekday English-language broadcast/internet program covering rapidly changing developments in the new nation of South Sudan and the region.


September 26, 2014

Border Crossings

VOA’s live worldwide international music request show with host Larry London.

Feature Story

Gloria Maya Terrick holds a sign requesting the government to allow the students to help in the fight against Ebola, outside NGO headquarters, in Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 29, 2014. (Benno Muchler/VOA)

Frustrated, Liberian Students Want Ebola Fight Role

Thousands have volunteered to go to counties, rural villages to talk to people in their language about deadly virus More

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