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  • 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)
  • South Sudan in Focus host John Tanza Mabusu acts as master of ceremonies at the launch in Juba, South Sudan, of the new FM radio transmitter on Thursday, March 21, 2013. (VOA/Jill Craig)
  • Voice of America's chief of English to Africa programs, Sonya Laurence Green, speaks at the launch of the new FM radio transmitter in Juba, South Sudan, on Thursday, March 21, 2013. (VOA/Jill Craig)
  • U. S. Ambassador Susan Page gives a speech at the launch of the new Voice of America radio transmitter in Juba, South Sudan, on March 21, 2013. Page stressed the importance of freedom of the press in new democracies in her speech. (VOA/Jill Craig)
  • South Sudanese veteran journalist Alfred Taban addresses the crowd at the launch of the new VOA transmitter in Juba. (VOA/Mugume Davis Rwakaringi)
  • Audience members listen to speakers at the launch of the VOA round-the-clock FM radio service to listeners in Juba . The launch was held at the Nyakuron Cultural Center. (VOA/Jill Craig)
  • South Sudan's Minister for Telecommunications and Postal Services, Madut Biar Yel, addresses attendees at the launch of the new Voice of America transmitter in Juba, South Sudan, on Thursday, March 21, 2013. (VOA/Mugume Davis Rwakaringi)

Voice of America Launches Juba 93.5 FM

Published March 25, 2013

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.