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Happy Birthday, VOA English to Africa! (On Assignment Dec 6)i
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December 06, 2013 5:51 PM
VOA English to Africa chief Sonya Laurence Green joins On Assignment's Lisa Vohra to talk about the 50th anniversary of the broadcasting service. Sonya says English to Africa covers news and events in all 54 African nations and is a critical part of what the Voice of America provides to readers, listeners and viewers around the world.

Happy Birthday, VOA English to Africa! (On Assignment Dec 6)

Published December 06, 2013

VOA English to Africa chief Sonya Laurence Green joins On Assignment's Lisa Vohra to talk about the 50th anniversary of the broadcasting service. Sonya says English to Africa covers news and events in all 54 African nations and is a critical part of what the Voice of America provides to readers, listeners and viewers around the world.

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On Assignment This Week:

 

"Rwandans Still Hurting 20 Years After Genocide"

"Emotions High as Rwandan Genocide Survivors Reflect"

"Did Western World Fail Rwanda?"

"In India, Gang Rape 'Punishment' Stirs Outrage"

 

That plus Artists with disabilities, in this week episode of On Assignment.

 

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