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Programs - 2002-02-25

Voice of America's English to Africa Service offers comprehensive news coverage of African affairs and developments in U.S./Africa relations. The service is based in Washington, D.C., and has regional correspondents throughout Africa.

Our Programs


Al James helps you get your day off to a good start with a lively 30-minute breakfast show, including news, interviews and sports, along with special local weather forecasts.


A weekday evening news magazine in three live editions. Africa World Tonight features interviews by our Washington staff and correspondent reports from VOA's bureaus in Africa and around the world.


Rita Rochelle presents contemporary music from around the globe, including interviews with the stars and many live performances in studio.


Ted Roberts hosts this hour-long weekend program, including news, features, and sports from the United States and Africa. The listeners become part of Ted's Nightline Family.


Join Host Rod Murray for the latest music from the hip hop communities of the United States and Africa, as well as interviews with the artists plus news and information critical to African youth.


Host Rita Rochelle highlights the best of traditional and modern African music, as selected by VOA's "Music Man," Leo Sarkisian.


Host Ashenafi Abedje moderates this lively half-hour-long roundtable of VOA journalists, bringing you analysis of the major news developments in Africa.

Straight Talk Africa(Wednesday)

Host Shaka Ssali moderates this call-in program broadcast on radio, television and the Internet. Listeners and viewers are invited to call-in with questions. The number is 202-619-3111.