Radio Programs

Africa News Tonight

Africa News Tonight is a 30-minute news magazine program that airs twice each evening Monday through Friday, at 1600 and 1800 UTC/GMT. Africa News Tonight brings you the latest news from our correspondents on the continent, as well as interviews with African officials, opposition…

Border Crossings Radio

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

Campus Connection

Want to find out how to succeed at universities in America? Start with VOA’s Campus Connection! We bring together students from around the world and connect them with university students in the U.S. We’ll help you learn what to expect on campus and the best way to get there. Want to…

Daybreak Africa

Each day, 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 and a selection of listeners' letters.Daybreak Africa is paired with the 30-minute World News Now…

Encounter

Join host Carol Castiel each week as she and two advocates from the world of politics, culture, public policy, or academia debate and discuss a critical issue in the news. This program brings depth, perspective, and insight to the world around us. Issues that affect our lives and…

Game Room

Winners and almost winners tell you how they played each week as we gather in the VOA Game Room. We share the fun, record achievements and look ahead to the big sports events always around the corner. Our season never ends in the VOA Game Room!

Health Chat

Health Chat is a live call-in program that addresses health issues of interest to Africa. The show puts listeners directly in touch with guest medical professionals. It includes a weekly feature spot, health news and comments from listeners on health issues. The program is hosted by…

International Edition

Quick, informative, fun. VOA’s International Edition brings the world together with U.S. perspectives. Experts, analysts, social media views and newsmakers themselves help tell today’s stories everyone wants to hear. Brighten your day with VOA’s International Edition. Broadcast…

Issues in the News

Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media discuss the top news stories of the week. Drawing on their contacts and sources at the White House, Capitol Hill and elsewhere, our panel of journalists provide unique insights and analysis that go beyond the…

Let's Talk

Let's Talk is an interactive discussion program about lifestyle issues. Sunday Shomari examines everything from African cuisine to cellphones. Sunday collects audience questions and comments via social media, and speaks with guests on the programs who share their experiences and…

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…

Nightline Africa

Nightline Africa highlights the latest issues and developments on the continent. Join host Akwei Thompson and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they offer in-depth interviews, reports analysis and features. Nightline also brings you African arts and culture, country…

Press Conference USA

Join host Carol Castiel for this 30-minute weekly newsmaker program that provides listeners around the globe with information and insights on a wide range of topics spanning U.S. politics, foreign policy, global health, science and culture.  About Press Conference USA Carol Castiel…

Reporter's Roundtable

On Reporters' Roundtable join host and journalist Douglas Mpuga, along with a lively panel of journalists, who analyze the week’s major developments in Africa. Ugandan-born journalist Douglas Mpuga heads a panel of journalists as it examines important issues and developments in Africa…

Sonny Side of Sports

Sonny Side of Sports is an energetic and action-packed look at both world and African sports. Since the show's creation in 1999, host Sonny Young has delighted listeners with a lively presentation that combines humor, props, sound effects and correspondent reports from Africa and all…

South Sudan In Focus

South Sudan in Focus airs at 7:30 pm in Juba (1630 UTC) and can be heard on FM stations throughout South Sudan, on shortwave, and on VOA’s 24-hour channel in Nairobi at 8:30 pm. The program is hosted by John Tanza in Washington D.C., and a network of reporters around South Sudan and in…

Straight Talk Africa [simulcast]

Join veteran journalist Shaka Ssali on Straight Talk Africa every Wednesday as he and his guests discuss topics of special interest to Africans, including politics, economic development, press freedom, health, social issues and conflict resolution.

Up Front

An Interactive, Fast-Paced, Radio Program Connecting Youth in Africa and the United States On this fresh, fast-paced show, co-hosts located in the U.S. and in Africa talk to teens and young adults about trends, lifestyles, health, entertainment, and other issues touching listeners’…

VOA Asia

VOA Asia presents the best and most interesting stories from our veteran reporters covering Asia. VOA Asia tells what U.S.-Asian relationships might mean in your daily life, and what Asians think about life in the United States.

VOA Newscasts

Give us 5 minutes, and we'll give you the world. Around the clock, the Voice of America keeps you in touch with the latest news. We bring you reports from our correspondents and interviews with newsmakers from across the world. Tune in at the top of every hour, every day of the week,…