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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 Washington produce the stories that are heard on South Sudan in Focus.

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To leave a message for the program staff, call + After you hear the VOA identification, press 97 and then leave your message after the tone. Speak clearly and provide your name and location. We might use your comments in our program!

Shortwave Frequencies
9675, 11655, 13800

Affiliate Stations

Liberty 88.7 FM (Juba)
Liberty 90.0 FM (Yei)
Maridi 89.0 FM (Maridi)
Yambio 90.0 FM (Yambio)
V.O.P 97.0 FM (Juba)
Radio Jonglei 95.9 FM (Bor)
Bentiu FM 99.0/ MW 558 Kilohertz
Radio Malakal FM 105 (Malakal)
Radio Wau MW/AM 271 (Wau)