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Former African Presidents to Discuss Continent's Future at VOA

Press conference will be held Friday, 23 September, at 3:00 p.m.

Three former African presidents will discuss urgent challenges facing Africa in a press conference this Friday, 23 September, at the Voice of America (VOA) headquarters. For more information, or to watch a video of the conference, visit our special web page at

His Excellency Ketumile Masire, former president of Botswana; His Excellency Antonio Manuel Mascarenhas Monteiro, former president of Cape Verde; and His Excellency Mahamane Ousmane, former president of Niger, will address the continent’s political and developmental challenges.

VOA’s Washington, D.C. headquarters is located at 330 Independence Ave., SW. The entrance is on C Street, between 3rd and 4th Streets. For information about the press conference, contact the Office of Public Affairs ( or 202-401-7000.)