Voice of America’s global weekly audience hit a record in 2016, surpassing every projection and growing by nearly 50 million – the largest jump ever in a single year.
The Somali diaspora in Minneapolis-Saint Paul spoke directly with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in a first-of-its-kind town hall meeting produced by VOA.
VOA's Deewa Service to the critically important Afghanistan-Pakistan border region has celebrated its 10th anniversary.
The Voice of America has boosted its coverage of extremism and terrorism with the hard launch of a new webpage on its Central News website, voanews.com.
During her first visit to VOA, Nigeria’s first lady, Hajiya Aisha Buhari called VOA “an encouraging source of communication” that facilitates dialogue between citizens and their governments around the world.
On July 12, 1976, President Gerald Ford signed the Charter into law, institutionalizing the Voice of America’s standard for journalistic excellence.
At “African Voices and Votes: The Diaspora and the U.S. Elections” African-born immigrants stressed the importance of organizing and participating in the political process.