Reductions of some shortwave and medium wave transmissions allow VOA to comply with budget cuts required by sequestration and to avoid furloughs of staff members.
One of Voice of America’s longest running radio shows, Music Time in Africa, has been inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry.
The new 93.5 FM transmitter will provide audiences in Juba with the latest news, talk shows, music and sports, 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
Persian New Year celebrated with 14 hours of special Nowruz programing, including a holiday message from President Obama, live musical performances and a screening of the film, 'America So Beautiful'.
Mohammed Ali Nuxurkey, a local VOA reporter in Somalia, who was killed Monday in the bomb blast that left 10 people dead in Mogadishu
In addition to broadcasting key provisions of the proposed constitution, VOA is providing extensive coverage of both ‘yes’ and ‘no’ supporters.
The new FM transmitter will carry the latest regional and international developments from VOA’s French to Africa Service as well as popular VOA African music programs.
New SMS news service in Nigeria allows cell phone users to get up-to-date VOA news headlines and emergency messages through three of the country's major mobile providers.
Half-hour VOA radio program in the Bambara language airs Monday through Friday and focuses on politics, regional and local developments, health and culture.
The VOA journalist was returning to his home in the Swat Valley with two other reporters, when they were attacked by suspected Taliban gunmen. Police escorting the journalists fired back at the gunmen and foiled the attack.
Monitors listening to VOA broadcasts say interference in China “appears intentional,” and is strongest in regions around Tibet and along the Indian border.
Audiences in Mali will soon have new sources of reliable and up-to-date news in their own languages thanks to several innovative efforts by the Voice of America and the BBG.