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.
North Korea’s latest nuclear test is “a big threat, not only to Japan, but also to the East Asia region," according to Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera in an exclusive interview with VOA's Steve Herman.
The award winning film, "Rhino Season," by Kurdish-Iranian director Bahman Ghobadi, airs on the Voice of America’s Persian Service, after the filmmaker granted exclusive rights to broadcast the movie into Iran.
Voice of America Director David Ensor denies allegations contained in a Chinese state television report, which blames VOA broadcasts for encouraging self-immolations in Tibet.
Young people in Somalia can now discuss issues that matter to them on the new interactive radio program, "It's Your Call."
Audiences around the world will be watching and listening to live VOA coverage of the inauguration of President Barack Obama on Monday, as he takes the oath of office and begins his second term in the White House.
Audiences in Mali can now get the latest news from the Voice of America (VOA) on an FM transmitter that went on the air in Bamako as part of a stepped-up response to the Malian crisis by the Broadcasting Board of Governors.