Shaka Ssali, host and managing editor of VOA's TV and radio program Straight Talk Africa, was selected to serve as one of three moderators for the Uganda presidential debate in Kampala, Uganda on February 13, 2016.
From its first five-minute news feed with one broadcaster to its current Radio-on-TV programming, VOA Creole has been one of the most reliable and authoritative sources of news in Haiti.
The Voice of America condemns the suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, January 20 that killed seven journalists and wounded 26 others who worked for Tolo TV and its parent company, Moby Group.
Voice of America’s Kurdish Service has launched Kurdvizyon (Kurd Vision), a new 30-minute television news program, via its Kurdish affiliate, Ozgur Gun TV, in Dayirbakir, Turkey.
The Broadcasting Board of Governors expressed shock and sadness Sunday after freelance journalist Almigdad Mojalli, on assignment for the Voice of America, was killed in an air raid in Yemen.
The Voice of America has launched Gabina VOA, a new Amharic-language infotainment youth radio show for the Horn of Africa region.
Voice of America is giving young Somali listeners a new platform for exploring social issues and getting the latest news along with music and technology features.
Weekly audiences for Voice of America news and programs in all media hit record levels in 2015, reaching 187.7 million people weekly, according to new figures released by the Broadcasting Board of Governors.
In Myanmar’s historic general elections November 8, VOA’s Burmese Service watched the voting process through its reporters on the ground in Yangon and elsewhere.
Last Friday, ten journalists from Haiti received certificates from the Voice of America for their completion of a workshop on “Journalism and Social Media in the Context of Elections.”
More than 60 years after the end of World War II, a documentary about an everyday soldier in that war has won an Emmy from the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.