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.
The event was streamed live on multiple VOA language platforms, reaching audiences around the world.
The Armenian Service of the Voice of America celebrated its 65th anniversary during a ceremony at VOA headquarters in Washington.
Two Voice of America journalists were assaulted in Turkey while on assignment.
The Georgian Service of the Voice of America celebrated its 65th anniversary on Thursday.
Voice of America journalists were beaten and harassed by authorities in Pakistan and Iraq.
VOA and the Kigali-based digital media company Hooza have signed an agreement making VOA’s VOA60 Afurika program in Kinyarwanda available to mobile subscribers on the MTN Rwanda and Airtel Rwanda networks.
Award-winning journalist Sandy Sugawara, who played a leading role in transforming The Washington Post’s newsroom to a data-driven, digital operation, was sworn in as Deputy Director of VOA on May 2.
Zimbabwe’s long-time president, Robert Mugabe, dominated VOA’s look at the country on the 36th anniversary of its independence on April 18.