Join host David Vandy as he showcases the best of modern African music, including the latest dance tunes from hot clubs around the continent. Includes guest DJ spots, interviews with top entertainers, and music retrospectives of famous artists.
From N’dombolo to Benga to African hip-hop, you’ll find the best mix of pan-African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands, drawing from VOA’s archive of over 12,000 African songs.
A lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. New features look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture. Music and the popular sports segment Sonny Side of Sports round out the show.
Join us at the American Cafe on the Voice of America. Every weekend, host David Byrd introduces you to stories from and about the United States of America - whether it's a topic making headlines, a discussion of new trends, or just sharing a slice of life as it's lived in the U.S. American Cafe provides you with just the right mix to keep you interested and informed. Join the conversation, by submitting questions and comments, via email, telephone, or through the post.
Crossroads Asia offers unique stories and perspectives -- with in-depth interviews, and analysis. For news and information about what matters most to Asian listeners, join Host Sarah Williams week nights for a complete wrap-up of the latest news from China, South Korea, Japan and other important points in this key corner of the world.
Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments.
Daybreak Asia is a 30-minute news and interview program, that gives Asian listeners an informative start to their day. Join Host Les Carpenter and the Daybreak team for perspectives from China, Vietnam, South Korea and other Pacific Rim nations that you won't hear anywhere else. It's a great way to start your day.
Host Rod Murray brings you the world of Hip Hop music and culture, featuring artists from the U.S. and Africa. Tune in for the latest beats, hear exciting interviews with a variety of guests, catch the latest entertainment news, and drop in for a bit of “Girl Talk” – all on Hip Hop Connection.
A light-hearted, laughter filled show that takes a look at everyday life - everything from where to find the best street food, to African comedy and storytelling, to the impact of cell phones on modern life.
The entire Middle East is shifting dramatically right before our eyes - calls for democratization, accountability in government, broadened civil, social and human rights. Each weekday, Middle East Monitor packs on-the-ground reporting, insightful analysis and audience participation in a dynamic 30-minute program. Leveraging Facebook, Twitter, crowdsourcing and seasoned journalists, we help you spot political and social trends as they emerge. Make sure you join our Facebook community below to help strengthen our mission – creating news that listens.
This award-winning music program features not only contemporary sounds, but also rare recordings of many African musicians. The first half of the program focuses on traditional music and the second half on pop.
Host Carol Castiel and other panelists interview best-selling authors, analysts, politicians, US government officials, ambassadors and foreign heads of state about critical issues facing the US and the world.
Schedule: Saturdays and Sundays
UTC Time: Saturdays: 1230, 0130, 0430 UTC/GMT and Sundays: 0330, 1730 UTC/GMT
Join veteran journalist Shaka Ssali as he and his guests discuss topics of special interest to Africans, including politics, economic development, press freedom, health, social issues and conflict resolution. and the Internet at www.VOAafrica.com.
A far-ranging, highly personal exploration of American life by veteran Voice of America reporter and essayist, Ted Landphair. Ted tell us about the thousands of places he has visited and written about as an international broadcaster and author of more than 50 'coffee table' books.
On this fresh, fast-paced show, co-hosts located in the U.S. and in Africa talk to teens and young adults about trends, lifestyles, health, entertainment, and other issues touching listeners’ lives [30 minutes]
Give us 5 minutes, and we'll give you the world. Around the clock, the Voice of America keeps you in touch with the latest news. We bring you reports from our correspondents and interviews with newsmakers from across the world. Tune in at the top of every hour, every day of the week, for the 5-minute VOA Newscast. VOA -- your trusted source for news and information.