Voice of America

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© Voice of America The Voice of America (VOA) is a dynamic international multimedia broadcaster with service in 44 languages. Serving an estimated weekly global audience of 123 million, VOA provides news, information, and cultural programming through the Internet, mobile and social media, radio, and television. VOA is funded by the U.S. Government through the Broadcasting Board of Governors.

Border Crossings TV

19 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±31 min episode every 3 weeks, 6 days
Border Crossings is the Voice of Americas perennial music program on the air since 1996. Border Crossings made its TV debut in 2012 and continues to attract viewers around the world. Some of the biggest names in music such as Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Adele, Katy Perry, Enrique Iglesias, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Charlie Puth, Rihanna and many more have joined host Larry London for live interviews and performance on the program.

Africa 54

25 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±29 min episode every 2 weeks, 1 day
If you want to know what’s trending in news, health, sports and lifestyle, then tune in to Africa 54. Airing Monday through Friday, this 30-minute program takes a closer look at the stories Africans are talking about, with reports from VOA correspondents, and interviews with top experts and analysts. Africa 54 also serves viewers with timely information about health, education, business and technology. And for the young and young at heart, Africa 54 provides a daily dose of pop culture, including music, fashion and entertainment.
Meet the Team:
Vincent Makori is the Managing Editor of Africa 54, Voice of America’s daily TV program for Africa. He also serves as a producer and writer for Africa 54. Vincent is a versatile journalist with 20 years of experience, working in Africa, Europe and the U.S. He has been at VOA for more than 11 years.
Vincent has covered a wide range of stories including the Africa Union Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, The U.N. General Assembly in New York, International Trade and Technology Fairs in Berlin and Hanover Germany. The International AIDS Conference, in Mexico City, Mexico, and the G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He has interviewed people of all walks of life, including high ranking officials and presidents, among them, former U.S. President George W. Bush, President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi, former President of Ghana John Kufuor, President Ifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia ; Noble Laureate Wangari Maathai and academic luminaries like Professor Ali Mazrui.
He holds a post-graduate degree in mass communication from the School of Journalism of the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in English Literature from Moi University, Kenya. He has attended numerous training programs in journalism, in Kenya, Germany and the U.S.
Linord Moudou is the producer & host of the Africa Health Network on Africa 54. She also produces and hosts Health Chat on the Voice of America radio, a live call-in program that addresses h

People In America

18 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±4 min episode every 2 weeks, 3 days
Artists. Public servants. Scientists. Immigrants. Innovators. Celebrities.

“People in America” (PIA) profiles their amazing stories and showcases the diversity and individuality of American people.

The series allows you to experience their journey through their voice. It captures the visual, sounds and textures that celebrate who they are and what they do best.

Stories that personify democracy, self-sufficiency, expression and community.

PIA will introduce people in America whose contributions enhance the fabric of America.Find out more about People in America.

Straight Talk Africa

10 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±51 min episode every 4 days
Join us every Wednesday as Shaka and his guests discuss topics of special interest to Africans, including politics, economic development, press freedom, health, social issues and conflict resolution.

Broadcast Schedule
Straight Talk Africa is broadcast live every Wednesday from 1830-1930 UTC/GMT simultaneously on radio, television and the Internet.

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