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VOA Newscasts - January 21, 2022

January 22, 2022 00:00 - 4 minutes - 1.16 MB

Give us 5 minutes, and we'll give you the world. Around the clock, 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.

Africa Update: Ethiopia, Sudan, and Sahel - January 21, 2022

January 21, 2022 23:05 - 24 minutes - 5.86 MB

Ambassador Rama Yade, Senior Director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council, and Mvemba Dizolele, Director of the Africa Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), discuss with host Carol Castiel African efforts and prospects for ending the civil war in Ethiopia, reversing the military coup in Sudan, and addressing the threat posed by violent extremists in the Sahel region.

Near-Earth Objects/Planetary Defense - January 21, 2022

January 21, 2022 22:30 - 29 minutes - 7.03 MB

NASA says there are some 28,000 comets and asteroids in our planet’s neighborhood, with more being discovered every day. Fortunately, the space agency also says the probability of a major collision is quite small. Dr. Paul Chodas, manager of NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies, joins Rick Pantaleo on the Science Edition of Press Conference USA to talk about asteroids and other near-Earth objects.

President Biden's First Press Conference of 2022 - January 21, 2022

January 21, 2022 22:05 - 25 minutes - 5.86 MB

Moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA senior diplomatic correspondent Cindy Saine and VOA executive producer Steve Redisch about highlights of President Joe Biden's first press conference of 2022 such as his pledge to promote his Build Back Better agenda on the campaign trail, determination to pass some form of federal voting rights legislation despite a recent setback in the Senate, and his commitment to rally support for Ukraine in the face of a potential Russian invasion, among other stories.

African News Tonight - January 21, 2022

January 21, 2022 18:05 - 25 minutes - 5.86 MB

Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.

International Edition 1305 EDT - January 21, 2022

January 21, 2022 17:05 - 24 minutes - 5.86 MB

Quick, informative, fun. VOA’s International Edition brings the world together with U.S. perspectives. Experts, analysts, social media views and newsmakers themselves help tell today’s stories everyone wants to hear. Brighten your day with VOA’s International Edition - on air, online, mobile.​

South Sudan in Focus - January 21, 2022

January 21, 2022 16:30 - 30 minutes - 7.03 MB

Authorities in Warrap State's Gogriel East County are pursuing a suspected member of the South Sudan People’s Defense Force who reportedly killed two women with a knife and shot another man in Konglong Boma this morning before escaping; A presidential spokesman has condemned a recent statement made by U.S Senator Patrick Leahy calling on the South Sudan President Salva Kiir and First Vice Resident Riek Machar to step down; An education official in Twic County of South Sudan’s Warrap State say...

Sonny Side of Sports - January 21, 2022

January 21, 2022 16:30 - 29 minutes - 7.03 MB

VOA's Sonny Young brings you the latest sports news and trends as well as questions and comments from sports fans around Africa and the world.

Africa News Tonight - January 21, 2022

January 21, 2022 16:05 - 24 minutes - 5.86 MB

Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.

African Beat - January 21, 2022

January 21, 2022 09:05 - 55 minutes - 12.9 MB

African Beat showcases the latest and the greatest of contemporary African music and conversation. From Benga to Juju, Hip Life to Bongo Flava, Bubu to Soukous and more, host David Vandy has his finger on the pulse of the hottest African music and related issues today.

VOA Newscasts - January 20, 2022

January 21, 2022 04:00 - 4 minutes - 1.16 MB

Give us 5 minutes, and we'll give you the world. Around the clock, 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.

International Edition 2330 EDT - January 20, 2022

January 21, 2022 03:30 - 30 minutes - 7.03 MB

International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

Daybreak Africa - January 20, 2022

January 21, 2022 03:05 - 25 minutes - 5.86 MB

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.

VOA Asia - Tonga receives aid following big eruption - January 20, 2022

January 20, 2022 22:05 - 24 minutes - 5.86 MB

Aid arrives in Tonga. A presidential COVID battle. Delivering vaccine to the needy. Turning back Asian textiles. The right to vote. Teaching trapeze. Jim Stevenson hosts VOA Asia.

Reporters' Roundtable - January 20, 2022

January 20, 2022 17:30 - 29 minutes - 7.03 MB

On Reporters' Roundtable join host and journalist Douglas Mpuga, along with a lively panel of journalists, who analyze the week’s major developments in Africa.

International Edition 1305 EDT - January 20, 2022

January 20, 2022 17:05 - 24 minutes - 5.86 MB

International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends

Sonny Side of Sports - January 20, 2022

January 20, 2022 16:30 - 29 minutes - 7.03 MB

On Thursday's show, Sonny once again has lots of Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football news from Cameroon. But the program begins in Kenya, where President Uhuru Kenyatta and other top officials are stepping up efforts to address gender-based violence in sports. Reuben Kyama has a report from Nairobi. Last October, the murder of Agnes Tirop, one of Kenya's top female distance runners, made headlines in Africa and all over the world. In the photo, Kenyan athletes and mourners throw flowers...

South Sudan in Focus - January 20, 2022

January 20, 2022 16:30 - 30 minutes - 7.03 MB

Thousands of people are fleeing their villages in Kapoeta East County of South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria State due to hunger; Local leaders and communities in Twic County of South Sudan’s Warrap State have welcomed the revival of the Twic Olympics. The games are aimed at promoting peace and unifying communities in the area; Members of the South Sudan Chollo (Shiluk) community living in Khartoum have welcomed a recent agreement that they say will enable them to go back to their ancestral land

Africa News Tonight - January 20, 2022

January 20, 2022 16:05 - 24 minutes - 5.86 MB

Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.

African Beat - January 20, 2022

January 20, 2022 09:05 - 54 minutes - 12.9 MB

African Beat showcases the latest and the greatest of contemporary African music and conversation. From Benga to Juju, Hip Life to Bongo Flava, Bubu to Soukous and more, host David Vandy has his finger on the pulse of the hottest African music and related issues today.

VOA Newscasts - January 20, 2022

January 20, 2022 06:00 - 4 minutes - 1.16 MB

Give us 5 minutes, and we'll give you the world. Around the clock, 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.

VOA Newscasts - January 20, 2022

January 20, 2022 05:00 - 4 minutes - 1.16 MB

Give us 5 minutes, and we'll give you the world. Around the clock, 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.

VOA Newscasts - January 19, 2022

January 20, 2022 04:00 - 4 minutes - 1.16 MB

Give us 5 minutes, and we'll give you the world. Around the clock, 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.

International Edition 2330 EDT - January 19, 2022

January 20, 2022 03:30 - 30 minutes - 7.03 MB

International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

Daybreak Africa - January 19, 2022

January 20, 2022 03:05 - 25 minutes - 5.86 MB

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.

VOA Asia - Getting aid to Tonga tsunami victims - January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022 22:05 - 24 minutes - 5.86 MB

Getting aid to Tonga. Assessing President Biden’s first year. Forecasting the global labor market. Hong Kong activist released. Studying Omicron’s severity. Turning cowbells into music. Chris Casquejo hosts VOA Asia.

The Life and Legacy of Desmond Tutu & Interview With New AU Ambassador to US [simulcast] - January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022 18:30 - 59 minutes - 14.1 MB

On this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host Haydé Adams takes an in-depth look at the life and legacy of the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Plus, Africa sends a new envoy to Washington. Guests include Allan Boesak, a South African cleric, politician and anti-apartheid activist and Hilda Suka-Mafudze, the Africa Union ambassador to the U.S.

Africa News Tonight - January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022 18:05 - 25 minutes - 5.86 MB

Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories 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.

International Edition 1305 EDT - January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022 17:05 - 25 minutes - 5.86 MB

International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

South Sudan in Focus - January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022 16:30 - 30 minutes - 7.03 MB

A presidential committee formed last year to address the issue of land grabbing and illegal settlement in the South Sudan capital, Juba, says it is mapping plots illegally seized to address conflicts from rampant land theft; Also, authorities in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area say the main market in the area has run out of stock after traders stopped transporting in goods due to the insecurity along the road from Juba; The Central Committee for Sudanese Doctors has withdrawn all its med...

Sonny Side of Sports - January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022 16:30 - 29 minutes - 7.03 MB

Ghanaian football fans are heartbroken after AFCON debutante Comoros shocked the four-time African champions, 3-2, to eliminate "The Black Stars." On Wednesday's show, Kwabena "Quicksilver" Ofori and Samson Omale will have comprehensive reports on the upset victory by Comoros, which is one of several surprise teams in the group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations tournament. And Sonny will have lots more AFCON news.

African Beat - January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022 09:05 - 54 minutes - 12.9 MB

African Beat showcases the latest and the greatest of contemporary African music and conversation. From Benga to Juju, Hip Life to Bongo Flava, Bubu to Soukous and more, host David Vandy has his finger on the pulse of the hottest African music and related issues today.

VOA Newscasts - January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022 05:00 - 4 minutes - 1.16 MB

Give us 5 minutes, and we'll give you the world. Around the clock, 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.

VOA Newscasts - January 18, 2022

January 19, 2022 04:00 - 4 minutes - 1.16 MB

Give us 5 minutes, and we'll give you the world. Around the clock, 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.

International Edition 2330 EDT - January 18, 2022

January 19, 2022 03:30 - 30 minutes - 7.03 MB

International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

Daybreak Africa - January 18, 2022

January 19, 2022 03:05 - 25 minutes - 5.86 MB

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.

VOA Asia - Russia to China gas pipeline planned - January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022 22:05 - 24 minutes - 5.86 MB

Planned Russia-China gas pipeline. U.N. aid for Tonga. Why #VeryAsian went viral. Former Guantanamo Bay detainee speaks. Depression increases during COVID. Packing foam from shellfish. Chris Casquejo hosts VOA Asia.

African Beat - January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022 20:00 - 59 minutes - 14.1 MB

African Beat showcases the latest and the greatest of contemporary African music and conversation. From Benga to Juju, Hip Life to Bongo Flava, Bubu to Soukous and more, host David Vandy has his finger on the pulse of the hottest African music and related issues today.

Africa News Tonight - January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022 18:05 - 24 minutes - 5.86 MB

Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.

Health Chat - January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022 17:30 - 29 minutes - 7.03 MB

Health Chat is a live call-in program that addresses health issues of interest to Africa. The show puts listeners directly in touch with guest medical professionals. It includes a weekly feature spot, health news and comments from listeners on health issues. The program is hosted by veteran health reporter Linord Moudou.

Health Chat - January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022 17:30 - 29 minutes - 7.03 MB

Health Chat is a live call-in program that addresses health issues of interest to Africa. The show puts listeners directly in touch with guest medical professionals. It includes a weekly feature spot, health news and comments from listeners on health issues. The program is hosted by veteran health reporter Linord Moudou.

International Edition 1305 EDT - January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022 17:05 - 24 minutes - 5.86 MB

International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

Sonny Side of Sports - January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022 16:30 - 29 minutes - 7.03 MB

Malawian goalkeeper Ernest Kakhobwe and his country's football fans are hoping the team can reach the knockout stage for the first time at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Cameroon. But "the Flames" of Malawi are facing a tough opponent on Tuesday - 2019 Nations Cup finalist Senegal. African football analyst David Kwalimwa will comment on Malawi's AFCON performance on Tuesday's show. And Sonny will have lots more AFCON news

South Sudan in Focus - January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022 16:30 - 30 minutes - 7.03 MB

Some South Sudanese political analysts warn the deals the SPLM-In Government signed with the SPLM-In Opposition Kit-Gwang faction and the Agwelek group may hamper efforts to restore peace and stability across the country; Residents in the Western Bahr el Ghazal State capital Wau say they are living in fear after the South Sudan People’s Defense Force or SSPDF heavily deployed soldiers in parts of the town; The Central Committee for Sudanese Doctors says at least seven people were shot and kil...

Africa News Tonight - January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022 16:05 - 25 minutes - 5.86 MB

Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories 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.

VOA Newscasts - January 17, 2022

January 18, 2022 04:00 - 4 minutes - 1.16 MB

Give us 5 minutes, and we'll give you the world. Around the clock, 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.

International Edition 2330 EDT - January 17, 2022

January 18, 2022 03:30 - 29 minutes - 7.03 MB

International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.

Daybreak Africa - January 17, 2022

January 18, 2022 03:05 - 25 minutes - 5.86 MB

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.

VOA Asia - Desire for democracy lives - January 17, 2022

January 17, 2022 22:05 - 24 minutes - 5.86 MB

Encouragement for democracy. Fighting back against COVID. Virus success and challenges Down Under. U.S. focus on Tibet. The business of Asian cuisine and fashion. New tech on display. Jim Stevenson hosts VOA Asia.

Africa News Tonight - January 17, 2022

January 17, 2022 18:05 - 25 minutes - 5.86 MB

Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues, humanitarian topics, the African diaspora, business, arts and culture.