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16 July 2009 

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In Focus

This 30-minute daily magazine program brings information about Africa, the United States, and the world to viewers across Africa.


Straight Talk Africa

Shaka Ssali hosts this call-in program that examines topics of special interest to Africans.



Africa News Tonight

A news magazine show offering correspondent reports, interviews, features, music and sports [60 minutes]


Daybreak Africa

A look at the latest developments on the continent each morning, with news and interviews, business and sports [30 minutes]



Chinedu Offor hosts this live call-in health program that puts listeners directly in touch with medical professionals [30 minutes]



A light-hearted public affairs show that takes a look at everyday life [30 minutes]


Nightline Africa

This news magazine show features correspondent reports, interviews, analysis, music, and cultural segments [60 minutes]


Sonny Side of Sports Friday

VOA's Sonny Young brings you the latest sports news and trends from around the continent [30 minutes]


Straight Talk (simulcast)

Shaka Ssali hosts this call-in program that examines topics of special interest to Africans [simulcast; 30 minutes]


Studio 7 for Zimbabwe

An innovative news program in which listeners set the agenda [30 minutes]


Up Front

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]