Africa News & Features

12 November 2009 

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Nightline AfricaNightline highlights the latest issues and developments from the corners of the African continent. Join host Akwei Thompson and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they offer in-depth interviews, reports and features.

Sundays: 1600 & 1800 UTC

Nightline Africa gives you, our listeners, a chance to express yourselves and be heard. We'll use your comments on the air:

* Do you have a comment on a news item we've aired?
* Do you have a point of view you'd like to express?
* Is something happening in your city or town?
* Do you have a message for us at the VOA, friends, family members, or other Nightline listeners?

We want to hear from you!  Call 202-203-4065 and leave a message at the tone, or email us at Nightline@voanews.com.  We'll air your messages and letters.


SATURDAYS 1600 & 1800 UTC 

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Dr. Sulayman Nyang






Nightline offers a brand-new feature: It's About Time, commentary on the latest political and social issues by renowned Howard University Professor of African Studies, Dr. Sulayman Nyang...

Catch up on the week's top news on This Week in Africa...

And on Mailbag, we air comments and views from you, our listeners!



SUNDAYS 1600 & 1800 UTC

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James Jonah




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Segun Adeyemi






  • Former UN Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Dr. James Jonah, looks at the issues of peace and conflict on One Man’s Point of View...
  • African Legends pays homage to the men and woman who have helped build the continent; Segun Adeyemi presents the latest in African sports...
  • Spoken word artist Omekongo Wa Dibinga offers messages of hope and inspiration...
  • Segun Adeyemi provides up-to-date sports results...
  • And Nightline brings you African art, music, literature and culture--and much much more!




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