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Nigeria Saturday Election

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan warned against violence ahead of Saturday's presidential election as people began stockpiling food, cash and fuel

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Nigeria Terrorist Attacks Discussion

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In Nigeria, at least 20 people were killed in two separate attacks over the weekend. For more on the increasing

Senegal Nations Cup

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VOA’s Sonny Young, of Sonny Side of Sports, gives a sports update on Senegal’s Nations Cup.

Straight Talk Africa Social Media Segment Africa 2015

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Straight Talk Africa's Social Media Correspondent Mariama Diallo discussed US - Africa priorities for 2015 with The Brooking Institution's Witney

Straight Talk Africa Social Media Reporter Mariama Diallo on Nigerian Elections

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015 This week on Straight Talk Africa with Host Shaka Ssali- VOA Social Media segment with Mariama

IGAD Ministerial Summit

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Foreign ministers from seven countries in the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development have met in the Somali capital for the first

Africa Union Summit

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The African Union is holding its annual summit in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, on Friday, with security and health care

Makori/Cooke U.S. Extremism Discussion

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VOA’s Vincent Makori discusses U.S. extremism with Jennifer Cooke, Director of Africa Programs, at the Center for Strategic and International

Paris Terrorist Attacks

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French President François Hollande is meeting with his cabinet ministers Monday, as France focuses on security measures following last week's

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Sudan Fighting

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Heavy fighting in Sudan’s south Kordofan State is causing hundreds of thousands to flee. Local aid organizations estimate as

Straight Talk Africa SOCIAL MEDIA African Union Priorities

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2) On this week's broadcast of Straight Talk Africa with host Shaka Ssali, social media correspondent Mariama Diallo heard from

Africa 54

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Vincent Makori heads up the reporting team to inform you about Africa, the U.S. and the world. Watch the show

Straight Talk Africa Guest Bernadette Atuahene on Land Reform in South Africa

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - This week on Straight Talk Africa with Host Shaka Ssali, Chicago-Kent College Law Professor Bernadette

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Straight Talk Africa – Professor Tickodri-Togboa on Vehicle Design Project

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - This week on Straight Talk Africa with Host Shaka Ssali, Professor Sandy Stevens Tickodri-Togboa of

Africa 54

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Vincent Makori heads up the reporting team to inform you about Africa, the U.S. and the world. Watch the show

Nigeria Saturday Election

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan warned against violence ahead of Saturday's presidential election as people began stockpiling food, cash and fuel

Congolese Musician Innoss’b

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Today we introduce Congolese sensation singer and rapper Innocent Didace Balume, better known as Innoss'b. VOA’s Vincent Makori learns more

Yemen Fighter Jets

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Fighter jets are striking targets in Yemen for a second consecutive day Friday as part of a Saudi Arabia-led regional

Africa 54

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Vincent Makori heads up the reporting team to inform you about Africa, the U.S. and the world. Watch the show

Ebola and Global Health Crisis

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Observers say the response the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has highlighted both strength and weaknesses of the global health

Warplanes in Yemen

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Saudi warplanes led a new offensive against Houthi rebels in Yemen on Thursday, as gulf Arab allies and others in