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Straight Talk Africa

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Shaka Ssali hosts this call-in program that examines topics of special interest to Africans.Originally published at - <a

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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

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

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.

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

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’s Baby Boom; Parental Leave

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The plight of working mothers in Kenya is discussed.

Kenya Running Water

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An estimated 783 million people around the world do not have access to clean, running water. But in Kenya,

Nigeria Mosque Attack

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A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe on Tuesday killing at

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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.

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

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

Malawi’s Musicians Symon and Kendall

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It’s time for our Friday music makers segment and today we'll take you to Malawi to meet Symon and Kendall,

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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

Zimbabwean Refugees

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More than 400 Zimbabwean refugees housed at the central Methodist church in Johannesburg face an uncertain future after church authorities

Straight Talk Africa

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Shaka Ssali hosts this call-in program that examines topics of special interest to Africans.Originally published at - <a

Rwanda Bio Gas

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In Rwanda, cows are status symbols, but what they leave behind is devastating for the environment. Methane released from

Somalia Children

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Somalia's president has signed into law a new convention on the rights of the child. Children in the east

Zambia New President

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Zambia's ruling party candidate Edgar Lungu secured a narrow victory in last week's presidential election. But the opposition claims

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

Africa’s Technology

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Less than a decade ago, many African countries relied heavily on satellite connections for internet and telephone calls, which is