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Africa 54 - Voice of America This 30-minute program takes a closer look at the stories Africans are talking about, with reports from VOA correspondents, and interviews with top experts and analysts.

  • Africa 54 - September 22, 2021
    on 22/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: At least two people have died and 50 wounded in the latest in a string of attacks to hit Burundi; Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al Sisi called for "a comprehensive, […]

  • Africa 54 - September 22, 2021
    on 22/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: At least two people have died and 50 wounded in the latest in a string of attacks to hit Burundi; Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al Sisi called for "a comprehensive, […]

  • Africa 54 - September 21, 2021
    by [email protected] (Vincent Makori) on 21/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: Sudanese authorities on Tuesday said they had foiled an attempted coup and that suspects are in custody;New York will see one of its first large gatherings since the […]

  • Africa 54 - September 20, 2021
    by [email protected] (Vincent Makori) on 20/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: the 76th session of the U.N. General Assembly is under way, and New York city officials and residents are girding for the commotion it will bring, along with fears of an […]

  • Africa 54 - September 17, 2021
    on 17/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: President Biden today set up the framework for further sanctions against Ethiopia; ECOWAS imposes sanctions in response to the military coup in Guinea; And an immigrant […]

  • Africa 54 - September 16, 2021
    on 16/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: the Nigerian air force said on Thursday it may have killed and injured civilians while pursuing suspected Islamist insurgents in the northeast state of Yobe, in an […]

  • Africa 54 - September 15, 2021
    on 15/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: Guinea's junta leader Mamady Doumbouya has urged heads of political parties to "not repeat the errors of the past" at the start of a week of discussions aimed at forming […]

  • Africa 54
    on 14/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: international aid groups are calling on Burkina Faso's government to let them help register the country's internally displaced people; Nigeria is experiencing one of its […]

  • Africa 54
    on 13/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: clashes between herdsman and fisherman in northern Cameroon have sent refugees, most of them women and children, fleeing into neighboring Chad; 75 children who were […]

  • Africa 54
    on 10/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: VOA correspondents will join us from New York Ground Zero, the Shanksville, Pennsylvania Memorial & the U.S. Pentagon in Washington for special coverage on the […]

  • Africa 54
    on 09/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa54: the Economic Community of West African States has called for coup leaders to release Guinea's ousted President Alpha Conde and return to "constitutional order"; As the […]

  • Africa 54
    on 08/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa54: Guinea's main opposition leader said he was open to participating in a transition following a military coup over the weekend, as the soldiers who seized power […]

  • Africa 54
    on 07/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: video from the World Food Programme reflects the severe humanitarian situation in Tigray with supplies of food aid running out; West African heads of state will hold a […]

  • Africa 54
    on 06/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: Members of the Guinea military staged an apparent coup, declaring on national television that they had arrested President Alpha Conde, dissolved the country’s […]

  • Africa 54
    on 03/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: Five girls who were among 73 children kidnapped from a school in northwestern Nigeria are rescued, according to police in Zamfara State; The United States ships more […]

  • Africa 54
    on 02/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: South Africa’s jobless rate hits 34%, among the highest in the world, as the country’s economy is stifled by the pandemic and July’s riots; Some in the deaf […]

  • Africa 54
    on 01/09/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: In-classroom learning resumes in Zimbabwe as thousands of teachers call on the government to address their concerns over the coronavirus pandemic; Algeria, the last […]

  • Africa 54
    on 31/08/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: A combination of drought, sandstorms and pest infestations have destroyed harvests in southern Madagascar, leaving more than 1.1 million people in severe food […]

  • Africa 54 - August 30, 2021
    on 30/08/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: Internet services in South Sudan are disrupted and security forces deployed on the streets, as residents have sheltered inside after activists call for protests against […]

  • Africa 54 - August 27, 2021
    on 27/08/2021 at 16:30

    On this edition of Africa 54: At least 13 U.S. troops and dozens of Afghans are killed by Islamic State suicide bombings at and near the Kabul International Airport; Gunmen release students abducted […]

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