Category Archives: Media Development Highlights

EVENT: Media Impact on Health Behaviors Around the World

Ebola IMF

The BBG and Voice of America, in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) present a panel discussion on the impact and value of communication in advancing the health of people globally.

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VOA Debuts Bambara in Mali

VOA in Mali

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Voice of America today launched broadcasts in a key regional language in the troubled West African nation of Mali, where Islamic militants continue to resist French and African forces trying to oust them from their strongholds. The 30-minute VOA program in Bambara, […]

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VOA Radio Show Encourages Entrepreneurship in Burundi


Washington, D.C. – A new VOA radio program about entrepreneurship is attracting a lot of interest in the African nation of Burundi, where people see building a business as a path to success in a country with high unemployment. The weekly Kirundi-language program, Tujahe, provides […]

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Mozambique “Vida Sem Medo” (Life Without Fear) 2012 1st Quarter Report

      Background This progress report documents activities of “Vida Sem Medo” (Life Without Fear) conducted to achieve the goals and objectives of this program, covering September 2012-December 2012. “Vida Sem Medo” a product of VOA Portuguese Service continues to be produced mostly in […]

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Meet Our Interns

Lauren McIlvaine, Office of Development Intern (2011-2012) “Interning at VOA has opened so many doors to me.  I never imagined working in an organization where I would hear as many as 44 languages spoken around me, and would absorb a myriad of new and exciting […]

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Role of Social Media in XXI Century Journalism

PowerPoint presentation at the journalist seminar on migration in Moscow, Russia, 11 April 2012, addresses social media trends, tools and networking communities in Russia and worldwide; social media general uses, definitions of facebooking, blogging and tweeting; rules for fair and balanced social media reporting, journalistic […]

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