November 27,2011 Democratic Republic of Congo Trip Report
Votre Sante, Votre Avenir – Your Health, Your Future Visits the DRC
Six months after the launch of “Votre Sante Votre Avenir” (Your Health, Your Future) on May 12, 2011, VOA’s new health program, writer and host Khalil Gueye and Producer Fatouma Kalala travelled to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to organize a series of town halls conferences in Kinshasa, Kananga, Lubumbashi and Goma.
September 18,2011 Hong Kong, Hong Kong University
VOA Workshop on Disaster Preparedness and Influenza
VOA organized a workshop for journalists from Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China to report on avian and pandemic influenza.
January 17,2011 Sokoto, Nigeria
Report on USAID/VOA Education Programs Held in Sokoto
“Our schools must be girl-child friendly and be able to accommodate the basic needs of our female children,” the Sultan of Sokoto. VOA successfully executed three programs in Sokoto State, Northern Nigeria under the Education Project funded by the USAID Nigeria.
October 12,2011 VOA Intern, South Sudan Project
2010-11 YEJA Winner – Patricia Okoed-Bukumunhe at VOA
Patricia Okoed-Bukumundhe, winner of the inaugural UNEP Young Environmental Journalist Award visited VOA and interned with English to Africa Branch, South Sudan Project
December 15,2010 South Sudan in Focus
Reporting On Birth Of A New Nation – “South Sudan in Focus”
“South Sudan in Focus” (SSIF) is a 30 minute weekday English language broadcast/internet program covering rapidly changing developments in the new nation of South Sudan and the region.
June 6,2011 Cape Town, South Africa
Mobile Health for African Journalist Training
Training workshop for a dozen journalists on mobile health for African journalists. A three day training on journalism advance of communication for people with critical health issues in remote areas.
June 27,2011 Abuja, Nigeria
Nigeria/Town Hall and Training
Workshop for 37 journalists on health coverage. One day journalism workshop focused on health journalism coverage as well as social networking communication.
January 18,2011 Sokoto, Nigeria
Journalism Training on Girls’ Education
Workshop for 15 Nigerian journalists on education coverage. Two-day journalism workshop focused on education and general reporting.
December 6,2010 Juba, Sudan
Radio Broadcasting Technique
More than a dozen journalists from across Southern Sudan attended a four-day workshop on radio broadcasting in advance of the region’s decision to form a new country.
November 3,2010 Almaty, Kazahkstan
Health Journalism Training
More than 25 journalists from across Central Asia, including Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Kazakhstan participated in a VOA health training session in Almaty, Nov. 2-3, 2010.
November 20,2010 Kinshasa, Lumbumbashi, Goma, DRC
Journalists across the Democratic Republic of Congo learnt about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in a series of workshops organized by VOA’s French-to-Africa Service.
October 6,2010 Johannesburg, South Africa
Training for Zimbabwe Reporters
VOA’s Studio 7 program, which broadcasts to Zimbabwe in English, Shona and Ndebele, organized a week-long training for its stringers in the region.
September 27,2010 Dar -Es -Salaam, Tanzania
Political Reporting Workshop for Tanzanian Journalists
More than 20 Tanzanian journalists participated in a VOA training workshop in advance of the October 2010 presidential election in that country.
September 22,2010 Bujumbura, Burundi
Two-Day Career Workshop for Stringers
VOA stringers who worked on a non-defunct Ejo Bite? radio program attended a two-day seminar designed to enhance their ability to find new jobs.
July 9,2010 Kingston, Jamaica
Hurricane Preparedness Training Workshop
Two dozen journalists from Jamaica participated in a workshop on hurricane preparedness organized by Brian Armstead of the VOA Development office.
June 26,2010 Murree, Pakistan
VOA’s Deewa Radio organized a training session for 26 stringers in Murree, Pakistan for 26 stringers from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (formerly known as NWFP), FATA, Balochistan, Islamabad and Karachi.
April 19,2010 Abuja, Nigeria
Health Reporting Workshop in Abuja
VOA conducted a health reporting workshop in Abuja for journalists from the northern part of the country.