VOA On-the-Scene with the President in Africa

Washington, D.C.—The Voice of America will provide live, on-the-scene coverage of President Obama’s trip to Africa as he arrives in Nairobi, Kenya, to join President Uhuru Kenyatta to co-host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and then travel on to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Secretary Kerry to VOA Persian: Iran deal will make the world safer

John Kerry sits down for an interview with VOA Persian Director, Setareh Derakhshesh

A few hours after the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution endorsing the West’s nuclear deal with Iran, US Secretary of State John Kerry told VOA the resolution is “an expression of hope for the future for Iran, for the rest of the world,” but admitted that the “agreement is based on the hope that the nuclear problem will be resolved” and a lot will depend on its implementation. In a one-on-one TV interview with VOA Persian Director, Setareh Derakhshesh, Kerry said “If we implement this, then we are on a path to perhaps opening up a set of opportunities.”