VOA Ukrainian Marks Its 65th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C. —At a celebration at VOA headquarters in Washington honoring the launch, on December 12, 1949, of VOA’s first broadcast in Ukrainian, that nation’s ambassador announced that a journalist in the Ukrainian Service will receive a prestigious honor from Kyiv.

Tech-Savvy Young Audience Gives Big Numbers to VOA Hausa

WASHINGTON, D.C. —It has been a record-breaking time for the digital platform of VOA’s Hausa Service, which broadcasts to Nigeria and other Hausa-speaking areas of West Africa. On December 10, 1.1 million single day page views were recorded across the three VOA Hausa sites — Hausa Mobile, Dandalin VOA and Hausa Desktop. Numbers that high have continued the following days as well.