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Mwamoyo Hamza, the chief of the VOA Swahili Service and Joan Mower, the head of Development and Training at the BBG, spoke today at the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Policy and Leadership-Public Diplomacy Council event on U.S. international broadcasting in Africa. They joined fellow panelist Ron Nixon, who covers broadcasting for the New York Times.

Alhurra and Radio Sawa Provide Comprehensive Coverage of the Iraqi Elections

Springfield, Va. — Alhurra-Iraq Television and Radio Sawa provided extensive coverage of the Iraqi provincial elections held on April 20th – the first elections since the American troop withdrawal. Alhurra-Iraq and Radio Sawa’s reporters blanketed the country to get reaction from voters throughout Iraq and show all sides of the political spectrum.

McCue, Ashe Named To Head RFE/RL’s Corporate Board

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WASHINGTON DC –  The Board of Directors of RFE/RL, Inc. has approved the appointment of Susan McCue to serve as the Chair of RFE/RL’s corporate board, effective April 10, 2013.  McCue succeeds Dennis Mulhaupt, who resigned from the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) on April 9. McCue will be supported in her efforts on the RFE/RL Board by Victor H. Ashe, who will serve as board Vice Chair and Chair of RFE/RL’s Audit Committee