Straight Talk Africa [simulcast] - Voice of America
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Join veteran journalist Shaka Ssali on Straight Talk Africa every Wednesday as he and his guests discuss topics of special interest to Africans, including politics, economic development, press freedom, health, social issues and conflict resolution.
||Straight Talk Africa [simulcast] Wed., July 29, 2015 - July 29, 2015||Host Shaka Ssali and his guests discuss U.S. President Obama’s statement that rebuked some African leaders who do not to relinquish power when their terms are nearing an end. VOA Reporter: Frederic Nkundikije, Managing Editor, VOA Central Africa Service; Newsmaker Guest: Willy Nyamitwe, Senior Advisor to Burundian President Pierre Nkrunziza via Skype: Brussels, Belgium Washington Studio Guests: Kenneth Mwenda, American University Washington School of Law Adjunct Professor & Major Robert Higiro, Democracy in Rwanda Now and former Rwandan Army Major||7/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Straight Talk Africa [simulcast] Wed., July 22, 2015 - July 22, 2015||Host Shaka Ssali and his guests discuss the historic significance of Barack Obama's trip to his father's homeland, Kenya and Ethiopia as the first sitting U.S. President to visit both nations. VOA Reporter: Vincent Makori, Host, “Africa 54”; Newsmaker: Said Obama, U.S. President Barack Obama's Uncle & Mama Sarah Obama Foundation; Studio Guests: Professor Abdul Karim Bangura, PhD, Howard University; Nii Akuetteh, African Immigrant Caucus; and Obang Metho, Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia.||7/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Straight Talk Africa [simulcast] Wed., July 15, 2015 - July 15, 2015||Host Shaka Ssali sits down with America's Top Diplomat for Africa prior to U.S. President Barack Obama's trip to Kenya to speak at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and meet with African Union officials in Ethiopia. Washington Studio Guest: Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs||7/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Straight Talk Africa [simulcast] Wed., July 8, 2015 - July 08, 2015||Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - Host Shaka Ssali and his guests examine the impact of the political instability of South Sudan four years after independence and how Africa’s newest nation can move forward. VOA Reporter: John Tanza Mabusu, South Sudan In Focus Guests: Amb. Baak Wol, South Sudan Deputy Chief of Mission, Reath Muoch Tang, SPLM/SPLA Representative to U.S. and Noah Gottschalk, Oxfam America Senior Humanitarian Response Advisor||7/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|