Voice of America

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 06:30
The governor of a province in central Burundi says more than 100 men have been arrested in two days by security forces trying to prevent men from being recruited to fight the government.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 06:16
The United Nations urged Venezuela on Monday to prevent human rights abuses of Colombians being deported from the country, including the separation of children from their parents, in a simmering border crisis between the two neighbors.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 06:57
Democratic Republic of Congo's highest court on Tuesday told election authorities to take a fresh look at the country's voting timetable, raising the prospect of a delay that would enable President Joseph Kabila to stay in office beyond 2016.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 06:33
Warplanes from the United Arab Emirates bombed Shi'ite Houthi targets across Yemen Saturday, a day after at least 55 soldiers from a Saudi-led coalition were killed in a rebel missile strike.
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 06:22
A government-allied militia has agreed to leave a northern Mali town it occupied earlier this month following clashes with Tuareg separatists, a move praised by the country's United Nations peacekeeping mission as helpful for preserving a fragile peace accord.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 07:10
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari says the prosecution of former public officials who stole public funds and stashed them in overseas accounts will begin in a few weeks.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 06:14
Activists gathered on Capitol Hill gathered in Washington on Monday to plead for more U.S. engagement in efforts to suppress the Lord’s Resistance Army in East Africa and capture its leader Joseph Kony.
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 06:23
Nigerian military forces have rescued 178 people being held by the Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram in the northeast of the country.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 07:47
As the government wades through complex peace talks with the FARC, rights advocates and families of the disappeared hope the rebels will reveal grave locations as part of a deal for them to avoid long prison terms and be allowed to enter politics.
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 06:01
President Barack Obama has arrived in Ethiopia for two days of talks focused on terrorism, human rights and the civil war in South Sudan.