Africa: VOA Launches African Music Mix


The Voice of America (VOA) has launched African Music Mix, a continuous stream of African music favorites, available to African listeners, every day of the week.

From N'dombolo to Benga to African hip-hop, African Music Mix offers the best in African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands. Broadcast daily, the new African-oriented music stream draws from VOA's archive of some 12,000 African songs to provide millions of music fans across the continent with a desired mix of local and pan-African favorites.

African Music Mix airs Monday-Sunday from 0000 UTC-0300 UTC and Monday-Friday from 1100 UTC - 1400 UTC. VOA's English to Africa Service broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to Anglophone Africa through shortwave, medium wave, television, the Internet, and a growing list of more than 40 affiliates, as well as two dedicated VOA 24-hour FM stations in Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya.

(Voice of America (Washington, DC), 1 June 2007)