VOA Adds Signal in Sierra Leone

West African nation gets VOA FM station
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The Voice of America is launching a new FM radio station in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

The shows are on 102.4 FM as well as online.

VOA Director Danforth Austin noted the launch: "We're delighted that VOA's shows will be more accessible to people in a country that's working so hard to support democracy following years of civil strife."

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma taped an interview welcoming the launch.

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