The Voice of America launched African Music Mix, a stream of African music, available to African listeners daily.
The show is broadcast daily and includes contents from a VOA archive of 12,000 African songs. Voice officials called the service unique on the continent.
The English to Africa Service broadcasts on shortwave, medium wave, television, the Internet, 40 affiliates and two VOA 24-hour FM stations in Ghana and Kenya.
“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,” the broadcast organization stated.