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South Sudan in Focus airs at 7:30 pm in Juba (1630 UTC) and can be heard on FM stations throughout South Sudan, on shortwave, and on VOA’s 24-hour channel in Nairobi at 8:30 pm. The program is hosted by John Tanza in Washington D.C., and a network of reporters around South Sudan and in Washington produce the stories that are heard on South Sudan in Focus.
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To leave a message for the program staff, call +1.202.205.9942. After you hear the VOA identification, press 97 and then leave your message after the tone. Speak clearly and provide your name and location. We might use your comments in our program!

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South Sudan in Focus airs at 7:30 pm in Juba (1630 UTC) and can be heard on FM stations throughout South Sudan, on shortwave, and on VOA’s 24-hour channel in Nairobi at 8:30 pm. The program is hosted by John Tanza in Washington D.C., and a network of reporters around South Sudan and in Washington produce the stories that are heard on South Sudan in Focus.
Contact Us

Email: sudanproject@voanews.com

Telephone: 
To leave a message for the program staff, call +1.202.205.9942. After you hear the VOA identification, press 97 and then leave your message after the tone. Speak clearly and provide your name and location. We might use your comments in our program!

Shortwave Frequencies
9675, 11655, 13800

Affiliate Stations
Liberty 88.7 FM (Juba)
Liberty 90.0 FM (Yei)
Maridi 89.0 FM (Maridi)
Yambio 90.0 FM (Yambio)
V.O.P 97.0 FM (Juba)
Radio Jonglei 95.9 FM (Bor)
Bentiu FM 99.0/ MW 558 Kilohertz
Radio Malakal FM 105 (Malakal)
Radio Wau MW/AM 271 (Wau)

    South Sudan In Focus

    South Sudan In Focus

    A Sudanese government delegation and armed rebel groups signed a framework agreement covering security arrangements, power sharing and land issues in Sudan. The framework deal signed in Juba between rebel groups under the umbrella group Sudan Revolutionary Front and transitional government officials moves the parties a step closer to a final peace agreement.
     

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    South Sudan In Focus

    South Sudan In Focus

    South Sudan health officials are putting measures in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus which has killed 17 people in China’s city of Wuhan; the European Union is calling on parties to South Sudan to reach an agreement over the number of states and their; the former speaker of the Northern Liech state Legislative Assembly is accusing the state governor of corruption

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    South Sudan In Focus

    South Sudan In Focus

    Armed men in the disputed Abyei area killed dozens of civilians; the university of Juba board has postponed all exams schedules due to a riot on campus; Torit state authorities arrested several people involved in illegal tree logging in Magwi County.

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    South Sudan in Focus

    South Sudan in Focus

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    South Sudan In Focus

    South Sudan In Focus

    Arabsat  threatens  to cut off government-owned South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation for failing to pay rental fees;  grasshoppers that invaded  villages late last year  in Torit state have destroyed crops, affected the harvest and raised the risk off widespread hunger in the area; a shortage of nurses in south Sudan can have life-threatening consequences.

    • 30 min
    South Sudan in Focus

    South Sudan in Focus

    The SPLM-IO says it will not move ahead with forming a unity government before a compromise is reached; the Minister of Food Security and Agriculture warns the threat of desert locusts could compound existing food insecurity in South Sudan; and a South Sudanese activist uses his poetry as a cry for peace in the country. 

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