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What is a Podcast and how do I subscribe?

A podcast is rich media, such as audio or video, distributed via RSS (Really Simple Syndication), and provides updates whenever there is new content. You can listen to the files on your computer or load them on your media player.

To get started, all you need is a web-based podcaster, such as the ones listed below. You will then add the content feed to the podcaster by copying and pasting the provided URL ( into the software. For example with iTunes, click on the advanced tab, then on subscribe to podcasts to paste the URL.The software will automatically check for updates and download the files to your computer.

You can also listen to podcasts without subscribing by clicking the Listen button below for streaming audio or by right-clicking and saving the MP3 file to your computer.

  • Janet Bih Shufor Fofang [USEYde Photo]
    Cameroon has enormous potential in many fields

    The U.S. State Department’s TechWomen initiative brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics from Africa and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the United States for a mentorship and exchange program. Last year, Cameroon sent its very first participants. Jane Bih is one of them, and she spoke with us about her experience.

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