Salem Solomon is a multimedia digital journalist with the Voice of America’s Africa Division. She covers the latest news from across the continent, and she also reports and edits in Amharic and Tigrigna.
Salem’s multimedia and data-driven projects include Unrest: Ethiopia at a Crossroads, Zimbabwe in Transition, Hunger Across Africa and How Long Have Africa's Presidents Held Office?
Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Poynter.org and Reuters. She researches trends in analytics and digital journalism. For tips and inquiries, email: email@example.com.
The longtime VOA broadcaster brought Africa's music to the world
If Ethiopia implements international decision on its border with Eritrea, it might end 18-year stalemate and, possibly, bring about changes to country’s internal policies
The US may cut its commandos in Africa by nearly half after an attack in Niger raised questions about oversight and training
Ethiopia's ruling coalition said it would adhere to the terms of the Algiers Agreement, which resulted in a definitive ruling on the border between Ethiopia and Eritrea
Russia has re-emerged as a potential player in Africa after a 20-year hiatus, but the consequences of their comeback aren’t yet clear
Kenyan journalists, bloggers score legal victory in fight against law they say stifles freedom of speech, endangers millions who express themselves online
In 1960s, Taiwan enjoyed diplomatic relations with dozens of African countries; now it's left with one formal relationship and increasing threats to its sovereignty
V920 serum, tested successfully in 2015 trials, could take Ebola containment to new level
Running on an anti-corruption campaign, lawyer Akere Muna will challenge Biya, who has held power for more than 30 years
The 19-year-old Sudanese woman has been sentenced to death for killing her husband in self-defense while he raped her
US accused China of targeting US transport planes landing at Camp Lemonnier
A new analysis of presidential term limits across Africa shows little uniformity and a striking link to conflict
African immigrants in US more likely to be educated and employed than their counterparts in Europe, Pew Research Center study finds
Poverty, poor governance, and lawlessness in Libya, prompts some migrants to make perilous choices
Yale invitation to Africa's wealthiest woman draws criticism
Five US senators visited Burkina Faso, Niger, South Africa and Zimbabwe to underscore the importance of US-Africa relations
US launches annual Flintlock military exercise this week in West Africa, but questions remain about role of America's military on the continent
Court gives government until Tuesday to revise plan affecting refugees and asylum-seekers in the country
Ethiopia has closed a notorious prison and released high-profile dissidents, but some are still waiting for evidence that a renewed push toward democracy is real