Sora Halake is a journalist with VOA Afan Oromo service based in Washington D.C. He is a regular contributor to VOA Central News covering stories from across the African continent. He has covered world news including the U.S. presidential election, inauguration and other major international news. Sora has interviewed high profile officials such as U.S. senators, election observers with the European Union, officials at the United States Agency for International Development, the U.N., the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and officials at the Olympic Games. His stories have been featured in multiple online platforms including forbes.com.