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News from and about Ethiopia.

Ethiopia News and Newspapers

Addis Fortune (Addis Abeba)
In English. Weekly news for the business community. Commentary, interviews, obituaries, etc. Published by Independent News &  Media Plc.

Addis Insight
Politics, business, technology, entertainment, etc..

Addis Standard 
Monthly English private magazine published and distributed by JAKENN Publishing P.L.C, established 2011. Basedin Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Addis Zeybe
In English and Amharic. YouTube channel. Digital daily news, opinions, etc. Articles on fake news. From Seba Dereja Media and Communication PLC. Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Africa Confidential (London)
Subscription required. Long established newsletter.

Aiga News
A forum for Tigreans. Current news. Tigray news.
Current news from a variety of African news sources. From the long established Africa News Service, founded by Reed Kramer. Stanford users have access to the advanced search.

Alpha Media
YouTube based news channel. Founded by journalist Bekalu Alamrew who was arrested August 6, 2023 for reporting on conflict between  government forces and Fano, an armed militia in Amhara state. Alamrew was formerly Editor of Awlo Media which was closed by the Govt.   Facebook page 

Asrat Media - Amhara Satellite Radio And Television Media House (ASRAT)
In Amharic and some English.  Amhara Satellite Radio and Television (ASRAT), reports on news-worthy events of the Amhara in particular and of Ethiopia in general; .....promotes the history, identity, and culture of the Amhara people. Video news.

BBC News - Ethiopia

In English and Amharic. Politics, business, opinion, entertainment, video news, travel and tourism news. New book announcements. [KF]

Capital Ethiopia
News, commentary, entertainment. sports, etc.

Dimtsi Weyane, DW
[Site was down August 2023 though YouTube Channel is up]. News. Has statements by the Government of Tigray. Has a YouTube Channel headquartered in Mekelle, Tigray. In Tigrigna, Amharic, Afar, Afaan Oromoo and English. First launched as a radio station in 1980 and in 2018 launched a satellite television channel.

Older news on Youtube.  Begun as "An alternative source of Ethiopian news and views."  Based in Seattle, Washington.

Ethiopia Observer
In English. News magazine type with long articles. Politics, economy, lifestyle, opinion, media, arts & culture, books. Has a photography section.

Ethiopian Herald (Addis Ababa)
Main government newspaper. Articles on the Ethiopian Press Agency web site.

Ethiopian Monitor (Addis Ababa)
Daily news. Politics, economy, health, science / tech, sports, culture, education, environment, etc.

Ethiopian News Agency, ENA (Addis Ababa)
In Amharic and English. Official government news agency. Politics, economy, sport, technology, social, environment, videos. Old site is only on  New site:

Ethiopian Press Agency
"established in 1940, .....a public media enterprise operating in Ethiopia..... the sole publisher of the only daily Amharic language newspaper known as “Addis Zemen.” ....... also publishes “The Ethiopian Herald”, a daily newspaper except on Mondays in English language. Among its tabloids are the weeklies: “Berissa”- in the local Affan Oromo; and “Al-Alem”- in the international Arabic languages. The agency has yet another by-monthly magazine, known as “Zemen” in Amharic."

Ethiopian Press Digest (Addis Ababa)
In English. Subscription required. News, comments and features from the Ethiopian Press. Founded in Addis Ababa in 1993.

Ethiopian Reporter (Addis Ababa)
In Amharic. Independent newspaper published by Media and Communications Center (MCC), Addis Ababa.  Engish edition - Reporter.

Fana Broadcasting Corporate
Politics, business, sports. Began service  in 1994. In Amharic, Afan Oromo, Tigrigna, Somali, and English.

Gambella Star News (Calgary, Canada)
In English. News, diaspora news, Ethiopia travel news. "an independent non - profit outlet .... focusing on current events in Gambella, surrounding area and around the world"  "run by Gambella Community Development of Canada (G.C.D.C) a registered Calgary, Canada- based non-profit organization since 2014."
In English and Amharic. Current news, events and rallies for the Ethiopian Diaspora. Includes Mereja TV. Has a discussion forum. Facebook page. Based in Silver Spring, Maryland.

New Business Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)
In Amharic and English. Politics, economy, investment, agribusiness, manufacturing, finance, culture, etc. Founded by journalist, Andualem Sisay Gessesse November 2009. Maintained by BEHAK Multimedia Private Limited Company.

Oromia Media - YouTube
Reporting on Oromo and Oromia.

Oromia Public Media

In English. See Ethiopian Reporter. The Reporter is the English edition.

In English and Amharic. Business, politics, education, health, culture, sports, Ethiopian music, etc. 

Tigrai Online
In Tigrinya. Current news. Founded in November 19, 2005. Links to related sites. html

TigraiTV - Tigrai Television
In English and Tigrinya. YouTube channel.

Walta Information Centre
News, editorials in Amharic and English. Video and audio of Ethiopian TV news (ETV). African Union press commuiniques. "Walta Information Center is a private news and information service...It focuses mainly on major political, social and economic issues." Wikipedia says "a privately owned media conglomerate that is affiliated with the current Ethiopian government" Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

In English, Amharic, other languages. Politics, analysis, human rights, economy, sports, health, art, education, history, biographies.