Ethiopia news

Addis Fortune (Addis Abeba)
In English. Website for the print weekly independent newspaper.

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

Addis Voice
The site has closed. "A pro-democracy voice for Ethiopia" News, commentary from Ethiopian and other sources. Music videos. Founded by Abebe Gelaw (in 2008/9 a Knight Fellow at Stanford University, California). Based in London. - Ethiopia
Very current news from a variety of African news sources. From the long established Africa News Service, founded by Reed Kramer.

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

"An alternative source of Ethiopian news and views." Current news, opinion pieces, links to Ethiopia sites and opposition parties. Based in Seattle, Washington.

Ethiopian Herald (Addis Ababa)
Site not active at last check. In  English. Main government newspaper. 

Ethiopian News Agency (Addis Ababa)
In Amharic and English. Official government news agency. Includes the Ethio-Eritrean conflict. Old site is only on  New site:

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

Ethiopian Review (Washington, D.C.)
Current news, events and rallies for the Ethiopian Diaspora, the 2005 election results and reports, Ethiopian restaurant directory, Has an e-mail list.

Ethiopian Weekly Press Digest
Site has closed. Access to articles by subscription only. Online version of the print weekly from Addis Ababa. 

Gambella Star News
In English. "an independent non - profit outlet .... focusing on current events in Gambella, surrounding area and around the world" Based in Canada.

Jimma Times
Site has closed. Has a Facebook page. Opposition newspaper. Includes news of Oromia state, of the Ethiopian diaspora. "Jimma Times is an international independent news media outlet run by reporters both in Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Diaspora. Its print version Yeroo (suspended) published newspapers in Afaan Oromo and English, the first Ethiopian private paper written in Qubee." Ethiopian News Portal
In Amharic and English. Links to current news, discussion forum, reports by Reuters, Washington Post. Radio sites in Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrigna. Chronology of Ethiopian history 1935-1956, facts about Ethiopia, audio clips of Emperor Haile Selassie speeches, discussion forum, Ethiopian web directory and information. Site based in College Park, Maryland. [KF]

Oromia Media Network (OMN)  
Independent U.S. based nonprofit news enterprise, "citizen-driven reporting on Oromia", is critical of the Ethiopian Government. Founded by Jawaar Mohammad who is a U.S. citizen. Has over 1 million Facebook followers.

In English.

Site has closed. In English and Oromo. Latest news is from 2005. 

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.

Zethiopia Newspaper
News on Ethiopia and on "America's local and national Ethiopian community." Published in English and Amharic. Based in Washington, D.C.