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Clampdown in Addis: Appendix III


The Ethiopian Media
(As of August 1996)



GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPERS

National Newspapers
1. Addis Zemen--Amharic daily. Circulation 18,000.

2. Ethiopian Herald--English daily. Circulation 8,700.
3. Berissa--Oromigna daily. Circulation 2,500.
4. Al Alem--Arabic weekly. Circulation 2,000.

REGIONAL NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES
1. Addis Lisan--Amharic weekly, Region 14 Information and Culture Bureau. Circulation 5,000‚10,000.
2. Addis--Amharic quarterly magazine, Region 14 Information and Culture Bureau. Circulation 5,000.
3. Bekur--Amharic biweekly, Amhara Region Information and Culture Bureau. Circulation 5,000.
4. Kalacha Oromiya--Oromigna biweekly, Oromiya Information and Culture Bureau. Circulation 5,000.
5. Ye Debub Negat--Amharic monthly, Southern Ethiopia People's Information and Culture Bureau. Circulation N/A.

Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (eprdf) Coalition Party Newspapers
1. Oromiya--Oromigna biweekly, Oromo People's Democratic Organization (OPDO). Circulation 19,000.
2. Abiotawi Democracy--Amharic weekly, EPRDF. Circulation 18,500.
3. Yedebub Hizboch Dimts--Amharic biweekly, Southern Ethiopia People's Democratic Front (SEPDF). Circulation 15,000‚16,000.
4. Mahtot--Amharic Weekly, Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM). Circulation 13,000.
5. Weyin--Tigrigna weekly, Tigrai People's Liberation Front (TPLF). Circulation 13,000.
6. Sojat--Amharic monthly. Silte People's Democratic Party. Circulation 5,000.
7. Harari Tebe--Harari monthly. Harari National League (HLN). Circulation 2,000.



GOVERNMENT-RUN BROADCAST MEDIA AND WIRE SERVICES

1. Ethiopian Television (ETV)
2. Radio Ethiopia (RE)
3. Voice of Ethiopia (VOE)
4. Ethiopian News Agency (ENA)



PRIVATE NEWSPAPERS

Amharic Weekly Newspapers
1. Ye Fikr Hiwot--Circulation 10,200.
2. Mebruk--Circulation 9,700.
3. Tinkish--Circulation 7,000.
4. Tobia--Circulation 7,000.
5. Urji--Circulation 7,000.
6. Beza--The only paper owned and published by a woman. Circulation 6,600.
7. Godanaw--Circulation 6,300.
8. Reporter--Circulation 6,000.
9. Seife Nebelbal--Circulation 5,900.
10. Andinet--Circulation 5,000.
11. Amelkach--Circulation 5,000.
12. Etiop-- Circulation 5,000 (published intermittently).
13. Fiameta--Circulation 5,000.
14. Maebel--Circulation 5,000.
15. Yefikr Mahder--Circulation 5,000.
16. Kiyit--Circulation 5,000.
17. Tikuret-- Circulation 5,000 (published intermittently).
18. San George--Circulation 4,550.
19. Genanaw-- Circulation 4,400.
20. Tomar--Circulation 4,200.
21. Madonna--Circulation 4,200.
22. Remet--Circulation 4,100.
23. Erotica--Circulation 4,000.
24. Chocolat--Circulation 4,000.
25. Tarik--Circulation 4,000 (published intermittently).
26. Campolojo-- Circulation 4,000.
27. Yidnekachew--Circulation 4,000.
28. Tequami--Circulation 4,000 (published intermittently).
29. Mastawesha--Circulation 3,400.
30. Ethio-Time-- Circulation 3,000.
31. Ruhama--Circulation 3,000 (published intermittently).
32. Fendisha--Circulation 3,000 (published intermittently).
33. Blen--Circulation 3,000.
34. Dassessa--Circulation 3,000.
35. Agere--Circulation 3,000.
36. Ewnetegna Fikr--Circulation 3,000.

Biweekly Newspapers
1. Libro--Biweekly. Circulation 15,500.
2. Intersport--Biweekly. Circulation 14,500.
3. Marathon--Biweekly. Circulation 5,300.
4. World Sports--Biweekly. Circulation 5,000.
5. Cantona--Biweekly. Circulation 4,000.
6. Global--Biweekly. Circulation 4,000.


Monthly Newspapers
1. Addis Hiwot--Circulation 5,000.
2. Metsnanat--Circulation 5,000.
3. Fikerena Selam--Circulation 3,000.
4. Yegziabher Mengist--Circulation 1,500.
5. Semea Tsidk--Circulation 3,000.
6. Gubel--Circulation 2,000.

English-language Newspapers
1. Addis Tribune--Weekly. Circulation 3,000.
2. The Monitor--Thrice weekly. Circulation 2,000.
3. Entrepreneur--Weekly. Circulation 1,000.
4. The Sun--Weekly. Circulation 1,000.
5. 7 Days Update--Weekly. Circulation N/A.
6. Press Digest--Weekly. Circulation N/A.

Somali Weekly Newspaper
1. Xog-Ogaal--Focus is on the Ethiopian Somali Region (Region 5) and the Horn of Africa. Circulation 2,000.


PRIVATE MAGAZINES

1. Aser--Tigrigna quarterly. Circulation 10,000.
2. Hammer--Amharic. Circulation 10,000.
3. Kendil--Amharic. Circulation 8,500.
4. Berhan--Amharic. Circulation 8,000.
5. Meleket--Amharic. Circulation 7,000.
6. Hiwot--Amharic. Circulation 7,000.
7. Efoita--Amharic monthly. Circulation 7,000.
8. Tobia--Amharic monthly. Circulation 5,000.
9. Kale Hiwot--Amharic. Circulation 5,000.
10. Misikir--Amharic. Circulation 5,000.
11. Chora--Amharic. Circulation 5,000.
12. Hebron--Amharic. Circulation 4,000.
13. Kukulu--Amharic biannual. Circulation 4,000.
14. Segnet--Amharic monthly. Circulation 4,000.
15. Mileat--Amharic. Circulation 3,000.
16. Urji--Bilingual Oromiffa and English monthly. Circulation 2,000‚3,000.
17. Chelenko--Oromigna monthly magazine. Circulation 2,500.


**Compilation prepared by Tabotu Wolde Michael, Information Specialist, U.S. Information Service.

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