Addis Fortune



''Addis Fortune'' (also known as ''Fortune'') is a private and independent newspaper based in
Addis Ababa Addis Ababa (; am, አዲስ አበባ, , new flower ; also known as , lit. "natural spring" in Oromo), is the capital and largest city of Ethiopia. It is also served as major administrative center of the Oromia Region. In the 2007 census, t ...
Ethiopia Ethiopia, , om, Itiyoophiyaa, so, Itoobiya, ti, ኢትዮጵያ, Ítiyop'iya, aa, Itiyoppiya officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a landlocked country in the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea to the Er ...


It is reportedly the largest English-language weekly in the country. Its circulation is often quoted at a meager 7,500 copies per week in a country with a population of 100 million. However, its rival, ''Capital'', which is also based in Addis Ababa, recently claimed to have topped ''Fortune'' in circulation in a project launched to celebrate its ten-year anniversary. Fortune still claims to be the largest circulating paper in its category, surpassing all others in the competition by an average of 60%. Its current editor-in-chief is Samson Hailu.


The newspaper was first issued in the year 2000. Making it the 14th or 15th newspaper to be issued in Ethiopia.


Weekly newspapers published in Ethiopia English-language newspapers published in Africa Mass media in Addis Ababa {{Ethiopia-newspaper-stub