Addis Fortune

Addis Fortune (also known as Fortune) is a private and independent newspaper based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Addis Fortune
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Owner(s)Independent News & Media Plc
HeadquartersAddis Ababa, Ethiopia


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 Fasika Tadesse.[1]


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