Ze Ethiopia Corporation is an Ethiopian American multi-media company based in Washington D.C area, with presence in both the print and broadcast media. Zethiopia strives to provide unbiased information to the ever-growing Ethiopian American community and works toward bridging cultures by printing a bi-monthly newspaper in both English and Amharic.
Zethiopia strives to provide fair and unbiased information to the community, and is committed to separating news and views, while covering broad areas of health, education, politics and sports. Zethiopia's pages are dedicated to informing its readers, and its editorial section is committed to advocating various philosophies and positions regarding the community. As the motto succinctly describes it, “Not both sides, all sides!”
Zethiopia is a diversified news and information newspaper that represents America’s local and national Ethiopian community. Zethiopia is a free bilingual newspaper with production based in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. Zethiopia, published monthly by the Ze Ethiopia Corp, has been in publication for 10 years. As of early 2005, Zethiopia has paid subscribers, with a total circulation of 10,000 copies in major metropolitan areas, including Washington D.C., Dallas, Atlanta, Los Angles, and Minneapolis.
A large, rapidly growing, well-educated base of Ethiopian-American citizens and residents are indicative of the importance and necessity of a media source to channel information throughout the community. The Ethiopian population is estimated at approximately half a million people, concentrated in major states such as Washington D.C, California and Georgia. In D.C. alone, the Ethiopian-born population represents the second largest black segment after African Americans.
Zethiopia reaches the community's top business and political leaders, as well as young and older generations across the country, by distributing in heavily populated areas, as well as venues often frequented by the Ethiopian community, such as Ethiopian Churches, Ethiopian grocery stores or markets, as well as apartment complexes housing a large concentration of Ethiopians. This offers an excellent opportunity for advertisers to use Zethiopia as a gateway to reach the expanding Ethiopian sector and promote their business, social and professional activities.
Zethiopia is a diversified news and information newspaper that represents America's local and national Ethiopian community. Zethiopia is a free bilingual (in both Amharic and English languages) newspaper with production based in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. Zethiopia, published monthly by the Ze Ethiopia Corp, has been in publication since 2002.
The newspaper is distributed across the United States and Canada – with a majority of the distribution being around the D.C Metropolitan, which has the largest concentration of Ethiopians outside of Ethiopia. Zethiopia is distributed to every Ethiopian retail outlets and mailed to U.S. and International subscribers, totaling 10,000 in distribution This bilingual Amharic/English newspaper caters to all segments of the community and covers local and world issues. The paper specializes in covering issues primarily pertaining to immigrants and the communities they live in.
Zethiopia has also spent the last five years by putting the limelight on the life stories and stellar deeds of remarkable Ethiopians whose talents, ambition and the determination they showed against all odds can serve as a source of inspiration for others. In addition to doing this via the newspaper and Radio, we also try to provide the stage for bringing these outstanding individuals together with the larger community. Our annual anniversary event is one such stage and occasion. Zethiopia Annual Gala Event Historically held in November in the DC area, this event unites the community for an evening of entertainment and camaraderie.
Zethiopia Club is a group that was formed to promote sharing ideas and nurture learning in the community. It is based in the Washington D.C. area and there are monthly meetings. For more information, please visit www.zethiopia-club.blogspot.com
10. Frequently Asked Questions
- How often is Zethiopia Newspaper published?
The Newspaper is published bi-monthly. In addition to the newspaper, one-page newsflash editions are published for special events.
- Zethiopia has a number of blogs that are updated regularly with community events and news.
- How many Ethiopian languages is Zethiopia published in?
At this time, Zethiopia is only published in Amharic and English.
- Who is Zethiopia’s Audience?
Zethiopia Newspaper has a readership in excess of 10, 000 and ever growing. Zethiopia is distributed to over 40 retail locations in the Greater DC Metro area and is mailed to US and International subscribers.
Our readership includes Ethiopian Americans, the adoptive community, the non-profit community and others interested in the welfare of Ethiopia and Ethiopians.
- What are your advertising rates?
For current rates, please contact Dereje@Zethiopia.com or call 202-518-0245.
- Do you offer advertising packages?
We do! Zethiopia has a number of package options to include newspaper and blog uploads.
- What is your distribution program?
Zethiopia will distribute flyers/brochures/coupons to our audience – please contact Dereje for more information. dereje@Zethiopia.com , or call 202-518-0245.
- What is Zethiopia Club?
Zethiopia Club is a group that was formed to promote sharing ideas and nurture learning in the community. It is based in the Washington D.C. area and there are monthly meetings. For more information, please visit www.zethiopia-club.blogspot.com or contact Dereje.
- What is the Zethiopia Annual Gala Event?
Historically held in November in the DC area, this event unites the community for an evening of entertainment and camaraderie.
Does your organization have flyers or brochures that need to be distributed?
Zethiopia Newspaper is distributed to over 40 retail outlets in the Greater D.C. metro area as well as to National and Inter-National subscribers – reader audience is 10,000+. Your flyer or brochure (5000 copies maximum) will be included with the distribution of the Newspaper. This service is offered with a per-issue contract. $100 for non-profits/$150 all others.
Flyers/brochures must be provided to Ze Ethiopia Corporation by the 10th for delivery the week of the 15th of each month - or by the 25th for delivery the week of the 1st of each month.
Do you really want to spread your news?
Zethiopia is also offering a Weekend Distribution Special.
This service is for distribution of up to 10,000 flyers on a targeted weekend to a variety of venues encompassing the Maryland, Virgina and Washington D.C. area, that Zethiopia deems the best resource for your news. This service is offered for a flat fee of $350.00. Flyers/Brochures must be provided to Ze Ethiopia Corporation by Wednesday prior to the weekend you have chosen as your target weekend.
For more information or a copy of the distribution contract, please contact Dereje at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ze Ethiopia Corporation
Zethiopia Newspaper & Radio
P.O. Box 2049
Zethiopia has a number of package options to include newspaper and blog uploads,
• Zethiopia newspaper circulation – 10000+ copies distributed.
• Gratuitous Distribution of Flyers/Brochures and Announcements with Newspapers.
Information update will be provided on appropriate Zethiopia Blogs.
• Calendar updates at Zethiopia Club meetings (monthly). Inclusion in News Flash Editions.
• Readership coverage – 70% in Washington D.C. and Metropolitan areas of Maryland and Virginia.
30% subscription and direct distribution in other states and big cities of the US where
Ethiopians and Ethiopian-Americans live.
For more information please contact email@example.com or call 202 518 0245
Tel. 202- 518- 0245
Fairfax, VA 22031