IMPROVING COMMUNICATION WITH CRISIS-AFFECTED COMMUNITIES
Radio Deutsche Welle Amharic Service
Germany’s Radio Deutsche Welle broadcasts to Ethiopia in Amharic on Short Wave for one hour a
day in the evening.
Deutsche Welle said in April 2011 that its Amharic language broadcasts
were frequently interrupted, or jammed, by the government.
Media reports have said that the government objects to
Deutsche Welle’s interviews with opposition politicians who it brands as
The government has denied interfering with Deutsche Welle’s
The state funded international radio station
broadcasts to Ethiopia in Amharic for one hour daily from 1700 to 18.00 local
time on 11645, 15640 and 15660 kHz.