Marking its 25 years of operation, silver Jubilee, as the first private English newspaper, Capital newspaper officially inaugurated an exhibition at the Alliance Ethio-Française on Tuesday January 10 in the presence of government officials and the diplomatic and business community.
The exhibition named “Quarter of a Century through Capital’s Eye” will run for 10 days until January 21, 2023. More than 150 pictures and videos which taken by capital photographers through the last 25 years, mainly on economic and political aspects of the country were showcased in the exhibition.
Capital is an Ethiopian weekly business newspaper published and distributed by Crown Publishing Plc. The paper is published once a week, on Sundays and since its establishment in December 1998 it has grown to have avid readers from the business world. True to its pro-business perspective journey from the start, the paper styles itself as “the paper that promotes free enterprise”.
In addition to weekly news and analysis specially focusing on business and economy, the newspaper gives insights on; the vibrant local and international art scene through its art column, local and global business and economy dynamics through it business and economy column and weighs in on various pragmatic opinions through its various columnists. The paper also has special segments including sports commentary, cartoons, editorials and an entrepreneur profile section where various business persons highlight their ventures. Similarly, the interview section of the paper provides an inside look of the movers and shakers of society.
Capital subscribers often stem from the local business community, non-governmental organizations, international organizations, academic institutions and individuals. The Sunday morning paper aims to boost free press and information flow, while encouraging and nurturing the private sector with necessary information.
At the core of all its works, Capital promotes ideological changes and development among the civil society for the betterment of the country, and creates employment opportunities, whilst developing professional journalism.