Legendary Ethiopian Journalist Ahadu Sabure dies at 94

Ahadu Sabure _ Journalist _ Ethiopia

borkena
November 18, 2019

Ahadu Sabure, legendary Ethiopian journalist, passed away on Sunday at the age of 94. He was among the pioneers in Ethiopian journalism and has served under Emperor Haile Selassie’s imperial government. 

He has also served as a diplomat.  He was Ethiopia’s ambassador in Djibouti and Somalia.

He reportedly passed away in Los Angeles, California, where he lived for a long time, according to Voice of America Amharic service.

His funeral will take place in Los Angeles next Friday at the Holy Cross Cemetery.  According to VOA Amharic service, he spoke five other languages in addition to Amharic.



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