What’s Out!

Promotes and highlights arts and cultural events in Addis Ababa.

WhatsOut! covers a wide range of subjects from health issues to food and cooking tips. What’s Out! boasts the most comprehensive arts events listing and the most helpful restaurant profiles.


What’s Out! celebrates the highest circulation of any English language publication in Ethiopia with 40,000 newsletters a month.


What’s Out! is primarily read by a wide range of English readers, including tourists and the expatriate community in Ethiopia.


Currently, What’s Out! is distributed extensively around the city and is found in most major  locations, including hotels, prestigious galleries, numerous restaurants and many other popular places. The network is well built to reach our target groups as effectively as possible.


Rahel Berhane 
Managing Director /Editor in Chief /

Rahel is best known for her success as the dynamic force behind What’s Out! Addis. The leading English publication in Ethiopia.  Rahel nurtured what’s Out! Addis since its conception 17 years ago. Rahel applies herself professionally to every task and has a clever business minded approach to all aspects of her involvement in What’s Out! Addis. Rahel has an extensive marketing background from her experience working in the newspaper industry in Kuwait. Putting a lot of energy into each issue of What’s Out!, from the design to the finished product, her greatest pleasure is holding the newsletter in her hands when it comes back from the printers!

The Team

What’s Out! uses the finest writers, photographers, designers and editors both local and international.