One of the Ethiopian government affiliate news website Awramba Times to be shut-down, Dawit Kebede the editor of the website said.
Dawit on his face book account says the closure of the website is because of numerous challenges he faced, however, Dawit could not explain what the challenges were, saying difficult to disclose them on public.
From the beiginning of October, 2017 the website has been publishing a serious of interviews with the Tigray region political elits where the dominant party is based.
Awramba Times was once a newspaper published from 2008 to 2011. After returning back to Ethiopia from exile, Dawit begun to publish stories on the website.
Dawit Kebede was a winner of the 2010 CPJ International Press Freedom Award.