Ethiopian long distance athlete Haile Gebrselassie and his colleagues are going to open a current affairs and News television station, Addis Abeba based FM entertainment program Tadias Addis reported.
The unnamed television station is going to be based in the U.S.
The broadcasters said the programs of the television station would take the CNN model.
Haile previously suggested his interests to run for office. He had also criticized Ethiopian (private) media and journalists in various occasions.
Having a share company business structure, the new station’s other prominent share holders are not yet known.