Semu Audiobooks 4+

Audiobooks in African dialects

yehenew shiferaw

Designed for iPhone

    • 4.7 • 34 Ratings
    • Free

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Semu Audiobooks offers a library of audiobooks and Podcasts in several Ethiopian and East African Languages. Enjoy free & paid Amharic audiobooks, Afaan Oromoo audiobooks, Tigrinya audiobooks and more.

Are you struggling to find time for your favorite reads? Beat boredom by downloading or streaming your favorite podcasts from Semu Audiobooks. Listen to dozens of audiobooks and classic literary works by Ethiopian authors such as Adam Reta, Endalegeta Kebede, Alemayehu Gelagay, Mihret Debebe, Andargachew Tsige, Mulugeta Lule and more.
Our handy, easy-to-use audiobook and podcast app is designed to offer you the best user experience along with an extensive genre of audiobooks and podcasts. Choose the language of your preference when using the app and download books in the language of your heart such as Amharic, Afaan Oromoo, Tigrinya, Guragegna, Somali, Swahili, English, and French, with more to come.
Enjoy a collection of free Amharic fiction, Amharic poems, free Afaan Oromo books, Tigrinya books and more all available for download.
Semu Audiobooks is the best app for audiobooks in Ethiopian languages. Enjoy!

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What’s New

Version 2.0.7

- Dark Mode Design
- Multi-language localization: Amharic,Oromo,Tigrinya, Swahili, French, Somali
- Added opportunity to create playlists from episodes
- Simplified registration process
- Notification about new released book, episode, podcast, and changes prices
- Added Playlists feature
- Added downloading progress
- Application stabilisation
- Minor bug fixes
- Sharing episodes, podcasts, and audiobooks via social networks and messengers

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Zjote ,

Well built app

Very clean looking app! And what a noble mission this is. This will push the needle further in increasing accessibility and quality of our art. Thank you to the developers!

Edit: Things I’d like to see added are a Now Playing tab or banner, more info on the books such as publication dates and also an ability to rate books. I love this app.

Tikur_Anbesa ,

Very encouraging & loads of potential

This app has loads of potential to bring Ethiopian & Eritrean literature to the digital era. Only need to work on availability of audio books, maybe produce audiobooks with better audio quality. Options are still limited & somewhat uninviting & counterintuitive that users are not able to order an audiobook within the app…

The latest update keeps the app crashing & mostly it doesn’t even start. It’s buggy & those bugs need to be squashed.


joshberhane ,


I love this app for its clean UI and ease of use.
I used it when it was first released, and came back to see if it’s worth considering. I loved the increased number of books added.
One huge concern, it takes long time to load audio book and play it even in super fast internet connection. I lost confidence to purchase books in this app.
Could you please see if there is any bug or issue on loading!?
Thank you

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