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Support the Ethiopian Runner crowdfunding campaign trending to close its 100’000 USD in less than 24 hours »


A crowdfunding campaign for Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa has raised more than $40,000 in one day after the Olympic silver…

Aug 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Ethiopian runner makes protest sign as he crosses line in Rio »

Feyisa Lilesa

An Olympic marathon runner from Ethiopia staged a daring protest against his home government when he crossed the line in…

Aug 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Protests in Oromia, Amhara Regions of Ethiopia Present ‘Critical Challenge’ – United States »

Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski

By Tom Malinowski The Obama administration’s top official promoting democracy and human rights,Tom Malinowski, says the Ethiopian government’s tactics in…

Aug 21 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Discourse between General Tsadkan Gebretensae and Prof. Messay Kebede on current political challenges in Ethiopia »


General Tsadkan Gebretensae’s piece on Ethiopia’s current political challenges. triggered heated discussion on social media and elsewhere on the internet. One…

Aug 20 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Cyber Posta Bet

Exchange messages in Amharic and send ethiopian postcards to friends and relatives

First Prize of the African Information Society Initiative - 2005

CyberEthiopia was awarded the First Prize of the 2005 Africa Information Society Media Awards (AISI) introduced in 2003 to encourage more informed coverage of the Information Society and the Information Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D).

Political Internet Filtering in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa to actively engage in political censorship of the Internet. Since May 2006, the top five most popular Ethiopian web sites (including CyberEthiopia) and several blogs have been blocked across the nation. The apparent objective is to prevent the dissemination of information that is critical of the regime.