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The state of internet policy making in Ethiopia »


Kinfe Michael Yilma, a scholar at Brunel University London UK, discusses Ethiopia’s internet policies and participation in internet governance forums.…

Oct 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Ethiopia – Journalist Dies in Exile at 33 »


October 16, 2014 by Betre Yacob A prominent Ethiopian journalist, Million Shurube, died in Nairobi, Kenya, where he had been…

Oct 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

From an Ethiopian Prison: Testimony of Befeqadu Hailu »


This testimony was written by blogger and human rights advocate Befeqadu Hailu in late August 2014. A founding member of the Zone9 blogging…

Oct 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Ethiopia – 10 Reasons Why Teff is the New Quinoa »


by Mark Hay These days everybody knows quinoa. The once obscure Andean grain started gaining traction in Western kitchens in the 1980s, exploding…

Oct 14 2014 / 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.