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Ethiopia’s Bekele wins Paris Marathon »

Kenenisa Bekele Paris 2014

Paris (AFP) – Ethiopia’s legendary runner Kenenisa Bekele notched up another impressive milestone in an already glittering career by winning…

Apr 7 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

The War on Terror Has Turned Ethiopia Into a Surveillance State »

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There’s a knock at your door. You open it, only to find several grave-looking police officers accusing you of a crime…

Apr 7 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Ethiopia Habtemariam: President of Motown »

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Ethiopia Habtemariam, SVP of Motown Records, has been promoted to President of the label.  Furthermore, Motown will return to Los…

Apr 4 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Ethiopia: Telecom Surveillance Chills Rights »

Human Rights Watch - Ethiopian Telecom Surveillance

(Berlin) – The Ethiopian government is using foreign technology to bolster its widespread telecom surveillance of opposition activists and journalists…

Mar 25 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.