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Ethiopia blocks Facebook and other social media for exams »

Facebook Blocked in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has blocked social media sites across the country after university entrance exams were posted online. The government said the…

Jul 11 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

UN rights council condemns internet blocking »

Human Rights Council on the Internet

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday passed a resolution condemning countries that prevent or disrupt access to the…

Jul 1 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Ethiopia: Welcome to the Ethiopian Wide Web »


By Tess Conner Last week, the government in Ethiopia approved, much to the outcry of the rights activists, a new…

Jun 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Ethiopia: New Computer Crime Law Hinders Vibrant Online Discourse »


OPINION The ruling Revolutionary Democrats have crafted the first ever computer crime law and tabled it to the federal parliament,…

Jun 6 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.