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Making Sense of an Electoral Score of 100 Percent By Messay Kebede (PhD.) »

Prof Messay Kebede

According to the National Election Board of Ethiopia, the result of last week’s national election is that the EPRDF has…

Jun 12 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

World’s worst jailers – Ethiopia ranked the 4th – CPJ »


December 17th, 2014 More than 200 journalists are imprisoned for their work for the third consecutive year, reflecting a global…

Dec 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Ethiopia: Remember the 24th of November 1974 »


By Al Mariam Last week, many Ethiopian families in the United States gathered in houses of worship with their relatives…

Dec 1 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Violence Against Women in Ethiopia: The Case of #JusticeForHanna »

Justice for Hanna

By Rediet Yibekal Originally published at kweschn  Introduction As a young woman in her 20s, I am deeply concerned by…

Nov 27 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.