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The Tragedy of Ethiopia’s Internet »


Written by Justin Lynch – February 1, 2016 Nafkot Nega thinks journalists are terrorists. When I visited him and his…

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Unrest in Ethiopia: the ultimate warning shot? »


RENÉ LEFORT 2 February 2016 The culture of power is one of centralisation. But real federalism couldn’t be beyond reach. Oromya…

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Human Rights Watch – Ethiopia Events of 2015 »

Human Rights Watch Ethiopia 2015

In Ethiopia in 2015 there were continuing government crackdowns on opposition political party members, journalists, and peaceful protesters, many of…

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European Union calls for an independent investigation into the recent killings of at least 140 protesters in Ethiopia »

European Union

The European Parliament strongly condemned the recent use of violence by the security forces and the increased number of cases of…

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Cyber Posta Bet

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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.