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Ethiopia: Freedom of Expression Defines the Rise and Fall of Nations »

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BY MESENBET ASSEFA I was provoked to contribute to the debate on the right to freedom of expression when I…

Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Ethiopia Zone 9 bloggers charged with terrorism »


Nine Ethiopian journalists and bloggers held in detention since April have been charged with terrorism by a court in the…

Jul 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

British government statement on extradition of Ethiopian leader, Andargachew Tsege »


According to Martin Plaut , this statement was issued today by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. On the case “A British national,…

Jul 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Ginbot 7′s Andargachew Tsege: Ethiopia confirms arrest »


Ethiopia has confirmed it has arrested opposition leader Andargachew Tsege, who disappeared in Yemen last month. His UK-based wife Yemi…

Jul 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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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.