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How To Enable Amharic In Google Docs, And Why It Matters to Ethiopian Bloggers »

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Amharic: በጉግል የአማርኛ ቋንቋ አገልግሎት ማስጀመሪያ መመሪያ እና ለአማርኛ ቋንቋ ጦማሪያን ያለው አንድምታ In the Ethiopian community, bloggers, journalists, and activists…

Aug 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

EFF to Ethiopia: Illegal Wiretapping Is Illegal, Even for Governments »

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Earlier this week, EFF told the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that Ethiopia must be held accountable for its…

Aug 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Ethiopia – My Commentary on My Commentaries By Alemayehu G. Mariam »

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Confessions of an Ethiopian-American blogger or notes of a native son on tyranny? This commentary, perhaps confession is a better…

Aug 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Ethiopia: Embracing Development and Security Means Embracing Free Expression »

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by Birtukan Mideksa originally posted on Freedom-now.org Last week, Washington D.C. hosted the US-Africa Leaders Summit, where over 50 African heads…

Aug 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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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.