Ethiopia shuts down social media to keep from 'distracting' students – Washington Post

An Internet cafe in Addis Ababa. Ethiopia’s government shut down access to social media during student exams. (Paul Schemm/The Washington Post) ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — It started over the weekend, when social media... Read more »
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Using Skype in Ethiopia Could Land You Jail for 15 Years

An Ethiopian communications crackdown is targeting Skype users, threatening a 15-year jail sentence for anyone who dares to make an Internet-based phone call. New legislation passed in May has criminalized the use... Read more »

Ethiopian Government Steps Up Control of Internet,News and Information Uses Sophisticated Technology

Ethiopia’s only ISP, state-owned Ethio-Telecom, has just installed a system for blocking access to the Tor network, which lets users browse anonymously and access blocked websites. At the same time, the state-owned... Read more »

Frustration on Ethio Telecom Poor Service

Customers voice frustration over poor telecom services Big enterprise customers including embassies, money transferring agents and other companies whose engagements are mainly dependant on the internet and related services voiced anger and... Read more »