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Ethiopia reconnects Internet but critical media remain blocked

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 6, 2018) Internet service has returned to most of Ethiopia that has been in the dark since last February. Mobile data has been shut down in the entire country with the exception of the capital Addis Ababa since the reimposition of a state of emergency on February 16, 2018. Ethiopia has continued to block ...

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Ethiopian regime blocks social media

ESAT News (July 12, 2016) The Ethiopian regime has said it has blocked social media to keep students sitting for university entrance exams from distraction. But critics believe that it was an excuse to censor the internet by a regime that is also a leading jailer of journalists. Facebook, Twitter, Viber and Instagram were all blocked by the latest crackdown ...

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