Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation

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By Glyn Moody, TechDirt One of the most disturbing aspects of Edward Snowden’s leaks is that they reveal the total surveillance state, where the authorities monitor everything, and know everything, is no mere abstraction. Where before such a vision was the domain of tinfoil-wearing, conspiracy ...
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BY Jessica McKenzie Last week Human Rights Watch published a 100+ page report on government surveillance in Ethiopia that explains how the authorities use technology from countries like China, Germany and Italy to spy on opposition members, dissidents and journalists, even after they flee the country...
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By Aysheshum Yakume Identity Crisis: Somali ethnic is second ethnic group after Oromo. However, the 6-10 million population of the Somali ethnic in the Kilil Somai (Ogaden), anyone who looks “like Somali” are refugees in their own country and have no rights to get basic services and be equal wi...
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Freedom House Ethiopia has one of the lowest rates of internet and mobile telephone penetration in the world, as meager infrastructure, a government monopoly over the telecom sector, and obstructive telecom policies have notably hindered the growth of information and communication technologies (ICTs)...
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Feb 1st, 2013
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By Gabriella Mullagin, Humanipo The telecommunications sector in Ethiopia is one of the most prone to corruption, according to a much-anticipated World Bank report which shines light on the role of state-run operator Ethio-Telecom. According to the “Diagnosing Corruption in Ethiopia” report, which an...
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By Yilma Bekele The tragic reality of today is reflected in the true plight of our spiritual existence. We are spineless and cannot stand straight.” — Ai Weiwei, Chinese dissident As a concept there is nothing wrong with Federalism as a system of government. There are plenty of examples o...
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Feb 12th, 2011
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The Federal High Court, First Criminal Bench Wednesday passed a four-year sentence and 5,000 birr fine on the ex-Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the former Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC), Tesfaye Biru (PhD) and several of its former employees holding managerial positions. The defenda...
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Feb 5th, 2011
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At a time when neighboring countries are tottering down the path of popular revolt to overthrow entrenched dictators and possibly collapse of their regimes, Meles has tightened political repressions in Ethiopia to protect himself from their fate. In spite of those attempts, however, the deepening eco...