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Ethiopia blocks social

Ethiopia blocks social media ahead of exams

Ethiopia has blocked all social media sites in the country since Saturday, ahead of universities entrance examinations to be held next week. Getachew Reda, a government spokesman, said: “This is a temporary measure until Wednesday as the social networks serve ...

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Polls open in Ethiopia

Polls have opened in Ethiopia for the first general election since the death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, whose successor Hailemariam Desalegn is certain to stay in office. Nearly 37 million Ethiopians have registered to vote and they are casting ...

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