Ethiopia

Good news, bad news: A story of internet shutdowns in Togo and Ethiopia
Good news, bad news: A story of internet shutdowns in Togo and Ethiopia 20 July 2020 Juliet Nanfuka for CIPESA

Last month the Economic Community of West African States Community Court of Justice ruled that the 2017 internet shutdown in Togo was illegal. But barely a week later, Ethiopia initiated a nationwide shutdown, serving as a reminder of the persistent threat of internet shutdowns on the continent.

Melaku Girma
Melaku Girma 09 August 2018

Melaku Girma Lemma has more than thirteen years of experience in computer programming, ICT consultancy, university teaching, voluntary community services, and business management. 

PROTEGE QV at the African School on Internet Governance: “The African Declaration should be a citizen handbook on internet use”
PROTEGE QV at the African School on Internet Governance: “The African Declaration should be a citizen handbook on internet use” 28 September 2015 Leila Nachawati

Since 1995, PROTEGE QV has worked in promoting rural development, protecting the environment and improving the well-being of communities in Cameroon. In 2007, it joined APC as the first central African member with the following motto: “We believe in the power of ICT to give equal access to information as a strategy to fight against poverty.”    

A little goes a longer way with ICT-based networking
A little goes a longer way with ICT-based networking 21 May 2007 Katherine Walraven for APCNews

In the former Ethiopian capital of Mekelle, the Mekelle Child Centered Forum (MCCF) reaches approximately 5,840 disadvantaged children, youth, and women living in the city. The winner of one of this year’s Harambee awards, MCCF will use its grant money to expand its reach of service towards its target of 20,000 individuals.

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