Internet services restored in Ethiopia

Blocked for more than a week.
Ethiopia, Internet, Society, Tech, Business

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Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia. Photo credit: Ben Mack

Internet services have been restored in the African nation of Ethiopia.

Access to social media platforms like Whatsapp and Telegram had reportedly been restricted since June 11.

Ethiopians have been getting around the blocks by using VPNs.

No official explanation has been given, but some Ethiopians have suggested the blocks could be to curtail cheating by secondary students who are currently sitting for national examinations.

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