VOA, DW, Ginbot 7, Addis Dimts jammed in Ethiopia | Abbay Media

https://i0.wp.com/horseedmedia.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/cpj_hi-res_logo.jpgNew York, March 4, 2010—Voice of America (VOA) reported today that its transmissions to Ethiopia are being electronically jammed. The Ethiopian government denied responsibility.VOA cited “international shortwave radio monitors” and complaints from listeners in Ethiopia since February 22 about static on the U.S. government-funded station’s daily, hour-long shortwave broadcast from Washington in Amharic—the country’s main official language. CPJ independently collected widespread local accounts of interference exclusively on the Amharic service. VOA’s half-hour broadcasts in the other two local languages, Afan Oromo and Tigrigna, were broadcasting normally, the sources said. David Borgida, a VOA spokesman told Bloomberg News the station had not identified the source of the interference.

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