BefeQadu Z Hailu

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Internet
Occupation Media, Tech and Society
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Introduction This blog is run by an award-winning writer and democracy activist BefeQadu Z Hailu - an MIS expert by profession and a writer by inclination. BefeQadu worked as Knowledge Management Expert in St. Mary's University; Production Manager for an outsourced program in FM 96.3; Managing Editor of Enqu Magazine; Editor in Chief of Weyeyet Magazine; Deputy Executive Editor for Addis Maleda weekly newspaper, Volunteering Editor of Global Voices [in AM]; co-founder and blogger at @Zone9ners. BefeQadu has published an award winning novella, ‘Children of Their Parents’, in 2012. Also, he won multiple awards, along with his Zone 9 Blogging Collective colleagues, including CPJ's Press Freedom Award in 2015. BefeQadu has been jailed four times for blogging and activism practices but never found 'guilty' of charges. Currently, he is managing Follow him on Twitter @befeqe; Website: