Ethiopia has blocked social media sites for the next few days, after questions from end-of-year exams were posted online last month, sparking a national scandal and leading to to the cancellation of the entire exam.
A government spokesperson said the ban was aimed at stopping students taking university entrance exams this week from being “distracted”.
Hundreds of thousands of Ethiopian high school students were in for a rude shock today when the government unexpectedly cancelled the national University entrance examination following question papers leak.
The Higher education entrance exam was scheduled to take place as of today nationwide. However, students from the 800 exam centers across the country were seen returning home without taking the exams.
Picture of the leaked English and Mathematics exam papers have gone viral on social media yesterday.