Warka Rules And Regulations
By participating on Warka, you agree, through your use of this
forum, that you will not post any material which is false,
defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing,
obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a
person's privacy, adult material, otherwise in violation of any law.
Warka will NOT TOLERATE :
Insults, profanity or vulgar language
Hateful postings against any group or individual
Personal attacks and name callings
Disruptive, off-topic, offensive or abusive
Use of vulgar nick names or multiple nick names
to confuse the audience
Vulgarly sexually-oriented messages
Spam, advertising or commercial links intended
for personal gain
You also agree not to post any copyrighted material
unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the
owner of the copyrighted material.
Note that it is impossible for our staff to confirm the validity of
posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted
messages, and as such, are not responsible for the content contained
within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness
of any information presented. The posted messages express the views
of the author, and not necessarily the views of CyberEthiopia, its
staff or its subsidiaries.
Any user who feels that a posted message is
objectionable is encouraged to report it to Warka Administrators immediately through the
"Report this post button" under each
Our staff reserves the right to remove
objectionable content, with or without notifying the author, if they
determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process,
therefore implies that we can not remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies
to member profile information as well.
You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted
messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the
owners of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff,
and its subsidiaries.
The owners of this forum also reserve the
right to reveal your identity (or any other related information
collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or
legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this
You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We
advise that you keep the name appropriate. With this user account
you are about to register, you agree to never give your password out
to another person except an administrator, for your protection and
for validity reasons.
After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill
out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean
and accurate information. Any information, our staff
determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed,
with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be
Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the
event that you need to be banned from this forum or your ISP
contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation
of this agreement.
The Warka Administration Team
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1) What is Warka ?
Warka is a web-based discussion forum made by Ethiopians for
Ethiopians and friends of Ethiopia.
2) What is the
objective of Warka ?
Warka's objective is to foster dialogue, collaboration and knowledge
sharing among Ethiopians (both in and outside the country) by
offering appropriate e-forums in local Ethiopian languages in a
free, open and democratic spirit.
If you are member of an Ethiopian community or network and want to
manage our own discussion forum in Amharic, go to
3) Is Warka a moderated forum ?
Warka Forums are open to all, free, and not moderated (i.e.
uncensored). Not moderated as anyone who registers with a valid
email address can post a message on any forum.
As a non-partisan and independent forum, Warka administrator will
not censor anything on the basis of one's cultural
identity(including ethnicity, religion or language), gender, or
However, Warka Administrators reserve the right to remove
objectionable post with or
without warning at any time.
Registered Warka users have the right to report
message that they find offensive, generally objectionable or violate
our rules and regulation.We highly encourage all Warka users to
use the "reporting feature".
Warka administrators monitor carefully the reports
and take necessary actions (Edit/delete message, deny access)
4) Who administers Warka ?
Warka is administered by individuals selected by CyberEthiopia's
Board of Directors.
5) Why is my thread or message removed or locked ?
Warka administrators have most likely received repeated reports that
this is an offensive message and/or have themselves, at their own
discretion, determined it either violates Warka's rules and
regulations or is inappropriate to the forum.
6) How can I send a message to the Warka
The best is to use the Warka Feedback Forum or write us through our
"Contact us" button. We do not reply to all messages, but
we do read them.