# The Role of ICT in Promoting the Rule of Law in Ethiopia: The Impact of Social Media

Author: Henok Kebede
Lecturer, School of Law at Hawassa University, Ethiopia

### The Role of ICT in Promoting the Rule of Law

Various scholars have defined the phrase from different perspectives, therefore, in a universally agreeable manner is not an easy task. The most known definition is the one provided by Aristotle: Rule of law is an absence of rule of man. But this definition is very general with the need for elaboration. A more elaborated, perhaps understandable, definition of rule of law is by Lord Bingham, essentially said that “…all persons and authorities within the state, whether public or private, should be bound by and entitled to the benefit of laws publicly and prospectively promulgated and publicly administered in the courts