PM Abiy Appoints Army, Security Chiefs 


Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has appointed Se’are Mekonnen (Gen) as an Army Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian National Defence Force, replacing Samora Yunis (Gen). The Prime Minister has…


EPRDF Decision to Loosen Up on Commanding Heights of the Economy Unanimous

The Executive Committee of the ruling EPRDF has decided today to open up the commanding heights of the economy, partially privatising state owned giants including the Ethiopian Airlines, Ethio telecom,…


Army Reform, GTP Performance Agenda for EPRDF`s Leadership Meet

A meeting by the top leadership of the ruling EPRDF has on its agenda a reform of the Ethiopian Defense Forces and discussions on the performance of the second edition of the national Growth…


EPRDF to Conduct Executive Committee Meeting

The ruling EPRDF will have its Executive Committee meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, scheduled to stay for two days, in Addis Abeba. It will be the first such meeting to take…


Vice Governor Moves to Lead Think-tank

Yohannes Ayalew, vice governor of the central bank, has been appointed to lead a state-owned policy think-tank, the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). A chief economist at the National Bank of…


Tony Blair to Join Abiy Meeting Students at the UNECA

DEVELOPING STORY: Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, is scheduled to join Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) meeting a select group of college students and young leaders at the UNECA…


PM Abiy to Meet Top Scoring University Students

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) is to meet members of the student body inviting them to his office. Abiy will meet two top-scoring students from every department of the universities…


President Salva Kiir in Addis Abeba

Salva Kiir, president of South Sudan, has arrived in Addis Abeba this morning, where he was received by Worqneh Gebeyehu (PhD), minister of Foreign Affairs. He is scheduled to have…


Utility Monopoly Gets New Boss

Shiferaw Telila, former head of Universal Electricity Access Program (UEAP), has replaced Gosaye Mengistie to serve as the CEO of the state monopoly, the Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU). as of…


Employers’ Confederation Comes to Life, Gets New Head

The first and recently formed Ethiopian Employers’ Confederation (EEC) has elected Getahun Hussien, president of the Addis Abeba City Employers’ Federation as its founding president. Getahun will serve the Confederation…


Officials Appointed By PM to Various Federal Agencies

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has appointed the following officials to various federal agencies. 1. Degfe Bula: Director General of Justice Legal System Research & Training Institute with the Rank…


Additional Members of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Team

– Bekele Bulado (PhD), minister of Trade, is now CEO of MetEC; – Temesgen Tiruneh, a former major in the National Defence Forces and the Amhara Regional State Police Commission…


Muferiyat Kamil Elected Speaker of Parliament

Muferiyat Kamil has been elected as Speaker of Parliament, with a unanimous vote.


Members of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Team

– Teshome Toga, minister of State Enterprises – Hirut Woldemariam (PhD), minister of Labor & Social Affairs – Siraj Fegessa, minister of Transport – Ubah Mohammed, minister of Communications &…


Three MPs Oppose Cabinet Restructuring

Three members of parliament, in an all EPRDF dominated legislative house, have voted against a cabinet restructuring proposed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD). A motion to restructure the cabinet…


Oromia Appointments Signal Cabinet Reshuffle at Federal Cabinet Soon

The appointments of three individuals by the Oromia Regional Administration, pulling them from federal agencies, signalled an imminent reshuffling of the cabinet of the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD). The…


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