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Hailemariam Dessalegn was on the pedestal chairing the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) Executive Committee meeting that went for the whole week starting March 11, 2018, for the last time. It was a must for Hailemariam to chair the Executive Committee meeting of the coalition as the statute of the EPRDF states that such a meeting has to be chaired by the chair of the party.

Record nays

In what can be referred to as the first-of-its-kind session ever since the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) took power, 88 members of the House of People’s Representatives yesterday displayed strong resistance to the reinstatement of the state of emergency proclamation by voting the highest number of nay votes.

Winds of change

The historical significance of the political developments in the country in the past two weeks is no less than the revolution of 1974 and the subsequent coup d’états and government overthrows.

OPDO elects Abiy Ahmed chairman

The Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO) has elected Abiy Ahmed (PhD) as chairman today replacing Lemma Megerssa, president of the regional government, according to the official Facebook page of the party.

House speaker returns to his post

The Speaker of the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR), Abadulla Gemeda is reported to have resumed his regular duties as Speaker today as he is seen presiding over proceedings at today’s parliamentary session.