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Kaffa zone council votes for statehood

The zonal administration council of the Kaffa Zone has unanimously passed a resolution supporting the statehood of Kaffa zone on its meeting held today in the zonal capital Bonga.

On top of the House

After he was honorably retired from his party’s central and executive committee, the House of People’s Representatives on Thursday appointed Tagesse Chaffo as the new Speaker of the House (the Federal Parliament) - a position which was vacant for just two days.

Congressional gatherings taking place across regional states

As the 12th organizational congress of the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM) enters its third day of the annual meeting, the party’s officials renewed their commitment to address problems which has caused public outrage that led to the ongoing nationwide reform.

Million Mathews assumes Southern Region presidency

The newly elected deputy chairperson of Southern Ethiopian Peoples’ Democratic Movement (SEPDM), Million Mathews is set to replace Dessie Dalke as president of the Southern Regional State, The Reporter has learnt.

Million replaced Siraj Fegessa as deputy chair of the party in a meeting held yesterday in Addis Ababa, where the decision was made to move the HQ of the party from Addis Ababa to the regional capital Hawassa.

Shiferaw Shigutie resigns from party chairmanship

Shiferaw Shigutie, Chair of the Southern Ethiopian Peoples’ Democratic Movement (SEPDM), one of the four members of the ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), resigns from his post at a formal proceeding of the party’s Executive Committee held in Addis Ababa, today.

Demeke Mekonnen confirms declining EPRDF chairmanship candidacy

Demeke Mekonnen, chairman of the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM), one of the four parties constituting the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and deputy chairman of the Front, disclosed today that he declined to accept candidacy for the chairmanship of the EPRDF in the interest of bringing new faces to the leadership of the ruling party and contribute his part in the deep renewal process.

EPRDF elects Abiy Ahmed chair

The council of Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has elected Abiy Ahmed (PhD), Chairman of Oromo Peoples’ Democratic Organization (OPDO), as its chairman today, Tuesday March 27.

Top contenders

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.

Shiferaw to chair SEPDM

In a bid to fill the party chairmanship left vacant with the resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn, the Southern Ethiopia Peoples’ Democratic Movement (SEPDM) elected Shiferaw Shigute as its chair after a 24 days lengthy meeting which was concluded on February 26, 2018. The party also removed Dessie Dalke, the president of the regional government, from deputy chairmanship and replaced him with the defense minister Siraj Fegessa.