Tag Archives: Abadula Gemeda

Ethiopia: PM to announce cabinet, House to replace speaker

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 18, 2018) Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister is expected to announce his new cabinet as he addresses the Parliament tomorrow. It is the second time since his appointment that Abiy Ahmed will speak before the House of People’s Representatives that also replaces its speaker, Abadula Gemeda. Critics say the formation of a new cabinet will ...

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Ethiopia: Pending resignation, House Speaker presides over parliament

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (October 12, 2017) Speaker of the Ethiopian parliament, Abadula Gemeda, who submitted his resignation last week has presided today over a regular session of the House of People’s Representatives. Gemeda’s announcement of resignation last week sparked speculations and debate whether the onetime defense minister and president of the Oromo region has real power to shake ...

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Ethiopia: House Speaker yet to explain reasons for resignation

ESAT News (October 9, 2017) News of the resignation of Abadula Gemeda, Speaker of the Ethiopian Parliament over the weekend and his brief televised statement on Sunday gave no clues as to the real reasons for his resignation. Seen as a rubber stamp speaker by many, but a force to be reckoned with by his supporters, the former defense minister ...

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