Tag Archives: Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopia: Abiy Ahmed to be sworn in as Prime Minister on Monday

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (March 29, 2018) The newly elected chairman of the ruling party in Ethiopia will be sworn in as Prime Minister on Monday, according to reports bay state controlled media. The swearing in parliamentary ceremony was originally scheduled to be held on Saturday and no reason was given for the postponement. The ascension of Abiy Ahmed ...

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Ethiopia: Opposition parties welcome new PM with grain of salt, demand he paves the way for transition

ESAT News (March 28, 2018) Ethiopian opposition groups abroad demanded that the soon to be appointed Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, prepare the country for transition, scrapping the state of emergency and releasing all political prisoners. Patriotic Ginbot 7, an armed opposition group quizzed if the election of Dr. Ahmed was the usual political plot by the TPLF or if ...

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BREAKING: Dr. Abiy Ahmed becomes EPRDF chairman

=========================================== by¬†Engidu Woldie ESAT News (March 27, 2018) Ethiopia’s ruling coalition, EPRDF, elects Dr. Abiy Ahmed as the new chairman of the Front, according to the national broadaster, EBC. The election of Dr. Abiy Ahmed as chairman of the Front will by default make him the Prime Minister. He is expected to be officially ordained as the Prime Minister when ...

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