Tag Archives: Bereket Simon

Ethiopia: Bereket Simon, Tadesse Kassa to be brought before court in Amhara region

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 23, 2019) The anti-corruption commission for the Amhara region says Bereket Simon, the former board chairman of TIRET, the regional business conglomerate, and its former CEO, Tadesse Kassa, would soon be brought before a court on suspicion of misappropriation of millions of dollars. The duo were arrested today at their residences in the capital ...

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    BREAKING: Bereket Simon, Tadesse Kassa suspended from Amhara party

      by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (August 24, 2018) The central committee of the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM) has announced that founding members of the Movement, Bereket Simon and Tadesse Kassa (Tadesse Tinkishu) have been suspended from membership of the central committee until its next meeting in September. At the end of a two day congress, the ANDM central ...

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      Ethiopia: “I am worried Ethiopia will explode:” Ana Gomes

      by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (October 30, 2017) A member of the European Parliament who is a fervent critic of the TPLF said current political developments in Ethiopia could lead to conflict with tremendous consequences to the Horn of Africa. Speaking to ESAT on the phone, the Portuguese politician said she fears that the ongoing conflicts in various parts of ...

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        Ethiopia: Bereket Simon submits resignation

            by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (October 16, 2017) Bereket Simon, a high ranking political figure with the ruling EPRDF, has submitted his resignation from his position as chair of the Ethiopian Economic Policy Research Institute, according a report by the BBC Amharic. The report said Mr. Simon submitted his resignation to the Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn. Local newspapers ...

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