Tag Archives: House Speaker

Ethiopia: Former house speaker Dawit Yohannes passes away

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 28, 2019) The first speaker of the House of People’s Representatives of Ethiopia has passed away of natural causes in the United States. Dawit Yohannes had been instrumental in the early years of the current government, serving as secretary of the commission set up to draft the constitution during the transitional government in the ...

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Ethiopia: New House Speaker says legislature to reinforce oversight on executive

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (October 26, 2018) The newly elected Speaker of the House of People’s Representatives says the legislature will augment its oversight on the executive in the implementation of projects and laws. Tagesse Chafo said in an interview with the Ethiopian Television that the executives have signed a ‘contract’ with the legislature on the timely implementation of ...

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