EPRDF Leadership

The EPRDF (Ethiopian peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Party) has three main tiers of leadership that is the Congress, the Council, and the Executive Committee.Logo-of-EPRDF-Ethiopian-Peoples-Revolutionary-Democratic-Front.jpg

The Congress meets every two or two and half years; whereas the 180-memeber Council and the 36-member Executive Committee convene every six months and three months respectively.

All the three organs consist equal representatives from the four member parties– namely, TPLF (Tigray Peoples’ Liberation Front), SEPDM (Southern Ethiopian Peoples’ Democratic movement), ANDM (Amhara Nation Democratic Movement) and OPDO (Oromo Peoples’ Democratic Organization).

Read more in the posts below.

Sources: In a rare move, EPRDF postpones its Congress to 2018

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 @ 11:01 pm

The ruling party EPRDF (Ethiopian peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front) postponed its Congress to 2018. The respective Congresses of the four member parties will be delayed likewise. According to a senior official of the EPRDF speaking to [...]

Aksum University honors Sebhat Nega

Saturday, July 2, 2016 @ 8:09 pm

Aksum University awarded Sebhat Nega an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Leadership and Politics. Sibhat Nega Medhaniye, 81, is one of the founders of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). He is commonly referred to as “Aboy [...]

Ethiopia : A country in the grip of a threefold transition

Sunday, July 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm

(René Lefort) * It may be that, in Ethiopia, history is so powerful that the past permeates the present, and it repeats itself. In this case, what we see today is simply another interregnum between two powerful men. “Can you tell me who is in [...]

Notes on PM Hailemariam’s Cabinet reshuffle

Saturday, July 20, 2013 @ 5:14 pm

(Daniel Berhane – July 7, 2013) Ethiopia’s Prime Minister appointed twelve Minsters this week. It is the biggest cabinet reshuffle since Hailemariam took oath as Prime Minister, bar the appointments last November. The reshuffle [...]

Ethiopia| EPRDF vs Opportunism: A half-hearted battle?

Friday, April 26, 2013 @ 4:54 pm

“Opportunism” is the new enemy. It was declared a “threat” since mid-March, first in a prime space column on the state-owned daily, Addiss Zemen, then at the Congresses of the EPRDF and member parties. The specific behavior under attack is [...]

EPRDF Congress| Undermined by fuzzy Metekakat plan

Monday, April 1, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

The Late Prime Minster Meles Zenawi was both present and absent at the two-yearly Congress of the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) held last week in Bahir Dare City, a few kilometers away from the source of Nile. As usual the [...]

Ethiopia's ruling party| Transition plus Confusion

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 @ 7:30 pm

Since the passing of the late PM Meles Zenawi, I coined a phrase to describe the constellation power inside the ruling party: "The out-going are not really out, the in-coming are not really in". That was to describe the relative power of [...]

Ethiopia | The Junedine Sado Episode

Sunday, January 20, 2013 @ 2:19 pm

Minister Junedine Sado is on his way out, becoming the first Minister to be sacked in post-Meles Ethiopia. His dismissal from Hailemarioam’s Cabinet will probably be official, when the latter seeks parliamentary approval for a new appointee for [...]
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