Exclusive Interview | Getachew Reda on regional, security issues

” Your hypothesis is just a hypothesis – in fact, an outrageous one…..[It presupposes] that the ONLF was so potent militarily that it could even threaten the transition. Even [ONLF chief] Admiral Osman would not go that far. “

Ethiopian PM changes Cabinet to give Ethnic balance

(By: William Davison) Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn appointed two new deputy premiers to share.

Acting PM Hailemariam Desalegn speaks to the press [video included]

The Acting Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, spoke briefly to the press on Monday, for the.

Council of Ministers: Statement on PM Meles Zenawi death

Honorable Peoples and Friends of Ethiopia; The Council of Ministers of the Federal Democratic Republic.

Yale University awards Ethiopia’s Health Minister Tewodros Adhanom

Yale University awarded Ethiopian Minister of Health Tewodros Adhanom the Stanley T. Woodward Lectureship, according.

PM appoints Execution Supervisors

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi six more officials with the rank of State Minister on Wednesday, November 17/2010.
Five of the appointees are Execution Supervisors and the sixth is responsible for the special office of the PM.

New Security Advisor Appointed, State Media Skipped the News

Since Oct. 5/2010, PM Meles Zenaiw appointed 30 Ministers(including 10 Ministers without Portfolio), 49 State Ministers(including Prof. Tekalegn Mammo Advisor to the Minister of Agriculture with the rank of a State Minister ), 36 Especial envoys, Ambassadors plenipotentiary and Ambassadors, and 1 Commissioner (Sport Commissioner Abagisa).

The public media outlets reported all the previous appointments, as they were immediately notified by a letter from the PM Office.

But not this time.

Ethiopia: Minister Abay Tsehaye Doubles as Director-General

The Prime Minister assigned Abay Tsehaye to a new post on Friday. Abay Tsehaye is to head the new giant sugar corporation as a Director-General, Minister with without Portfolio. Though, he is still serving as National Security Advisor to the PM.

Ethiopia: Arkebe, Shiferaw Return as Ministers without Portfolio

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi appointed Arkebe Equbay, Shiferaw Jarso, Neway Gebreab
to be his Advisors as Ministers without Portfolio and Tekalegn Mamo as an advisor to Minister of Agriculture with the rank of a State minister on Wednesday, Oct 27/2010.

Ethiopia: PM appoints 36 Ambassadors, inc. 7 Former Ministers

The Prime Minister office disclosed the appointment of 21 Special envoys and Ambassador plenipotentiaries, and 15 Ambassadors on Wednesday, Oct. 27/2010.