Lemma Megersa picks Shashemene Mayor as vice-president of the region

Lemma Megersa picks Shashemene Mayor as vice-president of the region

Lemma Megersa made public, though the region’s communication Bureau, major cabinet reshuffle for the regional administration. The reshuffle is meant to enhance the regional government capacity to deliver service and execute change. borkena April 18, 2018 Ethiopia’s Oromo regional state president Lemma Megersa made a major cabinet reshuffle in his team. Teyba Hassen who served […]

The matter Abiy Ahmed got wrong in Mekelle

The matter Abiy Ahmed got wrong in Mekelle

borkena Editorial April 16, 2018 Abiy Ahmed, the new prime minister, has been to three different regions of Ethiopia in a matter of two weeks. He started his working visit in the country with Somali-Ethiopia, a region where unprecedented ethnic-based violence that displaced well over half a million Ethiopians. And then he visited Ambo, a […]

US Congress passed HR 128 resolution to support human rights in Ethiopia

US Congress passed HR 128 resolution to support human rights in Ethiopia

HR 128 resolution is now passed in the congress. Will it help Abiy Ahmed to introduce and carry out much needed changes in the realm of human rights? borkena April 10,2018 HR 128, a bill that supports respect for Human rights and “inclusive governance” in Ethiopia, is passed this afternoon in the United States Congress. […]

Is Abiy Ahmed the first ethnic Oromo prime minister?

Is Abiy Ahmed the first ethnic Oromo prime minister?

borkena April 1, 2018 It is now official that Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO) chairman and chairman of the ruling coalition, Abiy Ahmed, will be inaugurated tomorrow as prime minister of Ethiopia for the next two years weeks months Hailemarim Desalegn resigned on February 15, 2017. His election has attracted media attention and it has […]

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