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Ethiopia PM Meles Zenawi names new cabinet
APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Barely a day after his re-election to a fourth term as Ethiopian Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi has appointed his new cabinet with several major changes in the line up.
1. Foreign Minister and deputy Prime Minister - Hailemariam Desalegn
2. Minister of Defence - Siraj Fergesa
3. Federal Affairs Minister -Shiferaw Teklemariam
4. Minister of Justice -Birhan Hailu
5. Civil Service Minister - Junedin Sado (new ministry)
6. Ministry of Finance and Economic Development - Sofian Ahmed
7. Minister of Agriculture -Tefera Derbew (new ministry)
8. Minister of Industry -Mekonnen Manyazewal
9. Trade Minister -Abdurhaman Sheik Ahmed
10. Science and Technology Minister - Desse Delke
11. Minister of Transport - Diriba Kuma
12. Minister of Communication and Information Technology - Debretsion Gebremickael
13. Minister of Urban Construction -Mekuria Haile
14. Minister of Water and Energy - Alemayehu Tegenu
15. Minister of Mines - Sinkinesh Ejigu
16. Minister of Education -Demeke Mekonnen
17. Minister of Health -Tewodrose Adhanom
18. Minister of Labour and Social Affairs - Abdulfeta Abdul Ahmed
19. Minister of Culture and Tourism - Aman Abdulkedir
20. Minister of Women, Children and Youth Affair - Zenebu Taddesse
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi also re-appointed Bereket Simon as Minister for the Government Communication Affairs Office and Melaku Fente as General Manager for the Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority as well as Aster Mamo as government whip to the parliament.
The three officials are included in the cabinet.
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hahahaha what a comedy of EPRDF with new puppet artists.
Well, another election and another selection. What is new for the Ethiopian people? Same all poverty, disease, hunger, illiteracy and tribal politics and you name it. I saw the cabinet announcement and it was an embarrassing seen. Well, thanks to Mengistu, Ethiopia is converted from country of the HEROES to country of the BANDAS. Meles knows this fact very well and he can purchase the BANDAS any time and as many as he wants to do anything he wants. He even bought plenty from the Diaspora market with a promise of plots of land.
What about Dr.Birhanu Nega(G7 president)? I am waiting what he will say
I think Meles is moving more to the center from his narrow ethnic base. I never expected he would put a non Tigrean at FM. Good beginning….
the new artists. Good job you have got some one to control
addis zemen, actually nazret.com gets most of its news from other media outlets which you too could do it if you have internet connection.
nazret.com is also getting a bit better in balancing it’s view in Ethiopia’s current events unlike ethiopianreview.
if nazret.com continues to balance its view in Ethiopian current events, current government is forgiving government so nazret.com will have a place. Sooner or later, they will join true Ethiopians to build united Ethiopia as united force.
It’s a big wow for the Somali Ethiopian state today.
Oh it’s a wonderful day for Jijiga boys.Of course,our boys in Jijgjiga they are tonight in big celebrations party after having a two new Minsters names of the PM new appointed cabinet list names.
Oh! I would like to congratulate for the all Somali Ogadenis.
Of course,It’s the first time in the history of Ethiopia,the Somalis having of two major minsters within a one session government.Go Jijiga Go up to the moon while the prof begging western to restore his old fascist governments.
kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk,Long live Melese and oh! be proud Jijiga boys for your new Ethiopia democratic federations systems.
Viva Hagare Ethiopia.
I hardly recognize Hailemariam Desalegn as a politician. Let alone as Secretary of State It’s just another child’s play by Woyane. I would highly appreciate if Nazret Could reveal the real operating people behind this puppets.
Anyone with PHD??…Nazret find out their resume or CV. and let us know Anyone with PHD??…Nazret find out their resume or CV. and let us know what they accomplish in the past for the nation not personal success any of them members of any association? Any public school teacher? Any author?
it takes them 12 minute to appoint all the puppet at once, no argument, no comment or anything that nature, just they raise their hand on the air to ratify zenawi appointies. It was funny we were laughing so hard in the cafe we were watching the whole process. We thought it was the extension of Gemena drama.
And what would be the change ,once again as usual “NADA” .TPLF thugs,
aderby bandas ,TPLF paid diaspora traitors keep on barking .Bunch of
Dr. Brhanu Nega ..Minster of complain at the parking lot in DC. for life time
Werebela Tamagn Beyene…Minster of Demonstration organizer against Ethiopia. for life time….
I really support the southerners to be like this high rank government post. I love someone who really love my mother land Ethiopia. Hailemariam Dessalegn is one of those who love his country Ethiopia so that he is the correct choice as minister of foreign ministry. I am still angry about the hyena Bereket (Godelo) sewAlemehon keeps his position. By the way where is Demeke Mekonen? He is the man who sold Ethiopian territory (western parts of Gonder province) to Sudan to get “Temporary Shumet” Kkkkkkkkkkkk……………Hhhhh Demie ……….HHHHhh kkkkkkkk Demie………………….
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