Pictures circulating on social media show pro OLF protesters
Addis Abeba, October 29/2018 - Tensions were high since the weekend following clashes between supporters of rebel group Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) led by Dawud Ibsa and security forces, DW Amharic reported citing eyewitnesses as its
Apart from his role as chief of staff, Fitsum has also been the right-hand communicator of PM Abiy
Addis Abeba, OCt. 27/2018 - Fitsum Arega, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's Chief of Staff, has been assigned by the Prime Minister to head the Ethiopian Investment Commission
Mesenbet Shenkute is the first female president of one of the oldest chambers in Africa which has more than 16,000 members
Addis Abeba, Oct. 26/2018 – Mesenbet Shenkute, former Vice President to the State Bank, Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE), and president of Abay Bank, one of the late entrants of private banks in Ethiopia, has become the first female president of the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association (AACCSA), which she served as a board of directors for two years. The wife of the well known historian Bahiru Zewde (Prof), Mesenbet owns a private consultancy firm, news Dimension Consultancy Plc., and is a board member of the Ethiopian Space Science Society. In an election held yesterday, 25 October, at the Intercontinental Addis Hotel, Mesenbet won AACCSA’s presidency and took over the position from the outgoing president Elias Geneti, 54, who ran the Chamber for the past four years.