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Speaker Abadula Gemeda:     Protest resignation ramification

9 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Prof. Ezekiel Gebissa* Special to Addis Standard
 
Addis Abeba, October 09 /2017 – On October 8, 2017, Abbadula Gammada, Speaker of the House of Representatives, announced in an unusual Sunday evening appearance on the national TV that he has tendered his resignation to his organization, the Oromo People’s Democratic Organization, and to the lower chamber of Ethiopia’s parliament. His announcement confirmed earlier reports by this magazine.
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What lies behind the Speaker’s choice of obscurity having already moved to a rented villa, even before the resignation he has tendered is approved?

9 Oct

Editor’s Note:

    In the United States, one avenue to find answers to such questions is to invite a psychoanalyst or psychiatrist and have him/her theorise about the possibilities. So suggestive is the villa Abadula has already rented, having returned his Olympia area state house. Could a psychologist in the Ethiopian context suggest, a ‘burnout’ of the Speaker, after 22 years of loyal service to the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) regime?
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ሪፓርተር: አቶ አባዱላ ገመዳ የሥራ መልቀቂያ ማስገባታቸውን አስመልክቶ የሰጡት ሙሉ መግለጫ

9 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 
ባለፉት ሁለት ቀናት በተለይ በማህበራዊ ድረ ገጾችና በተለያዩ ሚዲያዎች የመልቀቂያ ጥያቄዬን የሚመለከቱ ዜናዎች ሲወጡ ተስተውለዋል፡፡ ይህንን በሚመለከት እስካሁን ያለውን ሁኔታ በአጭሩ መግለጽ ስላስፈለገ ነው፡፡

የሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤት አባል ሆኜ ተመርጫለሁ፡፡ የሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤት አፈ ጉባዔ በመሆንም እያገለገልኩና ሳገለግልም ቆይቻለሁ፡፡ አሁን በደረስኩበት ደረጃ በዚህ ኃላፊነት ለመቀጠል የማያስችሉኝ ሁኔታዎች ስላሉና ፍላጎቱም ስለሌለኝ ለመልቀቅ ድርጅቴንና የሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤትን ጠይቄያለሁ፡፡
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Wendy Sherman to step down June 30: Not clear if her assignment is tied to Iran talks, or if she were jinxed by her defense of TPLF dictatorship!

29 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Wendy Sherman (LA Times)

Wendy Sherman (LA Times)

Washington (CNN)A top State Department official — Wendy Sherman — will depart following the completion of the Iran nuclear talks, a source confirms to CNN. Sherman has been the lead U.S. negotiator with Iran as the Obama administration has pursued a nuclear agreement.
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Egypt government resigns, paving way for Sisi to seek presidency

24 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory
By Asma Alsharif and Yasmine Saleh : Reuters

Egypt’s government resigned on Monday, paving the way for army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to declare his candidacy for president of a strategic U.S. ally gripped by political strife.
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