Monday, November 3, 2008

Ethiopia / Cabinet reshuffle

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 31, 2008

Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi on Thursday reshuffled Ethiopian cabinet :
  • Berhan Hailu is appointed as Justice Minister.
  • Haile-Maraim Desalegn is appointed as Government Whip.
  • Siraj Fergesa is appointed as Defense Minister.
  • Demeke Mekonnen is appointed as Education Minister.
  • Junedin Sado is appointed as Science and Technology Minister.
  • Dr. Shiferaw Tekle-Mariam is appointed as Federal Affairs Minister.
  • Addisu Legesse is appointed as Minister for the Agriculture and Rural Development.
  • Diriba Kuma is appointed as Transport and Communication Minister.
  • Muferiat Kamil is appointed as Women Affairs Minister.