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Meaza Ashenafi elected as president of Ethiopian Federal Supreme Court

(EBC; November 01, 2018)  - Ethiopian parliament appoints Meaza Ashenafi as president, and Solomon Areda as vice president of Ethiopian Federal Supreme Court.

 

Meaza will replace Dagne Melaku, the former president of Federal Supreme Court.

 

The newly elected president Meaza Ashenafi has first degree in law from Addis Ababa University and masters degree in Law from Kent Universities in the United States of America.

 

The president has worked in number organizations that include Ministry of Trade, Federal Court, Enat Bank, and Ethiopian women’s Law Association among others.

 

She has contributed a lot in preparation of the draft of Ethiopian constitution and in the current reform of Ethiopian legal and justice system.

 

With regard to Solomon Areda he has got first degree in Law from Addis Ababa University, masters degree in International Economics law from Amsterdam University, masters degree in Public Management from Harvard University and masters degree in law from Harvard University.

He served as a judge in Ethiopian Federal higher court and Federal First Instance Courts. He also served as a consultant in huge companies across Africa. He also served in The Hague Permanent court of Arbitration