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Hon. Muferihat Kamil

Ethiopian Minister for Peace

Federal Republic of Ethiopia

Hon. Muferihat Kamil

Muferihat Kamil is an Ethiopian politician who is currently the Minister of Peace and the Chairwoman of the SEPDM (Southern Ethiopian People’s Democratic Movement), one of the four parties that make up the ruling coalition in Ethiopia, the EPRDF. Before that, she was the Speaker of the House of People’s Representatives and Muferihat and a Public Relations Advisor to the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR) President in 2007. She was named as Minister of Women’s Affairs of Ethiopia in 2008 before being named Speaker of the House of People’s Representatives in April 2018, making her the first female to hold the post.  Muferihat was born in Jimma. But she’s Parents Ethnic is (Silte), one of southern Ethiopian people’s, and She is a Sunni Muslim. She attended Haramaya University, obtaining her BSc. in Agriculture in 2000.


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