June 28, 2019 / 3:41 PM / 3 months ago

Ethiopia's intelligence boss to lead military - PM's office

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The head of Ethiopia’s National Intelligence and Security Service, Adem Mohammed, has been appointed chief of staff of the military, the prime minister’s office said on Friday.

Six days ago the previous chief of staff was killed in Addis Ababa in an attack linked to a failed coup attempt in the region of Amhara.

Reporting by Dawit Endeshaw; Writing by Duncan Miriri; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky

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