Abebe in his capacity as the executive director will oversee the day to day activities of ESAT which has branches in DC, London and Amsterdam. Abebe has a long experience in journalism under his belt and is known and commended for his activism in the struggle to bring freedom and democracy to his country.
“I will do my level best to lead ESAT to more successes and overcome the many challenges it faces,” Abebe said in his Facebook post on Friday.
Abebe worked for ESAT from 2011 to 2013 and then moved to California where he has been working for an IT company in Silicon Valley for the last three years.
His appointment is effective April 01, 2016.