According to the Ethiopian News Agency, the ex-mayor of Addis Abeba and one of the key leaders of the OPDO-EPRDF has been appointed as an Ambassador by Ethiopian President Dr. Mulatu Teshome. The News did not detail to which country Kuma has been assigned.
The report added that according to the Office of the President, the ambassadors and envoys appointed are the following:
1. Ato Kuma Demeksa;
2. Woizero Samiya Zekaria;
3. Ambassador Girum Abay;
4. Ambassador Dina Mufti, Plenipotentiary;
5. Ambassador Negash Kibret, Permanent Envoy;
6. Ato Wahde Belay, Permanent Envoy;