Obituary from ROAPE Volume 31 Number 101
Abdulmejid Hussein, a supporter of ROAPE and member of the Editorial Working Group during the 1970s, sadly succumbed to bone cancer on 29 March 2004. He had been Ethiopia's permanent representative to the UN since 2000. That was one of a range of distinguished posts he filled in the current Ethiopian Government in the years since it came to power in 1991. He was a Member of Parliament, held ministerial positions in transport, and economic cooperation, and served in several other capacities. He was also Chairman of the Somali People's Democratic Party Central Committee.