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Sophia Yilma
ሶፍያ ይልማ
Vice-President of the Ethiopian Democratic Party
Incumbent
Assumed office
5 June 2005
Preceded byHailu Araya
Personal details
Born
Sophia Yilma Deressa

(1942-10-02) October 2, 1942 (age 81)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Empire
Political partyEthiopian Democratic Party
SpouseTegegne Yeteshawork (w. 1974)
ChildrenYared Tegegne
Alma materAddis Ababa University
Free University of Berlin

Sophia Yilma (Amharic: ሶፍያ ይልማ, born 2 October 1942) is an Ethiopian journalist and politician. As the first female reporter for the Ethiopian Herald, Sophia was a pioneer in Ethiopian journalism, and rose to occupy important positions in both the Herald and the government. Later, following the Ethiopian Revolution and Civil War, she became a senior leader of the Ethiopian Democratic Party, and is currently its Vice-President.

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Ethiopian Jews. Oxford University Press US. ISBN 978-0-19-517782-4 Shmuel Yilma (1996). From Falasha to Freedom: An Ethiopian Jew's Journey to Jerusalem...

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