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Vol 53 No 17

Published 24th August 2012


Ethiopia

The man in charge, for now

Hailemariam Desalegn is a technocrat, a water and environmental engineer, and a former Dean of Arbaminch Water Technology Institute. He is from the Welaita nation in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional State. He is not a veteran of the armed struggle but entered politics after the fall of Colonel Mengistu Haile Mariam’s Derg in 1991.

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