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Ethiopia

Meles Zenawi

Date of Birth: 8 May 1955
Place of Birth: Adwa
Died: 20 August 2012


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Fighting escalates as federal ties fray

By early January General Tsadkan Gebretensae a veteran guerrilla leader and a former Chief of Staff of ENDF retired by Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in 2001 had taken charge of strategy...


No good options on the table

Its loss of power at the centre starting with the death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in 2012 had deepened those rivalries but since last November the war with Addis seems to have pulled the movement together...


Stirring the regional pot

This would satisfy a key demand of supporters of Ethiopiawinet 'Ethiopian unity' who heavily criticised the failure of former Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and the TPLF to take Assab in 2000...


Asmara and Amhara

Asaminew was imprisoned in Addis in 2009 after being charged with mounting a coup against Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and he was released along with other political prisoners last year (AC Vol 60 No 13 The politics behind the putsch)...


Seeds of instruction

Fanfare greeted the appointment of the former political prisoner Birtukan Mideksa a nemesis of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi as the head of Ethiopia's electoral board in November but donors are less enamoured of its achievements since...


Fighting fear with freedom

After the EPRDF almost lost power in 2005 its late leader Meles Zenawi hugely expanded the number of village and district council seats knowing that the ruling Front was the only organisation capable of contesting the three million-plus positions...


Push-ups and makeovers

The EPRDF had been held together primarily around Marxist-Leninist-tinged doctrines promoted by the late Meles Zenawi and his inner circles: democratic centralism ethnic federalism revolutionary democracy and latterly the so-called Democratic Developmental State...


Deep waters

Captains of industryMetEC was created in 2010 by the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi from a collection of Defence Ministry companies as a vehicle for Ethiopia's industrial advancement...


Abiy dials down Pax Ethiopia

It was a different atmosphere to that which greeted his predecessor Meles Zenawi 11 years ago just six months after his army launched a Western-backed offensive to depose the Islamic Courts Union the Islamist confederation that had taken over most of southern Somalia...


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