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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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Crisis over, crisis goes on

Previous EPRDF anti-corruption measures had been more overtly political in nature such as when former premier Meles Zenawi engineered the prosecution on graft charges of Defence Minister Seeye Abraha (AC Vol 44 No 15 Boundary boobytraps)...


Reforms stall as unrest eases

Hailemariam a former President of the Southern Region was groomed for high office at the Foreign Ministry before assuming the leadership on the sudden death of Meles Zenawi in 2012 (AC Vol 53 No 17 After Meles)...


New meetings, old answers

The late Premier Meles Zenawi's widow Azeb Mesfin who is often said to be at loggerheads with other party leaders has not attended the meetings of Tigray People's Liberation Front leaders...


The centre holds on

Rather than producing legions of superb strategists and thinkers in the mould of the revered late leader Meles Zenawi the Front instead largely churns out over-promoted cadres who seem to have arrived at senior positions purely through political loyalty...

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Win big, win all

The EPRDF had campaigned on its strong economic record and it promises to build the 'developmental state' envisaged by its late leader Meles Zenawi...


Troubled road to liberalism

Until now he has been seen as merely the executor of the party's Metekakat (Renewal) policy that his late predecessor Meles Zenawi set in motion (AC Vol 56 No 7 Easy on the landslide)...


Easy on the landslide

FactionsFactionalism has again been creeping into the EPRDF since the death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in 2012 (AC Vol 42 No 9 Storm after storm)...

Addisu Legesse (ANDM) the head of the Meles Zenawi Leadership Academy also retains some support in the party...


The science of summitry

Much was made of the 'new generation' of African leaders such as Ethiopia's late Meles Zenawi Rwanda's Paul Kagame South Africa's Thabo Mbeki and even Eritrea's Issayas until relations soured irredeemably...


Oslo cuts its losses

But when in 2011 the late Premier Meles Zenawi announced the actual planned output consultants Norplan realised that the GERD would submerge the Mandaya dam...


Why Uganda refuses to withdraw

His former peers – Meles Zenawi Moammar el Gadaffi Olusegun Obasanjo and Thabo Mbeki – are long gone from power so Uganda's leadership in his view is filling a dangerous political vacuum...


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