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Meles Zenawi

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


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Secrets of the dam builder

A former World Bank Country Director for Ethiopia and Sudan Ishac Diwan told Africa Confidential that the late Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi had in 2003 asked him to discuss with Egypt's energy and finance ministers Cairo's potential interest in investing in the dam and contracting to buy power...


Another dam under fire

In 2010 the late Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi stated that the dam was a top priority and must be completed ‘at any cost'...


A dam for all

It was always the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi's hope that they would finance half of the estimated US$4...


Toeing the party online

Aside from controlling access to non-approved sources of news the main targets of Ethiopian censorship in the recent past have been Muslim protests and the illness of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi...


‘With the thoughts of Meles’

’ Although this was the first EPRDF conference without the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi he was ever-present from cardboard cut-outs on the conference stage to portraits everywhere...


Qatar's cold shoulder

In February 2012 the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi met Qatar’s Premier and Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al Thani at the London Conference on Somalia...


Regional alliances shifting

Khanfar publicly attacked the late Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi before claiming in October that he ‘was never liked by the Somalis’...


Lee Jang-Gyu

Following an invitation from the late Premier Meles Zenawi Lee Jang-gyu went to Ethiopia to take the reins of Adama Science and Technology University in October 2011...


As Amisom targets Kismayo, Al Shabaab changes tactics

The late Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi played his part until late June when his health sharply deteriorated by campaigning to ensure that minority clan groups in the region such as Hawiye Rahenweyn Bantus and Dir would have a say in their future which would help to keep them away from Al Shabaab...


Politics over oil

Much hard negotiating lies ahead between Juba and Khartoum after talks restarted on 4 September following a month’s delay for the funeral of Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi and the end of Ramadan...


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