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Meles Zenawi

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


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After Meles

The death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi on 20 August has triggered a constitutional succession mechanism which he personally designed having led the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front for 21 years...


The man in charge, for now

After 2005 he became a Special Advisor to Prime Minister Meles Zenawi first on Social Affairs then on Public Mobilisation and Participation...


The missing host

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi the ostensible host of the African Union summit on 14-16 July in Addis Ababa was nowhere to be seen...


The new Thabo Mbeki

This year’s annual Thabo Mbeki Lecture was due to be given by Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi but he pulled out because President Jacob Zuma was opening a global African diaspora summit at the same time and Meles did not want to upset Zuma by turning up for an Mbeki event...


Sanctions threat drives talks

IGAD now under the chairmanship of Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi has had long close relations with the SPLM and sees Khartoum weakening as it fails to tackle its mounting internal problems (AC Vol 53 No 9 All or nothing)...


Development over democracy

As business and political leaders descend on Addis Ababa for the World Economic Forum on 9-11 May Premier Meles Zenawi’s government will be trumpeting its economic achievements...


Running water, vaulting ambition

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has agreed to work with Kenya on conservation and exploitation of shared water resources; Kenya wants a formal agreement to establish a Joint Lake Turkana and Rivers Omo and Daua Basin Commission...


Empire-building in Addis

The political longevity of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in power since 1991 has made him a prominent spokesman for the AU which his country hosts and he is likely to run for the chairmanship of the AU Commission after he retires before the next elections in 2015...


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