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Meles Zenawi

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

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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...

Threats to Lamu lifeline

Kenya was reticent about such a plan for years until President Mwai Kibaki South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Ethiopia’s Premier Meles Zenawi inaugurated it last month...

Critics still not welcome

It is the latest manifestation of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi's well-known distaste for dissent which appears to be growing amid fear of Arab Spring-style unrest and sensitivity over the regional impact of the colossal Grand Millennium Dam (now called the Renaissance Dam) project which the local media has criticised...

Kibaki gambles on regional war with Al Shabaab

That raises the possibility of another intervention by Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s government which sent its troops into Somalia in December 2006 to overthrow the Islamic Courts Union regime which had been unwise enough to propose the forcible reunification of ethnic Somali territory including Ethiopia’s Ogaden Region...

Opposition on the march

The SPLM-N though continues to talk to regional leaders such as Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi and in September gave him its ‘road map for political transformation’ to discuss with President Omer...

Abyei in limbo

Both the Khartoum and Juba governments seem confident that their friendly and burgeoning relations with Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi’s government will give them the edge in the Abyei deployment...

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