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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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Opposition nuptials

Medrek now consists of six parties and is in informal discussions with another four; in the elections eight parties backed Medrek with the common aim of ousting Prime Minister Meles Zenawi but they had very different policies...


Fighting on a new front

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi withdrew Ethiopian troops in 2009 partly because there was no effective coalition to work with and partly because Sharif Sheikh’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG) attracted hostility for its collaboration with Ethiopia...


Opposition wipe-out

Premier Meles Zenawi’s government had been ‘waging a coordinated and sustained attack on political opponents journalists and rights activists’ before the 23 March vote said HRW on 24 March...


Mixed messages

He told AC that the relationship between Issayas and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Meles Zenawi had ‘nothing to do with’ relations between the two countries and laughed off rumours that the two leaders are related...


Opposing Issayas

Chairman Woldeyesus Mesfin and Adhanom met Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi (6 March) Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin (18 March) and other officials...


Too many cooks

With elections due on 23 May Premier Meles Zenawi’s government is looking forward to another five years in office (AC Vol 51 No 8)...


Looking for a landslide

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi told Parliament on 13 April that the government estimated export earnings of US$2...


No one writes to the Colonel

Gabon’s Jean Ping the Chairman of the AU Commission and Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi represented the AU at the Group of Twenty (G-20) and G-8 meetings last year because Gadaffi was thought incapable of representing the AU...


Dry times for a quick election

It agreed at its last congress in September that contrary to his indications to Africa Confidential in May Prime Minister Meles Zenawi would stay as Chairman and thus Prime Minister given its confidently expected victory until 2015 (AC Vol 50 No 10)...


Fertile fields for India

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has publicly championed the land leasing programmes referring to the ‘supplementary but vital role’ of the private sector in assisting the development of the small-scale farmer who the governing Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) says is at the heart of government policy...


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