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Demeke Mekonnen


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Taking Amhara to Washington

It is stretching the unity of the government; deputy prime minister Demeke Mekonnen resigned In January pointing to more Amhara hostility towards the Abiy government (AC Vol 65 No 4 Demeke's exit points to deepening rifts)...


Demeke's exit points to deepening rifts

The fall-out that triggered the exits of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his long-serving Deputy and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen is another sign of the widening gap between Abiy and his former associates from Amhara; and more broadly between the Amhara political establishment and its counterparts in Oromia...


Rivals differ over talks location

Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen will lead a seven-member team in upcoming peace talks aimed at resolving the conflict in Tigray province...


Abiy’s war aims meet geopolitics

A foreign ministry delegation – led by Grum Abay chief advisor to Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen and by Abiy's foreign policy advisor Girma Temesgen – was also in Washington...

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Rivals set out their minimum conditions

Abiy himself was elected president of the party with 1 480 votes; Adem Farah Speaker of the House of Federation – the upper house of parliament – got 1 330 votes to become first vice-president; and Demeke Mekonnen Deputy Prime Minister 950 votes as a second vice-president...

They had included four leading Amharas: Demeke Mekonnen Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs; Gedu Andargachew current National Security Adviser; Agegnehu Teshager president of the Amhara region; and Temesgen Tiruneh Director General of the National Intelligence and Security Service; and a similar group of Oromos Shimelis Abdisa Oromo region president; Fekadu Tesema head of the Oromo PP; Adanech Abebe mayor of Addis Ababa; and Addisu Arega former head of the Oromo Democratic Party Central Committee office...


No jaw, jaw – just war, war

Antony Blinken the US Secretary of State visited Nairobi in mid-November after talks in Addis Ababa with Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen...


The costs of Abiy's all-out war

A joint federal and regional law enforcement forum in Bahir Dar capital of the Amhara region on 29 October attended byAbiy and his deputy Demeke Mekonnen called for an 'all-out civil war'...


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