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Ethiopia

Berhanu Nega

Date of Birth: 6 December 1958
Place of Birth: Bishoftu


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Rushing to the ballot box

Still in early September an opposition council threatened to boycott the election if the law is not revised – although the group didn't contain major players like the recently formed National Movement of Amhara the legalised Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) or ex-Addis Ababa mayor-elect Berhanu Nega's new anti-ethnic politics party Ethiopia Citizens for Social Justice known as Ezema which partly evolved from Birtukan's former party...


Fighting fear with freedom

Although Birtukan's former ally Berhanu Nega of the Ginbot 7 opposition group which was until recently officially 'terrorist' is calling for elections to be postponed Abiy seems keen to hold them as scheduled...


Rallies shatter fragile peace

First came Ginbot 7 and its leader Berhanu Nega former mayor-elect of Addis Ababa an economics professor and part-time rebel (AC Vol 51 No 8 Looking for a landslide)...


The centre holds on

Ginbot 7 is headed by Berhanu Nega who was elected Mayor of Addis Ababa in 2005 before being gaoled after post-election turmoil...

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Telling the story

Ethiopian Premier Meles Zenawi still maintains that ‘civil dialogue’ is the ‘only sane option’ but he has accused Cairo of backing Ethiopian rebel groups (Berhanu Nega’s Ginbot 7) to destabilise his government and derail plans for the Framework agreement behind which Addis Ababa is the driving force...


Looking for a landslide

Their timely absence tends to confirm what the EPRDF describes as Medrek’s links to non-democratic diaspora support perhaps even to organisations such as Ginbot 7 set up by Berhanu Nega which openly supports armed struggle and looks to Eritrea for support...


A change is going to come

It is led by Berhanu Nega the only opposition leader to leave Ethiopia after oppositionists were pardoned in 2007...


The challengers

Berhanu Nega: self-exiled leader of Ginbot 7: Movement for Justice Freedom and Democracy; fled to the United States after post-election violence in 2005...


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