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Ethiopia

Meles Zenawi

Date of Birth: 08/05/1955
Place of Birth: Adwa
Died: 20/08/2012


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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...


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...


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