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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 guard steps up

Just before this year’s elections, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi promised an overhaul of the party leadership...


The battle of the Nile

’ Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia – source of the Blue Nile, which joins the White Nile at Khartoum – complained in 2005: ‘While Egypt is taking the Nile water to transform the Sahara Desert into something green, we in Ethiopia - who are the source of 85% of that water - are denied the possibility of using it to feed ourselves...


The Afghan effect

In a four-hour meeting on the summit sidelines, the presidents of Burundi, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda, and Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi firmly told Ambassador Carson that Amisom and the TFG faced a critical shortage of resources...


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)...


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