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Demeke Mekonnen


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All things to all factions

He replaces Demeke Mekonnen, the ANDM's leader, who had only been in the job for six months (AC Vol 59 No 7, Abiy makes a promising start)...


Abiy tests the military

An immediate rival of Abiy for the premiership, Shiferaw Shigute, from the south, was given an expanded Agriculture Ministry, while another, Demeke Mekonnen from the Amhara National Democratic Movement, remains Deputy Prime Minister...


Abiy makes a promising start

What seems fairly clear is that the decision of the Deputy Prime Minister and EPRDF Deputy Chairperson, Demeke Mekonnen, to withdraw from the race was critical...


Oromia on a knife edge

With the schedule unclear, the EPRDF now has to choose between: Abiy; Shiferaw Shigute, boss of the EPRDF Secretariat and Hailemariam's replacement as head of the multi-ethnic Southern Ethiopian People's Democratic Movement (SEPDM); and Demeke Mekonnen, who is Deputy Prime Minister, Deputy Chairman of the EPRDF and Chairman of the Amhara section of the Front, the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM)...

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The centre holds on

Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen, the head of the Amhara National Democratic Movement, is a case in point: a politician who doesn't command the respect of the people and is not known as a sophisticated problem-solver (AC Vol 56 No 7, Easy on the landslide)...

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Easy on the landslide

Other leading party members include the Deputy Prime Minister, Demeke Mekonnen, who will probably make a token challenge for the premiership at ANDM's next congress, but his level of support remains small, not least because his family comes from Wollo rather than Gojjam or Gondar...


‘With the thoughts of Meles’

It unanimously confirmed Demeke Mekonnen from the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM) as Hailemariam’s Deputy Prime Minister...


After Meles

The choice of his replacement was between Hailemariam and Demeke Mekonnen, the new ANDM leader, who was supported by his own party, while Hailemariam got the votes of the SEPDM, TPLF and much of the OPDO...


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