Meles Zenawi

 
Shocking assassinations don’t have to derail Ethiopia’s transition
Shocking assassinations don’t have to derail Ethiopia’s transition
The shocking murders of five high-ranking officials have exposed the gravity of Ethiopia’s crisis. To mitigate risks, politicians should...
Free press development impeded by crackdowns
Free press development impeded by crackdowns
On a trip to Ethiopia in the 1990s, I met with the then prime minister, Meles Zenawi, to try to persuade him to stop jailing journalists. Since his...
Managing Ethiopia’s unsettled transition: what should Abiy Ahmed do next?
Managing Ethiopia’s unsettled transition: what should Abiy Ahmed do next?
Ethiopia’s charismatic new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, has generated great excitement with initiatives breaking with the past. But he faces...
Ethiopia’s slow-motion revolution
Ethiopia’s slow-motion revolution
By the usual rules of Ethiopia’s rigid political hierarchy, the country’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, is all wrong for the job.
Museveni and Kibaki amongst leaders expected at Zenawi's funeral
Museveni and Kibaki amongst leaders expected at Zenawi's funeral
During the funeral, to be held on September 2, a procession will convene at Addis Ababa's Meskel Square, a vast space in the centre of the city...
Meles's death creates a vacuum
Meles's death creates a vacuum
David Cameron described him as an "inspirational spokesman for Africa" and Gordon Brown said Ethiopia "made more progress in...
Ethiopia's Meles: Two sides of an autocratic coin
Ethiopia's Meles: Two sides of an autocratic coin
Celebrated by donors as a visionary philosopher-king who brought development to his country of 75-million people, his domestic critics condemned him...
TB Joshua: The preacher who knows too much
TB Joshua: The preacher who knows too much
Charismatic Nigerian preacher Temitope Balogun Joshua – known simply as TB Joshua – reminds one of those fire and brimstone prophets such...
Ethiopia's late leader Zenawi returns home
Ethiopia's late leader Zenawi returns home
Thousands of mourning Ethiopians turned out on Wednesday as Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi's body arrived at Addis Ababa airport following...
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Zenawi dies in Brussels
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Zenawi dies in Brussels
The African nation's state-run television reported that: "Prime Minister Zenawi suddenly passed away last night. Meles was recovering in a...
Two more parties reject Ethiopia polls
Two more parties reject Ethiopia polls
Two Ethiopian opposition parties on Tuesday rejected the results of parliamentary elections which gave Prime Minister Meles Zenawi's ruling...

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