Tag: Ethiopia

Ethiopia after Meles

RENÉ LEFORT  | Open Democracy, 8 August 2012       Does the Ethiopian state rest on the shoulders of a single man? His illness and recent disappearance from the public eye give some urgency to the question says René Lefort. World Economic Forum/Flickr Creative Commons. Some rights reserved When Meles Zenawi, the omnipotent Prime Minister of […]

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The Shadow Government of Ethiopia – Amanuel Biedemariam

  On its 28th of July report Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT) described the impact of the absence of Meles Zenawi and his leadership. Contrary to what Sebhat Nega and Bereket Simon portrayed, ESAT reported those middle management are in suspense all over. The poorly explained absence of Meles has created deep tension that could tear the country apart. […]

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United Nations on the Brink – Amanuel Biedemariam

The history of the UN is one of corruption and infectiveness.  During the Cold War, the US and the Soviet Union had competing global agendas and interests. As a result the UN was irrelevant unable to pursue its stated purpose because it lacked the mandate, leadership, funding and principled organizational structure worthy to lead the […]

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30,000 Ethiopians Enter Kenya to Escape Ethnic Clash

    VOA | Mohammed Yusuf July 30, 2012 NAIROBI — The Kenyan Red Cross says more than 30,000 refugees have entered the country from Ethiopia in the past few days to escape fighting in their own country, though the ethnic battles now seem to have been contained and the exodus has turned to a […]

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Eritrea Report Down, Bryden Leaks – Inner City Press

As Jim'ale Shifted to Somalia List, Eritrea Report Down, Bryden Leaks Inner City Press | By Matthew Russell Lee, Partial exclusive UNITED NATIONS, July 24 — The UN's Somalia and Eritrea sanctions are a circus. A report on Eritrea was put online, then taken down after an Ethiopian UN official Taye Brook-Zerihoun spoke with some but […]

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Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian prime minister, ‘critical’ in Brussels hospital

Meles Zenawi, the Ethiopian prime minister, is in a "critical" condition in hospital in Brussels and may not survive, according to diplomatic sources.   Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zeinawi Photo: EPA   By Aislinn Laing, Johannesburg and Bruno Waterfield in Brussels The Telegraph 5:33PM BST 18 Jul 2012   The 57-year-old premier has not been seen publicly for […]

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