Monthly Archive: August 2012

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The Meles Zenawi I Knew

Ethiopia’s late dictator was a complex and sophisticated leader — a self-taught ex-guerrilla who brought his people economic growth and repression.   By BARRY MALONE I once asked Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died...

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Ethiopia After Meles (International Crisis Group)

Awramba Times (Washington DC) – The International Crisis Group (ICG) has issued a a lengthy report of Ethiopia after Meles Zenawi. According to the ICG analysis, Meles in recent years had relied ever more on repression to quell growing...

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Meles Zenawi’s death sparks fears of turmoil

Mourners throng outside airport and world leaders pay tribute, but human rights groups condemn 21-year authoritarian reign By David Smith (The Guardian) – One of Africa‘s most powerful and divisive leaders, Meles Zenawi ofEthiopia, has died of...

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Who is Hailemariam Desalegn?

Awramba Times (Washington DC) – Bereket Simon, head of government communications office has disclosed that Hailemariam Desalegn became acting prime minister and will be sworn in as prime minister after an emergency meeting of...

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Meles Zenawi dies at the age of 57 [Text&Video]

By Dawit Kebede Awramba Times  (Washington DC) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died at the age of 57, after a month of speculation about his death. Watch Bereket’s statement on ETV State-owned Ethiopian...

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Holy Synod appoints Abune Nathnael as Caretaker Patriarch

Awramba Times(Addis Ababa) – The Ethiopian Orthodox Church Synod based in Addis Ababa has appointed Arssi Diocese Patriarch, Abune Nathaniel as caretaker patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church (EOC). The Holy Synod General Secretary and Keffa...

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Back To Ethiopia With Love

Beide-Mariam Ejigu It was in the early hours of Sunday morning that I arrived in Addis Ababa after 8 hours flight from London. It took me almost 2 hours to obtain the required visa...

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Double murder suspect Abey Belete Girma Captured

Abey Belete Girma, the man suspected of killing an Ethiopian couple in Dallas, was captured and placed in custody in Aurora, Colorado last night. An official of the Aurora Detention Center said the 37-year-old suspect is currently awaiting...