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Ethiopia Suspects Sudan Behind Plot to Assassinate New AU Chief in 2012: Spy Cables

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South African and Ethiopian spy agencies were in crisis in 2012 amid a reported plot to kill AU Chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Sudan suspected

By Aljazeera,

SECRET intelligence documents leaked to Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit reveal that spies in Addis Ababa were alerted to a plot by “an unnamed state” to kill a top African Union diplomat.

Ethiopian agents later accused Sudan of involvement in the plan to assassinate African Union Commission (AUC) chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who had previously served as South Africa’s foreign minister.

Dlamini-Zuma allegedly faced “an eminent threat” to her life in the Ethiopian capital which also hosts the headquarters of the African Union in October 2012, just days after she was appointed. Continue reading Ethiopia Suspects Sudan Behind Plot to Assassinate New AU Chief in 2012: Spy Cables

Is There a Link Between the Detained Britons with acts of Espionage and Assassination Attempts?

Protection Vessels International (PVI)

TesfaNews,

The issue of the four ex-Royal Marine British nationals, who were arrested on late last December in Eritrea, has taken a new turn after the country’s president disclosed some shocking details of the incident.

According to his recent interview with the state-run TV, he disclosed that they were caught with “countless amounts of arms, including sniper rifles” which are commonly used for assassination purposes.         Continue reading Is There a Link Between the Detained Britons with acts of Espionage and Assassination Attempts?

Ethiopia – Meles Zenawi's plane made emergency landing

Meles Chenawi of Ethiopia

ethiopianreporter.com

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Meles Zenawi had a scary encounter in December when his aircraft made an emergency landing shortly after take off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s capital, the weekly Reporter newspaper said. Meles was in Burkina Faso to attend that country’s presidential inauguration. Meles left Ouagadougou for Addis Ababa after two days in that country, but his aircraft made an emergency landing minutes after take off due to a damaged windshield.             Continue reading Ethiopia – Meles Zenawi's plane made emergency landing