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Meles wants to avoid hunger riots; Djibouti intensifies anti-Eritrea propaganda ahead of election

Unrest ahead of election

The Indian Ocean Newsletter(ION)

The governing EPRDF party’s unopposed domination of the country’s institutions does not insure Prime Minister Meles Zenawi against the dangerous social tensions that are building up in Ethiopia.

Particularly as the price of staples went through the roof in January, coincidentally just at the time when the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt were breaking out. Continue reading Meles wants to avoid hunger riots; Djibouti intensifies anti-Eritrea propaganda ahead of election