“…By changing nothing, nothing changes…” – Tony Robbins
By Sophia Tesfamariam,
Professor Mesfin Wolde Mariam, former Chairman of the Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRC), has in the past aptly described Meles Zenawi’ regime as being:
” … an ethnic-based federation… dominated by the minority ethnic Tigrayans… the federal structure in effect divides and rules larger ethnic groups such as the Oromos and Amharas and bars non-members of the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front…”
Ethiopia’s long-time ruler Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, 57, has died from a sudden infection while recovering from an undisclosed illness at a hospital abroad, state-owned Ethiopian TV reported yesterday.
Mr. Meles had not been seen in public for two months because of the undisclosed illness. Meles died Monday just before midnight after contracting an infection, state TV announced Tuesday. [watch the ETV video below]Continue reading Meles Zenawi Dead at 57→
Speculation about the health of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi may be coming to an end soon. After days of rumors and unconfirmed reports that Meles was gravely ill, or even deceased, the Ethiopian government says it will clarify the situation at a news conference today (18).
The Chairman of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), Daawud Ibsaa, accused the United Nations (UN) Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea (MGSE) for its “flawed” methodology in its report associating OLF with a plot to bomb the African Union summit in Ethiopia.