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Meles Zenawi Asres (Ge'ez: መለስ ዜናዊ አስረስ Mäläs Zenawi Äsräs; born 8 May 1955) has been the Prime Minister of Ethiopia since 1995. He was President of Ethiopia from 1991 to 1995. Since...

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  • First bottles of Ethiopian wine produced by French firm Castel

      News Source: The Guardian | 9 days ago
    Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images The grape names merlot, syrah, cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay are distinctly French, but the label on the Rift Valley wines is surprising: made in Ethiopia . The French beverage giant Castel, one of the world's
  • Ethiopian wine raises cheer for economy

      News Source: GMA News | 12 days ago
    Beyond the donkeys on a potholed road in southern Ethiopia is an unexpected sightvineyards bursting with merlot, syrah and chardonnay grapes ripening in the African sun. The scene is more reminiscent of France's Beaujolais region than this corner of
  • Ethiopia's Nile dam project signals its intention to become an African ...

      News Source: Guardian Unlimited | 18 days ago
    Labourers work at the Grand Renaissance dam in Guba Woreda, Ethiopia. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters The 4x4 roars off, kicking up a cloud of dust. With one hand on the wheel, the other stifling a yawn, Semegnew Bekele could do this trip with his
  • Ethiopia defends dissident arrest

      News Source: BBC | 20 days ago
    Hailemariam defends Andargachew Tsege arrest Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said Ethiopia was a democracy but would not brook terrorists Ethiopia had a moral obligation to arrest the opposition leader who was controversially extradited from
  • Yemen extradites leader of Ethiopian opposition group

      News Source: Sudan Tribune | 23 days ago
    Tuesday confirmed that Yemeni authorities have extradited to Addis Ababa an exiled Ethiopian opposition leader. Andargachew Tsige, secretary-general of Ginbot 7, a US based Ethiopian opposition movement, was sentenced to death in absentia in 2009 for
  • Ethiopia : a leadership in a disarray

      News Source: Open Democracy | 28 days ago
    It may be that, in Ethiopia, history is so powerful that the past permeates the present, and it repeats itself In this case, what we see today is simply another interregnum between two powerful men. Can you tell me who is in charge in the government?
  • Ethiopia: Electoral Politics and Power Strategies in Ethiopia

      News Source: Africa Headlines | 28 days ago
    Ads by Google analysis International democracy promotion is challenged by the global retreat of democracy. The case of Ethiopia demonstrates how political space can be narrowed, a hegemonic regime strengthened, and election observer missions
  • UK stands accused over extradition of Ethiopian opposition leader

      News Source: The Guardian | 28 days ago
    Rebecca Blackwell/Associated Press The Foreign Office has been accused of failing to act to prevent the extradition to Ethiopia of an opposition leader facing the death penalty. Andargachew Tsige, a British national, is secretary general of an exiled

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