Haile Mariam Desalegne

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 18th, 2012
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Sixteen members of the European parliament have called on Ethiopia’s prime minster, Hailemariam Desalegn, to free the jailed journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega. He was arrested in 2011 and sentenced in July this year to 18 years in prison under the country’s broad anti-terrorism proclam...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 17th, 2012
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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, tfhe Ethiopian government says it will clarify the situation at a news conference on July 18. The rumors and u...