Hailemariam Desalegn

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 18th, 2014
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By Abebe Gellaw TPLF’s puppet Hailemariam Desalegn is probably the most incompetent and incoherent “leader” in the entire history of Ethiopia. His incompetence, shallowness and lack of originality is exposed whenever he meets journalists or goes to TPLF’s rubber stamp parliament for a routine Q &...
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May 15th, 2014
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Indian Ocean Newsletter The general election looming ahead in 2015 is already casting a shadow over the Ethiopian government, whose sole uniting bond would seem to be its praise for the memory of its late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. His portraits are on all the walls in Addis Ababa, which was not th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2014
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Ethiopia has completed construction of 32 per cent of its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and is “prepared for any confrontation with the Egyptian government”, the country’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said yesterday. Desalegn criticised what he described “the Egyptian...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 9th, 2014
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ADDIS ABABA – The Ethiopian Parliament on Tuesday approved the appointment of Aster Mammo as deputy prime minister, becoming the first woman in the country’s history to hold such a lofty position. Parliament endorsed Mammo’s nomination by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to head up the...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2014
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By Felix Horne Published in the Wall Street Journal Many Europeans are upset over revelations that the United States government spies on them. But European companies are selling surveillance tools and know-how to other governments, allowing them to spy abroad. Their customers include some of the worl...
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Feb 20th, 2014
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By Befekadu Beyene, After high school Zinash Kidanu* dreamt of a college education, but her dream went unfulfilled until a job selling condoms changed her life. Being a member of a low-income family means life can be challenging. For Zinash, it meant her family couldn’t afford the cost of her c...
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Feb 18th, 2014
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By David Blair, Telegraph Repression, rigged elections and bans on leaving the country mean it’s no surprise that a co-pilot wanted out, writes David Blair Desperate migrants go to extreme lengths to leave their homelands, but only a select few resort to hijacking. The Ethiopian Airlines co-pil...
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Feb 14th, 2014
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by MeKonnen H. Birru, PhD Arrogance, ignorance, and incompetence. Not a pretty cocktail of personality traits in the best of situations. No sirree. Not a pretty cocktail in an office-mate and not a pretty cocktail in a head of state. In fact, in a leader, it’s a lethal cocktail. Graydon Carter More t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 10th, 2014
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Behold the rider of the Black Horse (famine) eyeing Ethiopia once again Last week, NBC News aired an investigative report by Martin Geissler on the creeping famine in Ethiopia: [Ethiopia] is the face of the world food crises. In a village in Southern Ethiopia, mothers cue with their malnourished chil...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 3rd, 2014
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WE live in a time that gives new meaning to Shakespeare’s line in Julius Caesar: “The evil that men do lives after them…” Today we come face to face with the evil Meles Zenawi has done when he lived. A piece of Ethiopia is retailed once again to the Sudan. They call it “border demarcation.” [&h...