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Ethiopia Delays Installation of New Prime Minister

Posted August 22nd, 2012 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Ethiopia has delayed plans to swear in Hailemariam Desalegn as the new prime minister, following Monday’s death of Meles Zenawi. Parliament had been expected to hold an emergency session Thursday to install Mr. Desalegn. He had served as Mr. Meles’ deputy since 2010. However, the government communications office issued a statement late Wednesday saying the […]

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Ethiopia Prepares for New Prime Minister as Nation Mourns Meles

Posted August 22nd, 2012 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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Ethiopia’s parliament is preparing to hold an emergency session to swear in the successor to the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died on Monday. Parliament is set to meet Thursday to install the new prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, who has served as Mr. Meles’ deputy since 2010. Mr. Desalegn is to serve out the […]

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Ethiopia’s Meles Remembered For Development, Abuses

Posted August 21st, 2012 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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World leaders are paying tribute to Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died late Monday after more than 20 years in power. In a statement Tuesday, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon said Mr. Meles will be remembered for “exceptional leadership” on African issues and overseeing his country’s economic growth. U.S. President Barack Obama said Mr. […]

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Ethiopia’s Meles Remembered For Development, Abuses

Posted August 21st, 2012 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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World leaders are paying tribute to Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died late Monday after more than 20 years in power. In a statement Tuesday, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon said Meles will be remembered for “exceptional leadership” on African issues and overseeing his country’s economic growth. U.S. President Barack Obama said Meles deserves […]

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Spokesman: Ethiopia PM’s Death No Cause for Worry

Posted August 21st, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Ethiopia’s communications minister says there is “no worry” about the country’s future after the death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who ruled Ethiopia for more than 20 years. Minister Bereket Simon told VOA the leadership is united and the government is “strong as ever.” He rejected concerns about a power vacuum. “The policies, the strategies, […]

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Spokesman: Ethiopia PM’s Death No Cause for Worry

Posted August 21st, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Ethiopia’s communications minister says there is “no worry” about the country’s future after the death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who ruled Ethiopia for more than 20 years. Minister Bereket Simon told VOA on Tuesday said the leadership is united and the government is “strong as ever.” And he rejected concerns about a power vacuum. […]

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Ethiopian Leader Meles Dies at 57

Posted August 21st, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died at the age of 57, after months of speculation about his health. State television announced his death Tuesday, saying he died from a sudden infection late Monday at a hospital abroad. Speaking with VOA (Somali Service), government spokesman Bereket Simon would not say where Mr. Meles died, or […]

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Ethiopian Leader Meles Dies at 57

Posted August 21st, 2012 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died at the age of 57 after months of speculation about his health. State television announced his death Tuesday, saying he died from a sudden infection late Monday while at a hospital abroad. Speaking with VOA (Somali Service), government spokesman Bereket Simon would not say where Mr. Meles died, […]

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Ethiopian Leader Meles Dies at 57

Posted August 21st, 2012 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died at the age of 57 after months of speculation about his health. State television announced his death Tuesday, saying he died from a sudden infection late Monday while at a hospital abroad. Mr. Meles had been suffering from an undisclosed illness and had not been seen in public […]

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Ethiopian Leader Meles Dies at 57

Posted August 21st, 2012 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died at the age of 57 after months of speculation about his health. State television announced his death Tuesday, saying he had been recovering overseas. Mr. Meles had been suffering from an undisclosed illness and had not been seen in public for more than a month. Prime Minister Meles […]

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