On Tuesday, Aug. 21, around 5:30 am, the Cabinet issued a statement, aired by almost all electronic media throughout the country, to announce that Meles Zenawi passed away hours earlier. Interestingly, the timing was inline with time of the day preferred by the Ethiopian tradition for delivering such a news. The statement had also stated … Read more
The EPRDF Executive committee ended its first post-Meles Zenawi meeting yesterday around 10pm , sources disclosed. The meeting, under heavy psychological pressure due to the public unity displayed during the national mourning for the late PM Meles Zenawi, deliberated on all major issues with an unprecedented level of unity. According to insiders, the meeting need … Read more
This post presents a list of political parties that ruled western/industrialized democracies for several decades.