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Dear Editor, If his passing away is likely to have a national security connotation, we don’t mind waiting until the ruling party gets control of the situation (What his absence gave away, August 2012). Any country would do the same if the information has a national security impact. As can …

      Demeke Mekonnen of ANDM is deputy chairman   The Council of Ethiopia’s ruling party, the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), in its regular meeting held on Sep. 14th and 15th, elected Hailemariam Desalegn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, to become its chairman replacing …

Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs Hailemariam Desalegn may step into the office of the PM smoothly, but that doesn’t solve Ethiopia’s opaque constitutional provision on succession plans Kiya Tsegaye One of the most anxious developments following the mysterious disappearance from the public scene and early rife speculations of …