Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died out of the country from an unspecified illness

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Meles Zenawi

The Ethiopian government has announced that the country’s Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi has died from an unspecified illness. It was revealed by the government spokesman that Zenawi has been ill for sometime but reluctant to seek treatment during the early stages of the illness. Elections which were scheduled for 2015 will go ahead but no polls will be held before that, and the current Deputy Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will assume the leadership of the country with immediate effect.

Zenawi who has been ill for some time, died out of the country and government officials have confirmed that his body will be brought to Ethiopia for burial. Zenawi had not been seen in public for the past two months and during a recent press conference, officials had stated he was recovering from treatment, but the details were shielded from the public. Ethiopia remains a fragile state despite Zenawi positioning the country for unprecedented political and economic stability.

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  1. Mintesnot Desalegn

    this is just unbeliveble for belive it. ethiopians lost the man who is best,intelligent,knowlegable&smart man but we can’t do anything becauseGod can give us and given out from us.but we have one chance today we have to pray for god to give us peace,peace,peace,peace,peace,peace…and the approprite person for ethiopia to lead us more…

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