Ethiopian Regime Crumbles: Enter CIA

Meles ZenawiWith its foundations irreparably cracked and its edifices of power crumbling the Ethiopian regime headed by Meles Zenawi is turning more and more to the CIA to make the critical decisions in the ministries of power in the capital Addis Ababa.

Faced with growing nationalist insurgencies, an ongoing economic crisis and calls for regime change from the heights of the religious community, the isolation surrounding Meles Zenawi grows almost by the day. Addis Ababa has become home to an ever shrinking inner circle of regime insiders allowed to share in the spoils of power but with no one able to replace Meles himself as head of state.

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to lead the African Union

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma speaks during a press conference after the opening of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa (AFP, Simon Maina)ADDIS ABABA–South Africa’s home affairs minister was elected Sunday to lead the African Union, capping a months-long campaign that aimed to expand the government’s diplomatic role on the continent but risked sowing divisions among other African countries.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, an experienced diplomat and President Jacob Zuma’s former wife, was chosen Sunday by the pan-African bloc’s 54 member countries to serve a four-year term as chairwoman of the African Union’s commission, its executive arm.

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Al Bashir Takes Part in African Summit Today in Addis Ababa

al-Bashir President of SudanADDIS ABABA–President Omer Al Bashir takes part in the 19th heads of state and prime ministers African Summit in Addis Ababa today after it has been transferred from Malawi as per the Sudanese request.

The conference is going to focus on reinforcing intra-regional and cross lateral trade in light of the last summit’s recommendations focusing on the same issue and singling it out as the main all year round center stage issue.
The preparatory meetings for the summit kicked off in Addis Ababa on the permanent delegates’ level.

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