Ethiopean Leader Meles Zenawi Dies at 57



Author:
Al Jazeera
Publisher:
Al Jazeera
Publication Date:
21 August 2012
Tags:
Ethiopia, Governance

The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi, has died.
 
The 57 year old, who had been seriously ill for several months, had been in power since 1991.
 
The country's deputy Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, has stepped in as interim leader.
 
Our correspondent Peter Greste looks back at Zenawi's political career.



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