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Zenawi's death leaves a ticking time-bomb
The death of Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi on the night of Aug. 20 will amount to no less than a time-bomb for the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and for its hard core, the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) because it will ignite previously restrained ambitions of his would-be successors. [...]
The political bigwigs in Addis Ababa
While some Western embassies had been expecting Prime Minister Meles Zenawi to make a substantial changes in the teams leading the various factions of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF in power in Addis Ababa), the outcome of the [. [...]