Ethiopia After Meles

From AllAfrica Blog Thu Nov 8 2012, 18:18:41

[IDS]Meles Zenawi, the long-serving Ethiopian Prime Minister since 1995 and leader of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) coalition, passed away in August. His death sparked considerable concern and debate internationally. The political stability of Ethiopia - the largest recipient of overseas development assistance in Africa - was put into question. Would the loss of Zenawi upend a decade of staggering official economic growth? Would it halt the transformation of Ethiopia from a famin

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