How Ethiopian TV reported the death of Prime Minister Zenawi

The Late Meles Zenawi

The death of the Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, the Late Meles Zenawi was reported by state-owned Ethiopian TV. He has been ill for some time and there have been rumours about his death in the past several months.

The country with a population of about 80 million is in shock and disbelief sources in Addis Ababa have told

A resident of Addis Ababa said “Everybody is quiet right now. We don’t know what will happen.”

Deputy Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has been appointed acting Prime Minister after an emergency meeting of parliament.

By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi

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