Merera Gudina

Ethiopia: Official statement on Leaked Cables [full text & Video]

Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 5:29 am

The Ethiopian government issued a statement concerning two issues raised on the US Embassy Cables published by Wikileaks. The statement was delivered on the national television a few hours ago (Thursday, Sept 15 evening local time) . Read below the [...]

Wikileaks | Opposition leaders: Meles Zenawi isn’t that dominant

Monday, September 12, 2011 @ 5:04 am

You must have heard opposition politicians claiming Ethiopia as a one man rule. Yes, you heard them right. That is what they tell everyone in public. But that doesn’t mean they believe in it. As a leaked Cable of US Embassy Addis Ababa, classified [...]

EU Observers Validate Ethiopian Election with Moderate Recommendations

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 @ 6:11 am

[Use the link at the bottom to download the full report in English or Amharic] EU Observers released their final report on Ethiopian election on Monday. Given the moderateness of the report, it is puzzling why the Ethiopian government refused to host the press conference to release the report, which was held in Brussels rather than in Addis Ababa. [...]