Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Ethipia Prime Minister fread Dead

Ethiopia’s government said has dismiss reports  that Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is dead  after he failed to attend the African Union Summit.

However the authorities have revealed that Zenawi  is ill .

  An opposition group recently  reported  that the Prime Minister  have died in a European hospital.

“There is no serious illness at all. It’s minor only,” Deputy Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said to local press  in an interview in Addis Ababa, the capital. “As any human being, he has to get medication and he’ll be coming back soon.”

The 57-year-old Zenawi failed to attend  the opening of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa . He also skipped a meeting of the New Partnership for Africa's  Development in the city on July 14 for “health reasons,” Senegalese President Macky Sall  was quoted as saying by the Addis Ababa-based Reporter newspaper.

Meles who  heads  the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front  has held power in Ethiopia for more than two decades.

“ENTC on behalf of the Ethiopian people demands that the government has the responsibility to disclose the truth to its citizens,” the council said.

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