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Exposed: Ethiopia’s Chief Foreign Policy Adviser is a Phony ‘Professor’

Mekonnen Addis, the Chief adviser, architect and expert on Ethiopia’s foreign policy, is found to be a self-appointed "Professor"
BUSTED. Mekonnen Hddis, the Chief adviser, architect and expert on Ethiopia’s foreign policy, is found to be a self-appointed “Professor” who bought his PhD from a U.S. based online diploma mill at a flat rate of $2,595

By Abebe Gellaw,

THE chief adviser of Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the minister, Tedros Adhanom, is a self-appointed professor with a PhD in “international studies” from a “university” labelled by a U.S. congressional investigation as a diploma mill, Addis Voice (AV) can reveal.

Professor” Mekonnen, who also served PM Hailemariam Desalegn as his chief adviser, claims publicly, as well as in his official biography posted on the ministry’s website, that he was a professor at Maryland-based Bowie State University for 15 years. Continue reading Exposed: Ethiopia’s Chief Foreign Policy Adviser is a Phony ‘Professor’