Ever since the release of the damning classified US Embassy cables on Ethiopia by the whistle-blower organization Wikileaks, the haunted and embarrassed leader, Prime minister Meles Zenawi, decided to remain unusually ‘unavailable’ to any one, any one at all for the last 14 days and counting. People in Ethiopia are now asking, where is he? What is he doing?
It is not because the majority of Ethiopians care about him or his safety but because it is unusual of him to remain silent at all levels, for quite this long.
The last time he is been seen public was in his one day ahead of the scheduled trip to Cairo on Friday, Sept. 16 evening. After a busy one day meeting with Egyptian officials, he has been seen hurriedly boarding a plane at Cairo international airport for a three and half hours flights to get back home. Or, so everybody thought. Continue reading Countering Afwerki’s Diplomatic Gains? Where is Meles Zenawi?