Meles Zenawi Dies in Brussels Afterl Illness, Ethiopia MournsAugust 21 | Posted by David Goldman | Geopolitik
Ethiopian premier and a strong western ally and Kenya, Meles Zenawi has died aged 57 after along illness, officials in the Ethiopian government have confirmed.
Zenawi died in Brussels after a long illness and months of speculation that he was in a life threatening condition in a hospital abroad.
Ethiopian state television announced that the 57-year old leader had died after a long illness in a hospital in Belgiums Brussels.
What caused Meles Zenawi’s death is not known.
However, intelligence reports indicate that Meles Zenawi died of a sudden infection after efforts by doctors to treat him.
Ethiopia’s Meles Zenawi may have been suffering from cancer or kidney problem