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Richard Dowden

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Journalist, commentator and author of Africa - Altered States Ordinary Miracles

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@AfricaDemocracy @Zelalemteshome Meles Zenawi created the ethnic based system - the EPRDF - to make it seem all groups had a say. The outer core was ethnic leaders prepared to go along with it. The inner core, political power, lay with Meles and his generals. Now it's just the generals.