Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Meles Zenawi speaks at the opening plenary session of the High Level Segment of the during the COP 17 conference held at the International Convention Centre in Durban on December 6, 2011. AFP PHOTO / RAJESH JANTILAL
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Meles Zenawi arrives at the State house in Nairobi on March 1, 2012, to witness the exchange of the signed agreement on development of a standard gauge railway network between Lamu port and Addis Ababa by Kenya' Minister for transport and his Ethiopian counterpart. Kenya on March 2 will break ground in a pristine mangrove forest near a UNESCO-listed island to build a massive port, a refinery and rail network billed as the region's future economic nerve centre. AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Meles Zenawi attends a news conference at the 20th World Economic Forum on Africa in Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam May 6, 2010. Photo/REUTERS
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Meles Zenawi lifts his cap to salute supporters of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) party at the Meskel Square in Addis Ababa, May 25, 2010.
President Mwai Kibaki with Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and the AU Commission Chairman Alpha Oumare Konare during the briefing session for African Heads of State and Government on the status of negotiation on Climate change at Bella Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark.