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Mengistu Haile Mariam

(mɛŋˈɡɪstuː ˈhaɪlɪ ˈmɑːrɪəm)
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(Biography) born 1937, Ethiopian soldier and statesman; head of state from 1977 until 1991 when rebels seized power and he fled into exile
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Moges Mengistu, another program coordinator with LWF, said some communities are making progress.
The previous famine brought the country to its knees when rebels led by Meles Zenawi fought to oust dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam, who withheld international food aid from rebel-held regions and sympathisers.
Mengistu makes up the trio of African dictators that Orizio manages to interview.
Originally named after Mussolini by the Italian Fascists, it was then changed to the Negus Haile Selassie during the years of the Ethiopian Empire, and then again after the Revolution during the dark times of the tyrannical Mengistu Haile Maryam, the 'red' dictator of Ethiopia.
Zenawi y Afeworki fueron aliados en su enfrentamiento al gobierno del Consejo Administrativo Militar Provisional (CAMP) que encabezaba Mengistu Haile Mariam, y despues de la guerra civil concluida en 1991, Asmara opto por realizar un proposito de 30 anos: su separacion de Etiopia.
By this time, the Soviet Union had begun to support the Mengistu regime in neighbouring Ethiopia.
After an ostensibly Marxist military junta led by Mengistu Haile Mariam consolidated its power in 1977, Soviet advisers stepped in with MIGS, napalm, nerve gas and heavy artillery, producing one of the bloodiest and most protracted conflicts in Africa's postwar history.
But the communist rule of Lieutenant Mengistu Halle Marian was too efficient for that, and the killing had little mass market appeal.
Sophia Mengistu, Country Director/Ethiopia, Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO)
class="leftBy KITSEPILE NYATHIbrtmlZimbabwe will not force former Ethiopian dictator Mengistu Hailemariam to return home despite the fall of his ally and Robert Mugabe, official said.
A spokesman for Iz al-Din al-Qassam, the military wing of Hamas, said in a televised address that the group was holding Avera Mengistu and a Bedouin-Israeli whose name was not released for publication, as well as two Israeli soldiers, Lt.
Mengistu Gizaw, of the Ethiopian Revenues & Customs Agency said, these policies are not met with laws that discourage imports.