Mengistu Haile Mariam News

Moi saw it all, from 1982 coup to broken rungu

"President Gaddafi, who was just next to us chatting up Ethiopian leader Mengistu Haile Mariam, sensed danger and quickly waved his boys away.” On the plane back home, a fuming President Moi remarked that he will only hand over the OAU chairmanship to Gaddafi over his dead body, bodyguard Yator recalled.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

1,000 Oromo rebels give up arms - Ethiopia govt

After the fall of Ethiopia's Marxist regime of Mengistu Haile Mariam in 1991, the OLF was part of the country's transitional government.

The East African , Kenya Feb 15, 2019

NGWIRI: AU has not lost usefulness yet but it’s fast heading

Indeed, in the past we had folks like Idi Amin, Siad Barre, Mengistu Haile Mariam, Mobutu Sese Seko and their ilk chairing the AU’s predecessor, the OAU.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 18, 2019