Ethiopia’s Meles eyes “long rest” post-retirement

July 9, 2009

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said on Wednesday he was looking forward to relaxing after a retirement from power that he hopes will be agreed soon with his ruling party.

“Having a long, good rest would do,” the 54-year-old former rebel leader said of his plans after relinquishing the power he has held for 18 years. Read More