Mengistu has been mentioned or cited more than a dozen times throughout all the RSS channels we monitor. Especially, the channel 'Ethiopia Observer' contains more than a dozen references to this person (or maybe different people with similar names) alone. As it’s displayed on the chart below, Mengistu was highly popular in January, 2017.

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An interview with Dr. Fitigu Tadesse (Part 2)

[...] . I served as head of the African and Middle East department for a year. After that, President Mengistu asked me to go to Rome as an Ambassador. And I asked why. Because, he said, we had problem there [...]

Interview with retired diplomat and a member of distinguished family of the Bete Israel, Dr. Fitigu Tadesse

[...] their dead. I was hearing about that. I was saying like what. That only stopped during Mengistu’s time. Emperor Haile Selassie was saying, “Well, we will try to teach our people. They [...]

Tesfaye Dinka, Former Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dies at 77

[...] and prime minster of Ethiopia for a short period and considered among the top figures in Mengistu Hailemarim’s Marxist-Leninist ruling hierarchy died on Monday at his home in Fairfax, Virginia. [...]

Interview with former diplomat and minister, Tadesse Terefe

[...] . Who were some your school mates at Kotebe? Minasse Haile, Ketema Yifru, Ayele Moltotatal, Mengistu Lemma, Yakob Wolde Mariam, Afewerk Tekele, and there were many others. Many of them became [...]

A Cuban educated Ethiopian explains why she named her son after Fidel

[...] in big blockish shapes that resembled space stations. Netsanet attended a school named after Mengistu Haile Mariam and they were given six months of Spanish language courses. She spent her formative [...]

Elisabeth Melaku pays tribute to Abate Mekuria

[...] expense for hospital fees of the author Mengistu who unfortunately was in his death bed. Abate casted me for the role Woizero Alganesh, even [...]

Senior journalist and former Reuters Correspondent Reflects on Career

[...] ‘Tsegaye Reuters’, associating him for the news company that he worked for 35 years during the Mengistu and the current regimes. The words of recognition given to him by the news company after his [...]

Baalu Girma’s widow says description about her husband’s disappearance inaccurate

[...] Fisseha putting the blame on one person?” she asked. Colonel Mengistu, the dictator who ruled the country with an iron fist for 17 years before fleeing into exile to [...]

Colonel Fisseha Desta to launch book

[...] member of the politburo of the Worker’s Party of Ethiopia, and deputy to former President Col. Mengistu Hailemariam during the provisional military council (Derg) period will be launched on November [...]

Mengistu Lemma’s autobiography reissued

[...] An autobiography of Mengistu Lemma entitled Demamu Beiregna has been reissued, twenty years after it was first published. [...]

Book claims Derg regime’s security chief was a CIA spy

[...] People’s Liberation Front (EPLF). Tesfaye, who was rumoured to be possible replacement for Mengistu, was also accused of playing such double role in the coup attempt on May 1989 against Mengistu [...]


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