Zecharias Zelalem

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Zecharias Zelalem

Zecharias Zelalem is a journalist currently in Addis Ababa Ethiopia.


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YouTube link to an interview with the BBC's World Service discussing the return of formerly exiled Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lelisa. Renown for his crossed arm gesture prior to winning silver at the 2016 Rio Olympic Marathon, his contributions to the Oromo Protests saw him be given a hero's welcome in 2018.


Analysis of the dismissal of a Ethiopian army colonel wanted for war crimes and what the move indicates in terms of Ethiopia's political direction.


Interview on the VOA's Upfront Africa program discussing the alleged regional government "coup" in Ethiopia that left a number of high profile politicians and military officials dead.

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