by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation, Aug. 2, 2018
August 6, 2018
The apparent assassination of a highly regarded public figure has rocked Ethiopia to its core. Simegnew Bekele, the architect overseeing a prestigious hydroelectric project in Ethiopia, was shot dead last week in the capital Addis Ababa by an unknown attacker. Many people in the Horn of Africa country are now suspecting a foreign hand behind his brutal slaying.