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Dr. Wondimu says Semhal Meles deposits $5 billion

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የመለስ ዜናዊ የመጀመሪያ ልጅ ሰመሃል መለስ ኒው ዮርክ ውስጥ በሚገኝ አንድ ባንክ ውስጥ 5 ቢሊዮን ዶላር በ2011 ኣስገብታለች። ይህን ያሉት እንግሊዝ አገር እሚገኙት ምሁር እና የመንግስት ተቃዋሚ የሆኑት ዶክተር ወንድሙ መኮንን ናቸው። ዶክተር ወንድሙ የቼኩን ኮፒ አያይዘው ለእንግሊዝ ፓርላማ ሃውስ ኦፍ ኮመንስ አቅርበዋል። ሙሉውን እዚህ ያገኛሉ

Semehal Meles Zenawi, the daughter of the late Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi

Semehal Meles Zenawi, the daughter of the late Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, “has deposited $5 billion in one of the banks in New York”, said Dr. Wondimu Mekonnen, an academic and opposition figure, during a recent presentation at the House of Commons in the U.K.

Celebrity Net Worth site said Meles Zenawi got a net worth of $3 billion.

Semehal Meles Zenawi, the daughter of the late Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi

Wondimu also showed and distributed to the members of the House who attended his presentation, what he called a “copy of the cheque of the money” she lodged.

Celebrity Net Worth site said Meles Zenawi got a net worth of $3 billion. What a shame! That is wrong guys. Absolutely wrong. I have got a copy of a cheque signed by Semhal Meles Zenawi, the daughter of Meles Zenawi himself, depositing in one of the New York banks $5 billion. I have got and I will give you the copy. Don’t ask me how it came into our possession but that is a fact.

Wondimu further said ”I think, Celebrity Net Worth, got it entirely all wrong. If that was the case, how come, a check in the name of his elder daughter Semhal Meles Zenawi, for US5 billion was deposited into a bank in New York? We will leave the investigation to Department of Fraud and Money Laundering Investigation of the United States”.

In the 10 minute presentation, also posted on Youtube, Wondimu extensively discussed the prevalent corruption in Ethiopia and how the ruling Front is in the core of the corruption scandal titling it “legally corrupt”.

Concluding his speech, Wondimu said

Ethiopians are determined to get rid of these human rights abusers. All we ask the United Kingdom and United States is not stand on our way, by financing and sustaining it to exist. A regime that terrorises its people cannot be an ally against terrorism. I know that, the Ethiopian Regime is playing the Chinese card. This is black-mailing. Just abandon it. Trust us. It will collapse. If you, particularly the British Government, take the right action now, you will remain with friends and trustworthy allies forever – the people of Ethiopia.

43 comments

  1. Fuck Woyane!!!! Stupid Regime!!!

  2. የታላቁ መሪ ራእይ ስለማያልቅባቸው ስለዚህ ደግሞ ምን ይሉ?

  3. How came Haile Sellasies grand children were working as bartenders and muscians if their granfather had all the Billions in Swiss banks. I know this first hand as in my college days I datd one of his grand daughters.

  4. Dear Mary, The issue here is if this report about US$ 5 Bilion is true or not. And it seems you have already answered it.

  5. MAY I THANK DR WENDEMU FOR HIS HARD WORK AND DEDICATION TO LET THIS BLOOD SUCKER TO OUR POOR AND HARD WORKING FELLOW CITIZEN .HOW LONG IS THIS GOING TO GO ON? ARE WE JUST GOING TO SIT AND WAIT UN TILL THEY COME AND DESTROY US ALL ONE BY ONE LET US RISE UP STAND ALL TOGETHER TO GET RID OFF THIS CORRUPTED ‘HYENAS’ GOD HELP US , GIVE US STRENGTH AND UNITY TO BUILD THE NEW ETHIOPIA.

  6. this is a responce to Seber Zena who is trying to denegrate the greatest leader Ethiopia has seen in almost a thousand years. If you feel you are telling the truth show your face and don't hide behind your baseless lies.

  7. Dear Zeynu, I hope your responce is not targeted at me.

  8. Total fabrication.. With Haile selassi he has deposited in gold form over his 60 years ruling. With Meles daughter it is total fabrication

  9. Now it is the turn to USA to investigate this big scandals of robbery and put into the hands of justice. we believe that USA never cooperate with the thieves.

  10. Mr Asfaha please give us a break!!! It's very true , may be the amount might not exact but you mean to tell us Meles family has no money in another country Bank?? Please don't even try defend this , it's obvious ( poor Ethiopian people blood money)

  11. Although I have no doubt about ugly corrupt nature of the TPLFites, the shear size of the deposit makes it hard to believe. If this is true, this is really a big matter to all Ethiopians .
    How come ESAT and other medias are not reporting this issue.?

  12. It does not make logical sense! Mis-information is a great way to take control of the suffering masses worth anger issues. They focus on this and start wars. By the time they know the truth, it is too 20 years too late. So all you you un-empoyed restless youth don;t buy this crap. Create your own destiny by focusing on what you're good at and create for yourself.

  13. They said the same about Haile Selassie and Swiss Bank account. It is all bull there is no way someone can deposit that kind of money at once even in an off shore banking. It took more than 20 years to find out that was not true.There will be questions asked. Yes, there are banks in the US that have been accused of taking money in laundering scheme from foreigners that want to launder their dirty money but the

  14. This can not be true. I know when I go to deposit or cash any check more than US$10,000 the questions I get asked and paper work I have to fill. And I also know for a fact that no US bank is allowed to accept this amount of deposit by check. Wire transfer yes but a piece of paper no. So this news about the deposit of US$ 5 Billion is a total fabrication.

  15. Seber Zena ,why you frasterated to write your name Hagose instead of Dereje Zena.Did you read the Semehal melese deposite bank five billion pound (140,000,000,000) .you see our family is dying by hunger.

  16. Justice for all

    Well, how can we expect any less from the children of two highly corrupted and professional leba parents that have no respect for human life? The kinds of corruptions we have been witnessing for the last 25 years will continue, unless the calculated homegrown criminal TPLF mafia group removed by every means from our country! These stolen money that have been taken from the mouths of starving Ethiopian children, might also be used to bribe powerful people around the world. The history of TPLF in the last 25 years have shown us that, they came to divide the people, the country and loot the country, lock up, torture and kill anyone who believes in Ethiopiawinet in order to build their Greater Tigrea. Unfortunately, manipulated people like current puppet prime minister Hailemariam are working against their motherland and fellow Ethiopians, and helping TPLF to accomplish their goal fully. The opposition parties must to come together as one to destroy the homegrown enemy that is destroying Ethiopia and spilling the blood of Ethiopians. When is enough is enough? How many thousands of Ethiopians have to be incarcerated, tortured and slaughtered? How many acres of land have to be sold? How many more years Ethiopians have to suffer needlessly?

  17. You are also TPLF cadre I can tell from your name, you are one of the robbers we don't expect from your kind of racist criminal part of the oppressive regime.

  18. Sentayehu Gebregeorgies you are TPLF who pay poor Ethiopians to cry for Meles Zenawi, you want to hear the truth 90% Ethiopians were happy for the death of anti Ethiopia dictator Meles Zernawi!

  19. Dereje Getahun I don't f***n respect your kind of "telalaki banda"! go to hell

  20. Wow ! Let's see, your English really sucks ! Are you one of the lucky ones who was sent to study overseas with the idea of creating a new breed of educated Tigres with the money stolen from the poor Ethiopians ?- for the future plan of TPLF – right ? Trust me I meet many of them here in the west – they are being sent here right from high school to study PhD and Master's Degree .Let me go to my main point -It is an undeniable fact that Meles , his family and his cronies have stolen millions from Ethiopian people. As for your development lecture, unless you are one of the cronies of the uncivilized, barbaric and narrow minded government in Ethiopia -there is no development in the country. Of course there are some high rise buildings, roads, factories..but these are for the benefit of the regim and its supporters. They use the roads to drive their BMWs, Mercedes ..while the poor walk on the hot new asphalt barefoot. They own the factories, the high rises while the poor are only onlookers and work as Zebegnas if they are lucky . Development my ass ! Trust me the regime and its supporters will pay a big price for all the suffering, torture and death they have caused to so many Ethiopians -that is just a fact of life ! Tribal politics is doomed to fail ! Just answer these questions than wasting your time with your fictitious development shit : Why is TPLF still running to date ? Libration from what ? does it mean steal all the money that belongs to Ethiopia , sell all the land for the future of a desert country called Tigrai ? Why the regime you are supporting does not stop dividing our country in to micro-tribes ? This is 21st century but the government you are supporting and may be part of is hell bent to erase the name Ethiopia and create a divided nameless country – but they will never succeed !!

    Cheers !

  21. I hope the check the gentleman exhibited is real. 5 billion dollars(I assume it is in US dollars) is a huge amount to be made in the name of the daughter of the former PM. If that is true, it shows that those in the leadership role are emboldened as ever. I hope and pray that this gentleman was not handed a fake check just to make fool of the opposition. I remember in the early or mid 1990’s when a gentleman here is the USA who was a lawyer by profession filing a complaint with the US State Department alleging that the US embassy in Addis Ababa discriminated against those with the Amhara heritage in issuing visas. I had not heard any outcome of the investigation. But even if this end up to be not true it will not change the fact that there is quite enough to go around to find the regime back how in commission of violation of basic rights any human being can not be denied. The opportunity is out there for the current prime minister to undo some of the wrongs that shot some of those leaders who marched into Addis in 1991 to unthinkable wealth in just a few years. Survival bound them together during their days in the bushes and since 1991 broad day light corruption has made their bonding even stronger. It seems that the Chiang Shek family has been reincarnated 5,000 miles away in Addis. And there is nothing it can be done about it. With the disgustingly splintered opposition and potentially savage narrow nationalists hovering around, there is nothing it can be done to deal with the thugs roaming around Addis, Adama, Makele, Bah Dar, Hawassa, Assosa or Jigjiga. And there is that life extending factor lodged in the wilderness of Somalia – Al Shabaab which has been a lucrative bargaining chip for every thug slithering all over the Horn of Africa. We should all pray that first Al-Shabaab is destroyed to the smithereens and we will all see the attitude of the West changing overnight. Religious fanaticism and extremism is a real threat to all of us and that has to be decidedly dealt with first. There are two facts which should not be denied.
    1) All national questions have been amicably answered
    2) There is no religious freedom denied both in Ethiopia. The facts on the ground do not support the allegations made about the violations of these two tenets. These two allegations have their life support from external sources. The last thing the people back home is religious and ethnic upheavals. They don’t deserve importations of the Eighty Years War or a series of destructive conflicts fanned by bigoted ‘national liberation fronts’. These two should not be given platforms to do their hideous schemes to throw historically harmonious people asunder. They must be put to shame instead.

  22. FREEDOM

  23. Gobez Tenessa!
    Listening to these horror news and doing nothing about it, makes us useless(Ye Zena Gotera) to help our children,mothers and the Land.

    Our rage against these butchers must be merciless.
    No peaceful struggle works against criminals.

    Prepare LEMESHEFET! BEKA!!

  24. Aregawi Gebreslasie

    It is shame, this crazy man hasn't represent the people of Ethiopia. All he talked is for the sake of himself but not the people. He want to pretend our people and abuse our development. If this man is the right man he is supposed to be here with us and fight all the wrongs within the leading front.

  25. ke ewnet yerakena yeteganene.

  26. I think Hailemariam Desalegn, as PM of Ethiopia, should demand for this money. He can easily build The Abay dam without worry and in time for it to generate money to move the economy forward. If he wants his name to fly, it is the way to go regardless of what woyanie cronies feel about it.

  27. sew fidel bayigebaw enkuwan denkoro ayibalem.endent temiro kale merto menager machil denkoro new. Lemin simare alsemam!

  28. betam yasazinal yihin keante yemayitebek ena ethiopiiawinerhin YEMIYISTERETIR WERE NEW!lenegeru yihim yemawirat ENA HASABIN YEMENAGER NETSANET BESU TIRET ENA BEBIZU SEMAITAT MOT YETEGENE NEW!THANXS MELESE YOU ARE THE REASON FOR SUCH PEOPLE TO EXPRESS THEIR IDEAS AS THEY LIKE BUT BE FAIR AND SPEAK WHAT YOU ACTUALLY SEE HERE IN ETHIOPIA!BE RATIONAL WHEN YOU OPPOSE OR SUPPORT IF YOU REALLY NEED ETHIOPIANS GROWTH!

  29. Mukanta what do you mean by immovable evidence,convincing power?Show us how to do it MR/Mrs perfect and intelligent.

  30. kkkkkkkkkkkkkkk, yemesgen to God & EPRDF! we know more about any thing than ever before. by the way no whites are colonizing Ethiopia & they will no never colonize Ethiopia. if you want to see the wright decision come to Ethiopia & explain what does mean red terror that you & butcher bosses were exercise in Ethiopia before 20 years. oh you need to be sure that an evil is an evil never being a holly when ever. hahah. do you know what does mean genocide & how it take place? you are plan to destroy Tigrians & to restore the emperial system. any ways its even unthinkable to restore. leave the matter of Ethiopia to Ethiopian not for UK or USA. about your crazy corruption & invoice thank to technology we know how fake invoice should be produced. any way you do not have initiative and you are not matured to struggle corruption, while its for the seek of begging money we know it. Ethiopian people in living in Ethiopia will vote to the wright one do not worry. chaw no power, no more fear, no interference. just shout as a dog.

  31. Last week ALAMOUDI DAUGHTER
    THIS WEEK, MELES ZENAWI DAUGHTER ….

    HULETUM BE ENGLAND MERET LAY NEW GUDAYACHEW YETEGALETEW! ENGELIZOTCHU MEN EYAZEGATCHU NEW ??????????????????

    AHUN YEHE YEGERMENAL??? ENKOIN 5 BILLION, AGERITOI ERASSOI EKO TESHETALETCH….MEN KERE??? ETHIOPIAWINET YEMIBALEW NEGER MENU GAR NEW?

    DULA, KONCHERA, DENGAY YEZO MENESSAT ALEBET YE ETHIOPIA HEZB! MEN MENOR NEW YEHE…KE FACIST YEBASSU DURIYEWOTCH…ERE GOBEZ, MEN EYEHONEN NEW ??? DR BERHANU SHOULD COME OUT AND SAY SOMETHING…LEADERU LEMENU NEW??? ZEMETAW BEZA !! MANEW OPPOSITION LEADER NEGN BAYU BE AHUNU TSEHAT? AKTACHA LE TAGAYU YEMISET ??? DR BIRHANU IF YOU READ THIS MESSAGE, KEBETOHEN TATEK AREGEH, BEREHA GEBTEH, WETADERUN ANEKAKA…ENOUGH IS ENOUGH …

  32. ምን ይባላል ምን ይጻፋል ወገኖች::

    ኣይ ኢትዮጵያ ጭብጦዉን የተነጠቀ ሞኝ ልጅ ኣደረጉሽ
    ነጻ ኣዉጪ ነን እያሉ ነደሉሽ ወደብሽን መነተፉሽ አስመነተፉሽ : ለም መሬትሽን ቆረጥ ቆረጥ አርግዉ አበጃጁሽ : በየጋሮዓቸዉ ገደል የብር ማክማቻ ባንክ ሰሩልሽ የዓለምንም ባንክ ዓጨናነቁ ብቻ እንድዉ በተራዉ አነጋገር ተጫወቱብሽ……

    ኣይ ሃገሬ ሌላም አንገት የሚቀላ እኔ ኢትዮጵያዊ አይደለሁም የሚል ጎረምሳ ድርሻዬን ልዉሰድ እያለ በሰለጠነዉ ኣለም ጣቱን እንደ ጋዳፊ ቀስሮ ይደነፋብሻል
    ምናለ የዘረፋችሁትን ገንዘብ ለዚህም ጎረምሳ አካፍላችሁ የማታዉቕትን ሃገር ብትተዋት::

  33. One point to be clear is the empire is organized under Mafia types of structure. There is always a master mind behind such structure. We are allowed to survive if and only if we keep quite!!! Please observe your environ, countless people are in need of potable water, housing, not 3 instead 1 time meal per day, health, access to education, sustained income, bright future. Can you imagine what shall be our children future, our grandson’s future? If such selfishness continued, the essence of the past bitter struggle for democracy and equality has fully got aborted.
    Oh God, please forgive them for such greed, limitless motivation for wealth accumulation and selfishness. As Job said under his book chapter 1, “every one come to this world necked and go back necked” Please open their eyes to understand what they are doing and living for.

  34. Mukanta Iphigenia

    It would have been most interesting, had the formation been presented with an immovable evidence and convincing power. What most unfortunate!

  35. Ziqach zena – Bezih dereja tizeqitalechihu bilen alasebinm neber. Yihenin zena bilo yemiyamin yinor yihonal iko – man yawikal?

  36. Meles Zenawi was #1 thief in the TPLF circles. We don't know whose going to replace him…

    "I have got a copy of a cheque signed by Semhal Meles Zenawi, the daughter of Meles Zenawi himself, depositing in one of the New York banks $5 billion. I have got and I will give you the copy. Don’t ask me how it came into our possession but that is a fact."

  37. Eyerusalem seme

    Omg its so hard!

  38. መለስ ዜናዊ ስልጣን ላይ ተፈናጦ እየገደለ፣ እያሰረ፣ እያሰደበደበና ምርጫ እያጭበረበረ የኖረው ይህንን ሁሉ ቢሊዮን ዶላር ዘርፎና በዶላሩ አማካኝነት በቀጥታም ይሁን በተዘዋዋሪ ተባባሪዎች እየገዛ ነው።.

    መለስ ዜናዊ ሲሞት በማልቀስ የተባበሩትም አንድም ደናቁርት ወገኖቻችን ሲሆኑ የተቀሩት ግን የጥቅም ተካፋዮች የነበሩ ናቸው።.

    መለስ ዜናዊ ኢትዮጵያን የማይወድ ዘረኛ ዘራፊ እንደሆነ ታሪክ መዝግቦ ያስቀምጠዋል። ወያኔን ግርስሰን የኢትዮጵያ ህዝብ ነጻ ሲወጣና የህግ የበላይነት ሲከበር ኢትዮጵያውያን ድህነትን ደና ሰንብት ይሉታል። ስለዚህ በርትተን እንታገል!

  39. An upcoming report by Global Financial Integrity finds that Ethiopia, which has a per-capita GDP of just US$365, lost US$11.7 billion to illicit financial outflows between 2000 and 2009. More worrying is that the study shows Ethiopia’s losses due to illicit capital flows are on the rise. In 2009, illicit money leaving the economy totaled US$3.26 billion, which is double the amount in each of the two previous years.

    Ethiopia is one of the poorest countries on earth. Plagued by famine, war, and political oppression, 38.9% of Ethiopians live in poverty, and life expectancy in 2009 was just 58 years. In 2008, Ethiopia received US$829 million in official development assistance, but this was swamped by the massive illicit outflows. The scope of Ethiopia's capital flight is so severe that our conservative US$3.26 billion estimate greatly exceeds the US$2 billion value of Ethiopia's total exports in 2009.

    http://www.gfintegrity.org/content/view/482/70/

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