Ethnic tensions in Ethiopia underneath the very fast pace of political reforms +++ Reactions in Juba as South Sudan's President Salva Kiir presents his cabinet a power-sharing deal +++ Low demand for Ugandan Maize
Ethiopia has been praised for its open door policy to refugees feeling war-torn South Sudan. But with no signs of the conflict ending, concerns are growing over how they can integrate into Ethiopian society.
Following ethnically motivated violence in the country's east, Ethiopia's new prime minister Abiy Ahmed wants to strengthen and stabilize the autonomous region — although the government has offered little response.
President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Machar met to discuss peace in South Sudan, but the rebels say it's "unrealistic." The war in South Sudan has continued since the two fell out in 2013, sparking violence.
The sweeping reshuffle has seen women take up key posts including Minister of National Defense. The move is in line with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's reformist agenda, but it has drawn mixed public reaction.
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