Ethiopia has released opposition leaders, journalists and protesters from its notorious prisons. It's the latest in a wave of political amnesties announced by Ethiopia's government in January.
The high-profile arrests for abuse and corruption come as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed implements reforms. The attorney general also accused intelligence figures of an assassination attempt against the new prime minister.
The UN Security Council has voted to lift sanctions against Eritrea following its thaw in relations with Ethiopia and other Horn of Africa countries.
Prime Minister Abiy's talk of reconciliation has not been enough to subdue ethnic tensions around the country. As the public grapples with the legacy of the former hardline government, does Abiy need to change tack?
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was feted like a superstar by his countrymen in Germany, whom he called on to return home and help build a new Ethiopia.
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