Ethiopia: PM Abiy Ahmed appoints opposition members in new cabinet

PM Abiy

Two days after being sworn in following his party’s victory in the controversial June election, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced his new cabinet. Three ministerial positions have gone to figures from opposition parties. The leader of the Ethiopian Citizens for Social Justice party, Berhanu Nega, has been appointed minister …

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Mali summons French ambassador following President Macron’s comments

Joel Meyer

Furious at the words of French President Emmanuel Macron who describes the Malian government as “military domination”, the Malian foreign ministry has summoned the French ambassador to Mali on Tuesday. The foreign ministry said it had summoned the French ambassador to inform him of the authorities’ indignation and disapproval, news …

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