Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed 50 percent of his ministerial positions to women in his latest government reform since taking office in April
Celebrating their dramatic diplomatic thaw, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have officially opened the border where a bloody war and ensuing tensions had divided them for decades, with emotional residents embracing after years of separation.
The migrants, mainly from Eritrea, had been stranded in the port of Catania since Monday.
Following the historic visit to Addis Ababa by an Eritrean delegation last month, it was announced that Abiy Ahmed would soon meet Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki.
He specifically took jibes at French President Francois Hollande and his German counterpart, Angela Merkel. Afwerki described both leaders as being mentally disturbed and that they were among those wh