After a 20-year standoff, each day brings new elements of a thaw.
No more conference calls via the U.S. or bus rides through Sudan. Neighbors are once again next door.
Thousands cheered and packed the streets during a landmark visit by the Ethiopian prime minister.
Human Rights Watch has releases a damning report on prison torture in one region.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was not harmed, said the “well-orchestrated attack” was “cheap and unacceptable.”
Although President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar hugged less than two days ago, there clearly was no reconciliation.
Salva Kiir and Riek Machar sat down in Ethiopia for “Hail Mary” talks, but misery remains widespread in their country.
The response, after two weeks of silence, offers a glimmer of hope that the 20-year standoff will be resolved.
The announcements was the latest reforms by the new prime minister shaking up of the country.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Turkey once helped build up Somalia, but now their quarrels are playing out inside the fragile state.