The reformist prime minister named women to top positions, including key defense and security posts.
But the first lady’s solo trip across the continent was still shadowed by President Trump’s offensive remarks on Africans and the White House push to cut development aid.
For years, the international community has said only that tens of thousands have died.
The government and aid agencies have had to suspend operations because of an attack.
Thousands demonstrated across Addis Ababa following ethnic attacks near the city that police say killed 23 people.
Persistent lawlessness is endangering Abiy Ahmed’s ambitious plan to democratize the country.
An opposition challenge to Emmerson Mnangagwa’s July 30 election victory was dismissed.
After 16 years as soldiers in a brutal organization, a bond of friendship carried them home.
The new outbreak is centered along the border of North Kivu and Ituri provinces, the epicenters of Congo’s decades-long armed conflict.
Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly avoided a runoff with 50.8% of the vote.
At least six people were killed Wednesday when the military opened fire on rioting opposition supporters.
Three journalists financed by a top foe Vladimir Putin’s were killed in the Central African Republic.
A delay in the results of the presidential election triggered opposition protests.
In doing so, Mugabe all but announced his support for the opposition he long suppressed.
Both candidates have promised to abide by democratic principles, keeping hopes high that this time it will be different.