ETHIOPIA: Cabinet reshuffle highlights fragile transition, conflict potential

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Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s 18 August cabinet reshuffle may further fuel tensions in his Oromia home region, with potential implications for stability and the elections (postponed until 2021). Domestic tensions may also complicate Abiy’s ability to compromise with Egypt and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), over which a fresh round of negotiations is under way. The most significant change in Abiy’s reshuffle was the removal of defense minister Lemma Megersa. Tensions between the minister and prime minister had been building for months after Lemma publicly cr
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