Ethiopia : Ethiopia appoints Africa's only female president

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Addis Ababa (AFP) - Ethiopia on Thursday appointed a woman to the largely ceremonial position of president for the first time, further increasing female representation in the government of Africa's second most populous nation. In a unanimous vote, Ethiopian lawmakers picked career diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde, 68, to replace Mulatu Teshome who resigned in unclear circumstances...


Career diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde has been Ethiopia's ambassador to France, Djibouti, Senegal and the regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

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Ethiopia appoints Africa's only female president


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