Ethiopia Gets first Female President…..BanieOnline

Ethiopia gets first female president

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Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first female president.

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Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who most recently held a position with the United Nations.

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Her election to the ceremonial position comes a week after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed a cabinet with half the posts taken up by women.

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In her acceptance speech, President Sahle-Work spoke about the importance of maintaining peace, local media say. She was voted in after the unexpected resignation of her predecessor, Mulatu Teshome.

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