Ethiopia gets its first female supreme court president

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday swore in the country’s first female supreme court president, building on efforts by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to achieve gender parity in government.... Read more »

Ethiopia appoints first female president in its modern history in latest reform

Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Ethiopia’s Parliament on Thursday approved the East African country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde, a veteran of the United Nations and the diplomatic corps. The position... Read more »

Sahle-Work Zewde named Ethiopia’s first woman president | News

Ethiopia‘s parliament has named Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first woman president. In a unanimous vote on Thursday during the second Special Joint Session of Ethiopia’s two houses of parliament – the... Read more »
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Secretary-General Appoints Sahle-Work Zewde of Ethiopia as Director-General, United Nations Office at Nairob

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Sahle-Work Zewde of Ethiopia as the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON). Ms. Zewde will be the first person to be appointed... Read more »