Ethopia appoints it's first female president

Ethiopia's parliament has appointed the country's first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde, in a move hailed as setting a new standard for women in the East African nation, the Prime Minister's chief of staff announced Thursday.

She has served since june as the United Nation's special representative to the African Union as an under-secretary-general. She also has held top diplomatic posts representing Ethiopia in France and Djibouti.

She replaced mulatu teshome who resigned the presidency on Wednesday
the appointment of a female head of state not only sets the standard for the future but also normalises women as decision-makers in public life,tweeted by fitsum Arega the top aide to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who leads Ethiopia's government and policy

Sahle-Work's appointment comes amid a cabinets reshuffle and radical political reforms by Abiy, who took office in April and, at 41, is Africa's youngest leader
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