Ethiopia’s Parliament Approves Sahle-Work Zewde As President

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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari (R) walks alongside the United Nations Director General Sahle-Work Zewde at the United Nations Nairobi offices during his brief visit at the facility based in capital Nairobi January 28, 2016. REUTERS/
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari (R) walks alongside the United Nations Director General Sahle-Work Zewde at the United Nations Nairobi offices during his brief visit at the facility based in capital Nairobi January 28, 2016. REUTERS/

ADDIS ABABA   –     Ethiopia’s parliament approved Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s new president, the first woman to hold the post.

Sahle-Work is at present U.N. under secretary general and special representative of the secretary general to the African Union. She replaces Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, who tendered his resignation to parliament earlier on Wednesday.(Reuters)

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