Ethiopia’s President salutes Ireland for supporting women in politics

Ethiopia’s President Sahle-Work Zewde has paid tribute to Ireland for being an example by supporting women being elected to high positions of government.

President Sahle-Work made the remark during her meeting with the Irish Prime Minister Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Addis Ababa. The Irish PM is in Ethiopia to mark 25 years of bilateral ties between both countries.

President Sahle-Work is currently the only female president on the African continent.

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been spearheading several reforms in the country including gender equality. […] CONTINUE READING