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October 25, 2018

Sahle-Work Zewde is elected president unanimously by members of the Federal Parliamentary Assembly.

Sahle-Work Zewde is the 4th and current President of Ethiopia, the first woman to hold the office. Sahle-Work was previously a career diplomat, serving as Special Representative of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union at the level of Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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  • “Who is Sahle-Work Zewde? Ethiopia Appoints Africa’s Only Woman President” | Newsweek
  • “Sahle- Work Zewde becomes Ethiopia’s first female president” | BBC 
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  • “Ethiopia’s parliament approves Sahle-Work Zewdw as first female president” |Reuters
  • “Foreign Affairs  honors Ms. Sahle-Work Zewde UN DG | Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
  • “Sahle-Work Zewde named Ethiopia’s first female president”|Al Jazeera
  • “Sahle-Work Zewde is Ethiopia’s First Woman President and Africa’s Only Serving Female Head of State | Vogue
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