Ethiopia’s Prime Minister gives half of ministerial posts to women

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister gives half of ministerial posts to women

October 17, 2018

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed women to half of his government’s ministerial posts, including the job of defence minister. Explaining his decision in a speech to Parliament, Mr Abiy said women were “less corrupt than men” and would help restore peace and stability. Ethiopia is now the only African state after Rwanda to […]

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