Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded as part of the African Union’s African Gender Awards. A prestigious distinction presented by the African Union conjointly with the United Nations Commission for Africa (UNECA). Abiy Ahmed’s historical gender-related political appointmentsOn Monday, February 11, Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed, has been presented with an African Gender Awards plaque, during the closing ceremony of the 32nd African Union Heads of States summit. The award comes as no surprise, considering the multiple gender-related political appointments Ahmed made in 2018. He also appointed women’s rights activist Meaza Ashenafi as Supreme Court President and prominent opposition figure Birtukan Mideksa as head of Ethiopia’s 2020 elections.
Source: Ethiopian News February 12, 2019 13:41 UTC