Daily Archives: September 28, 2019

Ethiopian President: ‘There is Nothing that a Woman or a Girl Cannot Do’

This interview originated in VOA’s Horn of Africa service. VOA Africa Division’s Thierry Kaore, Andrea Tadic and Salem Solomon contributed to the story.

Editor’s note: Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde gave an interview to Solomon Abate of the Voice of America’s …

Ethiopian President: ‘There is Nothing that a Woman or a Girl Cannot Do’

This interview originated in VOA’s Horn of Africa service. VOA Africa Division’s Thierry Kaore, Andrea Tadic and Salem Solomon contributed to the story.

Editor’s note: Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde gave an interview to Solomon Abate of the Voice of America’s …

South Africa gender-based violence: Public servants say “enough is enough!”

PRETORIA, South African government employees descended on the streets of Pretoria on Friday to support government’s call to end gender-based violence.

They spoke in one voice calling for government to impose harsher sentences on the perpetrators of violence against women.…

Zimbabwe’s Former Leader Mugabe Buried at His Rural Home

ZVIMBA, ZIMBABWE � Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Mugabe, was buried Saturday in a low-key ceremony in his rural village. The site was chosen after the 95-year-old former leader’s family refused to have him buried at the national shrine in Harare …