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Ethiopia's First Female Supreme Court Chief Hopes to Rebuild Trust

For the first time, Ethiopia’s Supreme Court will be led by a woman. Meaza Ashenafi, a lawyer and women’s rights advocate, accepted the offer Thursday, after deliberating for about a week. “I know the weight that comes with this responsibility,” she told VOA’s Amharic service after assuming her new role. “When an opportunity like this comes, it comes once in a lifetime. I decided to accept it.” Meaza previously sat on the high court from 1989 to 1992. Later, the Ethiopian Constitution...

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