15 Nov Ethiopia's new president

Ethiopia's parliament has approved senior diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde as the country's first female president. Ethiopia's decision to appoint Sahle-Work Zewde as the country's first female president was largely welcomed by the continent and across the globe. This appointment makes her the only serving female president in Africa. Although the president's post is a ceremonial one in Ethiopia, the prime minister is the one who is the head of state, holds executive power.
We are joined in studio by:
• Corletta Wanjohi Channel Africa Correspondent.
• Omer Redi Political Analyst.
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