Central African Republic Chooses Its First Female President
via The Daily Beast
While the Central African Republic is struggling through a sectarian civil war, the National Assembly has chosen Catherine Samba-Panza, 58, to be the interim president. She is the first woman to ever lead the country.
“Our country is at the brink of implosion,” Samba-Panza said. “More than ever, the country needs someone who can bring it together.”
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