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Female leaders of the past and present.
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Created by: SudanG

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Baleka Mbete is the Speaker of South Africa’s National Assembly and the National Chairperson for the African National Congress (ANC). She was elected secretary general of the ANC Women’s League in ...

Domain: Politics; History; Category: International politics; African history

In 2011, Lindiwe Mazibuko became the youngest black woman to be appointed as South Africa’s Democratic Alliance (DA) Parliamentary Leader. Mazibuko became interested in politics after doing her ...

Domain: Politics; History; Category: International politics; African history

Joyce Banda was both the first female President and first female Vice President of Malawi, a country of Southeast Africa. She became President in 2012 after death of President Bingu wa Mutharika. ...

Domain: Politics; History; Category: International politics; African history

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is a South African politician and activist. While studying Zoology and Botany at the University of Zululand in the 1970s, she became active in the African National Congress ...

Domain: Politics; History; Category: International politics; African history

Maria do Carmo Silveira was Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe, a small island off the Western coast of Africa, from 2005 and 2006. Silveira also served as the governor of her nation’s Central ...

Domain: Politics; History; Category: International politics; African history

Luisa Diogo became the first female Prime Minister of Mozambique in 2004. Having studied economics, she previously worked as the Minister of Planning and Finance, the National Budget Director of ...

Domain: Politics; History; Category: International politics; African history

Rose Francine Rogombé was both the first female acting President and the first female President of Senate in Gabon. The senator of Lambaréné, became President of the Senate in 2009; shortly ...

Domain: Politics; History; Category: International politics; African history

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Mosfekun

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05:58, 11 April 2022

HeadErika

It'd extremely important to have women in politics these days, especially African women. I understood the importance of women in politics while coming across the approach adopted by mesaje de 8 martie, ziua femeii. All in all, their role is indeed very important.

02:54, 24 February 2022
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