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Female leaders of the past and present.
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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 Political Communication BA Honours on Helen Zille and policies of DA. She was subsequently hired as a researcher for DA’s Parliament. In 2009, Mazibuko was elected to Parliament as the DA’s National Spokesperson and Shadow Deputy Minister for Communication. In 2012, she was honored with the title of South Africa’s Most Influential Woman.

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

Em 2011, Lindiwe Mazibuko se tornou a mais jovem mulher negra a ser nomeado como líder parlamentar de África do Sul Aliança Democrática (DA). Moreno tornou-se interessado em política, depois de fazer sua política comunicação BA honras na Helen Zille e as políticas do Ministério público. Posteriormente, ela foi contratada como pesquisadora para funcionamento parlamentar do promotor. Em 2009, Moreno foi eleito para o Parlamento nacional, porta-voz do promotor e sombra vice-ministro das comunicações. Em 2012, ela foi homenageada com o título de mulher mais influente da África do Sul.

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

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 1990. In 2008, Mbete became Deputy President of South Africa. She is an active politician and writer, having published Essential Things, an anthology of poetry.

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

Baleka Mbete é o alto-falante da África do Sul na Assembleia Nacional e o Presidente do nacional para o Congresso Nacional Africano (ANC). Ela foi eleito secretário-geral da liga feminina do ANC em 1990. Em 2008, Mbete tornou-se vice-presidente da África do Sul. Ela é um ativo político e escritor, tendo publicado coisas essenciais, uma antologia de poesia.

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

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