ABOUT Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma

H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini Zuma is the former Chairperson of the African Union Commission, she was elected to this position by the African Heads of State and Government in July 2012. She served the continent in this capacity until March 2017, as the first woman in 50 years to lead the continental organization, including its predecessor, the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).

A medical doctor by profession, she has fought for the freedom of South Africa, and has championed African development and the empowerment of women throughout her life…

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“The Economic empowerment of women is crucial to ensure a fair and equal society for all. With an economy that consists of predominantly men, the economic empowerment of women is a developmental imperative. Historically, women have always been at a disadvantage economically. Women must be more involved in both the running and development of our economies as we mature as a continent.”

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