Video | Malawi President Joyce BANDA Discusses Women Empowerment on South 2 North

It is interesting to hear what Malawi President Joyce Banda has to say on a whole range of topics from governance to women empowerment. I believe, Ladybrille ladies, that you will find it interesting as well.

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-Uduak Oduok

“Joyce Hilda Banda (née Mtila; born 12 April 1950) is a Malawian politician who has been the President of Malawi since 7 April 2012. She is the founder and leader of the People’s Party, created in 2011.An educator and grassroots women’s rights activist, she was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2006 to 2009 and Vice President of Malawi from May 2009 to April 2012.

Banda took office as president following the sudden death of President Bingu wa Mutharika. She is Malawi’s fourth president[5] and its first female president. Before becoming president, she served as the country’s first female vice president.

She was a Member of Parliament and Minister for Gender, Children’s Affairs and Community Services. Before her active career in politics she was the founder of the Joyce Banda Foundation, founder of the National Association of Business Women (NABW), Young Women Leaders Network and the Hunger Project.

In 2013, Forbes named President Banda as the 47th most powerful woman in the world and the most powerful woman in Africa.-Wikipedia”

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