The former chairperson of the African Union commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, says Africa needs more women to be elected into presidential positions.
“Right now there is just one, in Liberia [Ellen Johnson Sirleaf] and her two terms come to an end in October,” said Dlamini-Zuma on Sunday. She was speaking at a church in Khutsong, Carletonville at a service with the theme of women in leadership.
Although she giggled several times when speaking about the potential of a female president in South Africa, she called on women to stop undermining their own capabilities.
She’s earmarked by some to replace President Jacob Zuma when he steps down at the ANC’s 54th national elective conference in December but is likely to have to fight it out with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who declared in December 2016 that he was available to serve if nominated for the post.
SOURCE: News Now/ News 24/ Reuters