Women politicians want a seat at the table


With women's representation in local government currently standing at 21% in Africa, the project officer for Women in Political Participation (WPP) Sifisosami Dube has raised a concern about the matter.

Speaking at a three-day forum which was attended by councillors from different countries at the Avani Resort and Casino, Dube pleaded with the participants to come up with strategies that could increase the number of women councillors.

The forum was peer-to-peer regional learning event for local authorities. “This kind of forum is supposed to help women to network with others from different countries.

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