From presidential candidate to heading up the coronavirus task team, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is a political powerhouse

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma at the Durban International Convention Centre (PHOTO: Darren Stewart/Gallo Images)
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma at the Durban International Convention Centre (PHOTO: Darren Stewart/Gallo Images)
Darren Stewart

It is without a doubt, or contestation that women play an important role in politics. It can be said that they face more criticism and stronger backlash. This is the case for many women in politics, and even more so for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. She finds herself heading the coronavirus task team, a woman head, in one of the world’s most unprecedented and trying time.

Tracing her early years in politics to where she finds herself now, this article shows that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is truly a resilient, born fighter.

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