Joyce Banda given Legacy Award for being women’s advocate

Malawi former president Joyce Banda has been handed an award for for being a tireless advocate for Womens rights .

Joyce Banda: Legacy award

Joyce Banda: Legacy award

Banda was honoured by International Women’s Forum. She received the award at a star-studded International Women’s Forum World Cornerstone Conference in Johannesburg on Friday..

The conference was held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, where over 400 global leaders met to engage in discussion and dialogue about Africa’s journey into the future.

The forum acknowledged the merit of Joyce Banda’s work and that the Legacy Award is to spur her to continue doing her job.

In her speech at the event, Banda said business owners and investors needed to help the government with investing in programmes to empower the youth and women in Africa.

“Countries only succeed when there is a plan…businesses and people who have already made it in life need to assist with equipping the youth and women with needed skills, and not just wait on the government,” Banda said.

Banda shared the platform with the first woman to get into mining in South Africa, Bridgette Motsepe Radebe, who said at the forum that talent development and grooming of the the youth was vital.

David J.Ross, regional manager of FedEx SA, said infrastructure was a global issue and not just an issue in Africa.

Joyce Banda after State House has launched her Joyce Banda Foundation International charity.

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Eliam b
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Pliz mama come back Chichiri prison is waitin 4 u. Mayi wakuba iwe ukuthawa chani. Bring back our Ndege en Ndalama u stole 4rm u. Fotseki

Nenazako
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Keep up Mama we are proud of you. God continue guiding you and protecting you.

che mkope
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Mumakwana mayi

hango
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Compare JB and Kaliati, who is mad?

Jackson mzoza
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Ife amalawi tikuyenera kunyadira amayi ngati munthu modzi wachizimayi anayimira dziko lathu posatengera ndale koma paumuthu .ndichifukwa chake akulandila maulemu osiyanasiyana kunjaku nthawi ija analandira maulemu ku USA pano ndiku southafric

CHEKUCHEKU
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Vyaya Iwe Award Sikuphunzila Nawe. Munthu Anathawa Uyu Abwere Ngati Ali Dolo. Chipani Chake Chatha Ngati Masokosi……..

magaula
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tawalekani mama.mungotaya nthawi you fools.jb will remain jb.God bless u mama

Chibanja tv
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Whether she is prospering in receiving medals or what, thats her own benefit not Malawi as a nation ndiye musatinyase nawo pano iye siwoyamba kulandira alipo enanso ambiri anatero. Ena mwa iwo kulibe lero anatisiya kalekale ndiye izi ndi zichaninso? Fotseki!

johnns dumakuve
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Mayi its time you came back hone and explained this cashgate issue that left Malawi in a mess than always waiting for some accolades from foreigners that have no bearing for the impoverished malawians.A former leader living in a foreign country for a year is that true?If a former leader is failing to live in her country,What picture is she giving to her people?Its time you came home and sorted some of these issues with Pitala for the well being of Malawians.Kasambara is also waiting for you testify at the court since you claimed to know the people who blew… Read more »
Yosefe Gambatula
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She is not a patriot.How can a normal former leader live in another people’s country for almost a year while they are issues going around in her country?Can George Bush of America live in Russia for a year without reprisals from Americans in the name of receiving accolades.She seems she doesn’t have much to do now and she should come to the open how this cashgate took place during her tenure while we are also taking Pitala mbyofo mbyofo to task for the 92 billion cashgate.Its only Muluzi who survived the big axe by feigning illness of back pains during… Read more »
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