iron lady

iron lady

South Africa's Iron lady - #DownToEarth Teaser

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This week we are Down to Earth in South Africa. Mairead Dundas meets Daphne Mashile-Nkosi also known as the 'Iron Lady'. She is the only black woman in South Africa to head a mining company. The Kalagadi Manganese sinter plant is situated in the Northern Cape and is said to be the largest manganese sinter plant in the world. Former political activist, Daphne Mashile Nkosi was named in March 2014 African CEO of the Year. Beyond her fight for the women's rights she is committed to make Northern Cape's poorest people benefit from the country mineral wealth. Join the team this Sunday at 8.45 pm on France 24.