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PWMSA MOURNS THE PASSING OF THE MOVEMENT’S NATIONAL CONVENOR, PROFESSOR HLENGIWE MKHIZE The Progressive Women’s Movement of South Africa (PWMSA) learnt with great sadness the passing of its National Convenor, Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize (69) on Thursday morning, 16th September 2021. The passing of our National Convenor came as great shock to the movement as well [...]

September 18, 2021

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PWMSA WOMEN’S DAY COMMEMMORATION IN THE YEAR OF CHARLOTTE MAXEKE On this day, 09th August 1956, approximately 20 000 courageous women of all races, from all corners of South Africa, embarked on a march to submit a petition addressed to the then South Africa's Prime Minister Strijdom to the Union Buildings in Pretoria. The petition [...]

August 9, 2021

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PWMSA Congratulate the First Woman President of MINERALS COUNCIL SOUTH AFRICA (MCSA) in 131 years Ms Nolitha Fakude The Progressive Movement of South Africa led by National Convenor Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize greatly congratulates Ms Nolitha Fakude for being elected as the President of MINERALS COUNCIL SOUTH AFRICA (MCSA). Briefly about newly appointed MCSA President, Ms [...]

June 4, 2021

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International Workers Day Community Outreach Program On International Workers Day also known as May day which is held annually on the 1st of May, Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize in her capacity as PWMSA National Convenor and Deputy Minister in the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, visited M.S. Care (Mission Society Care Village) led [...]

May 3, 2021

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PWMSA saddened by the passing of her majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini-Zulu The Progressive Movement of South Africa led by National Convenor Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize has learned with great sadness of the sudden passing of her majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini-Zulu (64), the third wife of the late King Goodwill Zwelithini KaBhekuZulu. The news of [...]

May 3, 2021

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PWMSA PAYS TRIBUTE TO WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND GENDER ACTIVIST MS JACQUELINE “JACQUI” MOFOKENG The Progressive Movement of South Africa led by National Convenor Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize, has learned with great sadness of the sudden passing of PWMSA Gauteng Provincial Convenor, advocate for women rights and gender activists Ms Jacqueline Motlagomang Mofokeng (62) on Thursday morning, [...]

April 23, 2021

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PWMSA PAYS TRIBUTE TO LAND REFORM ACTIVIST DR VUYO MAHLATI07/09/1965 - 13/10/2020 The National Convenor of the Progressive Women’s Movement of South Africa Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize joins South Africans and the agricultural community in mourning a land reform champion, farmer and an inspiration to many women Dr Vuyo Mahlati, who’s passing came as a great [...]

October 13, 2020

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PWMSA Saddened by the Passing of Struggle Stalwart Tata Andrew MlangeniMedia Statement The Progressive Movement of South Africa and the National Convenor Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize has learned with great sadness of the passing of the last Revonia trialist and anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Bab’ Andrew Mokete Mlangeni. A “Backroom Boy” as he referred himself, Ntate Mlangeni, [...]

July 23, 2020

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PWMSA Send Condolences To The Mandela FamilyMedia Statement The Progressive Movement of South Africa has learned with great sadness of the sudden passing of Zindzi Mandela, South Africa’s Ambassador to Denmark on Monday morning, 13th July 2020. Zindzi is the second daughter of struggle icons Tata Nelson Mandela and Mama Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela. Her passing [...]

July 17, 2020

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PWMSA Condemns the brutal murder of a women by her husband.For immediate release The Progressive Women’s Movement of South Africa and its National Convenor Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize are deeply saddened by the inhumane acts of brutality, after a female professional quantity surveyor within government, was shot and killed in front of her children. The barbaric [...]

May 19, 2020

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