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Vice president Wina to campaign in Western province as she is named best Woman for 2015

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Vice president Inonge Wina is expected to visit Western province for the first time from the time she was appointed to the second powerful position in the country.

And Mrs Wina has been named as the Woman of the Year, 2015.

Vice president Wina who hails from Western province is expected in the province on Sunday. She will first pay a courtesy call on the Litunga before inspecting some developmental projects in the province.

On Monday, Vice president Wina will hold a rally in her constituency, Nalolo before going to Shang’ombo in Sinjembela district where there is a Local Government by-election on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

Mrs Wina is the first woman to be appointed Vice president since 1964 when Zambia became independent.

While in the province last week, Education Minister Michael Kaingu who also hails from Western province told the people to switch to Patriotic Front because President Edgar Lungu has appointed ‘their own’ daughter as Vice president of the country.

And ZNBC reports that Vice President Wina has scooped the 2015 Woman of the Year Award.

Mrs Wina was named winner of the award in Lusaka on Friday night during the Women of the Year Awards Ceremony.

Lands Deputy Minister Suzan Kawandami represented Vice President at the ceremony.

Meanwhile Mrs. Wina says women have a right to be in decision making positions.

She says it is not a mystery for women to aspire for decision making positions.

Mrs. Wina said this in a speech read on her behalf by Lands Deputy Minister Suzan Kawandami in Lusaka during the Zambia Women of the Year Awards.

At the same occasion Forum for Democracy and Development-FDD President Edith Nawakwi, in Absentia was mentioned as holder of the Political Champion Award .

The Extra-Woman Award was captured by Ministry of Justice Permanent Secretary Patricia Jere while the Digital Woman award went to Zambia Information and Technology Authority -ZICTA Director General Margaet Mudenda.

And boxing wonder girl Catherine Phiri scooped the 2014 Woman in Sports Award.

Thirteen other women were showered with awards in various categories

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