Sat Jul 23 07:27:00 UTC 2011


​The title winners of the Shoprite Checkers Women of the Year Award which searched for exceptional and visionary women achievers who with determination and foresight are making an impact on the future of fellow South Africans were announced this weekend (Saturday, 23 July 2011) in Johannesburg. 

They are Ms Rosalia Mashale who received the Youth Mover Award; Ms Shona McDonald the Socio-Economic Business Developers Award, Dr Nobulembu Mwanda the Good Neighbours Against Crime Award, Dr Elmi Muller the Health Care-Givers Award and Ms Ednah Zulu received the Award in the Educators Category. 

Dr Brigalia Bam was honoured with the 2011 Shoprite Checkers Women of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award after the public nominated her this year as the esteemed South African who during her lifetime has inspired generations and has had an impact on the future of many fellow South Africans during her lifetime. 

They accepted their awards at a dazzling event held in celebration of women and their role in the future of South Africa at Emperors Palace in Gauteng. It will be broadcast during prime time on Monday, 8 August 2011 on M-Net. The programme will be re-broadcast on National Women’s Day, 09 August 2011. 

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