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Meet: Zimbabwe's Delta Milayo Ndou


Meet our second Fellow of the Month, Delta Milayo Ndou
About Delta:

Delta is an award-winning blogger and journalist whose writing sets her apart as a controversial figure in Zimbabwe’s highly conservative society.

Through writing she challenges culture, patriarchy, tradition, religion and the law wherever and whenever these institutions are employed to oppress, marginalise or discriminate against women.

She is an online activist who blogs on the award-winning Kubatana.net website and she runs her own blog – ItsDelta – where she “interprets the world from a woman’s perspective”.

Her interests include development, women empowerment, human rights advocacy, gender and media as well as democracy. She also writes in her own capacity for several websites advancing the cause of women.

Thoughts on Delta:

2009 Fellow Annette Quarcoopome shares a few thoughts on her colleague’s work.
Two things about Delta inspire me: her powerful use of words, whether in writing or in speech, and her fiery personality. Her blog posts are always eloquent and never fail to move me. I bet she didn’t know I’ve been her online stalker. Interviewing Delta for Africa’s Finest has been an amazing learning experience for me. Her motivation and passion are contagious!

Delta at a Blogging and Media Tour in the US last year.


Hear Delta:

Listen to a preview of Delta’s interview on the achievements and challenges of young women in Zimbabwe and in Africa here.

Find out what Delta’s been up to on her blog here.

So give your eyes some relief from reading and lend this Fellow your ears as she candidly shares her passion for social justice, her aspirations for the future and her vision for Africa.

Full interview:
Listen to the full interview here

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  2. Wow….. Simply inspiring

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