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Booker prize shortlisted writer NoViolet Bulawayo among four Zim women lined up for top African award

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FOUR Zimbabwean Women have been nominated for the inaugural New African Woman Forum and Awards to be held in London on the 10th of March.
Sipho S Moyo, Ellah Wakatama-Allfrey, Elizabeth Nyamayaro and NoViolet Bulawayo have been nominated in the Finance and Banking, Arts and Culture ,Civil Society and Rising Star categories of the prestigious awards to be held under the theme “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”.
Dr. Sipho Moyo is the Director of the Cabinet and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President (African Development Bank). She holds a Masters in Development Economics (1989) and a PhD in Financial Economics (1994), both from Howard University, Washington DC, USA. She has over 22 years of experience in international development.
Ellah Wakatama-Allfrey is an accomplished Zimbabwe-born editor and literary critic. She is a former Deputy Editor of Granta and former Senior Editor at Jonathan Cape, Random House.
Elizabeth Nyamayaro is Senior Advisor to Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She has been at the forefront of Africa’s development agenda for more than a decade, helping to improve the lives of under-served populations. 

Top editor … Ellah Wakatama Allfrey