Naledi Chirwa (born 22 July 1993) is a South African female politician affiliated with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) group. She started out as a student leader in South Africa. The outspoken politician was noted by the South African public for her activeness in the Remember Khwezi and Fees Must Fall protests that lasted from 2015 till 2017.
She is a popular and outspoken feminist and was one of the Pioneers of the 2017 National campaign #ThisIsMyVagina for women.
|WIKI FACTS & ABOUT DATA OF NALEDI CHIRWA|
|Full Name:||Naledi Chirwa|
|Born:||22 July 1993|
|Place of Birth:||Vosloorus, Gauteng|
|Boyfriend • Husband:||Not Married|
|Occupation:||Politician • Activist|
Naledi Chirwa was born on the 22nd day of July in 1993. She was born and raised in Vosloorus town in the Gauteng Region of South Africa.
She was mostly raised by her mother and grandmother and little is known about her birth father. Her family moved over to Mamelodi town after the completion of her primary school education
Naledi Chirwa started and completed her primary School education in Vosloorus.
She graduated from Mamelodi Secondary School in 2011. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Drama from the prestigious University of Pretoria.
She is currently doing her Master’s degree program Drama and Film Studies at the Witwatersrand University.
Naledi Chirwa was involved in politics and leadership as far back as in 2010 when she was elected as the deputy student president of Tshwane North College at the young age of 15. She nursed the dream of becoming a popular South African actress.
Along the line, She developed an immense passion to help the common South African citizens especially females that are in bad situations as a result of poor leadership. This was her motivating factor for joining Economic Freedom Fighters political group.
Naledi Chirwa in parliament. She was actively involved in the Fees Must Fall Campaign (a campaign born as a result of the hike in education fees especially at the tertiary level). She has worked closely with politicians like Vuyani Pambo (who started the Fees Must Fall protest) and Nompendulo Mkhatshwa.
Recently she was elected as a member of Parliament, making her the youngest female member of parliament.
Awards and Achievements
In the course of her career as a politician, Naledi Chirwa has amassed the following awards;
- The Diligence and Academic Excellence Award from Tshwane District Municipality
- The Youngest Parliamentary Candidate in South Africa
- The Community Involvement, Academic Excellence and Performance Award from the University of Pretoria.
- Top 200 Young South Africans list by Mail and Guardian
Naledi Chirwa is currently single. She is the mother of a young 3 year old baby whose father’s details is not known to the public.
She has a character that makes it hard to keep quiet and ignore when things are going wrong.
She is a role model to young South African females and as a feminist, she is one of the very few voices demanding for inclusion of more females in politics.
Naledi Chirwa is active on social media using it as a tool to spread her views on national natters.
Her Instagram and Twitter account handles are @NalediChirwa.
The outspoken South African lady politician, Naledi Chirwa amassed an estimated net worth of $1,000,000-$5,000,000.