Proscovia Alengot Oromait: Being the youngest female parliamentarian in Africa, Oromait rose up to the responsibility at the age of 19! She represents Usuk County in Uganda’s Katakwi District, holding the seat that once belonged to her father, who died in 2012. Listed among Forbes’ most powerful African women in 2013, Oromait has proven to the world that if given the chance, the African woman is capable of managing the affairs of not just her family but also her society and nation.
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