Zainab Kalekye Chidzuga

Before joining politics, Zainab was the Coast Province treasurer for Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organisation (MYWO) for more than two decades. At one point, she also served as the chairperson, MYWO Kwale District. International women politicians like Margaret Thatcher, Hillary Clinton and Sirleaf Johnson inspired her to join politics. She is a widow and in seeking elective office, had to overcome many negative cultural beliefs regarding women in leadership.


Current Political Positions

Previous Political Positions

  • Aspirant Women representative

    1st June 2017 → 8th August 2017 for Kwale of Jubilee Party

  • Member of the National Assembly

    (Women's representative)

    10th March 2013 → 16th July 2017 for Kwale

  • Aspirant Women representative

    8th February 2013 → 4th March 2013 for Kwale of REPUBLIC OF KENYA

Committee Memberships

  • No current positions known.

Job History



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